Posts by Diane Robertson
Olson Kundig Partnering with Seattle Unity
Seattle Unity’s new building, designed by world-renowned architects, Olson Kundig, is located in the heart of South Lake Union at 8th & John. Now open for Services and Events, you can peek inside as Tom Kundig introduces the facility at the end of construction. “If you ask any architect what their most important building is,…Read More
New Building: Time Capsule Ceremony
New Building: Time Capsule Ceremony Thank you to Scott Caldwell, Cindy McComish, Susan Brower and Marcia Rutan for their contributions as part of the Time Capsule team, helping to compile all of he items and draft the letter that was included with a description of items. A letter from Rev Karen was also included. And…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
New Building: Concrete Poured for Levels 1, 2, 3!
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…Read More
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…Read More
April 2020 Seattle Unity Newsletter
– IN THIS ISSUE – Sunday & Wednesday Online Services A Letter from Rev. Karen Get to Know Your Board Staff Changes Daily Word & Prayer Support Read MoreRead More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
New Building: 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…Read More
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.…Read More