12-23-12 The Gifts of Christmas: Giving Birth to the Christ Within Us 

We invite you to join us as we welcome back guest speaker Rev. Susan Howard. Rev Susan continues our "Gifts of Christmas" series with a look at the symbolic nature of the birth of Jesus. 

Message by Rev. Susan Howard

Meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Additional music: "We Three Kings of Orient Are" by Two Harps. We invite you to visit their Website at http://twoharps.yolasite.com/

Next week: We invite you to join us as we move from the Christmas season and prepare to welcome in 2013 with our annual Burning Bowl Ceremony. We will decide what we will leave behind and what we will embrace , and we invite you to do the same.

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us on the Web http://www.unityofbaycity.com. Also, if you are ever in the Saginaw Bay Area of mid-Michigan, we invite you to join us for one of our Celebration of LIfe services.

Unity of Bay City is a positive path for spiritual living!


12-16-12 "The Gifts of Christmas: Myrrh"

We invite you to join us today as we continue with our "Gifts of Christmas" series with a look at the third of the wise men's gifts--the gift of myrrh. What is the symbolism of this gift, and what lessons can we learn and apply to our everyday lives?

Message and Meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment during meditaiton by Heidi Bethune

Additional music: "We Three Kings of Orient Are" by the group "Two Harps." We invite you to visit their Website at: http://twoharps.yolasite.com

Next week: We invite you to join us as we welcome back guest speaker Rev. Susan Howard. Rev. Susan will continue our theme of "The Gifts of Christmas" with her unique perspective on the Jesus birth story and what lessons we can learn and apply to our lives. 

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us on the Web: http://www.unityofbaycity.com If you are ever in the Saginaw Bay Area of mid-Michigan, we also invite you to join us for one of our Celebration of Life services. 

Unity of Bay City is a positive path for spiritual living!


12-9-12 "The Gifts of Christmas: Frankincense"

As we continue our "Gifts of Christmas" series, we invite you to join us as we consider the meaning of the wise men's gift of frankincense. What did this gift mean when it was presented to the baby Jesus, and what lessons can we learn and apply to our everyday lives?

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Additional music: "We Three Kings of Orient Are" performed by Two Harps: 

http://twoharps.yolasite.com/

Next week: We invite you to join us as we continue our "Gifts of Christmas" and consider the wise men's gift of myrrh.

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us on the Web" http://www.unityofbaycity.com. If you are ever in the Saginaw Bay Area of mid-Michigan, we also invite you to join us for one of our Celebration of Life services. Unity of Bay City is a positive path for spiritual living.


12-2-12 "The Gifts of Christmas: Gold"

According to one of the Jesus birth stories, the baby Jesus was visited by wise men from the East who bore gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. If we look at the story from a symbolic perspective, we might ask ourselves what these gifts symbolize, and what lessons can we learn and apply to our everyday lives?

We invite you to join us as we begin the series with a look at the gift of gold.

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment during meditation by Heidi Bethune

Additional music: "We Three Kings of Orient Are" performed by Two Harps: http://twoharps.yolasite.com

Next week: We invite you to join us as we consider the gift of frankincense.

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us on the Web at UnityOfBayCity.com. If you are ever in the Saginaw Bay Area of mid-Michigan, we invite you to join us for one of our Celebration of Life services. Unity of Bay City is a positive path for spiritual living.


11-25-12 "Core Values Sunday"

We invite you to join us for a time of reflection and reaffirmation as Rev. Greg and our community members review our core values and recognize other community members who embody those values.

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: We invite you to join us as we begin the holiday season with a series entitled "The Gifts of Christmas." According to one of the Jesus birth stories, wise men came from the East bearing gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. What do these gifts mean, and what lessons can we learn and apply to our everyday lives? We invite  you to join us as Rev. Greg begins the series with a look at the gift of gold.

