7:00 Candlelighting Service

12/24/2021 @ 7:00 pm – https://vimeo.com/658768053 Register Here for In-person attendance.  It’s not required but helpful! 7:00pm Candlelighting Service Prelude Carols (see lyrics) Opening Statement Welcome & Announcements Carols First Candle: The Alchemy of the Unexpected I welcome the unexpected. I allow miracles and magic to unfold in my life. Second Candle: The Alchemy of the Mystic I honor my […]

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Guest Speakers this Month at Seattle Unity

We have a fabulous lineup of Guest Speakers this month at Seattle Unity, which will really help us connect with interfaith perspectives in this month of Service!   9/12 This week we have Dr. Ann Holmes Redding; one of her aspects of Service is to healing the familial relationship among the Jews, Christians, and Muslims.…

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Seattle Unity’s Diane Robertson on King 5 for Pride!

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  Seattle Unity’s own Associate Minister, Diane Robertson, was recently featured on King 5 (New Day Northwest) for her appearance on the Interfaith Panel of Seattle’s Pride Celebration!  Diane talks about how Unity can support folx who are LGBTQx and looking for a spiritual home.  Check out the King 5 interview here and get more…

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Interfaith Panel at Seattle’s Pride Celebration!

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Seattle Unity is pleased to participate in this year’s Seattle Pride weekend via our own Associate Minister Diane Robertson, who will be a panelist on Pride’s Interfaith Panel as part of the virtual festivities. Interfaith Panel Sunday will be airing this Sun, June 27 at 12:00pm noon (PST) and the Live Q&A will follow directly after…

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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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Seattle Unity January 2022 Newsletter

– IN THIS ISSUE – Services & Events Covid Safety Updates Letter from Rev. Karen Outreach: Sock Drive New Building News Faith Action Network Youth & Family Unity Resources Prayer Support Ways to Give Click here to read the full Newsletter.

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Seattle Unity December 2021 Newsletter

– IN THIS ISSUE – Services & Events Covid Safety Updates Letter from Rev. Karen Outreach: Sock Drive New Building News It’s a Wonderful Life Outing Faith Action Network Prayer Chaplains Youth & Family Unity Resources Prayer Support Ways to Give Click here to read the full Newsletter.

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Seattle Unity November 2021 Newsletter

– IN THIS ISSUE – Services & Events Covid Safety Updates Letter from Rev. Karen New Building News Usher-Greeters: Call to Service Worship Arts: Call for Pictures Youth & Family Unity Resources Prayer Support Ways to Give Monthly Theme Crossword Click here to read the full Newsletter.

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Seattle Unity October 2021 Newsletter

– IN THIS ISSUE – Services & Events Remembering Paul Liebert Covid Safety Updates Fall Fundraiser from Rev. Karen Fall Fundraiser from Board Treasurer Prosperity in Action Outreach: Faith Action Network Class Series: Alchemy of Relationship New Building News Usher-Greeter Calls to Service Worship Arts Calls to Service Tulip Planting in Denny Park Youth &…

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Seattle Unity September 2021 Newsletter

– IN THIS ISSUE – Services & Events Celebration of Life for Sada Simran Postponed Covid Safety Updates Letter from Rev. Karen Class Series: Alchemy of Relationship New Building News Community Walks and Hikes Inquiring Minds Q&A 2021 Annual Picnic – A Unity Reunion Unity BINGO! Unity World Day of Prayer! #WDOP21 Unity NW Region…

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Sunday Service Podcast June 27th – Diversity in Unity

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“So often, Unity gets equated with sameness… and it’s not. Unity is not about sameness.” Associate Minister Diane Robertson leads a vibrant Pride service, a fitting first Sunday for our series on The Alchemy of Compassion. Using stories from history, testimony from congregants, and revelations about her own personal journey, she addresses one of the…

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Sunday Service Podcast November 28th – Light of Hope

“He said ‘I am the light of the world’ in John 9:12 but he also said you are the light of the world. And he taught this repeatedly, and so in Unity we see this teaching as the truth of each one of us.” Associate Minister Diane Robertson leads us into the first Sunday of…

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Sunday Service Podcast October 17th – The Radical Truth of Relationships

“You are in relationship to everything, seen and unseen. Since the Divine is everything and everyone, all of your relationships are aspects of your relationship to God.” Gues Speaker Rev. Eric Odel finishes our series on The Alchemy of Relationships. He uses material from great spiritual masters including Ernest Homes and Emily Cady, along with…

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Sunday Service Podcast October 3rd – Alchemy of Relationship

“I think if we’re doing relationships right, then it’s a little bit of both:  a little bit of nurture, a little bit of challenge, a perfect kind of mix.” Associate Minister Diane Robertson continues in our series on The Alchemy of Relationships. She enlists the testimony of Carl Woestwin and Marcia Rutan, and highlights how…

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Sunday Service Podcast September 26th – Michael Bogar

“Alchemy means ‘the pouring’ so the idea is pouring things together and mixing them up so that you have something entirely different after it’s all stirred. So the Alchemy of Relationship has behind it the notion… that this cosmos is the mixing bowl.” Guest speaker Michael Bogar returns to kick off our series on The…

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Sunday Service Podcast September 19th – Rev. Judith Laxer

“Pagans follow what we call the Wheel of the Year, which is our cyclical model for the passing of time. We don’t see time as linear, we see it as cyclical. And hopefully as we go, year after we year, we ascend and evolve and become better human beings.  ” Guest speaker Rev. Judith Laxer…

