Song Mei Doran: Raised and Rooted in Seattle Unity

Song Mei Doran didn’t happen upon Seattle Unity like many other members. Her parents got married at Seattle Unity and adopted Doran when she was three years old. Ever since they brought her home, she’s been attending Seattle Unity. “Being in Unity helped me have a shared foundation or shared beliefs with my parents,” she…

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Chad and Felix: Feeling Seen and Being Seen

Felix Marcial’s first time at Seattle Unity was not a joyous occasion – he was experiencing deep grief following the sudden death of his long-term partner. Marcial already attended a church community, but when his partner passed, he was reduced to just a friend of his partner’s and did not receive the support he needed…

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New Building: Our Foundation & A Time Capsule!

Following the completion of the structural steel last month,  the next phase was ready to proceed. This month the concrete is poured for each of the floors.  Electrical raceway, mechanical sleeves, and plumbing sleeves and piping are all installed at each level prior to the concrete pour. Our General Contractor, SeaBay oversees all site work…

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New Building: Topping Out Ceremony!

The topping out ceremony is an ancient tradition in construction that is celebrated around the world when the final beam of a building is placed safely on the structure and construction is ready to proceed to the next phase.  Some of the earliest records of this tradition are found in pre-Dark Ages Scandinavian cultures that…

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Gratitude Choir

Rehearsing 11:30 am – 12:45 pm, for three Sundays after service on November 3rd, 10th and 17th, then presenting in service on November 24th. Focusing on gratitude, with some collaborative bits, some a cappella, and some chant-based material. We’ll use our own places of deepest gratitude to deepen the music and explore the lovely acoustics…

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Sunday October 6th – “Out of the Void”

Speaker: Rev. Karen Lindvig Reader: Dahlia Cohen Music Guest: Chava Mirel Sunday’s Message: “Out of the Void”Sunday’s Reading: “The Painted Prayer Book” by Jan Richardson In addition to the service: Contemplative Meditation at 9 am upstairsService is at 10 am in the main spaceYouth & Infant Care begins at 9:45 am (classes at 10 am) at the front…

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Sunday September 29th – “Sacred Action out of Stillness”

Speaker: Diane Robertson Reader: Charlie Manger Music: Sarah Russell Sunday’s Message: “Sacred Action out of Stillness” In addition to the service: Contemplative Meditation at 9 am upstairsService is at 10 am in the main spaceYouth & Infant Care begins at 9:45 am (classes at 10 am) at the front space Today: Metropolist Game Day Kick Off! Stay after…

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New Building Update – Shoring Begins This Week!

  Demolition of Seattle Unity’s existing building is complete.  Shoring began this week in preparation for excavation.  The first step is drilling H shaped steel beams into the earth (as seen above) that will then be the anchoring for lateral supports.  Turner Construction is Greystar’s General Contractor (GC) and is overseeing this first phase of…

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October 2019 Seattle Unity Newsletter

IN THIS ISSUE UPCOMING EVENTS  –  MAKING METROPOLIST HOME  –  NEW BUILDING UPDATES  –  HEALTH CORNER  –  DAILY WORD Photo by NASA on Upsplash If you want to have a life that is worth living, a life that expresses y our deepest feelings and emotions and cares and dreams, you have to fight for it.…

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Sunday September 15th – “True North”

Speaker: Karen Lindvig Reader: Judy Curran Music Guest: John Stringer Sunday’s Message: “True North“ Sunday’s Reading: “The Souls Compass” Joan Borysenko and Gordon Dveirin In addition to the service: Contemplative Meditation at 9 am upstairsService is at 10 am in the main spaceYouth & Infant Care begins at 9:45 am (classes at 10 am) at the front space…

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Sunday September 22nd – “Letter to the Universe”

Speaker: Karen Lindvig Reader: Faith Agee Music: Home Team Sunday’s Message: “Letter to the Universe“ Sunday’s Reading: “I Express Powerful Spiritual Qualities” Daily Word In addition to the service: Contemplative Meditation at 9 am upstairsService is at 10 am in the main spaceYouth & Infant Care begins at 9:45 am (classes at 10 am) at the front space…

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