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to join us on the Web at UnityofBayCity.com. If you are ever in the Saginaw Bay Area of mid-Michigan, we also invite you to join us for one of our Celebration of Life services!

Direct download: UofBCOL-00108-Core_Values_Sunday_11-25-12_Celebration.mp3
Category:Sunday Celebration -- posted at: 5:20pm EST

11-18-12 "We Give Thanks"

In anticipation of Thanksgiving, we pause to practice gratitude for the many blessings in our lives. As we recognize our good, it will multiply, creating more good.

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: We invite you to join us as we remember and reaffirm our core values. Rev. Greg and other community members will also recognize new members who exemplify those core values.

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us on the Web: UnityOfBayCity.com. If you are ever in the Saginaw Valley Area of mid-Michigan, we invite you to join us for our Celebrations of Life.

Direct download: UofBCOL-00107-We_Give_Thanks_11-18-12_Celebration.mp3
Category:Sunday Celebration -- posted at: 3:36pm EST

11-18-12 "We Remember"

As we pause and remember the occasion of Veteran's Day, we remember the sacrifice others made for the greater good of all. We also commit ourselves to building a world of peace, harmony, and love that works for all. 

Message and Meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: In anticipation of the American Thanksgiving holiday, we pause to be grateful for the good in our lives as "We Give Thanks."

For more information about Unity of Bay City, we invite you to join us on the Web: UnityOfBayCity.com. If you are ever in the Saginaw Bay Area of mid-Michigan, we also invite you to join us for our Celebration of Life services.

Direct download: UofBCOL-00106-We_Remember_11-11-12_Celebration.mp3
Category:Sunday Celebration -- posted at: 2:21pm EST

11-4-12 "The Sacred and the Silly" 

Being sacred--which is to say, being in touch with your own inner divinity--does not mean always being serious. You are allowed to have fun.

We invite you to join us as guest speaker and musician Greg Tamblyn uses his gift of song and comedy to introduce us to the concept of "The Sacred and the Silly/."

Message, meditation, and musical presentation by Greg Tamblyn

Next week: We invite you as we mark the occasion of Veteran's Day and remember those who sacrificed for the greater good of us all and recommit ourselves to building a world of peace that works for all.

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us on the Web: UnityofBayCity.com. If you are ever in the Saginaw Bay Area, we also invite you to join us for one of our celebrations.

Direct download: UofBCOL-00105-The_Sacred_and_the_Silly_11-04-12_Celebration.mp3
Category:Sunday Celebration -- posted at: 1:48pm EST

10-28-12 "Fall Faith Part 7-Self Awareness"

We invite you to join us for the final week of our Fall Faith Series, where Rev. Greg talks about self-awareness. Knowing who you are and how far you have grown is an important part of discovering your own personal power.

Our Fall Faith Series has been based upon the book *Discover the Power Within You: A Guide to the Unexplored Depths Within* by the late Rev. Eric Butterworth.

Message and Meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical Accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: We invite you to join us for a special event as first-time guest Greg Tamblyn uses his gift of song and humor to introduce us to the concept of "The Sacred and the Silly."

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us on the Web at UnityOfBayCity.com. If you are ever in the Saginaw Bay area, we would love to see you at one of our Celebrations.


10-21-12 "Fall Faith Part 6-Claim Abundance: Today Is the Day"

We invite you to join us as guest speaker and Licensed Unity Teacher Sandy Crowley Schwartz talks about abundant living. The opportunity for abundant living is all around you, and we invite you to claim it today!

Our Fall Faith Series is based on the book *Discover the Power Within You: A Guide to the Unexplored Depths Within* by the late Rev. Eric Butterworth.

Message and Meditation by Sandy Crowley Schwartz, LUT

Musical Accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: Rev. Greg concludes the Fall Faith Series with a talk on "Self Awareness."

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us on the Web at UnityOfBayCity.com. Also, if you are ever in the Saginaw Bay area, we invite you to join us for one of our Celebrations.


