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20-20-20 Spiritual Practice

Spiritual Practice in 20/20/20 (or 5/5/5 or 10/10/10  😀 ) by Rev Brigid Beckman This concept was transformative when my lovely doctor in Massachusetts invited me to try the structure and freedom of a daily practice that included 20 minutes of movement, 20 minutes of quiet prayer, meditation, or reflection and 20 minutes of anything…

Unity Albany Thought for the Day

For quite a few years (decades?), a team of our congregants lovingly recorded the Daily Word on our phone system each day so anyone could call in, press extension 15, and hear Unity’s inspiring message for the day. This past spring it came to our attention that this practice was not in line with the…

New Air Purification System

We have purchased new high tech, highly effective air purifiers for the Sanctuary, Offices and Fellowship Hall/Kitchen! They were installed at the beginning of June and as a result we have the confidence to say that masks are now optional in our facility! Indeed, this is a game changer, and we are very grateful to…

What’s Stirring in My Heart

Dear Unity Family, So many ways for a heart to be stirred! I write this today in anticipation of my first deep dive into Unity Ministry classes. I write looking back on the events of these past few weeks that shake my foundation, and those that fill me with gratitude. And in all of it, I…

window in window out

A poem by Rob Geyer, Maundy Thursday 2022 prompted by an act of vandalism that occurred during the previous night, breaking a window in our sanctuary window in window out does our view shift depending on where we are, inside or out? does the rock that made a hole offer any way for us to…

Holy Week 2022

Sunday, April 10, 10:00 AM In person and live-streamed. Go to unityalbany.org/youtube-live-stream to view. Thursday, April 14, 6:30 PM In person and live-streamed. Go to unityalbany.org/youtube-live-stream to view. This moving annual service features a foot-washing ceremony, recalling Jesus’s teaching to his disciples at the Last Supper in which he washed their feet and charged them…