Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM MST
Unity of Phoenix Spiritual Center
1500 E Greenway Pkwy
Phoenix, AZ 85022
CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEUs) AVAILABLE $79 per person includes lunch and two topics
Morning Session: I AM Diversity — Workshop Leadership Course To explore our prejudice, bias and racism. Taking full ownership of our participation mentally and spiritually.
Afternoon Session: Music: Part of the Heart of Ministry – Are your song selections and themes beneficial to the ministry? Energy, resources, licensing, singalongs & more!
I AM Diversity — Workshop Leadership Course led by Gino Walker
This beautiful work is a soul call from within. The purpose to explore our prejudice, bias and racism. Taking full ownership of our participation mentally and spiritually.
A personal journey, an awareness of our inner thoughts, beliefs and old stories that we have kept alive through our past experiences, media, family and social contagion.
Using Universal Principles, we will explore exercises that call us to a higher listening and meditative practice.
1. Take responsibility 2. Acknowledgment 3. Forgiveness 4. Release 5. Create New Feeling Pattern
“Your mission in life is where your deep joy and the world’s deep hunger meet” ~ Richard Nelson Bolles
We have arrived. It is our time to approach our diversity within ourselves. It is only then that we can let go of prejudice, racism, violence and hatred. Let us Be Powerful, Invincible and Loving on our Quest. – Gino
The ‘elephant in the room’ represents our unresolved, possibly unknown, bias and prejudice. The elephant is sort of round, like the world, and in the folds of the elephant’s skin are words hidden. You have to look really hard to find them. The words are both positive and negative like: love, peace, joy, togetherness, healing, cooperation, tolerance, prosperity, hate, prejudice, bias, intolerance, segregation, anger, fear, separation. Our work is to acknowledge and examine what is present, and learn to talk about it to move forward together.
Music: Part of the Heart of Ministry
Leadership Course led by Gino Walker (master musician) and Craig B. (Unity of Phoenix Music Director) to talk about:
The Energy of music and how to utilize it.
How to use Sing-a-longs.
Is music a vital part of your ministry?
Are your song selections and themes beneficial to the ministry?
What resources are there?
What about licensing problems?
Both Gino and Craig will offer some musical selections.
For more information, click to download these printable documents, provided by our workshop leader, Gino Walker
Jan 2018 – SEE in Mesa, Shad Groverland, Carolyne Mathlin,Larry and Denese Schellink, Margee Grounds
Feb 2018 – UWH at Tustin, Blair Tabor, Lori Fleming, Long Beach gathering, Q Process, Malayna Dawn
March 2018 – Gary Simmons in Mesa, Ethics event in San Diego, Robert Bright, Unity of Flagstaff, photos from Long Beach gathering
April 2018 – Key Leader Ethics registration, UWM Ethics call report, Unity Outreach, Mark Fisk Memorial Scholarship, Stacy Macris Ros, Michael Schoonover
May 2018 – Note and report from Regional Board, Financial Report, Donate button
June/July 2018 – Conference Info and Registration, People’s Convention review, Mario de Ferrari, Blair Tabor article, Unity of Verde Valley
July 2018 – New mailing address, conference promotional material, Uniteens and YOUers, Video Culver City gathering
August 2018 – Rev. Kelly Isola explains conference theme & workshops in a video chat, Scholarships and Savings on Conference Fees, Regional Financial Report, Video Promotion Workshop & Lunch Gathering in L.A. Area, “1 Unity” Helps to Unify Unity, Attend the Youth Educator’s Retreat,Rev. Mario celebrates
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.
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.
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