Burning Bowl Service – January 3, 2021

Are You Ready to Let Go?
Now is the time to fearlessly search within, to be relentlessly honest with yourself.
Am I really ready to let go of what or who no longer serves me??
Jean DeBarbieris

Sunday Service 12-27-20

End on a High Note
What a year it’s been!!
Join us on Sunday, December 27, 2020, as we look back on the year with eye toward finding the good! We’ll also share the best principles that support our desire to live our best life, no matter what is going on around us. There will be stories and songs that will uplift us and celebrate the good that is always Present!
Rev. Jean DeBarbieris

Sunday Service December 20, 2020

JOY OF BEING!
Life offers us many reasons to celebrate. From the birth of a long-awaited child to the elation of a Super Bowl win         (2010 😁), we love to gather together in joyous celebration. As we draw close to the end of a difficult year, we gather together to remember that joy is a quality of Being. As such, it is not dependent on external events. Joy is the recognition of a Truth inside of us that has its source and satisfaction only in Spirit.
SPECIAL GUEST MUSICIAN AND SPEAKER
Daniel Nahmod
Visit his Facebook page for more beautiful music :  https://www.facebook.com/DanielNahmodUSA

Music Ministry Virtual Christmas Concert

“It’s been a tough year to not put together a typical Christmas concert. But this virtual one was fun….. I know you will feel the love from the Music Ministry. “

Vicki

 

Sunday Service – December 13, 2020

A Message of Love- We Are the Christ!

Divine Love exists beyond form, in Being and Presence.  This Christmas, as we release all identification with form, and embrace the formless, timeless dimension that already exists within us, the Christ is born anew in us.  Birthing the Christ within ourselves unleashes the quality of Divine Love, which allows us recognize Being or Presence in others.  This is the true meaning of love, and explains how we can love even our enemies.

Rev. Jean DeBarbieris

Sunday Service – December 6, 2020

Practicing Peace the Mr. Rogers Way

In spiritual circles, when we talk of peace, we usually focus on INNER PEACE.  This year, the isolation of COVID and the turmoil in our cities and states has demonstrated a need for the practice of peace.  Join us this Sunday as we look at some very practical ways to practice peace from an iconic good neighbor.

Scripture:  I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart.  And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid.  John 14:27 (NLT)

Rev. Jean DeBarbieris

 

Sunday Service 11-29-20

– Hope and Faith

This year as we begin Advent, Unity Headquarters has added “Hope” to the traditional theme of “Faith” for our first Sunday of preparation for Christmas.  Here at Unity Eastside, we’ve added our Prayer Chaplain Dedication Ceremony to this Sunday’s service.  It is fitting that the themes of hope and faith are the backdrop to this ceremony.  Hope is the emotion contained within faith.  It allows us to believe in the unseen universe of possibilities that exist within any situation.  Faith is the power that sustains us and moves us as we await the manifestation of our prayers.  Together, hope and faith are the breath and bedrock of our prayer lives.

Scripture:  Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.  Hebrews 11:1

Rev. Jean DeBarbieris

Sunday Service November 22

 

Developing a Grateful Heart

Just like the acquisition of most virtues, you can’t instantly become thankful. You only become thankful when you habitually practice gratitude in your life.

Dr. Patty Ball Thomas, L.U.T.

Sunday Service November 15, 2020

This, Too, Shall Pass

We’re all feeling it – the edginess or uneasiness from the unsettled election.  Many of us thought that once Biden was elected, the country would calm down.  With the outcome still officially in doubt, this low-level anxiety is slowly being ratcheted up – and we don’t like it.  We want it to go away!  But we’re powerless to do anything, but wait.  Since that’s the current situation, why not see this uneasiness as a wake-up call?  We’re being roused out of our complacency and invited to engage with life in a different way.   We could use this energy of extreme discomfort to make peace with the uncertainty of life AND to come home to ourselves as told in the story of the Prodigal Son.  Woo-hoo!  It’s going to be quite a ride!  Buckle up!

Rev. Jean DeBarbieris

Sunday Service- November 1

THERE’S A REASON WE’RE IN THIS TOGETHER

The fourth of the four core values from the initiative WMTN that we will seek to embody:

“Responsible Citizenship:  We will emphasize that it’s up to all of us, we-the-people, to depolarize our politics and meet our common challenges.”

It’s time for each of us to be the bigger person. Do it for one another:  “As I have loved you….”

Rev. Jean DeBarbieris