Refuge and Strength

by Rev. Crystal Muldrow “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” —Psalm 46:2 Perhaps you have heard the saying, “Into each life some rain must fall.” It seems like our world is experiencing more of a surge? We have had an unprecedented year of natural disasters, there are four major wars […]

Finding the Narrow Gate

by Roger Mock Recently a congregant remarked that she had never forgotten something I had written in this blog some time back. “Really, what was that?” I asked. “You wrote that ‘The present moment is the narrow gate,’” said she. And I thought – wow, that’s pretty good. At least one of us remembered it! Well, […]

President’s Corner, October 2017

Staying in the Heart Space by Orisa Skipper I have given myself permission to follow my heart. I have been indulging in the precious time with family in North Carolina, Louisiana, and in the Albany area. Also, with my dearest friend, (Connie) in Oswego, who is battling cancer. I am enjoying extra quiet time in […]

Embracing What Is

Sunday, October 8, 2017 Morning Message/ Afternoon Workshop ― with special guest ― Ramananda John E. Welshons   9:00 am and 11:00 am Sunday Morning Services Morning Message: “Spiritual Surrender: Embracing What Is” Understanding how spiritual “surrender” is not defeat. Seeing how it paves the way for spiritual growth. How do we learn to “love what […]

Prayers of Thanksgiving

By Kerri Kannan How do you pray?  Do you give thanks for already having received; or do you ask from a place of desire for change? As we enter the holiday season, starting with Halloween, we celebrate the day of the dead, allowing those things that no longer serve us to pass, and ending with […]

Extremist Interventionist Self-Love

By Gerri Ratigan I think I would have died if I hadn’t committed to love. Here’s something I wrote years ago that helped me internalize what I know to be the most incredible power we all have. It’s so easy to give up when going through difficult times like divorce. Many people are seduced into […]

Here comes the Monk Dude!

OneSong Service with Guest Dada Nabhaniilananda Sunday, October 1, 6:00 pm Dada Nabhaniilananda (aka: the “Monk Dude!”)  is a yoga monk, a meditation teacher, a musician and an author. Dada will lead us in chant and meditation in a special program he calls The Secret of Meditation. Growing up in New Zealand, Dada developed a […]

Join a Unity Book Study!

Book studies are a great way to share ideas and inspiration with others. It’s a wonderful way to really break open and digest the spiritual wisdom offered by the authors, and it builds community. Right now at Unity there are FOUR opportunities!! FOUR! LITTLE BUDDHA with author Rob Geyer, Wednesdays, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Now […]

Do Greater Things

by Rev. Crystal Muldrow James 2:14-17 reads, “What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if you say you have faith but do not have works? Can faith save you? If a brother or sister is naked and lacks daily food, and one of you says to them, ‘Go in peace; keep warm and eat […]

Spotlight on Service: Dennis Ryan

edited by John Daubney The early 1990’s was a time of change for me, personally and professionally. I used bio-feedback and lifestyle changes to recover from physical illness; and also used 12 Step principles to improve my emotional health. All this while participating in the vibrant “Men’s Movement” community where I formed lasting friendships. Still […]