Sunday Service: May 21st at 10:00 AM
Callings; Cylvia Hayes Ordination!
with Rev. Jane Hiatt
As we celebrate the calling that has led Rev. Cylvia to the point of ordination, we also explore the nature of callings, what is calling us, and how to recognize a call and respond. As we tie this in with Season of the Earth, we examine the call of a river.
Bring a snack to share at our after service buffet 😁
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 –
Kids will be meeting for crafts and games in the nest.
We are looking for teens in 9th to 12th grade, to come learn about each other and Unity once a month. We had an active Y.O.U. (Youth of Unity) group before the pandemic. This will be the start of rebuilding that group. A group for 6th to 8th graders is in the planning stages. This will be a safe space for teens to have fun, be heard and supported with compassion.
Contact Sarah Hood 925-788-2504
When: 3rd Saturdays of the month, beginning May 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Poetry Open Mic – It’s Time to Play in May!
This Saturday, May 20th at 6:30 PM at Unity
Calling all poets and poetry lovers. Co-hosts Donna Benjamin and William Gregory want to celebrate Earth Day in style so get your poems ready to recite! 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. All are welcome.
A Course In Miracles Study Group
Tuesday, May 23rd, 5:30 to 7:30 PM at Unity
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. Free, but love offerings are appreciated to support the host and Unity.
Group Hike to Sahalie Falls
Saturday, May 27th
This is a beautiful hike along the McKenzie River, about an hour’s drive from Bend. Most of the trail is fairly level with some stairs. It’s an out and back, so you can decide how far you’d like to go. This group hike is open to everyone! RSVP with Suzanne Landry HERE.
HAPPENING EVERY WEEK
Sunday Sound Bath
New Time! Every Sunday at 6:30 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
NEW OFFERING – Meditation & Heart Share Group
Thursday, May 25th from 6:30 to 8:00 PM
We welcome you into a 20-minute silent meditation and an invitation to share what’s in your heart. Bring what’s happening in your life into the silence. Listen for your highest Truth and allow it to be spoken through you. Feel your oneness with the group as we listen deeply, just listen, and hold each other sacred. Please join us for a powerful, enriching time together. This group will continue to meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month and anyone is welcome to come anytime. Led by member Sarah Jones.
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 June 5th.
Call Out for Volunteers – We Need You 😊
• Help feed those in need on Saturday, May 27th from 9 AM to 1:30 PM at Family Kitchen – Contact Cylvia for details and to sign up HERE.
• Zoom hosts for Sunday service once a month. Basic knowledge of Zoom is all that is needed. If you can help please contact Clare HERE.
• Laundry helpers – We have offered to help a local non-profit, The Lighthouse, that services our houseless community, by doing a few loads of laundry so the clothes don’t have to be sent to the landfill. If you are able to do one load of laundry a month that would be a huge help! Contact Leia HERE to sign up.
• Outdoor Care – Help us with weeding and keeping our outdoor spaces beautiful throughout the summer. To get notified of work parties contact Clare HERE.
Who Wants to Go Camping?
We have reserved a group site for two nights at Tumalo State Park – August 4th & 5th. Up to 25 people can tent camp at this site and we’d love to have you join us! The cost is $10 per person for both nights. We’ll have games, shared meals, and other fun activities for all ages. Those of you that aren’t campers can plan to join us at the park for daytime activities.
This week we are appreciating member Tally Nelson. Tally joined Unity in the last year and has stepped up as a kitchen, outdoor care team, and Earth Care team volunteer. She regularly joins the Women’s group hikes and outings, Spirit groups, and Sunday sound baths. Tally, we are so thankful for your energy and thoughtfulness. We know you have a busy schedule, but love that you are making time for your personal growth and self-care, and contributing so much to our community. We are so glad you have you as part of our Unity family. 🥰🙏🏽
Last Sunday’s Concert – Heather Pierson Duo
Those that were able to attend Heather’s concert last Sunday were wowed by her musical talent. Here’s a sample:
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