Sunday Service: August 13th at 10:00 AM
The Nature of BOUNDARIES
with William Gregory
This Sunday we will be pondering the parallels, perplexeties, and power that exist regarding Boundaries. In nature, physics and interpersonal relationships. Boundaries are the structure that make perception and reality possible. As fellow beings here, doing time in a body. This is a worthy subject to consider. William is such a gifted story teller and speaks from the heart. We hope you can join us!
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 – Crafts, games, and sharing 🌻
Teens – If you have a teen who would enjoy connecting with other teens in a safe space to have fun, be heard, and supported with compassion contact our teen group lead, Sarah Hood at 925-788-2504.
Breathwork and Sound Healing Journey with Eostar & Mathias
Friday, August 18th from 7:00 – 9:30 PM at Unity
Eostar and Mathias have played sacred acoustic music and sound healing music to audiences along the West Coast and South America for more than a decade both as devotional musicians and as sound healers. The type of breathwork Eostar will lead is an ancient pranayama called Vyana Vayu. It is a dynamic active meditation that will quickly take the participants to altered, higher states of consciousness. Participants will be encouraged to breathe dynamically using a certain technique that will be explained prior to starting. The breathwork experience will be gently followed by a return to physicality on the wings of sound healing instruments.
They taught this class last year and it was such an incredible experience. They are gifted instructors and musicians. We hope you can come. Cost is on a sliding scale of $15 to $30.
Poetry Open Mic with Donna
Saturday, August 19th from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Unity
This is such a fun night and Donna is so passionate and supportive, you don’t want to miss this evening. Come share a poem you’ve written or one by a poet you love, or just listen and enjoy. This event is free, but love offerings are welcome.
Unity Youth Camp for Kids Ages 11-14 Years
Unity NW region has its next kids camp coming up. We heard from a couple of our younger children how much they loved theirs and are excited to return next year. If you have a child in this age range, or know someone who does, we hope you’ll sign up! The camp is in 2 weeks! Rev. Jane’s grandson is going so there’s a carpool potential.
Movie Night & Discussion – Ram Dass Fierce Grace
Wednesday, August 30 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Ram Dass Fierce Grace is an engrossing, poignant meditation on spirituality, consciousness, healing and the unexpected grace of aging.” In it he shares with humor and compassion some profound insights about loss and grieving, how he dealt with his own stroke, and how he helped others deal with devastating losses. This event is free and all are welcome!
We’re Still Looking for a Caregiver for Our Nursery
Our wonderful nursery caregiver, Grace, is heading off to college and we don’t have a replacement. If you, or someone you know is interested in volunteering/working in the nursery please contact Clare Kubota ASAP.
Unity Gratitude Project
Rev. Jane’s note of gratitude to our community
“I feel so nourished by the love energy of this community! I appreciate that I get to serve by doing things that feed me – connecting, speaking, teaching, empowering. I appreciate the creativity and inspiration that flow to and through me because of my role in this community. I love the we that we are!”
We have a gratitude board on the front right side of the sanctuary. We invite you to visit it to read other notes of gratitude and write your own. 🥰🙏🏽
HAPPENING EVERY MONTH
Sunday Sound Bath
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! All are welcome, so invite your friends 😁🌈.
Please pay at the door: $15-$25 sliding scale
Meditation & Heart Share
Next One – Thursday, August 10th from 6:30 to 8:00 PM
Member Sarah Jones believes deeply in supporting others in connecting to their inner guide and creating a safe, loving space for people to share. A couple months ago she offered to lead a bi-weekly group to do just that. All levels of meditators are welcome. Come see what the stillness and support open up for you. This group is free, but Love Offerings are welcome. This group normally meets the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month.
Women’s Activity Group
Every Wednesday – 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 – Cancelled This Week for Grace’s Birthday 🎂
Our music director, Dave, will be busy celebrating his daughter turning 18 this Wednesday. Open sing will resume next Wednesday at 7:00 PM. All are welcome.
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 Aug. 22nd.
This week we are celebrating member Christine Hart. Since becoming a member about 6 months ago Christine is a regular volunteer on the cleaning crew and as a greeter. She has such a heart for giving. When joining the cleaning crew she said “I have someone come clean my own house, but if Unity needs help with cleaning I’m happy to do that 😁”. Her smile, outgoing personality, and attention to detail are so appreciated as a greeter. I am especially grateful that she noticed the women’s bathroom soap was empty and took the time to figure out how to refill it! A task I have been hoping I wouldn’t not have to deal with since I can never figure out how to open that stupid soap dispenser 🤣. Thank you Christine for being such a giving member our community. We appreciate you!! 🕺🏻🌈🤗
Tumalo Park & Prema Mayi Concert – What a Beautiful Weekend!
What a great time we had this past weekend camping, picnicking, and floating the river at Tumalo State park! Thank you to all who joined us. Then on Saturday night we had guest musician Prema Mayi and her son bring such beautiful song and energy to our sanctuary. What a joy filled weekend!
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