Temple of the Living God

Non-denominational Metaphysical Church

Ministry Team


Rev Annette Mason Temple of the Living God Ministry Team ImageRev. Annette Mason

Rev. Mason was ordained in 1990 in Atlanta, Georgia by the Rev. Faye Smith of the Church of Inner Harmony. Her formal studies in metaphysics began in 1981 and encompassed a wide range of subjects, including meditation, Reincarnation and Past Lives, Tarot and healing. She is also a Reiki Master.

A former public school educator and consultant, Rev. Mason has lived and worked in both Atlanta, Georgia and Paris, France. Since returning in 1993 to the Bay area, where she graduated from Boca Ciega High School and the Univ. of South Florida, Rev. Mason has served at the Temple as a teacher, reader and healer and, from 2004 through 2014, as Assistant Pastor.


Rev Betty Pressly Temple of the Living God Ministry TeamRev. Betty Pressly

Rev. Betty Pressly was ordained through the Spiritual Advisory Board in Lake Forest, Illinois in 1992. She joined the Temple of the Living God in 1978. She received a bachelor's Degree in Education from Greensboro College N.C. and Masters Degree in Education from West Carolina University.

Rev. Pressly has taught Pages of Shustah and Kabalah for many years at the Temple. She has served in many capacities through the years as Teacher, Sunday Service Officiator, Sunday Service Speaker, Bookstore Manager, Executive Board Member and Assistant Pastor from 1995-2002. She presently assists with the Volunteer program.


Rev Gloria Standish Temple of the Living God Ministry TeamRev. Gloria Standish

Rev. Gloria Standish was ordained in 1985 through the Universal Church of the Master (UCM) and was affiliated with the Spiritual Center. In 1980 Rev. Gloria visited the Temple and officially became a member in 1993.

Born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, Rev. Gloria has been actively involved in the ministry serving as a healer, Sunday officiator and Sunday service speaker. She is one of the popular readers at our Bi-Annual Psychic Fair Showcase. Rev. Gloria has served on our Executive Board of Directors and is the Temple's Prayer Team Leader.