Sunday Service: October 8th at 10:00 AM

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Ask The Ministers

with Rev. Jane Hiatt, Rev. Cylvia Hayes, & Rev. Tamera Schmidt

Get your questions ready for the ministers able to be present this Sunday. These panels are always popular and our community never seems to run out of questions.

Bring a snack to share after service!


Watch Service In-Person or Online at UnityCentralOregon.org


Youth Programs

Little Ones – The nursery is open for little ones up to 4 years old.

Elementary aged kids – Crafts, games, and sharing 🌻

Teens – If you have a teen who would enjoy connecting with other teens in a safe space to have fun, be heard, and supported with compassion contact our teen group lead, Sarah Hood at 925-788-2504.

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UPCOMING EVENTS


NEW EVENT – Sacred Women Drum Circle

Saturday, October 7th from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

We are so excited for Unity to be the new home for this monthly gathering hosted by Katie Cavanaugh. Katie has been holding this circle at The Heritage Hall for many years. Women will be honoring + celebrating ourselves, Mother Earth and Spirit with drumming, singing, + sharing lead by Katie. Bring your drum or rattle. If you don’t have one, don’t worry, Katie has some to share, but you don’t need to have an instrument to participate. Donations are appreciated 💕 and all identifying as women are welcome.


Spirit Groups are Filling Up – Small Group Gatherings to Support Connection

We have several Spirit Groups starting in the next couple of weeks and we encourage you to sign up for a group. These groups are a wonderful way to study a spiritually related topic with a small group (6 to 8 ppl) and really get to know others in our Unity community. Here are some of the group topics: Book – • Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation • Documentary – Aluna: A Journey to Save the World • Book – Spiritual Keys of Aging, Book – • The Five Principles • Book – Brene Brown’s Braving the Wilderness •Book – Peaceful Passing • Practice – Hear Here Listening Club.


We’re Hosting the Unity NW Regional Retreat – Help Us in Welcoming Them

Unity Wordwide Ministeries NW region is holding its annual conference at our beautiful facility next week. Ministers, Spiritual Leaders, Licensed Unity Teachers, youth directors and teachers, and music teams from all Unity communities in the NW will be coming together for a recharge. This year the theme is “Sharing Shabbat”. The intention is to create a space of ritual and sharing that is restorative for all these leaders. Rather than bring in a speaker, they’ll have sharing segments from members and enjoy time in the beautiful Central Oregon outdoors to allow nature to have a role in their rejuvenation.

Help us welcome them by bringing in a card of appreciation for their time and dedication to sharing the teachings of Unity, a piece of art to place on the altar table at the back of our sanctuary, fresh flowers or other piece of nature to bring the outdoors in, welcome sign, or anything else you think would be meaningful.


Are You New to Our Community and Want to Learn More?

This month we have two member information gatherings happening, one on Zoom and the other in person, and Rev. Jane will be hosting a newcomer’s dinner at her home. Learn more and sign up on our website.

Membership Info Gathering

Zoom – Monday, October 16, 2023 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

In Person – Sunday, October 29, 2023 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM at Unity

Newcomer’s Dinner Potluck-

Tuesday, October 17, 2023 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Rev. Jane’s home.


Later This Month – Satsang, Awakening of the Heart with Monk Brian Lottman

Sunday, October 22, 2023 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Satsang means association with higher Truth. In these sacred gatherings, Brian speaks about the nature of Truth and Love, and he recounts his amazing adventures as a monk and renunciant. He tells ancient tales about the mystical lives of saints. He holds a transformative space to bring the mind into deeper states of meditation. He plays harmonium and leads kirtan. Love offering of $30 (sliding scale) suggested.


HAPPENING EVERY MONTH


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Sunday Sound Bath

Every Sunday at 6:30 PM at Unity

Led by Lisa Swisher and friends. At the beginning of class, you will be asked to quietly set intentions for what you would like to release and what you would like to allow into your life. Please wear comfy clothing, bring a yoga mat, pillow, blanket (if needed), and a desire to be uplifted and transported through sacred sound! All are welcome, so invite your friends 😁🌈.

Please pay at the door: $15-$25 sliding scale


Women’s Activity Group

Every Wednesday – different location each week.

The Unity Women’s Group does various activities, including weekly walks every Wednesday morning. To get details for each weeks walks and other happenings email Suzanne Landry HERE.


Open Singing Night

Every Wednesday at 7:00 PM at Unity

Join our SolShine music director, Dave Finch for some fun singing time. No experience necessary and all ages are welcome! You’re then welcome to join SolShine on stage Sunday if you’d like. Contact Dave for more info.

Men’s Group

1st & 3rd Mondays of each month at 6:00 PM at Unity

A spiritual discussion and service group of men who are seeking spiritual connection and greater consciousness. Our men’s group is very friendly and welcomes all. Next meeting is October 17th.


Member Appreciation

Two, Four, Six, Eight – Who do we appreciate? How about we give our Sunday service hosts a round of applause this week! This team of energetic humans takes on a huge amount of responsibility each Sunday when they step onto the stage. Not only do they have a big list of details to remember and communicate to an in-person and online community, but the energy they bring is an important component of our community culture. It’s also a very vulnerable position to put yourself in – when you put yourself on stage you open yourself to criticism, mostly from yourself. Thank you to all our hosts for your courage and diversity. The time you put into all the details of each Sunday service is so appreciated. Our host team – Kevin Kubota, Rachelle Indra, Nate Hitchcock, Tamera Schmidt, Cylvia Hayes, William Gregory, Clare Kubota, and Jim Pasmore.


Preschool Teacher Needed at Our Neighbor School – Mia’s Sprouts

Mia’s Sprouts is currently hiring a preschool teacher. If you have completed a CPR class, hold a central background certification registration, and have 1-2 years of experience in a preschool center, we would love to meet you! However, even if you don’t have the specific qualifications, but are interested in working in early childhood education, please come talk to us. This could be a wonderful opportunity for you to pursue your passion.


Have Something You Think We Should Include in Our Newsletter?

An appreciation, blog content, poem, event, or class? If it fits our guidelines we’re happy to share it. Contact Clare Kubota.


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