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December 30, 2020
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See No Stranger  Pt. 1

Dear <<First Name>>,

I'm looking forward to this Sunday as we begin a series based on the book See No Stranger by Valarie Kaur.


From the book:

“Love is more than a feeling. Love is a form of sweet labor: fierce, bloody, imperfect, and life-giving—a choice we make over and over again. If love is sweet labor, love can be taught, modeled, and practiced. This labor engages all our emotions. Joy is the gift of love. Grief is the price of love. Anger protects that which is loved. And when we think we have reached our limit, wonder is the act that returns us to love.

“Revolutionary love is the choice to enter into wonder and labor for others, for our opponents, and for ourselves in order to transform the world around us. It is not a formal code or prescription but an orientation to life that is personal and political and rooted in joy. Loving only ourselves is escapism; loving only our opponents is self-loathing; loving only others is ineffective. All three practices together make love revolutionary, and revolutionary love can only be practiced in community.


Scroll down to register for a book study.  And to take a look and listen to Valarie's TED Talk.

 

Our music is shared this week by Don Rowell, Doreen Poreba, Chuck Chase, and featuring Donna Roselli.


 

 

A gentle reminder that our church building has been temporarily closed due to the rise in COVID cases in Florida and in our country.  

And even as the church building is closed, our community is open.  We continue to stream on Facebook and YouTube.  And we are here for you if you are in need of prayer support.  Please use the email prayer@unityofstuart.org

Both our 8 a.m. service with John Pellici and
our 10:30 service with Rev. Jude are Virtual Only 

 
 



You can join Sunday Lessons on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/unityofstuart/live_videos/

On YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/unityofstuart


On our website here
https://www.unityofstuart.org/   (scroll down on our home page)


Wisdom Teachings with John Pellicci


is Virtual Only
 

Join John for his wisdom teachings at 8 a.m. on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/unityofstuart/live_videos/

 

 

Valarie Kaur -   TED Talk



Join us we begin the New Year in Revolutionary Love

    with our six-week Sunday Series based on the book
See No Stranger by Valerie Kauer

An urgent manifesto and a dramatic memoir of awakening, this is the story of revolutionary love.
 
“In a world stricken with fear and turmoil, Valarie Kaur shows us how to summon our deepest wisdom.”—Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat Pray Love
 
Rev. Jude will be offering two Book Discussion groups on Thursdays beginning January 7  for six weeks

Please register HERE for Thursday 12:30 group

Please register HERE for Thursday 6 p.m. group
Advent Mini  -  December 20, 2020


Opportunity to Serve

On February 21 we will come together in community for our
Annual Meeting. 

We'll take a look at 2020 and look forward to 2021. 
We will also vote for board members.


 




We warmly invite you to join in virtual spiritual community for our 

New Year's Eve Service at 6:30 p.m.   

Streamed
live to Facebook and YouTube.  

If you would like a piece of water-soluble paper, please stop by the church and see Mae.

 
Our office hours this week are are
Monday through Wednesday 9 a.m. to noon

Cheryl Roby


Distance Healing Meditation Sessions
with
Reiki Master Cheryl Roby

Every Monday at 4 p.m via Zoom

Reiki is an ancient Japanese energy balancing technique that promotes relaxation, reduces stress
and fosters healing.
 


In these sessions you will experience a guided healing meditation, including specific focus on the areas requested.  Each participant may direct healing to themselves or another person depending on what they need. 
If you are trained in a particular modality such as Reiki,
 you are invited to use that technique. 
If not, you are invited to send loving energy to yourself or others.
 
 
Join Zoom Meeting at 4 p.m. Monday afternoon
at this link
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87361672230
 
Meeting ID: 873 6167 2230
 
Questions?  Please contact Cheryl Roby HERE
 
 
This healing meditation is offered on a love offering basis.
You may donate on our website 
https://unityofstuart.breezechms.com/give/online
through Paypal paypal.me/unityofstuart
or by text to 772-291-0104.  
 
Thank you!
 



Happy January Birthday To:

January 1
Yvette Alger
Hunter Holbrook

January 2
Carol Compton

January 4
Wendy Ambrose
Ash Wishovich


January 6
Darien Hall

January 10
Suzanne Michaud

January 12
Carol Wall

January 13
Alexis Sanders

January 17
Terryn Rutford

January 18
Jane Caggiano

January 19
Davin Bjorn

January 20
Gene Davenport
Joseph Smith

January 23
Brian Reilly

January 26
Michael Beecher

Did You Know?

 
  • January is home of several awesome national monthly observances, including National Hobby Month, National Blood Donor Month, National Book Month, and National Thank You Month.
  • January is a month of extremes! It is the coldest month in the northern hemisphere and the hottest month in the southern hemisphere.
  • Your birthstone is the garnet, which represents purity, truth and friendship.
  • The flowers of January are the snowdrop and the carnation.
 

 We hope you have a wonderful birthday! 




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 $ 220.00
Facebook attendance - 20

Our weekly love offerings for 10:30 service with Rev. Jude,
including mail-in and consistent giving, were $ 1,915.00
Live Facebook attendance -  25  Live YouTube attendance - 12

Please share our Sunday videos on your FB page!


Month of November
The total contributions received by Unity of Stuart were: $ 11,361.00
The total expenses we paid were:  $ 14,076.00


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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