A positive path for spiritual living

Unity NW News - Spring 2018

Unity NW Region Annual Conference
SEPTEMBER 24-27, 2018
Join us at Menucha Conference Center, Corbett, OR
Early Registration begins
April 11, 2018
Conference Presenter:
Rev. Linda Martella-Whitsett
Ramp up your prayer consciousness with Rev. Linda Martella-Whitsett, the Vice-President of Silent Unity, as she goes beyond the basics in her fresh approach to affirmative prayer.
Our Musicians
Throughout the conference, experience our own Northwest Region’s beloved & extraordinary musical team from Unity in Lynnwood, Washington:
Message from our Board Chair,
Rev. Rich Broderhausen
Dear Friends in Unity,
Blessed Easter! Blessed Spring! Blessed You!
As you read this newsletter you will notice all the youth activities sponsored by our region. Thank you for your willingness to financially support the spiritual growth of our young folk, who by nurturing their own spirituality are nurturing the spiritual awakening of our world.
In Gethsemane Jesus the Christ prays for the realization of Oneness. It is a favorite passage of mine. His prayer could be our prayer for all children and for all of us Divine children, and also hold instruction for us.
With some editing (signified by “*italics”) John 17:16-23, can be read thus:
"For they are not of the world, just as I am not of the world.
O*Divine Mother/Father, sanctify them in thy truth, because Thy word is truth. Just as Thou didst send me into the world, so I have sent them into the world. And for their sakes I am sanctifying myself, so that they also may be sanctified in truth.
 “I am not making a request for these alone, but also for the sake of those who will believe in *The Christ through their word. So that they all may be one; just as Thou, my *Divine Mother/Father, are with me, and I am with Thee, that they also be one with us….

And the *Love and Light which Thou gavest me, I gave to them; so that they may be one, just as we are one.   I with them and Thou with me that they may become perfected in one; so that *they and world may know that thou *dost love them, just as thou *dost love me.” 
Thank you for holding the Vision and for doing the work for Oneness, Rich
NW Region Youth Services Team
Youth Services Team
Meet the leaders of our NW Region Youth Services Team who met in January to plan all our youth events for 2018.
Marelu Greco, Youth & Family Trainer
Rev. Jackie Green, Y.O.U. Consultant
Rev. Philip Zemke, Liaison to Regional Board
Pete DiSantis, Y.O.U. Sponsor
Michelle Fokos, Youth & Family Director
Chris Castaldi, Uniteen Consultant
Nick Muncie-Jarvis, L.U.T., Chaplain
Start: Friday, April 20, 2018 - 4:00pm
End: Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 1:30pm
Y.O.U. Rally is a 3-day communion with Spirit. Daily activities include large group workshops, small group discussions, singing, meditation, dancing and prayer
Registration packet will be available in March Location: 2142 Cispus Rd., Randle, WA
Start: Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 12:30pm
End: Friday, June 22, 2018 - 1:00pm
What: This 6 day, 5 night retreat includes an exciting 3 day challenge-by-choice Ropes Course, camp fires, creative expressions, all while making friends with Uniteens from throughout the NW Region.
Who: All Uniteens must be 11 and have finished 6th grade and be no more than a 8thgrade graduate. Uniteens must have attended at least 4 Uniteen meetings or be a new member of the church. All Uniteens and counselors must sigh the Heart Agreements agreeing to follow these Group Agreements
Adults wanting to attend Unitreat: please contact Chris Castaldi, Unitreat Site Director, 503.913.0898, or cbchris.2010@gmail.com  
Start: Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 2:00pm
End: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 1:00pm
Kids Camp, a Youth of Unity service project, is a 4 day – 3 night communion with Spirit. The teen counselors volunteer and pay their own registration to attend. This event is created, planned, facilitated and supervised by YOUers (15 – 18 years olds) from Regional churches. The teens become “parents” to their campers providing all daily structure supported by and adult team. Activities include large group funshops, small family groups, singing, meditation, swimming, walking, games, prayer and vespers.
Location: Camp Waskowitz, North Bend, WA
"Spiritually Level Up" IYOU Event
Start: Monday, July 9, 2018 - 2:00pm
End: Friday, July 13, 2018 - 1:00pm
This event is hosted by Unity Worldwide Ministries 1901 NW Blue Pkwy Unity Village, MO 64065       
Click here to view their website and learn about eligibility and registration requirements.
Start: Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 4:00pm
End: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 1:00pm
For more information on these Youth Events
Next Generation Unity (NGU)
Presents "Stardust"
A three day spiritual retreat for 18-35 year olds.
Mary 11-13, 2018 at Houston Camp & Conference Center
For more information and registration CLICK HERE
Earth Care
Be a Better Steward of our Planet – Our Northwest Region Leads!
In 2001, the Unity Northwest region hatched the idea to launch a program to help Unity congregations become better stewards of our planet. That leadership from our region led to development of the EarthCare program and congregations began signing on to establish EarthCare programs. To date more than 40 have done so.