Sunday Service: December 17th at 10:00 AM

Ask the Ministers

with Rev. Jane Hiatt, Rev. Tamera Schmidt, and Kevin Kubota

Join Rev. Jane Hiatt, Rev. Tamera Schmidt, and Rev. in training Kevin Kubota to have all your burning spiritual questions answered 😁. These are such fun, thought-provoking, services. The ministers haven’t been stumped yet.

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 Update – We’re So Close to Having a Balanced Budget for 2023

We inched a bit closer to our goal of $26,500 this past week and our new total is $17,985 in Giving Tuesday donations!! That leaves just $8,515 to go. We can do this. No amount is too large or too small. Thank you so very much to everyone who has contributed to this effort.


Poetry Open Mic w/ Donna B.

Saturday, December 16th at 6:30 PM

Last poetry night of 2023. Come one, come all, for this fun night of poetry reading and creativity. It’s a great way to spend a Saturday night! In 2024 these will be a quarterly event.


Divine Healers Group Starting in 2024

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.


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!

Canceled – Vocal Playshop w/ Rafe Pearlman- Thursday, Dec. 14th

We are very sad to have to cancel this workshop. If you’ve bought a ticket you will be receiving a full refund.


A Course in Miracles Study Group


Thursday, December 21st at 5:30 PM w/ Rev. Cylvia Hayes

This is a gathering to discuss the wisdom in A Course in Miracles. Each session will include a talk on a key Course teaching and then open Q and A and discussion. Perfect for people with a lot of experience with the Course and those who are just starting out or curious. Love offerings are welcome.


Christmas Eve Service

Sunday, December 24th at 5:00 PM 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.


Who’s Interested in a Christmas Brunch at Unity?

If you are interested in organizing and attending a potluck brunch at Unity on Christmas day let Clare Kubota know. If there is enough interest we’d love to make this happen. Contact Clare HERE.


New Year’s Eve Service

Sunday, December 31st at 10:00 AM

Rev. Jane will guide us in a beautiful meditation to discover our spirit animal and word for 2024. We will also be doing a burning bowl ceremony. All are welcome, so please invite a friend to set inspiring intentions for 2024!


New Year’s Eve Evening Event

Sunday, December 31st at 5:30 – 8:00 PM

Join us at 5:30 PM for a magical Sound Bath with Lisa Swisher and a team of musicians. You will be transported to a place of peace and calm. Cost is $15-$25. Following the Sound Bath join us at our labyrinth for an evening bonfire. Bring a camp chair, beverage and snacks. You’ll still be able to make it to your countdown party, or if you’re like me, go home and get to bed at a reasonable hour 🤣🎶🔥.


Got an Idea for a Spirit Group?

Our next round of Spirit Groups will be starting up in January and February and we are looking for hosts for these groups. The only requirements to host are that you have participated in a Spirit Group and have done the host training. Spirit Groups are small study groups, usually 5 to 8 people, who meet for a few weeks to connect and read a book, watch a video series, or listen to podcasts together and have a group discussion. Contact Leia HERE if you’re interested.


Save the Date – Unity Townhall

Monday January 8th at 5:00 PM

We want to hear from you! Yes, I’m talking to you 😊. Rev. Jane and our leadership team want your thoughts on membership, Sunday service, classes, and more. We want to be sure that what we’re offering is in alignment with what our community is looking for and needing on their spiritual journey. If we don’t ask we won’t know, so please join us to share your ideas and hear what ideas others have.


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


Men’s Group Gathering

Monday, Dec. 18th at 6:00 PM

All are welcome. A safe place for sharing, support, and sometimes do a service project for our community. Contact Dan Stephenson with questions HERE.


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). Let our music director, Dave Finch, know if you have thoughts or ideas for this. 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.


Fun Night of Holiday Songs

We had a great turnout last Wednesday for caroling! Thank you Dave Finch for putting together the song list and hosting this fun evening!


Member Appreciation

I am feeling such gratitude for all the people who helped put together last Sunday’s Hanukkah service. It was so beautiful. I love that our community teaches and shares all types of spirituality and religion. There is so much to learn and be inspired by in all practices and I am so proud to be a part of a community that takes an active role in sharing that. Thank you Rev. Jane, Charlotte Oakes, SolShine team, Eric, Lawrence, Lorraine, Carolyn, and everyone else who had a role in creating the service and adding to the Hanukkah festivities.


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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