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We are a Unity community of people who believe that we are created in the image of and likeness of God.  God is Radiant Health, and so are we.  God is Strength, and so are we.  God is full of Forgiveness, and so are we.  In Oneness, we are whole.

There is a proverb attributed to the Prophet Mohammed which states, “Trust in God, but tie up your camel.”  That is exactly what we’re inviting you to do at Unity of Wilmington.  We are affirming perfect health AND implementing policies to assure the optimal health and well-being of our spiritual community.  All on-campus programs and classes have been suspended as we have temporarily closed the building.

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Meditation Practices, a Spiritual Education & Enrichment Class

April 2 - 23 (four Thursday evenings) 7:00 - 9:20 pm Eastern Time

On this roller coaster of uncertainty, a regular practice of meditation becomes more and more important.  Centering our selves in the Truth of who and what we are reminds us that Health is our birthright... Peace is our birthright... Love is our birthright.

This class will be conducted on Zoom platform.  To register please email Rev. Mindy here.

Course Instructor

Rev. Mindy Tucker, revmindy@unitywil.com

Course Description

Extensive research on meditation practices has revealed that regular meditation has many mental and physical benefits and that there are many effective ways to meditate. This course explores the practice and the experience of various forms of meditation. Benefits of the various forms of meditation will be explored as well as methods to deal with resistance to it. There will also be helpful tips for developing a regular meditation practice. Practicing the Silence, Unity’s meditation practice, is fundamental and foundational to Unity teachings. Therefore, it will be the primary meditation practice for the duration of the course.

Course Learning Objectives 

By the end of the course learners will be able to:

·      Define meditation, Practicing the Silence, and the Silence

·      Develop a daily practice of the Silence and report on their progress

·      Identify and describe any blocks or resistance to daily meditation as well as strategies to overcome them

·      Compare and contrast different forms of meditation

Required Text/Readings

·      Bodian. Stephan. Meditation for Dummies, 2nd Edition or 3rd Edition. Foster City: IDG Books Worldwide, 1999

SEE Credit

Spiritual Education & Enrichment credit will be available as this course is part of a curriculum for those who would like to become credentialed Unity leaders - licensed Unity teachers, ministers, and certified Youth Educators.

Emmet Fox Discussion Group

The Emmet Fox discussion group (Saturday mornings at 10 am) is currently discussing:  Handbook to a Higher Consciousness by Ken Keyes, Jr.  This perennial best seller is more popular than ever and has helped countless people experience dramatic changes in their lives.  Using simple, effective spiritual techniques makes this work dovetail well with Unity teachings.  Love Offering.

Breathe, Balance, Heal

Living Life After a Loss - Third Tuesday each month, 7:00 pm

Third Tuesday of the month, 7-9:00 p.m. Living life after a loss can be one of the most difficult challenges one can ever face.  This loving support group speaks openly about challenges and how in community we can find support to move ourselves through our deepest grief.  Facilitated by Tina Vesely.  Love Offering

Healing Nights - First Monday each month, 7:00 pm

First Monday of the month, 7-9:00 p.m. Healing Night is a spiritual gathering for those seeking a healing connection with All That Is.  It can be a profound healing experience in mind, body and or spirit.  One can find themselves cradled in quiet tranquility as they are nurtured by loving hands to the sound of soft beautiful music in the background. Volunteers offer their services on a love offering basis. Radionics, Reiki, Reflexology, Thai Yoga Massage and Therapeutic Touch. Not all practitioners attend every session. Practitioners offer their services on a love offering basis. Contact Sis Tyler to participate as a practitioner. All are welcome!

There are no healing nights in July and August.

Yoga - Every Week

Mondays at 9:00 am with Adi Krishna Kaur (advanced)Practicing this meditation is both a science and an art that incorporates Mantra, Mudra, Voice & Visualization.  Suggested donation $5.

Mondays with Lisa Keating at 5:30 p.m. Yoga is a multi-layered system of healing that can bring greater balance, health and quality of life. This one-hour class is about coming back to our center and bringing stillness and awareness back into our life. Suggested donation $5.

Tuesdays at 6:00 pm with Philip Humphrey (advanced). After teaching at the WAC, we welcome Philip to lead this yoga class.  Suggested donation $5.

Wednesdays at 10:00 am with Adi Krishna Kaur (advanced)Practicing this meditation is both a science and an art that incorporates Mantra, Mudra, Voice & Visualization.  Suggested donation $5.

Saturdays at 9:30 am with Philip Humphrey (advanced). Suggested donation $8.

Study

 

Words of Wisdom Friday Morning Book Study

Fridays, 10:00 - 11:45 a.m. The Friday Book Study Group is discussing, Becoming Supernatural: How Common People are Doing the Uncommon by Dr. Joe Dispenza.  The author of the New York Times bestseller You are the Placebo, as well as Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself and Evolve Your Brain, draws on research conducted at his advanced workshops since 2012 to explore how common people are doing the uncommon tor transform themselves and their lives.  Becoming Supernatural marries some of the most profound scientific informatino with ancient wisdom to show how people like you and me can experience a more mystical life.
     
The book group meets in the Community Room (Room 201) to discuss a variety of books or videos.  Everyone is welcome to attend. 

A Course in Miracles

Sundays and Wednesdays, 7:00 -8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:00 pm.  A Course In Miracles teaches a thought system – a way of seeing and understanding—based on love and oneness with Spirit and with each other, as contrasted with the thought system the world teaches which is based on fear and separation. The Course shows how our human (or ego) minds resists these ideas because of our attachment to our separate bodies.

The group meets in one of the small rooms in the Youth Edcuation Wing. We read the text together and discuss the material. We welcome you to visit to see if this is for you. The book also includes a workbook section made up of daily lessons. 

Men’s Group

Mondays at 7:00 p.m. A unique group welcoming all men who wish to grow spiritually and mindfully through open-minded and compassionate discussion in a safe, confidential fellowship. All men are welcome!

Mindshifters

Tuesdays, 5:00-7:00 p.m. After a 2012 visit by dr. michael ryce, Unity of Wilmington formed a support group to encourage each other in the use of forgiveness tools he teaches. All are welcome to join us. If you have questions, please contact Susan Darnell at 910-547-2255. 

Emmet Fox Discussion Group

Saturdays, 10:00 am - 11:00 p.m. The group is open to all from the greater Wilmington community and is discussing Handbook to Higher Consciousness by Ken Keyes, Jr. Facilitated by Terri Mann.

Art Gallery - Two-Month Rotating Exhibit

Current exhibit:  Rose Anna Mazzotta ~

Open to the public.

A delightful combination of paiting and photograpay.

For more information on the “rules” for participation and entry into this lottery, please contact the church office or Cecelia Butler, Coordinator. 

"Art opens the closests, airs out the cellars and attics. It brings healing."  Julia Cameron, The Artist's Way

 

Meditate

Oasis

 

Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. Join us for prayer and meditation as we settle down for a brief mid-week break.  Afterwards, Oneness Blessings will be offered.  Everyone is welcome to join us.  Remember, when we take time to stop, calm and rest in the Spirit, we do it not just for ourselves, but for the benefit of all beings!  Love offering.

 

Going Deeper

 

Thursdays at 7:00 pm. Deepen your connection with the Divine. Spending time in meditation deepens our connection with the God of our Being, reduces stress, and increases our ability to focus our attention.  Scientific research has shown that people who meditate are more creative.  Whatever benefit you are seeking, come find it among like minded people as we spend time in the silence together. Love offering.

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