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Faith Formation

All of us are spending a great deal more time at home due to the pandemic. I encourage you to use this time to explore your faith in new ways. To that end, Unity is announcing two new study opportunities. How Did We Get The Bible? Tuesdays at 4 pm. This Zoom link will work...

A Video from Pastor David

Please watch the video and then fill out the in-person worship survey. Here is the link to the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7K3Q59L The survey takes just a couple of minutes to fill out. Please take some time to let us know your thoughts and feelings on in-person worship. This Sunday is Pentecost. We will celebrate the coming...

A New Puppy

Meet Annie. Annie is an 8-week old Labradoodle puppy that we have added to our family. She is loving, snuggly and kind. She is also spastic, excitable, and very hyper. Basically, she is a puppy. It has been many years since I have had a puppy. There have been a couple of things that I...

Book Club

I have received quite a few e-mails asking for the title of my favorite book, which I mentioned in Sunday’s service. It is The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. It is a classic of Russian literature that was published in 1879. I have decided to host a virtual book club for anyone that is interested...

How to Create a Dome

This is a picture I took of Florence, Italy from a nearby hillside. I want to draw your attention to the large dome near the center of town. The construction for this cathedral began in 1296. It was designed to be one of the largest and most ornate churches in Europe. Yet in 1418, 122...

A 3 Phase Approach

A limitation can become an opportunity. What did Paul and Silas do when they were unlawfully thrown into prison? “About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them.” -Acts 16:25 Paul and Silas respond to their imprisonment with prayer and worship. And guess what? The other prisoners...

An Unexpected Date Night

Bear one another’s burdens and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.  -Galatians 6:2 What is the law of Christ? It is a law of love. Love one another, as I have loved you. One way we can demonstrate love is by bearing one another’s burdens. Can you think of a time...

Comfort in a Crisis

Congregation member Elaine Easterling e-mailed the Unity Prayer Group a Bible passage that I found especially meaningful. Notice how many times Paul uses the word comfort. Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we...

The Taking of Christ

It is now Holy Week. This week we will share the stories of the last days of Jesus’ life. I hope you’ll join us on-line this Thursday at 7 pm for our Maundy Thursday service. The picture above is a painting called “The Taking Of Christ” by the Italian artist Caravaggio. It was painted in...

2nd Century Response to the Plague

Whew—another week of social distancing! How are you doing? I pray that God will give you endurance to see you through this challenging time. May you continue to maintain a positive attitude, a generous spirit, and a grace-filled heart. Personally, I find it helpful to look back in history to see how Christians have responded...

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