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July 2018

 

Ethics Call: Conversations with Unity Leaders

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.

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TASK TEAM

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

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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”

Key Leaders Event – May 18 in San Diego

REGISTER NOW!

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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

Register online by clicking here!

SEE in the Field and Gary Simmons Too

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.

SEE in the Field 2018 Mesa flyer

Dr Gary Simmons Registration

Q Process Flyer Unity of Mesa Gary

Unity of Mesa Mission-Centric Flyer revised

Alhambra Foundation Application for Funding

Conference Schedule 2017

Unity Southwest Region 2017 Conference

Click here for the updated SW Conference Schedule at a Glance

Click here to download a printable flyer to share with your leaders

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”

Conference Theme and Registration 2017

SWRegConf2017-finalDate: Oct 16 – 19, 2017
Location: Embassy Suites Hotel and Spa

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This link will take you to our Event Information  or “Landing” Page.
Then, simply scroll down to find the “Register Now” button.

OR find the email we sent, and click the links you find within it!

Click here to download a flyer to share with your leaders!

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”

Scholarships – The Southwest Unity Region 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