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October 27, 2021
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Essential Spirituality
Pt. 7 Express Spirit in Action

Dear <<First Name>>,


 "If you meet the Buddha on the road, kill him!"  This Zen admonition points up the fact that no meaning from outside of ourselves is real.  The only meaning in our lives is what we each bring to them.   The historical Buddha, on attaining enlightenment, is said to have realized that all beings, just as they are, are Buddhas. It is said his dying words to his disciples were, "Be a lamp unto yourselves." Be your own light, your own authority, your own Buddha.

We must learn, once we are willing to give up being taught, that we already know how to live, that it is implied in our own lives.  The "Buddhahood" of each of us has already been within. We need only recognize it... Killing the Buddha on the road means destroying the hope that anything outside of ourselves can be our master! No one is any "bigger" than anyone else. There are no "mothers" and "fathers" for grown-ups, only "sisters" and "brothers!"

We warmly invite you to join us for our final week of the book Essential Spirituality by Dr. Roger Walsh.

I'm looking forward to seeing you in spiritually community this Sunday!

Big love,
Rev. Jude
❤️

 
Masks are required.
Thank you for keeping each other safe!

 
We are continuing to go live on Facebook and YouTube.
  
All previous lessons are on
Facebook and Youtube.  


 

 
Our music is shared by Joyful Noise Band - Don Rowell, Jenn Erickson, Donna Roselli,  Doreen Poreba, and Chuck Chase 
 
 
 


You can join Sunday Lessons 

On Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/unityofstuart/videos

On YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/unityofstuart/videos

 

Welcome Back,
Youth and Family Ministry to our Building!


This Week we celebrate Halloween with our youth.  No scary costumes, please. 
                                 
A Message from Youth and Family Ministry Director Jennifer Hart


We had a wonderful first week back with five kiddos!   At this time, our nursery is still on hold and we are welcoming children aged 4 (pre-k) and up.
    Our focus is getting reacquainted with the space, sacred circle flow and our Five Basic Unity Principles . We will be in the classroom for 45 minutes with our masks on and will then move to the patio for outdoor fellowship, games, snacks and being blessed (in person! 🙌) by our congregation.
    Parents and caregivers please arrive a few minutes early to update registration paperwork and hear about our evolved program.

     I am deeply encouraged by this next chapter and look forward to the fruition of an active spiritual sanctuary for our youth. Your continued support of the YFM program is appreciated and prized! 


Peace - Jenn Hart


Wisdom Teachings with John Pellicci
 8 a.m. at Unity of Stuart


This service is open for in-person attendance
Masks are required.  
 

You can also join John for his wisdom teachings
on Facebook 
https://www.facebook.com/unityofstuart/live_videos/

 and Youtube https://www.youtube.com/unityofstuart
 


Legacy Program and
Brick Fundraiser




The loving generosity of many people over the years has ensured that our beloved spiritual home has always had the means to keep the lights on and the love flowing.

We invite you to continue this loving generosity by leaving a gift to Unity of Stuart in your estate plan. You can help ensure that our ministry continues to provide positive, practical spiritual teachings to help the next generation live healthy,
prosperous and meaningful lives.

You can give in many ways and as general support or for a specific purpose. In all instances, your gift will help lay a foundation of financial stability that will serve people who live after your lifetime—a legacy of love.

With deep appreciation for your support of Unity of Stuart and for helping to create a world where we
all know our divine nature and intrinsic worth. 


Your Board of Directors
Rev. Jude, Linda Hart, Don Rowell, Nancy Bock, Nikki Melby, Connie Cox and Ray Rice


Please go to the link below for our Legacy Program Brochure and our Brick ordering form 
 https://www.unityofstuart.org/legacy-program

Questions?  Please email Rev. Jude HERE 

2022 Book Study with Rev. Jude

Class sizes are limited.  To ensure your place, please register now.




Beginning in January 2022, Rev. Jude will facilitate the study of the book Mindful of Race by Ruth King. 

Classes will begin Thursday January 20
and continue for 10 weeks. Each class is 90 minutes.

You may choose the 1:30 p.m. class or the 6:30 p.m. class.  

Each class is limited to 10 people.

For more information and to register, please go to https://www.unityofstuart.org/book-study


.Questions? Please email Rev. Jude at revjudedenning@gmail.com

 

Essential Spirituality Pt. 6 Spiritual Intelligence
with Rev. Jude Denning and Joyful Noise


Remembrance Service

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

at 6pm in-person and on Facebook and YouTube
 
Honor and celebrate the loved ones that have
made their transition back to spirit.
 
 


Join us for this special time of remembering those who have
left us in this year (or past years). We will invite you to light
a candle for your loved one as we remember.


