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UPCOMING CLASSES and EVENTS AT UNITY TEMPLE

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WOW-Women of Worth, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Manse. Come together with other like-minded women, bask in the love, support and friendship of the group as we discuss the path of life. Bring a friend or two, the more the merrier! We meet monthly on the fourth Tuesday.

Love Offering

For more information, contact Christine Garvey at 816-994-8009 or christine@unitytemple.com

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U-Thrive: Finding Words for Feelings: Using Creative Writing for Self-Exploration and Expression, Tuesdays, May 22 - 29, 2018, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Heritage Room. Overcome your inner critic! Creative writing can be a very useful means of connecting to feelings, and can help us express them more authentically and artistically than is otherwise possible. We will explore journaling, prose, and poetry as means of self-discovery and sharing. The focus of the class is on doing and connecting in a safe, supportive environment. Whether writing is new to you or seems second nature, all are welcome.

Facilitated by John & Macha Greenleaf-Maple.

RSVP by email: jandmgm@comcast.net. Drop-ins allowed. Suggested love offering: $20/session (no one turned away).

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WE-RISE (Renew-Inspire-Support-Evolve) Wednesday Evening Service, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 6:30pm, Charles Fillmore Chapel. NEED A MID-WEEK LIFT? Join Sandra Campbell, Warren Teachout and the Temple Chaplains.Music by Alex Cordero, David Adams and Stephanie Bland.

Fellowship and refreshments following the service in the Manse.

Come let your light shine!!

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Rainy Day Books & Harvesters Community Food Network Present Mark Bittman, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 7:00pm, Main Sanctuary. You are invited to an Evening In Conversation with Mark Bittman.  Throughout his career Mark Bittman has striven for the same goal: to make food, in all its aspects, understandable. This Event will be Mark's Food for Thought and will also Celebrate the Hardcover Publication of How to Grill Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Flame-Cooked Food.  This Event is Co-Sponsored by Rainy Day Books & Harvesters Community Food Network.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Mark Bittman is the Author of 20 acclaimed Books, including the How to Cook Everything Series, the Award-Winning Food Matters, and The New York Times #1 Bestseller, VB6: Eat Vegan Before 6:00.  For more than 2 Decades his popular and compelling stories appeared in The New York Times, where he was ultimately the Lead Food Writer for theSunday Magazine and became the country’s first food-focused Op-Ed Columnist for a major news publication.  Bittman has starred in 4 Television Series, including Showtime’s Emmy-Winning Years of Living Dangerously.  He has written for nearly every major Newspaper in the United States and many Magazines, and has spoken at dozens of Universities and conferences; his 2007 TED Talk has more than a million views.  He was a distinguished Fellow at the University of California (Berkeley) and a Fellow at the Union of Concerned Scientists; he is a Member of the Faculty of Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.

For tickets or more information, www.rainydaybooks.com or call 913-384-3126.

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Unity Temple Harvesters, Thursday, May 24, 2018, 9:00am - 11:00am. Join us for an opportunity to help hungry children by putting together snack packs! We meet at Harvesters, 3801 Topping Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64129. Click here for a map After we finish working, we sometimes go to lunch together as a "self-treat" at a restaurant of our choice.

This group meets monthly on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month. For more information, contact Gene at 816-872-7075

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Rainy Day Books and Truman Library Institute Present Jon Meacham, Thursday, May 24, 2018, 7:00pm, Main Sanctuary. Jon Meacham, New York Times Bestselling Author & Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author will be In Conversation with David Von Drehle about Jon's New Hardcover The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Truman Library Institute.

ABOUT JON MEACHAM:  Jon Meacham is a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Presidential Historian.  A Contributing Writer for The New York Times Book Review and a Contributing Editor of Time Magazine, he is the Author of The New York Times Bestsellers: Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of Geroge Herbert Walker BushThomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White HouseAmerican Gospel, and Franklin and Winston.  Jon lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

For tickets or more information, www.rainydaybooks.com or call 913-384-3126.

