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UPCOMING CLASSES and EVENTS AT UNITY TEMPLE

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No Boundary Class with Robert Brumet, Thursdays, April 28 - June 2, 2016, 7:00pm - 8:30pm, Heritage Room. Reverend Robert Brumet will teach a six-week series of classes based on the book No Boundary. Book available in bookstore.

No Boundary is one of Ken Wilber’s first and most popular books. It is one of the first works to map the full-spectrum of human potential. It integrates the best of psychology with the best of spirituality in a seamless and enlightening framework. In drawing from the finest of both Eastern and Western approaches to human growth and development it charts the complete spectrum of consciousness from sub-consciousness to self-conscious to superconscious; from instinct to ego to God. It offers an array of practices and exercises to show the reader how to reach the higher states of consciousness.

The classes will include instruction, discussion and practice. It is highly recommended (but not required) that participants read Chapters 1 & 2 prior to the first class on April 28. Book available in bookstore.

Suggested $15 Love Offering per class

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Heal Your Life Workshop, Saturday, April 30, 2016, 9:00am - 4:00pm, Classroom D. A FUN, POWERFUL and LIFE CHANGING workshop that empowers you to change your thoughts and change your life!  This workshop is based on the 2-time best seller “You Can Heal Your Life®” book by Louise L. Hay.

In this 1 day workshop you will learn and put into practice:

By the end of the workshop you will have several simple, yet powerful, techniques to help you overcome processes and behaviors that no longer serve who you are becoming.  This is an interactive workshop allowing you to practice the simple techniques you learn.

Space is limited for maximum benefit.

INVESTMENT: $95.00 per person.  $50.00 deposit
WHEN: Saturday, April 30, 2016, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Classroom D
RSVP by April 25, 2016 to info@abundanceopens.com, visit my website at www.abundanceopens.com

Christine Lies is a Licensed Heal Your Life Teacher, Speaker, Workshop Leader & Certified Abundance Coach.

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Unity Spiritual Principles Class, Sundays, May 1 - May 22, 2016, 11:45am - 12:30pm, Manse. Join Duke & Christine Garvey for Unity Spiritual Principles Class.

Learn spiritual principles that will increase your peace of mind and sense of well-being. Class is held in the Manse living room - go through Duke’s office on the west end of the building and turn left.

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U-Thrive: The Wisdom of the Enneagram, Tuesdays, May 3 - June 7, 2016, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Temple SPACE. In this 6-week course, we'll explore the ancient, transformational system of psychology known as the Enneagram. Students will gain a general overview of the Enneagram, the concepts of "lines," "wings" and "subtypes." We will also devote time each class session to more deeply exploring each of the Nine Enneagram Types, including the vices/virtues and fixations associated with each type. We will be invited to consider how knowledge of Type can help us to gain self awareness, an essential component to personal and/or spiritual growth, as well as how applying such knowledge can improve our relationships to ourselves, others, and the world.

Additionally, we'll get to hear from Guest Panelists who will discuss how they came to know their own Types and how knowledge of the Enneagram has served them in their personal and work lives.

Facilitator: Reverend Nhien Dougherty, M.Div., J.D.

Drop-ins welcome but RSVP requested. Email nhien@unitytemple to RSVP or for more info. $25.00 Suggested love offering/class.  Facebook Event
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Kansas City Chorale Concert, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 7:30pm - 9:00pm, Main Sanctuary. Songs derived from Shakespeare’s plays are interwoven with portions of his texts performed by professional actors from the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival. Scenes from The Tempest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo and Juliet, and Macbeth will come to life in song.

To purchase tickets go to http://www.kcchorale.org/such-a-charm/

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Wednesday Evening Service, Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 6:30pm, Myrtle Fillmore Chapel. NEED A MID-WEEK LIFT?  Reverend James Stacey will be speaking tonight on the topic, The Faculty of Power.  Music by Alex Cordero, David Adams and Stephanie Bland.

James will also be speaking May 18 on Pentecost.

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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Spirituality and All That Jazz, Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 7:00pm, Main Sanctuary. Songstress MONIQUE DANIELLE performing with Tim Whitmer & The Consort Band. MONIQUE DANIELLE pours her heart and soul into every song and unanimous universal appeal is the result. Through a broad repertoire of musical styles, she captivates every audience.  From sultry Rhythm & Blues to Jazz, Italian Opera, Classical, African Pop, Contemporary Classics and Jamaican Reggae, Monique truly defines and demonstrates diversity.  Anyone who has heard her honest, pure, passionate delivery would agree she is an experience to behold.

