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UThrive: Advanced Enneagram Class, Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Temple SPACE. In this 4-week course taught by Reverend Nhien Dougherty, we'll take a deeper look at the ancient, transformational system of psychology known as the Enneagram. 

Class Format includes lesson and small group discussion.

Suggested Prerequisites: While there is no mandatory prerequisite, class instruction will assume basic knowledge of the Enneagram system. It is recommended that you have taken either (i) U-Thrive's Wisdom of the Enneagram 6-Week Class (Part. I of this series) or (ii) Introduction to the Enneagram 2.5 hour Workshop, taught by Rev Nhien.

Suggested love offering: $20 per 2-hour class session (no one turned away for lack of funds)

Classes can be taken on a stand-alone basis.


Wednesday Evening Service, Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 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!!


Unity and Buddhism, Thursday, September 1, 2016, 7:00pm - 8:30pm, Classroom D. Robert Brumet will teach a three-week course on the Basics of Buddhism at Unity Temple on the Plaza. He will present the basic teachings of Buddhism, an overview of Buddhist history and how Buddhism and its teachings are especially relevant to those of us in the Unity Movement.

Cost: Suggested Love Offering $15 per class


Grief Support Group, Thursdays, September 1 - September 15, 2016, 6:30pm - 8 :30pm, Heritage Room. This group will meet for 6 consecutive weeks starting August 11. Whether it has been days, months, or years, recognize that grief has no timetable. This will be a small group (max 10 participants) where you will address unresolved grief in a safe and supportive setting.

Fee: $25/session. Email Britt at britt@thegreenhousekc.com to RSVP and make sure this group is a fit for you. Led by Britt Frank, LMSW, SEP


Rainy Day Books Presents Louise Penny, Thursday, September 1, 2016, 7:00pm, Main Sanctuary. Louise Penny, Internationally Bestselling Mystery Author, will be In Conversation with Becci West, Manager of Rainy Day Books about Louise's New Hardcover A Great Reckoning: A Chief Inspector Armand Gamache Mystery.

Louise Penny a Former CBC Radio Journalist, is the #1 New York TimesGlobe and Mail Bestselling Author of 11 Chief Inspector Armand GamacheNovels.  She has been awarded the John Creasey Dagger, Nero, Macavity and Barry Awards, as well as two each of the Arthur Ellis and Dilys Awards. Additionally, Louise has won 5 Agatha Awards and 5 Anthony Awards.  She lives in a small village South of Montréal, Canada with her husband, Michael.

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


KC Fitness Link Yoga Certification Training, Monday-Friday, September 5 - September 16, 8:00am - 5:00pm, Temple SPACE. Study yoga, yoga therapy, Ayuveda and holistic nutrition. Nationally recognized programs since 2005.

Visit kcfitnesslink.com or email kcfitnesslink@gmail.com


Spirituality and All That Jazz, Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 7:00pm, Main Sanctuary. Piano Master GREG MEISE performing with Tim Whitmer & The Consort Band.

A local treasure, GREG MEISE was a student of music at the University of Kansas and the UMKC Conservatory of Music. He further honed his skills under the tutelage of great Kansas City players such as Pete Eye, John Elliott and Charles Kynard. Greg is a master player of both piano and Hammond B-3 organ, as well as a talented vocalist. He’s played with local legends such as Marilyn Mae, Kevin Mahogany, Pat Metheny, Calvin Coolidge and Richard Ross. Outside Kansas City he’s performed in the Catskill Mountains in upstate New York, Canada, a cruise ship on the Mexican Riviera, Lake Tahoe, Reno, Carson City and Las Vegas. 

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

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


Unity Temple Harvesters, Thursday, September 8, 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.


PSI Presents Patricia Sneed, Lauralei Bradley & Rama Inacio, Friday, September 9, 2016, 7:00pm, Charles Fillmore Chapel. "Channeling: Building a Bridge Into the Higher Realms"

Please join us for a fascinating evening of channeling with Patricia Sneed, Lauralei Bradley and Rama Inacio. Each person will channel and deliver guidance, insights and wisdom from the higher realms during these changing and challenging times.