10-14-12 Fall Faith Part 5: "Divine Order"

We invite you to join us as we continue our Fall Faith Series with a look at the concept of Divine Order. Divine Order is the concept that those seemingly random life events are not so random when we look at the overall picture. In fact, when we are open to the idea, we are open to seeing the greater plan life has in store for us.

Our Fall Faith series is based on the book *Discover the Power Within You: A Guide to the Unexplored Depths Within* by the late Rev. Eric Butterworth.

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles.

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us on the Web at UnityOfBayCity.com. If you are ever in the Saginaw Bay Area, we also invite you to join us for one of our Celebrations.


10-7-12 Fall Faith Part 4-A Life of Prayer

Note: Our 10-30-12 celebration recording was irretrievably lost.

We invite you to join us as Rev. Greg continues our Fall Faith series with a look at the concept of a life of prayer. What is affirmative prayer, and how can it help in the quest to "Discover the Power Within You"?

Our Fall Faith series is based on the book *Discover the Power Within You: A Guide to the Unexplored Depths Within* by the late Eric Butterworth.

Message and Meditation by Rev. Greg Coles
Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: Our Fall Faith series continues with a look at the concept of Divine Order.

For more information about  our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us on the Web: UnityOfBayCity.com. If you are in the Saginaw Bay Area, we also invite you to join us for any of our Celebrations of Life.


"Fall Faith Part 2-Divine Being" (9-23-12 Celebration)

Many people talk about humans having a spiritual (divine) experience. As we experience the second week of our Fall Faith series, we invite you to consider that you are a divine being having a human experience. Our Fall Faith series centers around the book *Discover the Power Within You: A Guide to the Unexplored Depths Within* by Eric Butterworth.

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: Part Three of our Fall Faith series will focus on the concepts of "The Law of Nonresistance" and "Prayer" as featured in *Discover the Power Within You.*

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to join us on the Web: UnityOfBayCity.com

Direct download: UofBCOL-00100-Fall_Faith_Part_2-Divine_Being_9-23-12_Celebration.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:32pm EST

9-16-12 Celebration: "Fall Faith Part 1-The Journey"

We invite you to join us on a journey of self-discovery as we kick off our Fall Faith series based on the book *Discover the Power Within You: a Guide to the Unexplored Depths Within* by Eric Butterworth.

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: Our Fall Faith journey continues as we dive deeper into *Discover the Power Within You."

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us on the Web: UnityOfBayCity.com


9-9-12  Celebration: "Unity World Day of Prayer"

We invite you to join us as we prepare for Unity's annual World Day of Prayer. Rev. Greg will share the story of Unity co-founder Myrtle Fillmore's healing from tuberculosis through a practice of daily prayer. How can we apply this lesson to our everyday lives?

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: We invite you to join us as we kick off our Fall Faith series based on the book *Discover the Power Within You: A Guide to the Unexplored Depths Within." by Eric Butterworth.

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us on the Web: UnityOfBayCity.com


Direct download: UofBCOL-00098-Unity_World_Day_of_Prayer_9-9-12_Celebration.mp3
Category:Sunday Celebration -- posted at: 10:01pm EST

Happy New Year!

Every day presents the opportunity to start again and live life from a new understanding. We invite you to join us as Unity of Bay City member and guest speaker Larry Lage presents this powerful idea for living.

Message by Larry Lage

Meditation by Nancy Berdasco

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us on the Web: UnityOfBayCity.com

Next week: "Unity's World Day of Prayer"-Rev. Greg returns to share the story of Myrtle Fillmore's healing through prayer--the event which began the Unity movement.

Direct download: UofBCOL-00097-Happy_New_Year_9-2-12_Celebration.mp3
Category:Sunday Celebration -- posted at: 10:08pm EST

Summer Refreshments with the Christian Bible Part 9: End or Beginning? (8-26-12 Celebration)

We invite you to join us as we conclude our "Summer Refreshments" series with a look at the final book of the Christian Bible, the book of Revelation. This book is often thought of as a book of the "End Times," but could it also be looked at as a book of beginnings?