Relax and enjoy Kansas City's Jazz Greats in a smoke-free environment the first Wednesday of every month with Host, Tim Whitmer.

Tickets at the door only - $7.00 
Children under 16 free

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Living in the Creative Flow: Process Painting with Jenny Hahn, Wednesdays, May 4 - May 18, 2016, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Power & Light Room. You are a creative being worthy of expression! In this workshop, you will be introduced to process painting and use it as a tool for self-discovery. Jenny will gently guide you to move through blocks and paint freely from your heart using the tools of tempera paint, paper, a brush, and present-moment awareness. You will be supported in an environment free from judgment or critique. Discover a connection to your true self and feel empowered to create! No art experience necessary. All materials provided. Space is limited, so register now to reserve your spot!

Love offering ($20 suggested per class) + $60 materials fee
Call Jenny at 816-805-2097 or register online at www.creativenectarstudio.com/event/temple

Jenny Hahn captures the inward journey through bold, colorful expression. She received a BFA in illustration from the Kansas City Art Institute and exhibits her paintings nationally and out of her studio in the Crossroads. Jenny has facilitated painting workshops regionally for Unity churches, iYOU, LGBT retreats, Research Hospital, The Mission Project, and Johnson County Developmental Supports. More at www.jenspaintings.com.

https://youtu.be/VIm1h5_eFUo

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Mother's Day, Sunday, May 8, 2016, 10:30am, Main Sancutary. Join us on Mother's Day for our annual slide show. Submit your photos by Tuesday, May 3 so that we have time to get them in the slide show. Submit photos of your mother, you and your children and/or your four-legged furry children!

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

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Sunday Speak Easy Toastmasters, Sunday, May 8, 2016, 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 Maureen Dwyer, Club Secretary,  Sunday Speak Easy Toastmasters, at maureend19@hotmail.com  for membership details.

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

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The Vision Workshop: 3 Keys To Accelerating Your Results, Second Mondays, May 9 - July 11, 2016, 6:30pm-9:00pm, Classroom D. Join DreamBuilder Coach and Life Mastery Consultant Julie Valluet, M.Ed., certified by Mary Morrissey’s Life Mastery Institute, in this dynamic workshop and learn how to unfold your greatest dream as well as the simple thinking-strategies that will guard you from fear, doubt and worry.

Suggested love offering: $20/class (no one turned away for lack of funds).

Contact Julie for more information at julievalluet@gmail.com or go online to www.JulieValluet.com

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Stories About Migration: A Public Forum, Monday, May 9, 2016, 7:00pm - 9:00pm, Main Sanctuary. A public forum connecting the communities of Kansas City, Missouri and Garden City, Kansas will offer diverse humanities perspectives about stories of migration to mid-America.  The forum will leverage the power of teleconferencing technology to foster productive discussions between the two audiences, divided by 376 miles but both hubs of recent resettlement for Africans in the region. 

The gathering in the heart of Kansas City at the popular and welcoming Unity Temple will bring together Nigerian-born Chris Abani, a best-selling novelist and poet, with two humanities scholars, Marta Caminero-Santangelo (University of Kansas) and Garth Myers (Trinity College), both experts in the field of immigration. Byron Caminero-Santangelo, Interim Director of KASC and professor of English and Environmental Studies at KU, will serve as the moderator.  A video recording and transcript of the forum will also be provided on this website for those unable to attend.

FREE & OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY

www.migrationstories.ku.edu

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Unity Temple Harvesters, Thursday, May 12, 2016, 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.

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Help Feed the Hungry, Saturday, May 14, 2016, 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. The serving and cleanup will take until 11:30am. 

We meet the 2nd Saturday of each month.

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Reiki Healing Circle, Saturday, May 14, 2016, 1:00pm - 4:00pm, Classroom E. Experience the healing benefits of Reiki, a simple non invasive technique to relieve stress and pain and promote wellness. Reiki stimulates the flow of energy in the body which helps to balance and activate the natural healing response to enable you to function in a more holistic manner…mind, body and spirit. 

Love offerings and donations appreciated.

Kathy Aubry has been a traditional Reiki Master for over 20 years. 

