Sunday Service: March 24th at 10:00 AM

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Invitation to Sunday’s talk, with Dr. Cari Bourette

When They Don’t have Ears to Hear

with Dr. Cari Bourette

We all know people we would really like to share the important things of our lives with, yet it makes it difficult when they have a much different way of seeing the world. We might want to share about Unity or our Wild Soul Sanctuary, but we are aware that they may not be open to a non-traditional path. How do we relate with people who can’t or just won’t hear us?


Bring a food item to share with the community after service! We’ll provide the coffee and tea ☕️.

Childcare and activities are available for children 0 through 12 years 🌈.

Sunday Morning Meditation – Every Sunday, 9:00 to 9:45 AM (Doors open at 8:50 AM and close at 9:05 AM)🧘🏽

Watch Service In-Person or Online at UnityCentralOregon.org


Auction Results & Member Appreciation

This week we have to give a huge THANK YOU to Charlotte Oakes and all the wonderful members who stepped up to help her organize the auction!! It was a great success – we raised about $8,500 for our Unity Community! Auctions are a ton of a work and Charlotte spent many weeks gathering donations, and organizing the details so the event ran smoothly. We can’t thank you enough Charlotte for bringing this fundraising event to fruition!!

We also want to thank Diane Moyerman for donating all the food that was prepared by a new chef in our community, Sam Freda. The food was delicious and healthy. I’m sure they’d both love to know how much you enjoyed it.

And how about the musical talent of Sweet Red and the Hot Rod Billies?!! Many of us had so much fun dancing to their rockabilly tunes. Thank you Dave Finch and Anna Thedford and the rest of the band for donating your time and talent.

So many of you donated items, helped with set up and clean up, the list goes on. It was a team effort and you could feel the beautiful energy being put out by everyone who helped. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!

Community is a beautiful thing! Now everyone get some rest 🤪🤣🥰.

Anna Thedford – Unity member and lead singer of Sweet Red and the Hot Rod Billies
Diane Moyerman and Chef Sam Freda
The Stephenson family – Dan, Meagan, Evolet, and Leon – big auction helpers!
Dave Finch – Our Unity music director and keyboard player for Sweet Red and the Hot Rod Billies
Charlotte Oakes, the auction lead, with Judi Martin and Beth Welton-Miller the money collectors 😁

Coming Up This Month…


Tonight – Spring Equinox Celebration with Cacao, Song, and Dance

Wednesday, March 20th at 6:00 PM

An evening of joy filled celebration for the return of Spring! Join Unity member, Greg Warnick, and local singers and musicians in celebrating the Spring Equinox with a cacao circle, heart songs, Kirtan, and special classical Indian music and dance. All are welcome and Love Offerings of $10 to $20 are welcome to support the musicians and Unity.


Theater Improv w/ Donna B.

Friday, March 22nd and 29th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM

Join Donna B! as she leads you through some soul-stirring, creativity-enhancing techniques for self-expression. Beginners welcome, no experience necessary. Cost is $28/class, but no one turned away for lack of funds.


Sound Bath & Reiki

Sundays from 5:30 to 6:30 PM

Join Lisa Swisher and her team of beautiful musicians for an hour of peaceful relaxation and healing. It’s a perfect self-care treat. Bring a mat to lay on and wear comfortable clothing. All are welcome. Cost is on a sliding scale – $15 to $25.


Beatles Karaoke w/ Dave!

Wednesday, March 27th at 6:30 PM

Come for a fun night of group karaoke led by our music director Dave Finch. Come sing your favorite Beatles song solo or with the group. This is a FREE event.


Felt Wrapped Soap Making Class

Saturday, March 30th from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Craft beautiful, fragrant felt wrapped soaps. If you have never used a felt wrap soap, you are missing a wonderful experience. The soft natural felt acts as an exfoliant on your skin as the wonderful fragrant soap suds helps to cleanse your skin. Jill Nishball will be teaching this EASY technique of making your own wrapped soap. Cost is $15. Please sign up online to see the list of items to bring and Jillie knows how many people to plan for.


Wear Your Prosperity Coffee Table Book by Genesis Ilada

This book project was the brainchild of member Genesis Ilada after participating in a Unity prosperity class. Genesis is a professional makeup artist, designer, and photographer and wanted to use her skills to feature images of Unity ministers and members along with their stories of prosperity to raise funds for our community. The end result is a beautiful coffee table book now available for purchase. Genesis says, “The book’s purpose is to share our individual Prosperity story and what it means to be prosperous. It highlights our deep connection with Mother Nature through promoting positive tourism in Bend by photographing our members in city and state parks.” The book is priced at $88 and you may add more as a donation.

You can view the beautiful book in the Unity foyer.


Join our Men’s and Women’s Groups

Women’s Group – This group does regular hikes, walks, coffee meet ups, discussion groups, and classes. To be in the know with what they have planned email Suzanne Landry **HERE** to get on the contact list. You do not have to be a Unity member to participate.

Men’s Group – This group meets the 1st and 3rd Monday evening of every month at Unity to support each other in times of need, discuss various spiritual topics, and on occasion help with projects needed around Unity. If you’d like more info contact Dan Stephenson 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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