Unity Church in Albany History

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Unity Church in Albany: Founded on Prayer Consciousness; Sustained by Prosperity Consciousness One of the first things taught to candidates for Church membership is the tale of how the Unity movement was founded by Myrtle and Charles Fillmore. Similarly Unity Church in Albany also was founded by two individuals. Like the Fillmores one founder demonstrated […]

Town Hall Meeting report (May 17, 2020)

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Updates from Your Board of Trustees May 21, 2020 Patricia Wood, Board Secretary History was made at Unity in Albany, with the first-ever online Town Hall meeting on Sunday, May 17th.  While the worldwide pandemic has forced us to adopt social distancing as preventative health and safety measures, our Unity Albany family has adjusted beautifully […]

Honoring Our Graduates

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Our Interim Minister Rev. Steve, the church Board of Trustees, and the whole of the Unity Church in Albany faith community honor our congregants, their children, and their grandchildren who are graduating from educational institutions. We acknowledge your hard work, diligence, and perseverance as you pursued your education and the promise that it brings. We […]

An Experiment in Unconditional Love

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or, Finding the Christ in the Other Person Choose a person (co-worker, child, spouse, relative, acquaintance, neighbor, public official) with whom you would like to experience a more harmonious relationship. Follow these guidelines for a specific period of time; 3-6 weeks is recommended. During this time do not criticize outer actions; concern yourself only with […]

The Summer of a New Dimension of Love

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by Rev. Steve Colladay Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King said, “We are challenged to rise above the narrow confines of our individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity. …Through our scientific genius we have made of the world a neighborhood, now through our moral and spiritual genius we must make of it a […]

Heart of the Mother

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nurturing and healing our world by Roger Mock “There is a mother spirit at the very heart of our universe. Even as we think of God we may think in terms of Father-Mother God. This mother principle is that which nourishes, sustains, feeds, tends, and holds together. On this day, which we are dedicating to […]

Ch, Ch, Ch, Changes…

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Unity Albany in Transition Board of Trustees Update, May, 2020 As our newly appointed Board of Trustees began our new term in office in March, none of us could have imagined what an extraordinary time in human history we were encountering. A worldwide pandemic struck, and boom, our doors had to quickly close to ensure […]

Unity’s Basic Beliefs

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In line with our current Membership Class, and as a reminder to all of us who attend Unity, here are Unity’s most essential beliefs and teachings. Unity is a positive, practical, progressive approach to Christianity based on the teachings of Jesus and the power of prayer. Unity honors the universal truths in all religions and […]

Mother of Unity

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from the writings of Myrtle Fillmore, Co-Founder of Unity An excerpt from a letter Myrtle wrote to a friend whose mother had recently died. I was once an emaciated little woman, upon whom relatives and doctors had placed the stamp “T.B.” [tuberculosis]. And this was only one of the ailments–there were others considered beyond help, […]

The Luckiest People in the World

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by Heather Diddel Hello, dear Unity family— I MISS you all! I am writing this little love note to you right after participating in the Thursday morning Chaplain’s zoom call. We had people on zoom and on the phone. It was wonderful to see familiar faces and hear familiar voices.  We talked about everything from […]