Sunday Service: November 26th at 10:00 AM

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Two Truths and a Lie: Using our Power to Move from Illusion to Sacred Reality

with Rev. Jane Hiatt

Lack is a lie but a very convincing one. Life and Love are Real. For most of us, we catch glimpses of the Real but spend a lot of time focused on the illusion. In this talk, Rev. Jane will get into some detail on how we can make this important shift, using time-tested Unity methods.

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 🌻


UPCOMING EVENTS


A Day of Giving

Giving Tuesday is around the corner (Nov. 28th)! As a haven for “wild souls,” Unity relies on its fantastic members’ support to thrive. This year, we are still feeling the impact of the pandemic and are facing a $26,500 deficit. Your extra contribution will help us change the situation and sustain our work and diverse activities— classes, spiritual groups, sound baths, healing circles, concerts, and so much more. Together, let’s keep Unity’s welcoming sanctuary alive and well. Your generosity fuels our mission so click this link and make a difference today! Thank you for being part of our journey.


Thanksgiving Gatherings

Vegan Potluck – Thanksgiving Day from 1:00 – 4:00PM at Unity

Donna B! and Chef Al are hosting this plant-based compassionate Thanksgiving potluck. You need not be vegan to enjoy this delicious feast of vegan goodness. All are welcome. Please bring one or more of the following: a vegan entree, side dish, salad, bread, beverage and/ or dessert to serve 8 or more. Please bring your own plates, silverware and cloth napkin. (And if you are new to veganism – it means no animal products including fish, eggs, honey and meat. You can Google for vegan recipe ideas.) Free; donations are welcome and appreciated. Must RSVP HERE or text 541.531.5359 so we know how many are attending.

Leftovers Potluck and Dance Party – Day After Thanksgiving at 6:00 PM

Bring your leftovers and dancing shoes, and join us at Unity to celebrate the season of being thankful. Be sure to warm-up your leftovers before you come. All are welcome.

Anyone Interested in doing a Christmas Potluck?

If there is enough interest, Unity would love to host a Christmas gathering. Share your interest and any ideas you have by emailing us HERE.


The Christ During Christmas Class with Rev. Cylvia Hayes

Begins Tuesday, Nov. 28th from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Zoom and goes for 6 weeks

Christ isn’t Jesus’ last name! What better time that during Christmas season to explore Christ consciousness? In this course we will explore the meaning, impact, and implications of Christ consciousness and how that relates to and differs from Jesus. Cost is $75 for the series.


Child Actors Needed for the Christmas Play!

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.


Ecuador and the Galapagos Trip is Full

April 20th – May 5th – Hosted by Kevin and Clare Kubota

This trip filled up in 2 weeks, but if you’d like to get on the waitlist you’ll be the first to know if a spot opens up. Travel can transform you, revive you, and give you a sense of purpose and connection to the world. Kevin and Clare have been leading trips around the world for over 20 years. 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.


Newcomer’s Potluck Dinner

Wednesday, Nov. 29th at 6:00 PM at Kevin and Clare Kubota’s home

After all your holiday feasting we hope you’re still up for another dinner gathering. We invite all those who are new to Unity or are still looking to connect and get to know other Unity members. Space is limited to 6, so RSVP ASAP 😁🥗.


Rafe Pearlman is Coming to Town!

Vocal Playshop – Thursday, December 14th from 5:00 to 7:00 PM

Save this date to perfect your Wild Soul Howl 🐺🎶

From natural and wild vocal exploration to Bobby McFerrin type Circlesongs, kirtan, chant and sing a longs we will open up our hearts and spirits with the incredible natural power of our voices. This is a experience for all levels, from beginner to professional. No experience necessary.  If you can talk, you can sing. 🙂 Cost is $25.

Winter Solstice Concert – Wednesday, December 20th at 6:00 PM

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!


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.


HAPPENING EVERY WEEK


Image is of a group of people sitting on mats in a darkened room with crystal bowls at the front during a sound bath event

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


Sacred Women’s Drum Circle

Saturday, Dec. 2nd from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Women will be honoring + celebrating ourselves, Mother Earth and Spirit with drumming, singing, + sharing lead by Kate. Bring your drum or rattle. If you don’t have one, don’t worry, Kate has some to share, but you don’t need to have an instrument to participate. Donations are appreciated 💕


Open Sing – Cancelled this week

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.


Member Appreciation

We hosted an amazing concert with international musician Pete Kartsounes last Friday and are so grateful to all who offered their help setting up, working the dessert and beverage station, collecting tickets, and cleaning up. You all helped make it a magical evening!

Russell and Kendi
Nate, Joy, and Erin
Sarah


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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