Love, and Love Well July 15

I have always felt a deep connection with Jesus’s greatest commandment found in Matthew 22:36-40 “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself”. However, one day while listening to an audio book, the author made an impactful statement that has had me reevaluating my interpretation and practice of this important commandment in my life. Adyashanti’s, statement to “love and love well” has caused me to explore new depths on how I actually love God, my neighbor and myself. So far, my findings, experiences and revelations practicing “love, and love well” have been and are of great significance to me. I will be delighted to share them with all of you on Sunday July 15, 2018. In the meantime, be at Peace! Love and love well,

 

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Weddings and More

Weddings, Christenings, Memorial Services, and Home, Office and Pet Blessings and more… all are among the ways we can support you in your desire to recognize and celebrate the spiritual dimensions of the passages in your life and the lives of your loved ones. For more information, please contact us.

brideWeddings
We can help make one of the most important days of your life even more meaningful. Unity is a Christian church where people of all faiths may be married. Our ministers officiate at weddings in many locations. You may choose to have your wedding in an outdoor garden, in your favorite hotel, at home, or another special place.

Christenings
Christening is an ancient ritual that predates even the earliest Christian traditions. The rite and the interpretation of its meaning have undergone many changes over time, and today christening is practiced in many different ways. The purpose of Christening is to recognize the spiritual identity and purpose of a soul. In Unity, we look to the example of Jesus as our guide.

mother and childIn Mark 10: 13-16 we read that Jesus took children in his arms and blessed them.

Christening in Unity is the act of welcoming a child into our world and recognizing this soul by name in its human journey. It is a time for parents to dedicate themselves to raising their child in an awareness of God’s loving presence.

Godparents ~ You may choose as many people as you wish, or have no Godparents. There is no legal obligation or responsibility made through a Christening service.

Spiritual Baptisms ~ For children and adults, we also provide a baptism service.

butterfly-monarchMemorial Services
At the time of the passing of a loved one, many people want a service and don’t know where to turn. We are here to support people in times of grief and loss. We can provide services at the location of your choice. Our services are positive, uplifting celebrations of the life lived. We honor each person’s spiritual traditions.

Home Blessings
A private home blessing ceremony acknowledges and honors your home as sacred space, a sanctuary of love, peace and joy. Many people request a home blessing as they settle into a new home or apartment, but a home blessing ceremony is appropriate at any time, whether you have just moved in or have lived in your home for many years.

Power of Prayer

prayerThe Prayer for Protection*
The light of God surrounds me;
The love of God enfolds me;
The power of God protects me;
The presence of God watches over me.
Wherever I am, God is!

“Beloved, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it and it will be yours.”
– Mark 11:24

Unity is a ministry founded on the power of prayer. It was through prayer that our co-founders, Charles and Myrtle Fillmore, received significant and seemingly miraculous healings. Prayer always has been central to Unity and to our ministry at Unity Sample.

If you are experiencing circumstances in your life, or in the life of a loved one, that requires prayer support, please complete a confidential online prayer request now or fill out a prayer request any Sunday during our service, and we will add you to our prayer list.

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You also can reach Silent Unity, our movement’s worldwide prayer ministry, any time of the night or day by calling 1-800-669-7729. Every request to Silent Unity also is kept confidential and receives loving, compassionate attention.

Or you can complete a confidential online prayer request to Silent Unity right now; just click here.

*The Prayer for Protection was written by the late James Dillet Freeman, poet laureate of the Unity movement and director of Silent Unity, Unity’s worldwide prayer ministry.