Patricia Sneed is a metaphysical consultant, transformational teacher and healer. She has been providing metaphysical services for 34 years. Many of the well-known psychics in the Kansas City area were taught by Patricia. She began awareness of spirits as a child and wanted “to know” for herself. This evolved into psychic awareness in her teens when she began to be aware of her differences with others. Patricia says learning to meditate was the key to everything. She has a strong media background in radio and television and is one of the hosts of The Psychic Talk radio show KKFI 90.1 FM. Her services include psychic readings, spirit channeling, environmental clearings and energetic healing with gemstones. She is a highly sought after teacher of many metaphysical subjects. 913-486-8690www.patriciasneed.com

Lauralei Bradley is an unconscious channel for spirit. This means she is unaware of what her spirit guide is communicating and doesn’t remember the information presented during a channeling session. Lauralei channels her spirit guide, Oden. He is a master soul and powerful healer. Oden is very in touch with the spiritual aspects of each person’s individual journey, and can answer questions about anything from world events, to spiritual growth to everyday life. The love and compassion he brings to every session is his greatest gift. Lauralei has heard, seen and worked with her spirit guides since she was a small child. Their lessons have been valuable gifts to her in her work as a psychic, medium, Reiki Master, EVP channel and spiritual healer for over 30 years. Various law enforcement agencies and media have called upon her talents in their work at solving crimes and mysteries. Together with her husband she owns White Light Bookstore and Crystals, where they teach classes on information she has channeled directly from spirit. 816-931-0116 www.odenreiki.com

Rama Inacio is a gifted channel for the ascended masters and archangels. He devotes his life and body to be an instrument for God's love and will. He has channeled Archangel Michael, Yeshua, Saint Germain, Red Feather, Quan Yin, Archangel Sandalphon, Mother Mary, Durga, Isis, El Morya and Moses. These loving beings share their wisdom and guidance for these times, as well as, for the particular group that gathers. A unique energy is created when we commune with ascended masters and angels in a group channeling. In their beautiful presence we unify into one heart and mind, and complex problems and challenges are simplified through their great love. Everyone will have a direct experience with spirit, knowing to their core that the divine has touched them. Rama offers intuitive readings, sound and vibrational healing and your personal Soul Song. A Soul Song is music channeled just for you – it is the melody of your heart, your soul. Rama will tune into your higher self (and guides) and channel music to support you with DNA activation, deepening your connection with the divine within and union of the self. 913-574-7682 www.innershiningtemple.com

Join us for a fascinating evening of channeling!

All Seats $10 and available at door only.


Help Feed the Hungry, Saturday, September 10, 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.


Reiki Healing Circle, Saturday, September 10, 2016, 1:00pm - 4:00pm, Classroom E. Experience a Reiki healing session to help relieve stress, 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


Sunday Speak Easy Toastmasters, Sunday, September 11, 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.


Rainy Day Books Presents Jonathan Safran Foer, Friday, September 16, 2016, 7:00pm, Main Sanctuary. Jonathan Safran Foer, Bestselling Author of Everything is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, will Present his New Hardcover Novel Here I Am. 

This Event is Co-Sponsored byRainy Day Books & Middle of the Map Fest.

Jonathan Safran Foer is the Author of these Novels: Everything is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, and a work of Nonfiction, Eating Animals.  His Books have won numerous awards and have been translated into 36 languages.  He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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


Join us for our Annual Homecoming Potluck Picnic Celebration on Sunday, September 18 at 11:30am. We will be grilling hamburgers, hotdogs and veggie burgers outside. Sign up to volunteer your time or to bring your favorite side dish or dessert to share.

Join us for games, music, cakewalks and more!

For more information, contact Christine Garvey at christine@unitytemple.com or 816.994.8009. 

We will be having an ALL CALL New Members Spiritual Blessing at the 10:30am service.

This also marks the return of our Chancel Choir! The Chiefs vs the Houston Texans will be on the big screen at Noon!


Rainy Day Books Presents Candice Millard, Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 7:00pm, Main Sanctuary. Candice Millard, Kansas City’s own Bestselling Author of The River of Doubt and Destiny of The Republic, will Present her New Hardcover, Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill.

Candice Millard is a Former Writer & Editor at National Geographic Magazine. She lives with her family in Kansas City.

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


Rainy Day Books Presents Liane Moriarty, Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 7:00pm, Main Sanctuary. Liane Moriarty, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of Big Little Lies and The Husband's Secret, will Present her New Hardcover Novel, Truly Madly Guilty.

Liane Moriarty is the #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of Big Little Lies, The Husband's Secret, and What Alice Forgot, as well as The Hypnotist's Love Story, Three Wishes, The Last Anniversary and the Nicola Berry series for children.  Liane lives in Sydney, Australia, with her husband and two children.

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


Fearless Fridays Open Mic, Friday, September 23, 2016, 6:30pm - 9:00pm, Temple SPACE. Open Mic Night for the adventurous soul! Join us for a safe and welcoming environment for individuals and families to share music, poetry, art, film and more.

$10 suggested love offering ( no one turned away for lack of funds)

In 2016, this group will meet on March 18, June 17, September 23 and December 16.

For more information, nhien@unitytemple.com


Volunteer at St. Paul's Food Pantry, Saturday, September 24, 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

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Web Site: www.stpaulskck.org


WOW-Women of Worth, Tuesday, September 27, 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


U-Thrive Monthly Interplay Group, Fourth Wednesdays, September 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.