Sunday Service: April 30th at 10:00 AM
With Susan Warnick
We are at a major tipping point for humanity. We will be at a very different place in the next two years with fast moving changes taking place.
It can be exciting or scary- it is up to us!
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 –
Katie 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
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.
New Member Exploration
Monday, May 8th from 10:00 to 11:30 AM on Zoom with Rev. Jane
When you hear that we are a Wild Soul Sanctuary, do you feel “Ah! I’m home!”? Or maybe you’ve been involved in Unity at another time and place and it feels so natural to be here with us. Maybe you’re joining us from afar via Zoom on Sunday mornings. Whatever leads you to connect and feel resonance, here is an opportunity for you to explore taking the next step.
Heather Pierson Duo Concert
Sunday, May 14th at 6:00 PM at Unity
Heather Pierson is a pianist, singer/songwriter, song leader and performer from NH whose inspiring live performances and growing catalog of releases delve into Americana, blues, New Orleans jazz, vocal chants, instrumental piano, and folk. The show will include original and familiar folk and jazz songs with Heather on piano, melodica, vocals and guitar and Shawn Nadeau on bass and harmony vocals. Tickets are $20 Would make a great Mother’s Day gift!!
HAPPENING EVERY WEEK
Sunday Sound Bath
Every Sunday at 5:30 PM at Unity (Starting May 7th the time will change to 6:30 PM)
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.
Could You Use A Prayer?
You can request a prayer from our prayer team anytime on our website HERE, and now Unity World Wide has a new resource – the BeUnity app. This app allows you to submit prayer requests to the Unity Prayer Ministry (Silent Unity). If you subscribe to the Daily Word for less than $10/year you can access articles, meditations, videos, and other inspirational content. What a beautiful way to be supported. 🙏🏽💕
For the Love of Laundry—and the Earth
We have recently learned that some of our neighbors who shelter at The Lighthouse Navigation Center on 2nd Street (a low-barrier shelter for the houseless) end up sending their clothing to the landfill when it gets too dirty because they don’t have access to affordable laundry services. We are arranging a pilot program to assist them. A volunteer will deliver laundry in disposable laundry bags to Unity on Sunday mornings. We are looking for (initially) 5 volunteers willing to take home a single load, wash and return it to Unity by Tuesday for pickup. If you are interested, please contact Cylvia Hayes.
We hosted our very first Earth Day booth last Saturday at the downtown Bend Earth Day Fair and it was a blast! We were there to share who we are and invite people to our Wild Soul Sanctuary. In addition to that, our very own Rev. Jane did children’s face painting for all afternoon and kids were lined up to be transformed into the animal of their choice! Clare, River, and Elowyn stepped in too to help. It was great fun! Thank you, Cylvia Hayes, and all the members of our Earth Care team, who put many hours into organizing this successful event; Monica(lead booth coordinator), Colinda, Donna, Jane, Sunny, Wendy, Kevin, Vonnie, and Tally. We appreciate all your time and energy. We look forward to doing it again next year!
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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