Sunday Service: May 28th at 10:00 AM

Invitation to Sunday Service with Kevin Kubota

Fear, Faith, and Intuition – Amidst 4000 Varieties of Andean Potatoes

with Kevin Kubota

After a beautiful service on Callings last week, Kevin talks about fear – and how it can sidetrack us from living in the Light of our true calling. Fear has many faces, some surprisingly benign and hidden. How do you know the difference between your gut intuition and baseless fears? Take an adventure with fear, and Kevin, through stories and experiences that can change your world and your relationship with that “F” word.

Bring a snack to share at our after service buffet 😁

Watch Service In-Person or Online at UnityCentralOregon.org


Youth Programs

Little Ones –

The nursery is open for little ones up to 4 years old.

Elementary aged kids – William is our youth lead this Sunday – crafts, games, and sharing 😎

Teens –

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: Once or twice a month on Saturday evenings.


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A Thank You From Cylvia For Her Ordination Celebration Last Sunday


UPCOMING EVENTS


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.

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Who Wants to Go Camping?

August 4th – 6th at Tumalo State Park – Limited spots so reserve yours now.

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.


Bend Food Project – Food Donation Pick Up

Sunday, June 4th at Sunday service

Bring non-perishable food items to donate to Central Oregonians in need. Most needed are items for kids snacks and lunches – healthy drinks, granola bars, dried fruit, and trail mix are a few examples. Thank you!

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HAPPENING EVERY WEEK


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Sunday Sound Bath – Cancelled just for this Sunday. Lisa and her team will return Sunday, June 4th at 6:30 PM


NEW OFFERING – Meditation & Heart Share Group

Thursday, May 25th from 6:30 to 8:00 PM

Group lead Sarah will 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.

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Visiting newly born goats

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.

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Come see what we’re all about

Men’s Group

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.


We’re Still Looking for Volunteers – We Need You 😊

Help feed those in need on Saturday, May 27th from 9:00 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.

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Many hands make light work!

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Jillie Nishball

Member Appreciation

This week our shout out goes to Jillie Nishball. You may have seen her singing with Solshine or at one of our Kirtan concerts. Music brings her great joy! Jillie has been a member for many years. She regularly participates in Spirit groups, is a Sunday greeter, expresses her artistry on our chalkboard outside the sanctuary, and works for Oregon State parks as an events coordinator. We are so grateful for the beautiful energy she brings and the ways she contributes to our community. This weekend she will be having a Celebration of Life for her long time partner, David, so send her some extra love and support as she celebrates and remembers him. We’re sending you a virtual hug Jillie! Thank you for being you! 🤗💕


Celebrating Reverend Cylvia Hayes!

This past Sunday Cylvia officially became a Unity Minister after several years of classes, interviews, and very hard work. We celebrate you Cylvia and this HUGE accomplishment!

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Here’s how to become a sustaining member of Unity Central Oregon. Your financial support is so appreciated!


Have Something You Think We Should Include in Our Newsletter?

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