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: "Happy New Year" with guest speaker Larry Lage. If we look at every day as the beginning of a new year in our lives, how differently might we live those lives?

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us online at UnityOfBayCity.com

Thank you always for listening!


Summer Refreshments with the Christian Bible Part 8-The Apostle Paul and Spiritual Evolution (8-19-12 Celebration)

As we continue our "Summer Refreshments" series, we move away from the gospels to the book of Acts and look at the ministry of the Apostle Paul. Pau's message evolved as his established beliefs were confronted by new possibilities and challenges. How does this compare to modern theories of spiritual evolution?

Message and Meditation by Rev. Greg Coles
Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: we conclude our "Summer Refreshments" with a look at the final book of the Christian Bible, the Book of Revelation, also known as the Apocalypse of John. What message can a book written for the people of its time possibly have for the people of today (hint: not what you might have been told)? We invite you to join us and find out for yourself.

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to join us on the Web: UnityofBayCity.com


Summer Refreshments with the Christian Bible Part 7-Open Heart Open Arms (8-12-12 Celebration)

We invite you to join us as we welcome guest speaker Rev. Mary Wood who will look at the concept of sacred service and how to approach this important calling with "open heart and open arms."

Message and meditation by Rev. Mary Wood

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: Rev. Greg returns to take another look at a story from the New Testament (also known as the "Christian Bible") and suggest ways that these ancient stories can be applied to our everyday lives in the 21st Century.

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us on the Web: UnityofBayCity.com


Summer Refreshments with the Christian Bible Part 6-Upon This Rock-Core Values Sunday (8-5-12 Celebration)

Jesus said to the disciple Simon, "...upon this rock, I will build my church." One way of interpreting this verse is that Jesus said he would build a spiritual community on the solid faith that Simon used to discern that Jesus was the Messiah.

In a similar fashion, we are building a spiritual community on solid core values. We invite you to join us as we remember those values and the recipients of the first "Core Value Stones" recognize a new community member who expresses that value and pass the stone on to them.

Message by Rev. Greg Coles and community members

Meditation by Rebecca Dunn

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us online at UnityofBayCity.com

Next week: our Summer Refreshments series continues as we welcome Rev. Mary Wood, who will talk about gratitude and loving what is. We will also take time to honor the many volunteers who make our community work so well. Thank you!

Thank you also for listening!


"Summer Refreshments with the Christian Bible Part 5-Who Do You Say I Am? (7-29-12 Celebration)

We invite you to join us today as we look at the story in which Jesus asks his disciples who they thought he was. He asked this question not for his own benefit but for theirs. We invite you to join us as we ask ourseves that question by going within.

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: We invite you to join us as we continue our "Summer Refreshments" series. Jesus said he would build the church "Upon This Rock," which we interpret to mean he would build it upon the kind of faith demonstrated by Simon (later known as Peter) when Simon correctly identified who Jesus was. We will look at the "rock" of core values on which we are building our spiritual community.

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us as UnityOfBayCity.com


"Summer Refreshments with the Christian Bible Part 4-The Five Rs of Healing" (7-22-12 Celebration)

We invite you to join us as we resume our "Summer Refreshments" series and welcome guest speaker and Licensed Unity Teacher Susan Howard. Susan will look at healing as it is demonstrated in the biblical story of Zecharias, father of John the Baptist. Susan will also share the story of her own healing.

Message and meditation by Susan Howard, Licensed Unity Teacher

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: "Who Do You Say That I Am?"

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit UnityOfBayCity.com


Fit Body, Fit Spirit (7-15-12 Celebration)

As Rev. Greg takes the week off, we are also taking a week off from the "Summer Refreshments" series. We welcome guest speaker Don Staley who will talk about how a positive shift in his thinking led to an incredible weight loss and a healthy, sustainable lifestyle.

