Membership Classes
with Rev. Steve Colladay

4 Wednesdays, May 6, 13, 20, 27 2020 • 7:00 – 8:30 pm

If you love what we teach, we invite you to consider becoming an official member of Unity Church.  You are not required to withdraw your membership from other churches in order to join Unity. Our Membership pathway consists of 4 classes offering you a quick and easy journey into the heart and soul of both our spiritual community and our life-changing Unity teachings. (Note: Our Membership classes are open to all–current members and those not certain about membership and just want to know more about Unity.)

To become a member we ask that you have attended our worship and celebrations services regularly for at least six months, and participate in our 4-week membership class on Zoom.  Our next membership class will be the 4 Wednesdays in May, 6:30 to 8:00 pm with Rev. Steve Colladay.

For the link to join on Zoom,
please email office@unityalbany.org
or see our recent email Newsletters (beginning with April 24 email).

HANDOUTS

Please download these handouts for your use during this class period and beyond.

I of the Storm Principles  NEW 5/20
Agreeing and Disagreeing in Love Policy  NEW 5/20
Unity Principles
5 Basic Unity Principles Scripturally Supported
Basic Unity Beliefs
Unity’s Basic Beliefs – UWM and UWH
What we believe
What is Unity- Greg Barrette
What Unity Is
What Is Affirmative Prayer?
Class 1 Affirmations etc
We are a church

CLASS 1: Unity of Albany & YouDiscover what our spiritual community has for you

Wednesday, May 6 – 7:00 – 8:30 pm

This class will familiarize you with the history of the Unity movement our ministry, and the many programs and activities we have available to you and your family for spiritual growth and personal support. You’ll have the chance to share your spiritual journey, meet Rev. Steve Colladay and other folks from Unity right away, and begin to feel more at home. See the Unity website Events page to download PDF handouts.

CLASS 2: Unity Quick Start – Discover the Essence of Unity

Wednesday, May 13 – 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Rev. Steve presents a spirited overview of the basic principles and core beliefs that are at the heart of the Unity movement. In this class we answer some of the most frequently asked questions about Unity, and participants are introduced to the practices of affirmative prayer and meditation. (No pre-requisite)

Suggested text: The Five Principles by Ellen Debenport.
Also,
download PDF handouts above.

CLASS 3: Growing as a Member – Your spiritual and personal growth

Wednesday, May 20 – 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Unity as a movement and this Unity ministry are both committed to ongoing spiritual education support for our community, and in particular, our members. This class reviews core spiritual and personal growth concepts we view as essential for a thriving and growing ministry and our members. We explore in-depth The I of the Storm, Agreeing and Disagreeing in Love¸ and other expectations, concepts and skills useful for all members.

Suggested text: The I of the Storm by Rev. Gary Simmons, and various PDF handouts above.

CLASS 4:  Connecting to Unity of Albany – Discover your place at Unity

Wednesday, May 27 – 7:00 – 8:30 pm

This final membership class is designed for those who are guided to become members of Unity Church in Albany. Rev. Steve and Board members offers an in-depth review of our spiritual community’s mission and vision, and core values, and plans for our future. The class explains various ways in which members serve our spiritual community.

Pre-requisites:  Completion of Classes 1,2,3 above” OR participation in such classes as Prosperity programs,” “Discover the Power Within You” “Affirmative Prayer and You,” “The I of the Storm,” etc.)

New Member Welcome

Sunday Service , May 31, 11:00 am

On the Sunday following the completion of our membership classes, all new members are collectively and individually recognized at our 11 am Worship and Celebration Service. We welcome you!