Community Forum Recap 2019

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If, for some reason, you missed our Thanksgiving Potluck and Community Forum last Sunday (Nov. 10th) here’s a recap of what we shared.  And by the way, the potluck was amazing!  Thank you to all who brought something to share.  It was perfect!

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New Bulletin Board by the Trail

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The trail sign began at UCP's envisioning retreat in July 2019, when Chris Egle proposed his idea of having a bulletin board for our trail devotee neighbors. Victoria purchased the actual boards, complete with locking doors, and Mark set to work designing and building the structure from materials already in hand.

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We're All In This Together

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"We're all in this together." That's what one of our teens wrote on our Flower Bed Vision Board this Sunday. That simple expression encapsulated the feeling we all walked away with after the service. 

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Loving Our Planet

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This month we are focusing our attention on Mother Earth, our relationship with nature and how we can better care for our planet.   As people committed to spiritual awakening, we also embrace a reverence for all life and celebrate this interdependent web of all creation of which we are a part.

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Adopt a Highway - June 2019

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The group cleaned the entire 4-mile stretch in less than two hours, with 12 people!!!

The cookout was wonderful before launching out, an impromptu “love feast” party!  A special shout-out to Jude for taking on the grilling and providing nourishment, and to all who brought dishes to share.

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Saying “Yes” to Your Adventure

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Giving birth to and nurturing your best self, or nurturing a world that works for everyone, is an adventure of a lifetime.  All adventures are thrilling, but sometimes they’re enormously challenging.  That’s because you are asked to stretch, grow and break out of the little box that has kept you small.  How do you venture on when this happens? 

Pay attention to…and follow…these six “guideposts” on your journey.  They will support and empower you every step of the way.

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Paris Burning?

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Flames on Notre Dame... No ...
But there they are...
The roof alight — they say it’s wood. Tower crumbles,
Painful sight, 
My heart weeps, thinking about a thousand years
of music, wars, tears, and worship. 
All in flames. 
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Jesus the Good Shepherd

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On Sunday April 7 we gathered on the Serenity Trail for a celebration to welcome the statue of Jesus The Good Shepherd to our Sacred Spaces.

Rev Rosemary provided the following titled “The Lord is my Shepherd from New Thought Perspective”.

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A Magical Christmas

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It was a magical Christmas Eve here at Unity Center of Peace as we were treated to empowering ideas, beautiful music, inspirational readings, and shared candlelighting...

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A New Divine Presence

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We're blessed by the recent addition of a spiritual master! Jesus has officially taken his place out in our Sacred Spaces on the Serenity Trail and is quite visible from our back deck...

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Connected in Love: Engaging Citizenry

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Monday evening we gathered together in a powerful group Intention Circle and held the whole election process in our hearts...

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Evolving Thought

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The beautiful combination of profound spiritual concepts from the wide variety of sources led to a basic philosophy that became known as New Thought. It includes these ideas…

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Adopting a Highway

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Did you know that UCP is part of North Carolina's Adopt A Highway cleanup program?

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A Newer Thought

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The last few weeks we’ve been exploring the roots of New Thought (of which Unity is a part.) And we’ve discovered this beautiful patchwork quilt of various influences from a variety of different sources...

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Starting off the Youth Academic Year Right

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For this new academic year, we will have a full program for kids aged 3 to 18 (Grades Pre-K through 12. ).  
 
We are following Unity multi-age curriculum, devoting 1-2 months to studying and practicing each spiritual and emotional skill.  We will be covering self-esteem and emotional intelligence subjects such as recognizing and talking about feelings, defusing stress, learning harmony and compassion, being of service, and other kinds of awareness for loving, non-victim consciousness.
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Blessing of the Animals

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On Sunday, July 22, 2018, our furry/ feathered / scaled / other species family members were welcomed in spirit into the Sunday service. Some of the well-behaved furry ones made personal appearances. Others were represented with folders. At the end of the service, Rev. Victoria and Rev. Rosemary blessed many of the "extended" family.

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Wow, what a picnic!

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Dawn broke with the gentlest of summer temperatures and humidity - just enough heat to make it a pleasure to dip into Jordan Lake. Families and friends laughed, shared stories and enjoyed each others' company at UCP's 4th Annual Picnic at Parker's Point on Jordan Lake on Saturday, July 14, 2018.

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