Universal Religion of America

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Universal Religion of America

The Universal Religion of America was a Spiritualist movement founded in 1958 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, by the Rev. Marnie Koski. Koski was formerly a minister with the Spiritual Science Mother Church. She was known by the members of her church as Soraya ("Solar Ray") as a result of the channeled messages she receives from Jesus.

During the 1960s, Koski left the Kenosha congregations under the leadership of her students and moved to Florida, first to Rockledge and then to Merritt Island. The Universal Religion had some 500 members in its two centers. Last known address: Christ Universal Church, 295 North Tropical Trail, Merritt Island, FL 32952.


Koski, Marie. Personal Talks with Jesus. Washington, DC: ES-Press, 1979.

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