Message by Don Staley

Meditation by community member Nancy Berdasco

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: We resume our "Summer Refreshments with the Christian Bible" series as we welcome guest speaker and Licensed Unity Teacher Susan Howard. Susan will discuss the "Five Rs of Healing" as she looks at the story of Zecharias, father of John the Baptist. Susan will also share the story of her own personal healing. You won't want to miss this!

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to join us at UnityOfBayCity.com

Direct download: UofBCOL-00090-Fit_Body_Fit_Spirit7-15-12_Celebration.mp3
Category:Sunday Celebration -- posted at: 12:01am EST

Summer Refreshments with the Christian Bible Part 3-Fishers of Men and Women (7-8-12 Celebration)

We invite you to join us as we continue our "Summer Refreshments" series with a look at the story in which Jesus helps a group of fishermen have a hugely successful catch and then calls them to a new life of service.

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: Rev. Greg will be off on vacation, and we will take a break from the "Summer Refreshments" series. We welcome guest speaker Don Staley who will talk about his "Fit Body, Fit Mind" program, where a positive shift in thinking led to weight loss and a healthy, sustainable way of living.

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to join us online at UnityOfBayCity.com

Thank you always for listening!


7-1-12 Summer Refreshments with the Christian Bible Part 2-The Wilderness

We invite you to join us as we look at the story of Jesus' time of testing in the wilderness. How many times have we felt like we were alone and being tested? What can we learn from this story and apply to the next time?

Message by Rev/ Greg Coles

Next week: We invite you to join us for the next installment of the "Summer Refreshments" series as we look at the story of Jesus calling fishermen to be fishers of men (and women).

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to join us on the Web at UnityOfBayCity.com


Summer Refreshments with the Christian Bible, Part 1: Baptism (6-24-12 Celebration).

We invite yo to join us for this exciting series in which we look closer at a story from the Christian Bible and determine what deeper meaning it has for our everyday lives. Our series begins with the story of the baptism of Jesus.

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: Our series continues with a look at the story of Jesus' temptation in the wildreness.

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us on the Web at UnityOfBayCity.com.

Thank you for listening!


"Indestructible Success: The Spiritual Foundation" (6-17-12 Celebration)

How does one achieve success, yet still feel fulfilled?
According to Unity of Bay City alumnus and author Seth Braun, the secret lies in having a spiritual foundation for success. We invite you to join us as Seth shares his insights.

Message by Seth Braun

Meditation by David Byrd

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: Rev. Greg returns to begin his summer series entitled "Summer Refreshments with the Christian Bible." In this series, Rev. Greg will show how the Bible, when interpreted metaphysically, can provide useful insights for a life that works.

The series will begin with a look at the oldest of the Gospel stories: the baptism of Jesus.

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to join us online at UnityOfBayCity.com


6-10-12 "Living an Authentic Life"

We invite you to join us as we continue to look at the theme of Harmony by looking to the example of Moses. Moses answered the call to live a more authentic life when he saw God in the form of a burning bush. His life was never the same. How is Spirit calling you, and what life are you being called to live?

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: Unity of Bay City alumnus and New Thought author Seth Braun makes a stop on his national tour to speak to us about "Indestructible Success." How do we balance achievement and fulfillment? How do we continuously create a rich, abundant life? The answers to these and more questions await you!

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us online at UnityOfBayCity.com

Direct download: UofBCOL-00085-Living_an_Authentic_Life-6-10-12_Celebration.mp3
Category:Sunday Celebration -- posted at: 12:17am EST

6-3-12 "The Art of Being"

For many of us, our life experience is such that we are valued for what we have, what we do, and how much we can produce. How different would our experience be if we learned the art of going away and valuing ourselves by just being?

