Sunday Service: March 19th at 10:00 AM

Introduction to Sunday service with Ali Davidson

Betrayal: the Unconscious Betrayal

With Ali Davidson

Since the beginning of recorded history women were subjugated and defamed. They were considered the cause and the curse of mankind. Today we feel that we have overcome this historical betrayal, however, statistics are showing us something different. There are many kinds of betrayals and 95% of us will experience some form of betrayal at least once in our lifetime. And this will continue to happen until women recognize how they betray themselves. As a result we will be raising men who have little power, motivation, and strength. If we want to save the world…it starts with us: the creators, mothers, daughters, and sisters. In this talk I will present: the symptoms and signs of self-betrayal and how it affects our lives today, share the antidote to this inner betrayal, and provide three steps to healing this unconscious legacy.

Bring a snack to share at our after service buffet 😁


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So… ya comin’?!

Youth Programs

Little Ones –

The nursery is open for little ones up to 4 years old. We have a fun new addition in our nursery – come let your little ones check that out!

Elementary aged kids –

Gratitude, games, crafts, and prayers for our friends are part of our kids program. Hope to see you there!

Teens –

The teens will be meeting from 4:00 to 6:30 PM at Bend Church in downtown Bend.


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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!

Please pay at the door: $10-$20 sliding scale


Ted Lasso Watch Party – Tonight at Unity

Wednesday, March 15th at 7:00 PM

If you’re a Ted Lasso fan we know you’ve been waiting for the start of season 3. How much fun would it be to watch together? Join us to watch the last episode of season 2 and the first episode of season 3. Bring something to drink (in a cup with a covered lid please) and we’ll provide the popcorn 🥤🍿.

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Watch the trailer

Movie Night & Potluck – Need to Grow

Tomorrow – Thursday, March 16th at 5:30 PM at Unity

We invite you to a potluck and documentary night, followed by a brief demo on how to grow your own sprouts, with an amazing super easy, super nutritious indoor technique using mason jars. Food production is one of the biggest human systems in the world and one that needs to be redesigned if we are going to help heal our planet. Sprout growing demo and kits will be available for $5! This is a free event, but love offerings are encouraged to support Unity and future events like this.


Newcomer’s Potluck

Friday, March 17th at 6:00 PM at Kevin & Clare Kubota’s home

A free welcome dinner for anyone new-ish to Unity! Let’s get to know each other and have some fun 🙂 All are welcome, but space is limited to 8 guests, so please RSVP as soon as you are ready to commit to joining us. Just a couple spots left.

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There’s room at our table!

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Poetry Workshop & Open Mic

Poetry 101 Workshop – Saturday, March 18th from 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM at Unity

Donna Benjamin will lead a 2 hour workshop featuring new “ways in” to creating potent poetry. Using prompts, visualizations and other techniques, Donna will guide you to writing with ease. Beginners welcome. This is a fabulous way to spend your Saturday morning – writing and getting creative! Get ready to discover your inner poet. Cost is $29.

Spring Has Sprung Poetry Open Mic – Saturday, March 18th from 5:30 to 8:00 PM at Unity

Join Donna Benjamin and William Gregory for an open mic evening of poetry and spoken word celebrating the beginning of Spring! Bring your own poems or those you like to recite or just come and listen. All are welcome. Free; love offerings are welcome to support Unity and the hosts.


Introduction to workshop with Ali Davidson

Undo The Betrayal Legacy Workshop w/ Ali Davidson

Sunday, March 19th from 12:30 to 2:30 PM at Unity

Learn and experience: • The foundation and building blocks to healing • A powerful forgiveness process • The secret to managing self-criticism • 4 simple steps to get present • How to find safety when fear takes over.

Changing the world requires the healing of the betrayal legacy for every one of us. Without that we will always struggle with our health, our relationships, our careers, and our purpose. Join Ali Davidson in a 2-hour exploration as she shares with you the steps she and her clients have taken to live a life free of this legacy. Cost is $40.


Spring Equinox Cacao Ceremony and Kirtan Music w/ Special Guest Dancer Tenley Wallace and Musician Pete Kartsounes

Monday, March 20th at 5:30 PM at Unity

The Spring Equinox brings forth balanced energy, new growth, and space for transformation.

Come celebrate with us in an evening of Peruvian cacao ceremony, Kirtan, devotional songs, dance, and community with some amazingly talented and special artists. All are welcome. Cost $5-$20 to support Unity and the musicians. Starts at 5:30pm.

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Michael Mandrell

Concert with Amazing Guitarist Michael Mandrell

Sunday, March 26, 2023 12:30 – 2:00 PM at Unity

Michael Mandrell will be giving an uplifting concert after the Sunday Service. He is a contemporary fingerstyle guitar artist and singer-songwriter with a heart in many worlds, including Celtic, jazz, folk, and classical. His music is world-class and travels the globe in imagistic compositions. You will hear many worldly influences in his music and songs. Tickets are $20.


ONGOING ADULT GATHERINGS


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It’s time to let loose!

Ongoing Programs for Adults

Women’s Activity Group – Every Wednesday at 10:00 AM. Join a group of wonderful women for hikes and other fun adventures. Contact Suzanne Landry to be notified of what’s happening each Wednesday.

Men’s Group – A time to connect and get to know each other. Gatherings are held on the 1st and 3rd Monday at 6:00 PM at Unity. Contact Dan Stephenson for more info.

Singing Night – Join Unity SolShine music director, Dave Finch every Wednesday at 7:00 PM at Unity. No experience is necessary and all ages are welcome! Contact Dave for more info.


Do You Have Some Fun Fabrics or Crafting Items You Could Donate?

We are looking for items that would be good for creating costumes for the Earth Day Procession of the Species parade coming up in April. If you have things please bring them to Sunday service. Unity member Genesis will be helping our kids and adults create costumes of their favorite animal to wear in the parade on April 2nd at noon. Hope you can join the fun!

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To Earth, with Love

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Chris helping at a Senior living home last Christmas.

Member Appreciation

This week we’d like to do an appreciation for Chris Tippets. Chris has been part of our Unity family for the past several months and recently became an official member. Chris, we want to thank you for your weekly help taking the lead moving the chairs in the sanctuary to the side for the Sound Bath and then putting them back for Sunday service. Not an easy job! We also appreciate you being the man behind the camera each week for our Sunday service livestream. It takes some skill getting everyone sharing their celebrations 😊. We are blessed to have you as part of our Unity family! 💕🙏🏽


Prosperity Rant – Gratitude and Prosperity Poem – by Genesis Ilada (Inspired by Rev. Jane’s current prosperity class)

prosperous . Earth . celebration

Good morning starts with profound affirmations

Receiving the newness of life and its

celebration

Admiration abounds for everything like

the clouds and the sun

Traversing above our heads joyfully

showers us as they run

Inside our hearts live a powerful truth

We are abundant!

To vibrate, emanate , attract, allow

a prosperous rant

Up the Mountaintop we see the life our

Mother Earth  provides

Dwelling in knowing , we are blessed with her

holy waters as we dive

Eternally , we affirm we are the way to a

New world helping in each other’s lives

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Up the Mountaintop we see the life our Mother Earth provides…

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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