Sunday Service: April 23rd at 10:00 AM
Creating Your Spiritual Playlist
With Rev. Tamera Schmidt
Eric Butterworth, the author of Discover the Power within You said, “Within every person is the unborn possibility of limitless growth and ours is the privilege of giving birth to it.” We will be examining the elements of a spiritual playlist to activate that magic within each of us on a daily basis.
Bring a snack to share at our after service buffet 😁
Road Closure Alert!
Cooley is now closed from Scenic Dr. to Hwy 20 so be sure to get on Cooley from the east.
Watch Service In-Person or Online at UnityCentralOregon.org
Little Ones –
The nursery is open for little ones up to 4 years old.
Elementary aged kids –
Genesis will lead the lesson this Sunday.
The teens will be meeting from 4:00 to 6:30 PM at Bend Church in downtown Bend.
WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OUR COMMUNITY
Aren’t You Curious About Unity Spirit Groups?
Tonight, April 19th, 6:00 PM via Zoom
- Are you curious about hosting a Spirit Group?
- Are you wanting to host in the future, just not quite yet?
- Are you ready to host now, but need the class?
- Are you already a host, and just want a refresher?
- Are you wanting to join, but not host a group?
We have a no-obligation, 2-hr., Spirit Group Host training, and all interested in hosting are invited to attend. Host training is required to be a Spirit Group host, but you can start your group at any time. If you are unavailable for this training, let us know what works for you 😊 We look forward to helping you shine! There’s still time to sign up!
Movie Watch & Discussion (on Zoom) – The Ants & The Grasshopper
Tonight, April 19th, from 4:30 to 6:30 PM on Zoom moderated by Cylvia Hayes
Traveling from Malawi to California to the White House, Anita Chitaya sets out on a journey to share with Americans how climate change is affecting her village and that we are not separate from each other even when we live far apart.
Visit The Unity Booth At The Earth Day Fair
Saturday, April 22nd from 12:00 to 3:00 PM
Come join the fun at the Earth Day Fair this Saturday. The Fair opens with the Procession of the Species where anyone who wants to join can dress up as their favorite animal and parade through downtown Bend. Following the parade will be several fun events and activities for all ages. Please come visit the Unity booth and say hello!
See all the details HERE.
Earth Day Birthday Poetry Jam
Saturday, April 22nd at 6:30 PM at Unity
Unity members, Donna Benjamin and William Gregory, LOVE to share their joy of poetry! This supportive poetry/ spoken word jam is a fun way to express yourself regarding the current state of the planet if you want to or choose a subject of your choice. Who knows? Maybe one of your poems can spark ideas that change the world! FREE; love donations welcome. Come on down and see what all the excitement is about!
Newcomer’s Potluck Dinner at Rev. Jane’s
Monday, April 24th at 6:00 PM
A 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 6 guests, so please RSVP as soon as you are ready to commit to joining us. Home address will be given upon receipt and confirmation of your RSVP.
A Course In Miracles Study Group
Tuesday, April 25th at 5:30 PM led by 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.
Steelhead Falls Hike
Saturday, April 29th at 9:30 AM
Join others in our community for a fun group hike to beautiful Steelhead Falls at Crooked River Ranch. Suzanne Landry will share some geography info on the area.
Cacao Ceremony, Kirtan Music, and DJ’d Headphone Dance
April 29th at 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Unity
This evening will open with a cacao ceremony then Kirtan music with guest musician Jenni Peskin and many more, followed by special guest, DJ James, doing a Kirtan bliss silent dance set to close the evening (silent dance means that each person will wear headphones so you can be immersed in the music at a volume that’s comfortable for you). Cost is $15 to $30 sliding scale. Arrive early since headphone quantity is limited.
HAPPENING EVERY WEEK
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
Women’s Activity Group
Every Wednesday at 10:30 AM – different location each week.
The Unity Women’s Group does various activities, including weekly walks every Wednesday morning. To get details for each weeks walks and other happenings email Suzanne Landry HERE.
Open Singing Night
Every Wednesday at 7:00 PM at Unity
Join our SolShine music director, Dave Finch for some fun singing time. 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.
1st & 3rd Mondays of each month at 6:00 PM at Unity
A spiritual discussion and service group of men who are seeking spiritual connection and greater consciousness. Our men’s group is very friendly and welcomes all. Next meeting is May 1st.
Thank you to all who helped at our first Outdoor Care work party last Saturday. We made a plan to have a work party Saturday mornings as needed to keep the kids Nest area, Labyrinth, garden, and beds surrounding our sanctuary beautiful and keep the weeds under control (good luck with that! 🤪🌱) Keep an eye out for the next date, all are welcome and the more the merrier!
Thank you Stephenson family, Karen Vela, Vonnie, Monica, Tally, Lawrence, Lorraine, LEN, Sarah, Clare! We appreciate you!!
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