For more information contact Kathy at 913-215-8863 or kaubry@rocketmail.com

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Bringing Out the Dogs, Sunday, May 15, 9:00am - 2:00pm, Patio and Playground. Fall in Love! KC Pet Project will be Bringing Out the Dogs to meet everyone who would like to stop by and say hello. KC Pet Project is a NO KILL 501c3 non-profit animal shelter that works with Animal Control to find Forever Homes for the animals that come under their care. All the dogs will be available for on-the-spot adoptions!

If you are unable to adopt a dog but would like to support KC Pet Project, donations are accepted.

Please plan on stopping by and visit the furry friends!

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Rainy Day Books Presents Richard Russon, Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 7:00pm, Main Sanctuary. Richard Russo, Pulitzer Prize-winning Author ofEmpire Falls, will be In Conversation with Vivien Jennings, Founder & President of Rainy Day Books about Richard’s New Hardcover Everybody’s Fool.

Richard Russo is the author of seven previous novels; two collections of stories; and Elsewhere, a memoir. In 2002 he received the Pulitzer Prize for Empire Falls,  which like Nobody's Fool was adapted to film, in a multiple-award-winning HBO mini-series. He lives off the coast of Maine with his wife and two daughters.

For more tickets or more information, contact Rainy Day Books at rainydaybooks.com or 913-384-3126

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Rainy Day Books Presents Susan Branch, Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 7:00pm, Main Sanctuary. Susan Branch, Bestselling Author and Illustrator of theHeart of the Home Series will share sights and stories from her New Hardcover Martha’s Vineyard: Isle of Dreams

Susan Branch is the Author of 13 (now 14, almost 15) Books with over 4,000,000 Book in Print ~ all of them hand-written and watercolored, filled with quotes, recipes, tips, stories and personal mementos.  Susan's Heart of the Home Books celebrate the home arts of cooking, gardening, homemaking, family, best friends, entertaining, and all the things that make life sweet.  Susan was born in Southern California, the oldest of eight children (which has been a huge inspiration for her life), and now lives with her husband Joe Hall in an 1849 home on the Massachusetts Island of Martha's Vineyard ~ which she refers to as her "heart magnet."  Susan was drawn to New England since childhood and loved it before she ever saw it.  She finally moved there in her early 30s, no longer "able to live without four seasons and white picket fences as everyday architecture."  One of the most prolific artists working today, Susan has produced close to 3,000 pieces of original art that adorn everything from Dish Towels and Teapots to Calendars, Books, and Wrapping Paper.

For more tickets or more information, contact Rainy Day Books at rainydaybooks.com or 913-384-3126

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PSI Presents Andrew D. Basiago, Friday, May 20, 2016, 7:00pm, Charles Fillmore Chapel. He will discuss his real life encounters with 14 different types of multi-dimensional beings – from ghosts to extraterrestrials to ascended beings – and draw preliminary conclusions about the nature of the Multi-verse that we inhabit.

Andrew D. Basiago is a lawyer in private practice in Vancouver, Washington.  He is admitted to the bar in Washington State and the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington. He holds six academic degrees, including a Bachelor of Arts in History from UCLA, a Master of Philosophy from the University of Cambridge, and a Juris Doctor from Northwestern School of Law.

Basiago is a prominent figure in the Truth Movement who is credited with ending the US government's time travel and Mars cover-ups.  For more than 10 years, he has shared with the American people the true story of our nation’s accomplishments in time travel and Mars exploration.

He has done so as one who served in the two US defense projects in which time travel and voyages to Mars were first undertaken, DARPA's Project Pegasus and the CIA's Mars jump room program.

Basiago is a popular guest on talk radio's Coast to Coast AM, where he has enthralled listeners with his first person account of having been one of America's first chrononauts during the advent of time travel in the US defense-technical community. He has been featured on Tru TV's Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura, The History Channel's Weird or What? with William Shatner, and more than 100 other TV and radio shows.

$15 cash or check only

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WOW-Women of Worth, Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 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! They 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 Monthly Interplay Group, Fourth Wednesdays, May 25 - December 28, 2016, 7:15pm - 9:00pm, Temple SPACE. Creative movement; stillness ~ reflection; storytelling.

Join us in this improvisational practice that integrates mind, body and spirit! 

Participate in a global social movement dedicated to ease, connection, human sustainability and play. 

Suggested love offering: $10-20/class (no one turned away for lack of funds). For more info, contact Devi at d.light18@gmail.com.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cvl2MVLco-c

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Volunteer at St. Paul's Food Pantry, Saturday, May 28, 2016, 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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