If you'd like an image loved one to be in our slide show during the service, please send a photograph to revjudedenning@gmail.com with their name.
 
 
 


If you'd like to be on the email list for WOW,  please email Mae at admin@unityofstuart.org or call
772-286-3878
 


The I Am Discourses Book Study with Elizabeth Froehling

Wednesdays

6:30pm-8pm  

 
Books are available before the class starts on Wednesdays
 
 
 
Joyful Noise Choir is looking for you!!
 

 
We warmly invite you to join our choir. If you find joy
in raising your voice in song, please sign up
at the information desk or email the office HERE.


Rehearsals are at 6 p.m. in our sanctuary
  
 

We invite you to join
Cheryl Roby on Facebook Live

Tuesday Mornings at 10 a.m.

When you shop online at smile.amazon.com, The
AmazonSmile Foundation will donate.
Select charity Unity of Martin County(our legal name).


Outreach Opportunity

You can make a difference in the life of a homeless family!
 
Unity of Stuart is a support church of Family Promise of Martin County, an organization that is dedicated to
ending family homelessness.  Find out more about Family Promise of Martin County on their website HERE and HERE.

You can make a difference by preparing or buying meals and delivering them to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Stuart
when the need arises.

If you are called to serve or would like more information,
 please call Roberta at 772-631-1233 



Happy October Birthday To:

 

October 3rd
Connie Cox

 

October 11th
Jennifer Mcdaniel


October 13th
Jacqueline Caccavale

 

October 16th
Tyler Irving
Bonnie Lesourd

 

October 17th 
Anna Robson


October 19th
Tom Taylor


October 20th

Mason Reid
 

October 21st

Kirby Howard


October 22nd

Carlene McCambridge

October 23rd

Adam Fiores

 

Happy Birthday, Octobies!

You lucky autumn babies celebrate your birthdays in one of the most gorgeous months of the year! It’s no wonder, with love-filled and charming Libra (Sept 24-Oct 23) and loyal and passionate Scorpio (Oct 24-Nov 22) ruling this month.

Here are some October birthday fun facts for you to enjoy.

  • You have two birthstones–opals and tourmaline. It is said an opal will crack if worn by someone not born in October!
  • Your birth flower is the Calendula, which is in the marigold family, and is valued for its medicinal and healing properties.
  • You are classified as the “Peacemaker” in astrology and are strongly motivated by a desire for justice and strive to maintain harmony in all areas of your life.
  • October was originally the eighth month of the Roman calendar. It comes from the Latin word “octo” meaning eight. Later, it became the 10th month when January and February were added to the calendar.
  • October folklore says that if the deer have a gray coat in October, expect a hard winter.
  • More American Presidents were born in the month of October than any other month. They were John Adams, Rutherford B. Hayes, Chester Arthur, Theodore Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower and Jimmy Carter.
  • Some famous October birthdays include Zach Galifinakis, Julie Andrews (10/1); Kate Winslet (10/5); Matt Damon (10/8); Mario Lopez (10/10); Hugh Jackman (10/12); Angela Lansbury (10/16); John Krasinski (10/20); Katy Perry (10/25); Hillary Clinton (10/26); Bill Gates and Julia Roberts (10/28).


There’s extra good news for autumn babies–some research suggests that those born between September and November are more likely to live to 100 years old than people born during the other months of the year. So here’s to you… may you have many beautiful birthdays to come!




We are grateful for your continuing
support of Unity of Stuart!


You can donate on our website 
https://unityofstuart.breezechms.com/give/online

through Paypal paypal.me/unityofstuart


By text to 772-291-0104

or check to Unity of Stuart
211 SE Central Parkway, Stuart, FL 34994
 
Thank you!

See all of our meditation and lesson videos on https://www.facebook.com/unityofstuart/live_videos/

See some meditation videos and all lesson videos on youtube.com/unityofstuart

 

Financial Update

Our 8:00 Sunday Meditation service led by John was blessed with a love offering of $376.00
In-Person attendance - 23
Facebook and YouTube attendance - 13


Our weekly love offerings for 10:30 service,
including mail-in and consistent giving, were $ 2227.00
In-person attendance - 43
Facebook and YouTube attendance -26

Please share our Sunday videos on your FB page!


Month of September
The total contributions received by Unity of Stuart were: $9,495.00
The total expenses we paid were:  $ 23,349.00


Thank you!!!!!

We are grateful for you, and we celebrate our abundant blessings and great prosperity and we joyfully affirm our guiding Vision: "Centered in Spirit, we celebrate a world of love, peace and joy, " and Mission: "To transform lives through love, prayer, and service." 

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