Elizabeth Clare Prophet

Elizabeth Clare Prophet

Religious Leader
Born Apr 8, 1939

Elizabeth Clare Prophet was an American spiritual author and lecturer who was the leader of The Summit Lighthouse and Church Universal and Triumphant, a New Age religious movement which gained media attention in the late 1980s and early 1990s while preparing for potential nuclear disaster. During this time, Prophet appeared on Larry King Live, Donahue and Nightline, among other television programs.… Read More

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1939 Birth Elizabeth Clare Prophet was born Elizabeth Clare Wulf at Monmouth Memorial Hospital in Long Branch, New Jersey on April 8, 1939, to Hans and Fridy Wulf. … Read More
1942 3 Years Old However, problems arose, such as the detention of her father as a suspected German spy in 1942. … Read More


1956 17 Years Old Elizabeth Clare Wulf spent her junior year studying French in Switzerland in 1956 and a year later graduated from Red Bank Regional High School second in her class.
1957 18 Years Old She attended Antioch College in Ohio from September 1957 to March 1959 majoring in political science and economics. … Read More
1958 19 Years Old 1 More Event
In summer 1958, Prophet took a co-op job as a camp counselor in a French immersion school in Vermont. … Read More


1959 20 Years Old After moving to Boston in 1959, she worked as a secretary for the Christian Science church and the Christian Science Monitor. … Read More
1961 22 Years Old Prophet claimed that she realized that she was intended to be a messenger while meditating with Mark L. Prophet at a public meeting in Boston on April 22, 1961. … Read More
1963 24 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 1963 she married Mark L. Prophet, who five years earlier, in 1958, had founded The Summit Lighthouse. Mark and Elizabeth had four children. Elizabeth, just 33 years of age at the time of husband Mark's death on February 26, 1973, assumed control of The Summit Lighthouse at that time. … Read More


1986 47 Years Old In 1986, Prophet relocated her headquarters to Montana near the Yellowstone National Park.


1996 57 Years Old In 1996, Prophet handed day-to-day operational control of her organization to a president and board of directors, maintaining her role as spiritual leader until her retirement due to health reasons in 1999. … Read More
1998 59 Years Old She was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in November 1998 and died on October 15, 2009. … Read More


2009 70 Years Old Died in 2009.
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