Sunday Service: December 10th at 10:00 AM
with Rev. Jane Hiatt
Hanukkah is a celebration of faith. The sacred story has deep spiritual lessons for all of us when we examine the story from a metaphysical perspective.
Bring a snack to share after service!
Childcare and activities are available for children 0 through 12 years.
Watch Service In-Person or Online at UnityCentralOregon.org
UPCOMING EVENTS & CLASSES
Giving Tuesday Update – We’re So Close to Having a Balanced Budget for 2023
Our board and leadership team want to thank you all for your generous response to our Giving Tuesday request. In a single week we have received $17,685 in Giving Tuesday donations!! That leaves just $8,815 to go. We are so filled with gratitude. What a privilege it is to serve in this community.
Join Us for Christmas Caroling Tonight
Wednesday, December 6th at 6:00 PM
Who doesn’t love singing holiday songs? Our amazing music director, Dave, will be leading this fun evening. We hope you can join us and you’re welcome to invite friends!
Calling All Divine Healers
Prior to the pandemic, we had a thriving healers group and now The Divine Healers group is reconvening! If you are an energy healer, medium, channeler, etc. and would like to donate a few hours a month to healing others in our community, contact group lead Matthew Laughton at 541-640-1840. He hopes to begin gathering in early 2024 so reach out to him 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!
Christmas Eve Service
Sunday, Dec. 24th at 5:00 and 7:00 PM (no service Sunday morning)
Christmas Eve is a sacred and beautiful service featuring the candle-lighting ceremony we all love. We hold two services each year. One is designed for families and is held at 5:00 pm, early enough to get those children home and tucked in before Santa arrives. This year we’ll be including a pageant with wonderful child actors. The second, at 7:00 pm will include the 12 powers candle ritual. And so much more! This year Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday. We are not gathering Sunday morning; just in the evening.
Thank You for Supporting Unity with Your Recyclables
We had several blue BottleDrop bags with our Unity QR code stickers on them turned in during the 20% match period. Thank you to all of you who took the time to take your bags to the BottleDrop locations. We appreciate your support. Over $60 was raised for our youth program – woohoo! 😁👏🏼👍🏼
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
Open Sing Changes to Karaoke(ish) in 2024
We’re brainstorming with the idea of switching up our Open Sing meet up on Wednesday evenings to a once or twice a month Karakoke(ish). If you have thoughts or ideas for this let our music director, Dave Finch, know. He’d love to get more of our community singing for fun and joy, even if you’re not planning to be on stage on Sunday.
We have a new Prosperity & Growth team that did all the leg work to make our Giving Tuesday and End of Year “bridge the budget gap” fund drive come to fruition. They put many hours into creating a game plan, designing the letter, addressing envelopes, creating social media posts, and preparing announcement for Sunday service. Their efforts coupled with all your additional donations have brought us very close to being in the black for 2023. Thank you Eric and Diane Moyerman, Sarah Jones, Kevin and Clare Kubota, and Amandine Le Roux Hancock for supporting our community 🙏🏽💕
Somewhere Under the Rainbow…
There’s a beautiful place we call Unity Spiritual Community of Central Oregon. We don’t get many rainbows here in Central Oregon, but when we do, it of course shows up right over our Unity sanctuary as Sunday service is about to begin. 💜🌈💕
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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