Sunday Service: November 12th at 10:00 AM
The Challenge of Expressing Your Masculinity or Femininity in Today’s Culture
with Rev. Robin Currier
We live in exciting times where everybody has new freedom to express themselves – many in a new way. The Women’s Movement changed how they interacted in the career world, and their expectations and desires in their personal lives, too. This left our entire culture flailing on what their roles now are, whether they express as masculine or feminine. How do we make sense of it and see it for the gift it is?
Rev Robin is a retired International Airline Pilot, successful Dating Coach, New Thought minister, eternal student of human nature, and horse lover. She delights in sharing her hard-earned observations and wisdom.
Bring a snack to share after service!
Watch Service In-Person or Online at UnityCentralOregon.org
Little Ones – The nursery is open for little ones up to 4 years old.
Elementary aged kids – Crafts, games, and sharing 🌻
Our 3rd Quarter Donation Recipient – Peaceful Presence
Every quarter we donate 1% of our total income to a non-profit. Erin from Peaceful Presence joined us on Sunday to receive the check and share with us their mission –
We provide non-medical, thoughtful support to individuals and families facing serious and terminal illness.
Our work is founded on the Compassionate Community model of care. This public health approach to palliative care believes that we all have a part to play in supporting our neighbors, family and friends in the last stage of life. We offer education to improve death and grief literacy; holistic and proactive planning for advanced illness care and compassionate bedside presence.
Thanks to your donations we can support beautiful organizations like Peaceful Presence.
Rock Mandala Painting Class
Saturday, November 11th from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
This class was such a hit last time that everyone wanted to do it again 😁. Come for a fun class on Mandala (dot) Rock Painting. No experience necessary. All the materials are provided and there will be a brief introduction and demonstration to get your creative juices going. Sign up quick, there are just a couple spots left.
Who’s Ready for an Adventure to Ecuador and the Galapagos?
April 20th – May 5th – Hosted by Kevin and Clare Kubota
My eldest son stood facing the river, his back to us, quiet and alone. Behind him was the lush gardens of the hacienda we were dining at, and a long, rolling green lawn. We had been through so much thus far, but our adventure was not nearly over. His mom and I watched from atop the grassy knoll. What was he thinking? Clare took a stroll down to check on him and our normally stoic and unemotional son was crying.
“Are you OK?” she inquired. He was. He was more than “OK”. His world back home was busy, chaotic, and filled with bad news, people breaking in to cars, and stress. Here, he was finally able to connect with what was REAL. He loved the food, the natural beauty and wonders, and the incredibly kind people. He actually felt more at home than he had in a long while. And it was bringing him to tears.
Travel can do that to you. It transforms you, revives you, and gives you a sense of purpose and connection to the world.
If you’re looking to add some depth and beauty to your life experience, consider joining your Unity friends on our next travel adventure tour – to Ecuador, the Amazon, and the Galapagos Islands this coming April. All the life-changing details are here.
Calling Child Actors!
Halloween is done and Christmas is in two months. Rev. Jane is creating a Christmas Pageant and your child can have a role. Please contact Rev Jane and let her know you will be able to attend the service Christmas Eve and your child will be available to participate. Once she has an idea of who wants to be in the play, she’ll arrange rehearsals, either during Sunday sessions, Saturday mornings, or online.
Pete Kartsounes in Concert
Friday, November 17th at 7:00 PM
Pete has a soul filled folk, jazz, and blues repitrar. What a great teaser he gave us last Sunday when he performed for our Sunday Celebration service. Invite your friends and help us spread the word to fill the house for Pete. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door.
Rafe Pearlman is Coming to Town!
Thursday, Dec. 14th at 6:00 PM – Vocal Playshop
Details are coming soon, but save this date to perfect your Wild Soul Howl 🐺🎶
Wednesday, Dec. 20th at 6:00 PM – Winter Solstice Concert
If you attended Rafe’s sold-out concert at Unity earlier this year you know what a special artist he is. This show will sell out again, no doubt. What a perfect way to celebrate Winter Solstice. Tickets for a friend would be a lovely holiday gift too!
HAPPENING EVERY WEEK
Sunday Sound Bath
Every Sunday at 5:30 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
This group meets the first and third Monday of every month at 6pm. A spiritual discussion and service group of men who are seeking spiritual connection and greater consciousness. Our men’s group is very friendly and all are welcome.
Women’s Activity Group
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
Join our SolShine music director, Dave Finch for some fun singing time every Wednesday night at 7pm. 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.
This week we have two special people to celebrate!
First is a very special singer who joined SolShine for the “I Am” song last Sunday. Andreano wore his Raised by Wolves shirt for his Unity singing debut. We hope you become a SolShine regular Andreano! You’re a true Wild Soul.
Next, we’d like to give a big “WOOHOO” to Victor Johnson for his wonderful album release concert last Saturday. We’re so glad you could celebrate with you Victor! His new album is January Blossom and he has CD’s for sale 😁.
Support Unity with Your Recyclable Bottles and Cans
From Nov. 15th – Dec. 2nd we get a 20% bonus match
Be sure to grab a blue bag next Sunday so you can fill it with all your bottles and cans and help us raise funds for our youth program. Did you know many plastic juice jugs and water bottles are redeemable too? Be sure to check the label on all your drinks for the OR 10¢ mark. You can find your nearest drop off location HERE.
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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