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About Unity A2

"We are a strong and loving community dedicated to helping each other experience the presence and power of God."

Sunday Service June 25, 2017

Join us this Sunday, June 25th at 10:00 am. Rev. Cindy Yamamoto will deliver the lesson “Strength in Vulnerability.” Kitty Donohoe will be singing the second and third musical offerings.
Keaton Royer will be our pianist.


Unity Church of Ann Arbor welcomes and embraces people of all faiths. Hope to see you there!

 
STATEMENT OF TRUTH
There is only one Presence
and one Power
in the universe and in my life-
God the Good, Omnipotence.
 
MISSION STATEMENT
We are a thriving, welcoming,
spiritual community using
Unity Principles to inspire
and encourage individual
and global transformation
 
VISION STATEMENT
Centered in the ever
present Goodness of God,
we envision and co-create
a world of love, peace,
healing and abundance
through the Divine expression
of each individual.
 
CORE VALUES
Service
Diversity
Spiritual Growth
Community
Welcoming
Consciousness

Prayers for June

Daily Word affirmations for June:

Inner Peace: I attune to God at the center of my being, and I am serene.

Guidance: The mind of God enlightens me. I am wise, courageous, and confident.

Healing: Every cell of my body is aglow with the light and life of God.

Prosperity: I give thanks to God as my source and supply.

World Peace: I envision all people building a world of peace on a foundation of love.

If you are in need of prayer, please see http://unitya2.com/ministries/prayer-chaplains/

Upcoming Events

All requests to make announcements on Sunday MUST be submitted to the church office by the previous Monday. Email to: staff@unitya2.org by noon of the previous Monday for approval.

NOTICE: Church offices are closed on Friday for the Summer. New On-call person is Rev. Cindy Yamamoto.

SACRED CIRCLE AND MEDIATION GROUP: Meets 1st Saturday of each month. Next group is July 1st from 11 am to Noon. Facilitated by Michael Hayes. Come experience the power of meditation and Spirit in action. A suggested Love offering is $5.00.

SPIRITUAL PRACTICE: A COURSE IN THE FIVE PRINCIPLES: “Spiritual Practice” is a series of 5 courses that examine how the Unity Principles help develop wholeness and a full life. Through discussions, readings and contemplative meditation, we dive into our spiritual self and experience the blessings of God with in.
Hosted by Anthony Stewart. Thursdays June 8 – July 7.

EASY TECHNIQUES FOR STRESS MANAGEMENT: Saturday, June 25th from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 pm. An interactive workshop facilitated by Rev. Cindy Yamamoto. Cindy will help you understand: What triggers stress; How to avoid it; What to do when you’re in the midst of it. A free-will offering will be accepted.

SUMMER BARBECUE:  July 16th, Join us after service for chicken, hot dogs, games, bocce ball, water balloons and more…Adults 7.50, Youth 3.50, children under 12 free. We need assistance on Friday, July 14 to cook and a clean- up crew on Sunday. There is a sign-up sheet on bulletin board.

CREATE A VACUUM SALE – Saturday, August 19th.  It’s time to start cleaning out your home, garage and other areas you collect those items you think you’ll need “someday” as well as the items you know you’ll never use again! Release the old, Make room for the new!  This sale has been one of our biggest fundraisers.  Your donated items will be stored until the day of the sale.  We ask that you label boxes with contents (i.e. toys/books/dishes) to help us with sorting. “Many hands make light work” for the event too, so sign-up sheets are available SOON for the various areas and times where you can play a part in the success of this event. At the end of July, drop your donated items off at church.  All proceeds go to Unity Ann Arbor.
Questions see Rev. Sonja Carico.

UNITY RESOURCE BOOK: Our Unity Resource Book is now available – order yours now for $10.00. Sign up sheet in in the lobby next to a sample book.

ON GOING CARD PLAYING GROUP: see Terri or call her at 734-604-7905.

HELP WANTED:
Gardeners and handy folk, to improve and maintain our property and building. You will be working with Michael, so contact him directly.

Volunteers needed for grass mowing. There is a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board or see Michael Hayes.

