Summer Pew News

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by Heather Diddel Have any of you noticed how warm some of our days have become? Some of us love that, others of us prefer to see our breath in the air, but we all have to find a way to deal with the heat and humidity of the Capital District. It’s been a while […]

The Healing Power of Amends

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THE HEALING POWER OF AMENDS by Stephen Colladay So often the healing of racism between white Americans and African‑Americans seems to move at a glacial pace. It seems that no matter how hard we try, we don’t break through the barriers to reconciliation and unconditional love and respect for one another. Could it be that […]

Spotlight on Service: Rev Roger Mock

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For many years we ran a Spotlight On Service column in our newsletter, written and edited by John Daubney. John would interview members of the Unity community about their own sacred service to our ministry. This is a first installment in a new edition of Spotlight On Service by Peggy Kaufmann and perhaps other contributors. […]

a Response to the Minneapolis Tragedy

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Unity Church in Albany is deeply saddened and appalled by the recent killing of a black man at the hand of a police officer in Minneapolis this week. This loss of his precious life speaks to the racial divide that haunts American society and to the unbalanced use of force dictated by the color of […]

Unity Church in Albany History

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UNITY CHURCH IN ALBANY HISTORICAL TIMELINE 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. […]

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 […]