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Volunteer at St. Paul's Food Pantry, Saturday, May 26, 2018, 9:00am - 12:30pm. Volunteers needed to help in the food pantry on the 4th Saturday of each month. The only pre-requisites for our volunteers are a heart for helping our Neighbors and a willingness to have fun doing it. The pantry is located at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1300 North 18th Street, Kansas City, Kansas 66102. Go to the back of the church, the pantry is across from the red door downstairs in the basement.

For more information contact Ross Warnell at 816-807-4011 or e-mail him at ross@stpaulskck.org

Follow St. Paul's on face book at http://www.facebook.com/StPaulsKCK

Click Here to follow the St. Paul's Food Pantry

Web Site: www.stpaulskck.org

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Sunday Speak Easy Toastmasters, Sunday, May 27, 2018, Noon - 1:30pm, Classroom B. Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development.  Guests are always welcome at our meetings. 
The Toastmasters program offers many benefits that help people in all walks of life.

As a result of participating in Toastmasters, you will:

Learn more about Toastmasters International at Toastmasters.org or contact Julie Valluet, VP Membership, Sunday Speak Easy Toastmasters, at julievalluet@gmail.com  for membership details.

This group meets on the 2nd, 4th and 5th Sunday of each month.

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Vocal Standard Concert, Saturday, June 2, 2018 7:00pm, Main Sanctuary. Vocal Standard is an award-winning women's a cappella group located in Kansas City. This is their first annual show and they will be singing 4-part a cappella music, primarily in the barbershop style. Everything from old standards, to Elvis to Michael Buble, all with their unique style. GQ is an Internationally renowned women's quartet from Baltimore, MD. They are the current Sweet Adelines International 5th Place Medalists, have been featured on Prairie Home Companion, and they were the first barbershop quartet to go viral on YouTube. These ladies are a "don't miss". A night of music and entertainment is in store.

Purchase Tickets: www.vocalstandard.com $20

Preview: http://www.vocalstandard.com/dbpage.php?pg=listen

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Spirituality and All That Jazz, Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 7:00pm, Main Sanctuary. Island Magic with SCOTT PREBYS, Steel Drums on the Beach with Tim Whitmer & The Consort Band.

Tickets at the door only - $8.00
Children under 16 free

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Help Feed the Hungry, Saturday, June 9, 2018, 9:00am - 11:30am. Join us as we help serve meals at St. Paul's Church, located at 1300 North 18th Street in Kansas City, Kansas. It's a great opportunity to serve as well as get to know other practitioners. 

If you'd like to carpool, let Deb know and you can meet at the Unity Church of Overland Park Parking Lot at 8:30 am (It's about a 15-minute drive from the church).

Please RSVP and let Deb know if you can join us. email: debmathine@hotmail.com or phone 816-868-3296

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Reiki Healing Circle, Saturday, June 9, 2018, 1:00pm - 4:00pm, Classroom E. Experience the healing benefits of Reiki, an ancient hands-on method of healing, stress reduction, and relaxation. Reiki creates a harmonic flow of energy within the practitioner and the receiver which helps to balance and activate your natural healing response enabling you to function in a more holistic manner…mind, body, and spirit. Reiki is non-invasive and complementary to Western medicine.

Offered by Larry Parks and Gayla Moon Hattaway, traditional Reiki Practitioners.

Love offerings appreciated. This group meets Monthly on 2nd Saturday.

For more information, contact Larry at (816) 522-8663 or unipax9@mac.com

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Father's Day, Sunday, June 17, 2018. We will be honoring Father's with our annual slide show during the 10:30am service.. We need your pictures, so send us pictures of your Father, You, Someone who has been like a father to you, you and your children and/or "Furry" children, etc., and we will get them in the slide show. 

Last day to submit pictures is Wednesday, June 13th.

Send the pictures to Christine Garvey at christine@unitytemple.com

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Retired Old Men Eating Out (ROMEO), Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 11:30am. Would you like to be a ROMEO?  Join us (Retired Old Men Eating Out). We meet the third Wednesday of the month for lunch and sometimes followed by an activity such as a tour Boulevard Brewery or Roasterie Coffee, etc.  Very informal group; no dues, no commitments.

Please let me know if you would like to join us.

Bob Kralicek bobkralicek@gmail.com  cell phone: 816-589-3720 

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