 

 

Weekly Schedule

Day Time Event
Tuesday 12:00 Noon Weekly Prayer Ministry (Everyone welcome)
Wednesday 6:30pm FA Meeting (Nancy 734-834-3330 or Stoney 734-635-1392)
6:30pm Prayer Chaplain Meeting May 4th (All Prayer Chaplains may attend)
Thursday 6:30pm Board Meeting (3rd Thursday)
7:00pm Choir Rehearsal in Sanctuary
Saturday 10:00am Women's Group 2nd Saturday
11:00am Sacred Circle &Meditation Group 1st Saturday
12:30pm Sound Room Team May7th 1st Saturday
Sunday 10:00am Weekly Sunday Service and Child Education

Fundraisers

Our church uses fundraisers to do special projects. The projects listed below are in progress or soon will be.

  • Community Luncheon –Usually on the first Sunday of every month. Join us for a tasty, home-cooked luncheon after the service.
  • The “God Can” – speaking of loose change, don’t forget that we have our “God Can” available in the lobby, by the door, for you to deposit your pocket change. This money goes to assist with our snow removal costs for the parking lot. Little change makes BIG change!
  • Unity Church of Ann Arbor Member Resource Book. Ken Yamamoto is collecting member’s information along with priceless words of wisdom and inspiration. Advertising available: half page ad at $50 and a full page ad for $100. The Directory will sell for $10 and all proceeds will go to Unity of Ann Arbor. To have your information in the Directory EMAIL the following to Ken: 1) a short inspirational message; famous quote; or other words of wisdom that you would like to share, 2) Contact information for each Family Member (do not provide any information that you do not want included in the Member Directory. Contact Ken Yamamoto at (734)945-4487 or email: Ken@RecompLLC.com.

Here are some activities to consider:

  • HEALING MINISTRY: Reiki Masters Sonja Carico, Pat Motika, Betty Franks, and Arletha Garcie-Guzman are offering private healing sessions here at the church using Reiki energy balancing. Sessions are offered on Sundays or during the week by appointment. Suggested Love Offering is $40/hour (all proceeds go to the Church). Please call the church office at 734-434-8545 for more information or to make an appointment.
  • CD’s – CD’s of the Sunday Services are available for a love offering. The CD’s will be ready shortly after the service concludes.
  • 5 Minute Energy Tune-Up with Dr. Bob Tripodi, DC, ND. Learn to jump-start compromised energy in your body by optimizing it’s flow. Sessions are offered after Sunday Services. A Love Offering to the Church is recommended. Meet Dr. Bob in the Sanctuary after the Sunday Service.
  • Unity of Ann Arbor Facilities are available to rent for your special occasions. Ministers are available to officiate at weddings, memorial services, and christenings. Spiritual counseling is also available by appointment. please Call the Church office at 734-434-8545 for more information or to set up an appointment.
  • Mission Assessments & Personalized Services (MAPS) provides counseling/psychotherapy services for children, teens, adults, and families. We effectively work with clients to resolve issues of depression, anxiety, children’s challenging behaviors, school problems, relationship problems, career decisions, post-traumatic stress, coordination of post-accident rehab, and more. 10% of profits from this ad go to Unity of Ann Arbor. Call Jewel McGowan at 734-883-4812.
  • Barbara Danielsen, Two Bees Candles & Honey, now has her beeswax candles, honey soaps, and knitted items for sale online in her ETSY shop/ To reach her shop, use this website address: http://www.etsy.com/shop/2beescandles. Barbara also tutors children/teens and adults in a variety of subjects and is available for ACT and GED tutoring in Northville. Please call Barbara at 248-318-8044 . Barbara tithes 10% of earnings from these businesses to Unity of Ann Arbor.
  • Tune up your Computer so it runs faster, via upgrades and virus removal. Help setting up your home or business network or with many other technical gadgets like Smart Phones, Tablets, Alarms and Monitoring Systems. Ken will visit your home or business to help solve your computer issues for a donation to Unity of Ann Arbor. 100% of proceeds go to the church. Contact Ken Yamamoto to schedule a visit: Phone: (734) 945-4487 or email Ken@RecompLLC.com

For more information please contact us at staff@unitya2.org or call the church at (734) 434-8545.