Q. Is Unity non-denominational?
No. Unity is a denomination founded by Charles and Myrtle Fillmore as part of the New Thought movement. Unity should not be confused with Unitarian Universalism or Unification.
Q. Are there Unity churches all over the United States?
Unity churches are found across the nation and world-wide. Unity’s magazine, The Daily Word, has millions of readers.
Q. What does Unity believe?
Q. How should I dress?
Dress here is casual. Congregants wear boots and jeans, walking shorts, dress clothes and everything in between. If we had a dress code, it might be clean, neat and appropriate.
Q. What can I expect when visiting for the first time on a Sunday?
You will be greeted at the Welcome Desk and given a newcomer packet. The Ambassador that day will give you a tour of the church. If you have children in your life, you and they, if they are with you, will be taken to Youth Ed where you’ll be introduced to Amber Holland, our Youth Ed Director. From there, Amber will take over and show you the rest of the church. If children won’t be joining you at church, you’ll be shown key areas of the church and will be introduced to others along the way. You’ll be asked to sit wherever you’re comfortable sitting and the Ambassador will most likely let you know where to find them during and after the service. Newcomers and 2nd and 3rd time guests are encouraged to stop at the Welcome Desk on the way out to receive a copy of the book, “Alternatives”.
AN OVERVIEW OF SERVICES
Rise & Shine Service at 8:45 a.m. consists of music with the congregation joining in for some of the songs. Then Rev. Bill Brooks gives the week’s talk. People often wear jeans to this service, which is a more sparsely attended one with 20+ people. It has a very casual feel.
Our Traditional Service at 10:30 a.m. has several parts. We start with the congregation singing the week’s two joy songs, led by Malcolm Beaty. Joy Songs are followed by a general welcome and a meditation, after which Rev. Bill gives the week’s talk. When the talk is over, a collection is taken during which we’re entertained with musical talent. Most often, Bob Snook, our wonderful pianist, does one of the songs and a guest does the other. This is also the time during which new guests are welcomed. Last, but by no means least, the children come in from Youth Ed and share what they’ve learned.
FELLOWSHIP HALL After service, you’re invited to Fellowship Hall to meet people and to have coffee or tea and a snack.
That’s it! It’s our hope that new guests will take advantage of all that is offered on a Sunday and at other times. It’s the best way to get a feel for all that is offered here.