Is There an Inner Reality? – January 19, 2020

    In the book How to Let God Help You, Unity co-founder Myrtle Fillmore is quoted as saying: “the mistake some Unity teachers make is that they believe in Christ intellectually and deal with this truth intellectually whereas spiritual things must be spiritually judged. They have no idea of the esoteric [inner, mystical] meaning… Read More

The Church’s Business – January 12, 2020

Arise, shine; for your light has come,and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you. Isaiah 60:1The church’s business is simple really; it is in the business of: faith—not the fair-weather kind, but the kind that holds up in stormy weather; hope—not the Pollyanna kind, but that which is grounded in Truth and experience,… Read More

White Stone Sunday – January 5, 2010

Greetings Friends, and a very Happy New Year to all!This Sunday we will welcome the New Year in three distinct ways. We will: Release: We will spend some time in contemplation, then write down those things that we want to let go and throw them out. We can’t use fire in the Chamber for a burning bowl… Read More

The Power of Waiting – December 22, 2019

    Classic Advent themes are Faith, Hope, Love, and Joy. Another is “Waiting”—not a popular theme in our culture, but an essential aspect of our spiritual development. “Love is patient,” perhaps one of the simplest yet best known of the Christian tenets, underscores the spiritual imperative of waiting. But how does waiting function in… Read More

The Hope of Advent, the Hope of Immanuel – Dec. 15, 2019

The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad; the desert shall blossom and rejoice with joy and singing . . .Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened and the ears of the deaf unstopped; then the lame shall leap like a deer and the tongue of the speechless sing for joy. For waters… Read More

Within each of us lives the rightful heir of God’s love. December 8, 2019

          We saw the Mister Rogers movie—It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood—over Thanksgiving. The man could s-l-o-w . . . d-o-w-n. A simple act, slowing down; yet a great and welcome salve, especially for the frayed and jangled imbibers of 24-hour news and Instagram.          If interesting… Read More

December 1, 2019

Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth! Worship the LORD with gladness; come into God’s presence with singing. Know that God made us; we are God’s people. Enter God’s gates with thanksgiving and praise, for the steadfast love of God endures forever. –Psalm 100 To our beloved Unity Church of Georgetown: May your Thanksgiving  be filled with… Read More

Brunch Church – November 24, 2019

Brunch Church This Sunday!  @ 10:30 am (regular service time) The gatherings of the earliest Christ followers centered primarily around a meal and conversation. What took place in those first-century gatherings resonates with the very nature of God and the Gospel—intimacy, inclusion, participation in community. This type of table fellowship was a way for authentic communion,… Read More

“When two are more are gathered . . .” – November 17, 2019

Thirty-five percent of Americans over forty-five are chronically lonely,” reports David Brooks in his latest book, The Second Mountain. “Only eight percent of Americans report having important conversations with their neighbors in a given year. Former surgeon general Vivek Murthy wrote in the Harvard Business Review, ‘During my years caring for patients, the most common pathology I… Read More

What Spiritually Feeds Us? – November 3, 2019

This fall we have been exploring the underpinnings of what constitutes a flourishing life. Sunday we will welcome our newest members and ponder the nutrient-dense spiritual food consciously loving another person provides. Could there be any flourishing without that?