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Events

White Stone Service
Sunday, January 6 at 10:30 am
As you enter the new year, make a stand and declare what your focus will be for the coming year, by calling forth a new name in this unique ritual derived from ancient teachings.

Christmas Un-Decorating
After the Service on Sunday, January 6
Help us put away our Christmas decor away for another year.  Many hands will make light work!

Class: Women in the Bible: Raising the Veil
Sundays, January 13 - February 3 from 12-2:30 pm
Facilitator:  Candace Lucas         Fee: $100 for the 4-class series or $30/class.     Sign-Ups now available in the Atrium.

Join this class to discuss "stories" of beloved and some not well-known women whose courage, strength, faith and love is often overlooked or marginalized.  Viewed in the proper context, these stories may teach us important lessons about our lives today, and encourage and inspire us to bravely step forward and live the live of our choosing.

January Passion Party: Bowling for Enlightenment
Friday, January 25 at 7 pm - Wilmette Bowling Center, 1903 Schiller, Wilmette
$50/person includes food, shoes, ball, and 2 hours of bowling.  Cash Bar.

Whether you get a strike, spare, turkey, or gutter ball, you will have an awesome time with your UNS friends!  You'll nosh on an array of tasty tidbits made by our own Nancy Backas.  So get ready to put on some bowling shoes and laugh the night away!

Coming Soon: UNS SpiritGroups - "Infinite Connections: A Beginner's Guide to Creating Heaven on Earth"
9-Week Groups meeting Various Days, Times, and Locations the weeks of Feb. 3 - Apr. 6.  Sign-Ups begin in January.
UNS is excited to embark on a new path of learning, growing, and connecting with each other in 2019.  Small groups meet over 9 weeks to study a topic, support each other on the spiritual path, participate in a sacred service project of their choosing, and culminate their time together with a fun fellowship event.  Trained UNS SpiritGroup Hosts will facilitate our first series: "Infinite Connections."  After the first groups wrap up, more groups will form throughout the year.  We're taking our ministry to the next level and you'll want to sign up!  Look for more details soon.

Workshop: "Leveraging the Field" with Jay McKey
Sunday, February 17 from Noon - 1:30 pm        Facilitator: Jay McKey
The quantum field is a powerful force that you can tap into for success in your business and in your life.  This 90-minute workshop will give you practical tips for how to use the energy of the fied to live your best life.

February Passion Party: "Chinese New Year Lunch"
Sunday, February 17 from Noon - 2 pm        Host:  Susanne Lam
Join Susanne in celebrating the Year of the Pig by pigging out on a delicious Chinese feast.  Details to follow soon!

 

Ongoing Events

5th Sunday Potluck Fellowship Sunday
The 5th Sundays of the year (Next potluck is March 31)
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.