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Events

Class: The Universe is Calling
Wednesdays, Sept. 17, 24; Oct. 10, 17, 24; 6:30 - 8:30 pm
$15/class or $50 for 5-class series
Based on Eric Butterworth's classic text, this course will explore our connection to the Divine through prayer.  We will examine how a deeper understanding of prayer principles and methods enhances our prayer practice.  Discover how applying prayer concepts supports the expansion of our spiritual consciousness.

Uniteen PastaPalooza Fundraiser 
Sunday, September 23 after the Service
Our Uniteens serve up a delicious meal of regular, gluten-free, and vegetarian pasta dishes, garlic bread, salad and dessert.  $10/plate or $25/family.  Proceeds support their attendance at the Fall Unitreat.

Join the UNS CROP Hunger Walk Team
Walk Date/Time: Sunday, October 14 at 2 pm, First Presbyterian Church, Evanston
Pre-Registration Required.  Sign up in the Atrium and take a Walker's packet.  Then ask family, friends, co-workers, neighbors to sponsor your walk.  The CROP Hunger Walk supports local organizations that feed our homeless neighbors and children in need.  Enjoy a wonderful walk along the lakefront with your UNS friends and hundreds of others.  You'll get in some exercise while doing good for the world.  This is a great activity for the whole family.  See Team Captain Kate Jordan for more info.

Book Discussion: Interracial Relationships Between Black Women and White Men
Sunday, October 21 from Noon - 1 pm
UNS' own Cheryl Judice leads a discussion about her new book.  Books will be available for sale the two Sundays before the event.

UNS Annual Fundraising Gala: "Get Ready to Rock Steady"
Saturday, November 10, 5:30 pm, Doubletree Hilton, 9599 Skokie Blvd., Skokie                   Tickets: $65 in advance/ $75 at the door.
We celebrate all the Good that Unity has brought in our lives -- individually and collectively.  The evening includes cocktails, dinner, a live auction, live entertainment (celebrating the music of Aretha Franklin), and dancing.  Invite your friends for an evening of fun with the coolest congregation around!  Can't attend, but want to donate?  We'll gratefully accept your donation.  Tickets are on sale NOW ... grab yours today!

 

Ongoing Events

Mid-Week with Megon
The 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month at 7 pm
NOTE:  In September, Megon will be here the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays.

Singer/songwriter and spiritual practitioner, Megon McDonough, creates a mid-week oasis of peace, joy, and spirit on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday evenings of each month.  Each evening will include music, meditation, and a healing prayer treatment.

Monthly Labyrinth Walks
Second Thursdays, July - October at 6:30 pm (Sept. walk is at 7 pm)
St. Scholastica Labyrinth, 7430 N. Ridge, Chicago
Join Rev. Kurt for a time of contemplation and reflection at this beautiful site.

5th Sunday Potluck Fellowship Sunday
The 5th Sundays of the year (Next potluck is September 30)
We invite our congregants to bring in a dish, salad, or dessert to share during our time of fellowship after service.  No sign-up necessary; we'll remind you the Sunday before, and just bring whatever you'd like!  Homemade or store-bought, it's up to you!  In the interest of serving others, please plan to pitch in with either set-up or clean-up.  We'll also get updates on current UNS initiatives.

Gentle Thursdays ~ Restorative Yoga and Meditation
Thursdays, 10 am
Love Offering: $10
Facilitator: Vivian Morrison
Find peace, calm, serenity and harmony with this deeply nurturing and restorative process facilitated by our very own Vivian Morrison. She will guide you through gentle restorative yoga poses and deepen your sense of peace and relaxation with her soothing guided meditations. Sign up in the Atrium today. For more information please see Vivian.

A Course in Miracles Study Group
Sundays, 8:30 am
Facilitator: Jerry Krizka
Love Offering

A Course in Miracles is a spiritual path that helps to remove the blocks that keep one from experiencing God's Love. The Course teaches how to heal our relationships with self and others through practicing its unique method of forgiveness. As a result of practicing forgiveness with the guidance of their Internal Teacher, participants expect to experience more peace in their lives and are led to an ever-deepening understanding of the Course's principles.