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Sunday Service Podcast September 12th – Ann Holmes Redding

“When we as a community take on this notion of service as an attribute, very often we take it on from the side of privilege. We take it on from the side of ‘we have something to give’. And, with that, in the back of our minds sometimes is this kind of shadow of shame.…

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Sunday Service Podcast July 4th – Yearning to Be Free

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“Even my father’s grumbling about July 4th not being his holiday was gift, because I hadn’t thought about that. Can you believe I hadn’t thought about that?” Pamelagrace Beatty returns for both a contemplation and celebration of July 4th, in its old and new significance. Using the touchpoints of Community, Compassion and Independence, she helps us take…

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Sunday Service Podcast May 2nd – Dare to Prosper

“I realized, in every single area of our lives we tend to hold on, and our whole culture says ‘hold on to as much as you can, the one with the most stuff wins.’  What we’ve learned is that in spirituality, it’s exactly the opposite. ” Guest speaker Rev. Cynthia Alice Anderson joins us, continuing…

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Sunday Service Podcast April 25th – The Call of Challenging Times

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“Is the universe a friendly place or not? I think how you answer that question is going to impact if not determine how your life unfolds. How are you going to interpret and respond to the things that happen to you, including events like the pandemic or the political, cultural, racial turmoil of the last…

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Sunday Service Podcast March 21st – Leading from Within

“She started working these practices, and when I say working it, she was *working* it. She was actually living this fifth principle.” Associate Minister Diane Robertson takes a first step into our new series Alchemy of Leadership. Pulling from her current ministerial training materials, she introduces us to Francis W. Foulks, who wrote Effectual Prayer,…

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Sunday Service Podcast November 29th – Infinite Potential of Hope

“Hope to me is that idea of transcending and reaching beyond our human experiences… to me hope is Spiritual Vision.” In this First Sunday of Advent, Associate Minister Diane Robertson helps us to identify hope, to cultivate our ability to see it even when we don’t feel it. How do we heal, as a nation,…

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Sunday Service Podcast September 6th – Release & Forgive

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“We take our stuff, we throw it on our back, and then we walk into the next situation, we take down our stuff and we plunk it right into our new situation.  We bring our stuff from the past… and put it right down into our future.” Associate minister Diane Robertson welcomes her ministerial school…

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Sunday Service Podcast August 30th – All In This Together

“Are we looking through the glass, and looking for the horizon… or are we focusing on the spots on the window?” Guest speaker Don Barton joins us from Christ Church Unity in Orlando, Florida, bringing his Florida flavor, along with some lovely underscoring from the CCU staff pianist. Don looks at the Unity principle of…

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Sunday Service Podcast July 5th – What Does It Mean to Be Patriotic?

“And so how do we reconcile, sometimes, these ideals that we have in light of what we see as not living up to those ideals?” This year’s Fourth of July brings a mixed bag of emotions, and Associate Minister Diane Robertson wrestles with the central questions around our sense of national identity. Diving deep into…

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Class Series: Heart of Prayer (a Membership Class)

03/24/2021 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Five-Class Series: Heart of Prayer a membership class, with Diane Robertson. Dates: 3/24 – 4/21 Times: Wednesdays, 7-9pm Love Offering: $125 (for series) (scholarships available) Required Book:  How to Pray Without Talking to God by Linda Martella-Whitsett Recommended: Handbook of Positive Prayer, Hypatia Hasbrouck;        Heart-Centered Metaphysics, Paul Hasselbeck Unity is founded on prayer and meditation.  […]

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Class Series: Heart of Prayer (a Membership Class)

03/31/2021 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm –   MAR 24 – APR 21 Heart of Prayer w/ Diane ($125 for class series) / serves as membership class Required Book:  How to Pray Without Talking to God by Linda Martella-Whitsett Recommended: Handbook of Positive Prayer, Hypatia Hasbrouck; Heart-Centered Metaphysics, Paul Hasselbeck   Diane Robertson is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Heart of Prayer Every […]

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Class Series: Heart of Prayer (a Membership Class)

04/07/2021 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm –   MAR 24 – APR 21 Heart of Prayer w/ Diane ($125 for class series) / serves as membership class Required Book:  How to Pray Without Talking to God by Linda Martella-Whitsett Recommended: Handbook of Positive Prayer, Hypatia Hasbrouck; Heart-Centered Metaphysics, Paul Hasselbeck   Diane Robertson is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Heart of Prayer Every […]

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Class Series: Heart of Prayer (a Membership Class)

04/14/2021 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm –   MAR 24 – APR 21 Heart of Prayer w/ Diane ($125 for class series) / serves as membership class Required Book:  How to Pray Without Talking to God by Linda Martella-Whitsett Recommended: Handbook of Positive Prayer, Hypatia Hasbrouck; Heart-Centered Metaphysics, Paul Hasselbeck   Diane Robertson is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Heart of Prayer Every […]

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Class Series: Heart of Prayer (a Membership Class)

04/21/2021 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm –   MAR 24 – APR 21 Heart of Prayer w/ Diane ($125 for class series) / serves as membership class Required Book:  How to Pray Without Talking to God by Linda Martella-Whitsett Recommended: Handbook of Positive Prayer, Hypatia Hasbrouck; Heart-Centered Metaphysics, Paul Hasselbeck   Diane Robertson is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Heart of Prayer Every […]

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