Children’s Church – The Great Decision

May 21, 2020
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 Even though we know the light is within us, we don’t always understand how to keep it bright and shining. The intention of this lesson is to know that keeping our light shining bright is our choice and we must be willing to let go of what covers it up. We are not here…

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Sunday Service Podcast May 17th – Unexpected Good

May 18, 2020
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“It’s almost as if … in Tarot, we’ve all been dealt the Tower… the destruction of the tower means that things must happen in order to clear out the old ways and welcome something new.” This Sunday Rev. Karen Lindvig teaches us how to acknowledge present pain, even while looking with determined optimism toward building…

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Worship Arts Blog

May 14, 2020
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Casey’s Eye on the City If you’re lucky enough to see his posts on Facebook, you already know Casey Longacre as a sort of philosopher/photographer. He gave me permission to post some samples of his city walks during this strange time, simultaneously his retirement, springtime, and COVID-19.   March 4th “The light bounced off the…

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Children’s Church – The Great Discovery

May 13, 2020
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  Sometimes we allow our life experiences, our thoughts and feelings, to cover up our magnificent inner light.  We can forget that it is always there, no matter what occurs in our lives. The greatest discovery we can make is that the light of God is within us no matter the experiences we may encounter. When…

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Sunday Service Podcast May 10th – Lightbearers

May 10, 2020
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“We celebrate not only mothers, but the compassionate, nurturing energy, that goes beyond gender.” Senior Minister Rev. Karen Lindvig pulls new lessons from the traditions of Mother’s Day, looking at the energy of caretaking and compassion, and how that energy can serve us profoundly during this time of sheltering in place. Karen’s talk beings at…

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Worship Arts Blog

May 7, 2020
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Annie’s Mask Project Annie Christensen was on staff for Seattle Unity for many years, and currently co-leads the Intuition Circle.  She’s a multi-modal artist, and you may have seen her knitting prayer shawls during Sunday services in recent times.  I asked her if she had any knitting projects going during this Covid-19 time. Hi Erin,…

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Children’s Church – The First Principle

May 6, 2020
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This week’s lesson for Children’s Church teaches the First Principle, from the 5 Basic Principles, God is Everywhere Present.  The story and activity are about listening with our hearts.  God is in everything and we can begin to hear Spirit when we listen with our hearts.  The activity is a “God Walk”, listening to the…

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Sunday Service Podcast May 3rd – Mayday

May 6, 2020
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“This quarantine has given us the opportunity to step back from our lives in a way that we never could have done before… to ask ourselves: is it possible to begin to think differently?” Continuing our stay-at-home time, Rev. Karen uses two meanings of “Mayday”, the pagan springtime dance as well as the nautical distress…

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May 2020 Seattle Unity Newsletter

May 2, 2020
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– IN THIS ISSUE – May Services & Survey, A Letter from Rev. Karen, A Letter from Your Board, Outreach Update, Earthcare Update, New Worship Arts Blog, New Building News, News from Youth & Family, Prayer Support & Daily Word, GiveBig May 5! Read More

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Worship Arts Blog

May 2, 2020
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Mitch Learns a Tech Thing Covid-19 challenges all of us to learn new things and leap over new hurdles. It’s rarely easy, but we can support each other as we each negotiate these obstacles.  Here’s Mitch’s story. Hi Erin, One of the things I learned this week was how to create a ZOOM webinar (video).…

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Sunday Service Podcast April 26th – The House Guest

April 26, 2020
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“The practices of Ramadan  — the practices of fasting, and feasting,  and reflection — help us build on that capacity to receive and to respond to this invitation of love, from Allah.” Today’s online worship service features special guest speaker Bahiyya Ann Holmes Redding.  Ann is a former Episcopal priest, now practicing Muslim teacher, writer,…

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Worship Arts Blog

April 24, 2020
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Didi’s Collage Meditations We continue looking at great stay-at-home worship arts ideas, this time with longtime community member, artist and archivist Didi Graves, who generously shared her collage process. “I started making paper collages in May of 2018. In one way or another as an artist I have been making assembled pieces for many years,…

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