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News and Views for Unity Spiritual Communities in Canada
Happy 150th Birthday, Canada! At this special time in our country's history, let us celebrate and affirm our diversity, our inclusivity and the peace of our beautiful nation. Enjoy the birthday party, everyone! 
Now is the time to
register for the Canadian Conference! More information is below.
The application deadline for two $500 SEE scholarships is AUGUST 31.  
Apply for the scholarship now! More information is below.
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2017 UNITY CANADA CONFERENCE AT UNITY VILLAGE

Wednesday Oct 25- Monday October 30, 2017

 
REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 24

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FEES
Conference fee:  $150/person CAN paid at registration.
Meals and Accommodation fee: $561.10 US per person. Includes 15 meals!  Paid upon checkout.
 
ACCOMMODATION
  
Accommodation at Unity Village is based on double occupancy. We will match you with a roommate if you wish, or you can provide your roommate's name when you register and we will ensure that you are assigned the same room. Your roommate does not need to register at the same time as you. Depending on attendance, private rooms may become available at an additional cost. If you prefer a private room, please check the appropriate box on the registration form. Private rooms will be offered in order of date of registration.   

TIMETABLE OF EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
Plan to arrive at Unity Village by Wednesday afternoon Oct. 25. Dinner starts at 5:30 pm and the opening reception begins at 7 pm. The conference will conclude after the AGM which is scheduled for Monday morning. Unity Canada policy states that all delegates must attend the entire conference in order to receive the travel grant from Unity Canada. 

SCHEDULE  
Wed Oct 25:
5:30 pm dinner
7:00 pm opening reception

Thurs Oct 26
morning - Jim Blake (CEO Unity Headquarters) and Unity Village tour
afternoon - 2 Unity Village tours (walking tour, Silent Unity)
evening - open

Friday Oct 27
all day - Linda Martella-Whitsett workshop
evening - open

Saturday Oct 28
morning- Linda Martella-Whitsett workshop
afternoon- Sharing our Best Stuff: group share
evening - Paulette Pipe: Mindful Meditation & Movement

Sunday Oct 29
morning:  church on the grounds (potential to go to Unity Temple, Unity Overland Park, 9th and Tracey)
rest of the day - free

Monday Oct 30
morning - AGM & closing

 
The Conference will feature some of Unity's brightest lights, including.. 
Rev. Linda Martella-Whitsett,  our keynote speaker, 
will lead our theme "Embody Your Divine Self" 
Linda is the award-winning author of "How to Pray Without Talking to God" and "Divine Audacity".  
Linda is Vice-President of Silent Unity.  
Rev. Paulette Pipe of Touching the Stillness Ministries,will guide us through an evening of Mindful Movement and Meditation.
Join renowned Unity teacher and author Rev. Dr. Paul Hasselbeck for a Metaphysical Romp 

Musical Emcee Greg Tamblyn

"Best Comedy/Novelty Song"  - Just Plain Folks Music Awards  
"Christmas Single of the Year"  - Cashbox magazine 
"Best Comedy Song"  - Music City Song Festival 
"Best Humorous Song"  - Posi Music Awards 
“Most Uniting Song”  - Posi Music Awards 
"Best Male Vocalist in Kansas City"  - Squire Newspapers

COMMUNICATION:  Moves and Milestones
Kathy Eliasen, longtime Licensed Unity Teacher, associated with Unity Church of Nanaimo, BC, made her transition surrounded by family and friends on May 28, 2017. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday July 8 at Unity Church of Nanaimo.

Communities in Prayer
We hold the following communities in prayer in July 2017:

Education: SEE Scholarship Application
Every year, Unity Canada bestows two $500 grants to candidates who are completing SEE courses. The application is in two parts: student submission and minister's recommendation. Application deadline is August 1 2017. The scholarships will be presented at the Unity Canada Conference in October 2017. 

Education: US Dollar Exchange Rate Grant 
Grants are available for US Dollar exchange rate expenses related to completed courses, on-site L&O interviews and on-site intensive weeks for ministerial students including Unity Village and UUMS.
This policy is retroactive to Jan 1 2016.  
Students who have successfully completed SEE Credit Classes; Ministerial Path classes and/or pre-requisite Ministerial path classes and/or required L&O and intensive weeks, and have received acknowledged written credit from UWSI may
apply for reimbursement of the US dollar exchange when there is an adverse US dollar exchange rate.
THIS MONTH'S DAILY WORD WEBSITE/FACEBOOK HEADERS

July 2 Spiritual Support
July 2 Spiritual Support

July 9 Faith
July 9 Faith

July 16: Divine Order
July 16 Order

July 23: Awakening

July 23 Awaken

July 30: My Story
July 30 My story
THIS MONTH'S DAILY WORD SLIDES AND POSTERS
July 2 Spiritual Support                     July 9 Faith


July 16 Divine Order                          July 23 Awakening

 July 30 My Story
LEADERSHIP SUPPORT: MEDIA

Posters and Headers for printing and for website/Facebook use are available free from Unity Worldwide Media at http://www.unityworldwide.media/store/c1/Featured_Products.html.  From this link you will find a WEALTH of media including slides, posters, website headers and videos for all seasons and events.


LEADERSHIP SUPPORT:  YOUTH AND FAMILY MINISTRY

It's not too early to begin thinking about your fall Youth and Family Ministry. Did you know that Unity Worldwide  Ministries offers full curricula for Sunday School (aka "Spiritual Playdates") for all ages? Lesson plans, creative ideas for activities, scripts for theatrical performances, safety suggestions, posters and more can be ordered easily and inexpensively to support your Children, Youth and Family Ministries. Programs for ages from toddler to teenager are available at  http://www.unityworldwideministries.org/youth-and-family.

The 2017 National Youth and Family Ministry Training will be held at Unity Worldwide Ministries offices in Lee's Summit Missouri from Sunday July 30 to Friday August 4.  More information and registration information is available at http://www.unityworldwideministries.org/youth-ministry-training

UNITY NORTHWEST REGION YOU RENDEZVOUS  JULY 21-24, 2017 Chewelah, WA
LEADERSHIP SUPPORT:  Useful links and contact information:
Unity Canada website:  www.unitycanada.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Unity-Canada-592422397477914/
Silent Unity: www.unity.org/prayer
Media resources: www.unityworldwide.media/store (password uwmmember)
Unity Worldwide Spiritual Institute: 
www.unityworldwideministries.org/uwsi
Archival resources: http://truthunity.net/
Unity fm radio: www.unity.fm
Unity wholesale: wholesaleaccounts@unityonline.org 1-866-236-3571
Daily word, Unity magazine:
www.unity.org/publications
Unity Leaders resources: www.unityleaders.org
Publications
: http://www.unity.org/publications/free-materials
OUR WONDERFUL UNITY CANADA BOARD.
Chair:   Rev. Vicki Vanderhorst
Vice-Chair:    Rev. Roxanne Buckle
Secretary:    Arlene Boudreau, L.U.T.
Treasurer:    Rev. Susan Howard
Chaplain:    Dr. Bill Karr, L.U.T.
Member:    Sandy Carriere, L.U.T.
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