Reported by your SW Region Communications Consultant, Malayna Dawn
The April 12, 2018 web conference call on the topic of Ethics was led by Cynthia Vermillion-Foster, UWM Member Services Director. About 20 people logged in via computer and phone to be part of the discussion.
Cynthia explained that a task team has been put together, following discussion at the last People’s Convention, to explore the concept of expanding the ministers’ code of ethics, with some adjustments, to apply to all leaders. The team was scheduled to meet just after the conference call to take what they heard into their next steps.
CURRENT AND CHANGING CODE
Rev. Denese Schellink, our Regi. Rep. confirmed that the most recent Code of Ethics is the one currently available online, which is dated 2012.
There are areas in which the wording in the Code of Ethics probably wouldn’t change, but opportunities to do work as a movement may be raised. In such cases, one can speak to Carrie Kenyon, Transitional, Employment & Evolving Ministries Coordinator. Continue reading “Ethics Call: Conversations with Unity Leaders”
UNITY SOUTHWEST REGION KEY LEADER EVENT
Friday, May 18, 2018 at Unity San Diego
3770 Altadena Ave, San Diego, CA 92105
Cost: $59 – includes light lunch
This workshop meets the new UWM requirements for Ministers/Spiritual Leaders to take at least one hour of Ethics and Boundaries Training each year.
Click to download the Southwest Region Key Leader Event Schedule and details
Dr. Gary Simmons will now be at Unity of Mesa April 7-10, (instead of the originally scheduled dates after S.E.E. classes in February.)
You’ll find updated flyers and registration forms at the links below.
Early bird rate extended to January 21!
Unity of Mesa will be offering an SEE in the Field program February 4-9, 2018. You can access the flyer and registration forms using the links below.
As a special bonus this year, Dr. Gary Simmons will be offering his Mission-Centric Ministry seminar on Saturday, February 10th and his class, The Q Effect: The Art and Practice of Living with Nothing and No One Against You, February 11-13. Flyers and registration form for these are also available at the links below.
Also, you’ll notice that the Alhambra Foundation has funding available to support SEE in the Field. You can click on the link below to access their updated application form.
Unity Southwest Region 2017 Conference
Click here for the updated SW Conference Schedule at a Glance
Schedule at a Glance
Monday Oct. 16
3:30 – 7:00 Conference Check in
5:30: Evening Reception at the “Lounge” – complimentary appetizers & drinks
7pm – 8:30pm: Welcome, Opening Ceremony, Introduction to Integral Ministry Conversation Circles, Music by Mark Welch
Tues. Oct. 17 Continue reading “Conference Schedule 2017”
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Date: Oct 16 – 19, 2017
Location: Embassy Suites Hotel and Spa
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Your Conference Committee has put together a program that aims to integrate all levels of the work we do. We’ll take care of business and learn new tools and techniques, but we’ll also enjoy more time together: to connect, to inspire, to share and be in prayer together, as well as time for personal renewal and meditation.
Who is invited to attend? We envision all areas of Unity leadership coming together to share their insights and experience. Unity ministers both active and retired, spiritual leaders, board members, youth ministry directors and any other key leaders and volunteers. The conference program will include opportunities to learn from each other in discussion circles to support the various areas of your ministry. Continue reading “Conference Theme and Registration 2017”
The Southwest Unity Region 2017 Scholarships
Scholarships will be awarded for Unity Worldwide Spiritual Institute (UWSI) * LUT Path Intensive, SEE on-line courses or SEE courses in the field.
* The LUT Path Intensive was formerly known as SEE Week C and is only held on-campus at Unity Village.
SEE scholarships are awarded based on student need and availability of the Region’s 2017 scholarship funds.
Scholarship funding does not include transportation, lodging or course materials (books.)
– Students are eligible for one scholarship and must be active in a Unity church in the Southwest Unity Region.
– Completed application is to be mailed or emailed, and accompanied by an email letter of support from your Unity minister.
– Please send completed application to: Jacquie Hardesty LUT/SW Region SEE Scholarship (mailing information on application)
Scholarship Award Periods and Application Due Dates are listed on the application.
Click here to download the SW Region Scholarship Application 2017
Please contact Jacquie Hardesty, Southwest Unity Region LUT Representative, for questions or support with the application process: 619.302.3150 or Jacquie.H@cox.net