Sunday Service: Sunday, August 7th at 10:00 AM
You’re Wrong, I’m Right – A Love Story
Insights on the nature of reality, with Kevin Kubota
It doesn’t necessarily take living with someone for 40 years to realize that it is audacious to think you’re always right – but it helps. The lessons learned through a long and intimate relationship can be enlightening even to those who navigate the world mostly solo. Most importantly, what we learn about ourselves, and our ability to attain true happiness, can be instrumental in our overall health and wellness. Join Kevin Kubota on a very personal exploration around the nature of our “realities”.
Join Kevin and the Unity Community this Sunday at 10 AM!
Watch Service In-Person or Online at UnityCentralOregon.org
Reminder – Bring Food Donations for The Bend Food Project on Sunday!
Member Anna Thedford will be picking up all food donations after service on Sunday to take hot The Bend Food Project. Please bring unopened, non-perishable items for all ages.
And… please bring a snack to share with our community after service. We’ll provide the coffee and tea!
Kids Activity this Sunday
Ages 5-12 yrs. This week, no Sunday best attire for our kids – they’ll be painting eggs for The Nest! So please send them with a big old t-shirt! Have you seen the beautiful mural on their building yet? They’ll be completing it with eggs showing the qualities they want to nurture. Stay tuned for the amazing results!
Ages 0-4 yrs. The nursery is open.
Teen and pre-teen special event on August 30th from 3pm – 6:30pm – Movie and discussion on our own energetic power and influence with games and discussion and enjoy getting to know one another over pizza. Free and open to friends! RSVP HERE.
Prosperity Potluck with Rev. Jane
Thursday, August 4th at 6pm in the Unity foyer
Topic for this week – Using the Lionsgate to manifest abundance (with Reiki instructor Terie Sandusky)
This is a 7 week series. You can RSVP for just one, all, or anything in between.
Classes are free but we encourage donations! RSVP HERE.
Creating a life by design is not accidental. At these potlucks, we will gather in community to share a meal and to learn the principles (based on the work of Gay Hendricks and Unity teachings) that will turn our lives into masterpieces of delight and blessing fields that benefit one and all.
Get more details HERE.
Lionsgate 888 Reiki for Abundance Class
August 6th from 10am to 5pm at Unity with Terie Sandusky
Just a few spots left so sign up now!
Overcome burnout by aligning with higher energy to receive all that you desire with Reiki!
Join us to celebrate the Lionsgate Portal happening 08/08 by getting attuned to Reiki on the Saturday just before it happens. This will be the 11th year in a row Terie has taught this Reiki for Abundance class before the Lionsgate Portal & her students always experience Miracles with this class!
Terie is a highly sought-after Reiki instructor and part of our Unity Community. All attendees will receive a copy of Terie’s new book, Reiki for Abundance.
To learn more and register go HERE. A portion of the class fee goes to support our Unity.
Healing Music Sundays
Every Sunday Evening from 5:30 to 6:30pm at Unity
Requested donation of $10 to $20.
This week Robin Hanbridge will soothe our souls with his amazing gongs and didgeridoo. Come in comfy clothes and bring a mat, pillows, and blankets to relax and let the beauty of the music and sounds soothe your soul. All are welcome so invite a friend.
Newcomer’s Dinner at Rev. Jane’s home
August 9th from 6 to 8pm
This potluck is open to anyone who is newish to Unity, or has never attended one of these dinners before. Let’s get to know each other and have some fun 🙂 Space is limited to 8 guests, so please RSVP as soon as you are ready to commit to joining us. Home address will be given upon receipt and confirmation of your RSVP.
We look forward to getting to know you better. RSVP HERE.
Online New Member Orientation
August 11th, 11:15 AM via Zoom
For anyone interested in learning more about Unity membership, or ready to become a member, we invite you to join this fun and informative meeting with Rev. Jane!
If interested, email Rev. Jane and she’ll send you the Zoom link and information.
Cat & Dog Days of Summer
A Family Fun Event for All Central Oregon Families
Saturday, August 13th, 2022 at 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
This is a family-friendly event to celebrate our most popular animal companions, our cats and dogs.
On Saturday, we’ll be showing a series of films featuring cats and dogs. Interspersed with the film, we’ll have a sing-a-long led by Victor Johnson; animal yoga; and a visit from the Humane Society. We’ll break for sandwiches midday.
Kids are invited to wear cat or dog costumes. There will be a contest to see whether cats or dogs rule to be determined by donations for the event that go into either the cat or dog jar.
The event will run roughly 10-5 (still being worked out) on Saturday and people can arrive throughout the day, at whatever time works. Registration is not required.
On Sunday, at the 10 a.m. service, we will have a blessing of the animals, with photos hung from clotheslines to represent the animals. The topic is “Do Cats & Dogs Go to Heaven?”
How Has Unity Changed Your Life?
Souls on Fire Practice – August 15th from 6 to 8pm at Unity
Has your life been changed for the better through experiencing Unity and putting our teachings into practice? Here is an opportunity to articulate this transformation more clearly for yourself and have a chance to inspire others. You will be able to create an outline based on a template that we’ll email you once you’ve registered. Then you’ll get to practice and get feedback with a small group. When you’re feeling confident (enough) we’ll schedule a date for you to share your 5-minute talk with our congregation on a Sunday morning.
This is a free class but is limited to 7 people so we ask that you please register to reserve your place.
Altar of Love Weekend with Ananda Das
Music, Yoga & Singing
Events happening Friday, August 19th 7:00 PM through Sunday, August 21st 6:00 PM at Unity
We are so excited to welcome Ananda Das back to our Unity! He is an amazing musician and teacher of song and yoga. The weekend schedule is below. All the events can be attended individually or s ign up for the weekend package to experience the full benefits.
10am-11am: Guest Speaker & Musician at Sunday Service (Free or by donation)
Ongoing Programs for Adults
Women’s Activity Group – Join others for hikes and other fun adventures. Contact Suzanne Landry to be notified of upcoming activities.
Men’s Group – Gatherings are held on the 1st and 3rd Monday at 6pm in the Unity Foyer. The next gathering is August 15th. Contact Jim Pasmore for more info.
Singing Group – Join Unity SolShine Music director, Dave Finch every Wednesday at 7pm in the Unity sanctuary. No experience necessary and all ages welcome! Contact Dave for more info.
This week we’d like to share our appreciation for our Unity board of directors – William Gregory, Mary Elizabeth Reiss, Rev. Jane Hiatt, Cylvia Hayes, Clare Kubota, Susan Warnick, Leia Napoli, and Lisé Gotwald. They met for 2 full days this past week to collectively decide how to grow and support our current community and keep Unity financially healthy. It was a brilliant gathering and we are excited to share what came out of that meeting with you all. Save the date – August 24th, 5pm for a soulcial gathering. More details coming soon. We are so fortunate to have such a gifted team who love and care about our community so very much. Thank you Unity board for all your time and hard work. You are so appreciated.
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