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical Accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: "Living an Authentic Life"--What "burning bushes" and "wilderness experiences" await you when you answer the call to live a life of harmony?

For more information about Unity of Bay City, we invite you to visit us online at UnityOfBayCity.com

Direct download: UofBCOL-00084-The_Art_of_Being-6-3-12_Celebration.mp3
Category:Sunday Celebration -- posted at: 11:21pm EST

"Presence, Purpose, Passion" (5-27-12 Celebration)

We invite you to join us as longtime Unity of Bay City member Rebecca Dunn shares a fascinating look at the Pentecost celebration and shares a few surprises of her own! ;-)

Message and meditation by Rebecca Dunn

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: Rev. Greg returns with a look at "The Art of Being."

In a society that measures success by productivity and doing, it is easy for us to get caught up and miss the art of being. Join Reverend Greg and our spiritual community for a reexamination of priorities, and the benefits of being still.

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to join us online at UnityofBayCity.com

Direct download: UofBCOL-00083-Presence_Purpose_Passion-5-27-12_Celebration.mp3
Category:Sunday Celebration -- posted at: 12:39pm EST

"Who Am I, Really? Part 6-Joyful" (5-20-12 Celebration)

We invite you to join us today as we conclude our Core Values series by looking at the value of being Joyful.

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Solos by Heidi Bethune and Rev. Greg Coles

Next week: "Presence, Purpose, Passion" by longtime Unity of Bay City member and guest speaker Rebecca Dunn.

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to join us online at UnityofBayCity.com


Who Am I, Really? Part 5-Loving/Mother's Day (5-13-12 Celebration)

We invite you to join us as we explore the core values adopted by our spiritual community in the Fall of 2011. Our topic this week fits nicely with the celebration of Mother's Day as we look at the core value of being "Loving."

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: We conclude our series with the core value of being "Joyful."

In two weeks: we invite you to join us as longtime Unity of Bay City member Rebecca Dunn presents "The Spirit of Pentecost."

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us on the Web: UnityofBayCity.com

Thank you for listening!


5-6-12 Who Am I Really? Part 4-Empowering

We invite you to join us as we look at the next of the core values adopted by our spiritual community in the Fall of 2011. Our Fifth Basic Unity Principle states that spiritual principles empower us when we put them into practice. What does that look like? We invite you to listen in and find out.

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles
Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: We invite you to join us as we explore the core value of being "Loving," and celebrate Mother's Day.

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us on the Web: UnityofBayCity.com


Who Am I, Really? Part 3: Affirming (4-29-12 Celebration)

We invite you to join us as we explore the next of the core values our spiritual community adopted in the Fall of 2011. This week, we look at being Affirming.

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Music by Heidi Bethune

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit us on the Web: UnityofBayCity.com


Who Am I, Really? Part 2-Seekers of Divinity Within

We invite you to join us as we explore the core values adopted by our spiritual community in the Fall of 2011. This week, we explore the value of "Seekers of Divinity Within." Jesus' most important teaching for his disciples was that they "Seek first the Kingdom of God," which is to say, "seek first the Divinity within." We invite you to join us as we go on our own inner search!

Message by Rev. Greg Coles

Solos by Rev. Greg Coles and Heidi Bethune

Next week: We invite you to join us as we continue to explore our core values.

For more information about our spiritual community, visit us on the Web: UnityofBayCity.com


Who Are You Really? Part 1-What's Your Secret?

As we begin the first of a six-part series in which we explore the core values adopted by our spiritual community in the Fall of 2011, we explore how we learn and how we interact with the world around us. We invite you to consider the same questions.

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: We continue our series with a look at our adopted core values.

For more information about Unity of Bay City, we invite you to visit us on the Web: UnityofBayCity.com


"Remember Me-Easter Celebration" (4-8-12)

For Unity students, the Easter holiday is a time to remember the Christ within--that is to say, our true spiritual nature. Jesus' Earthly mission was one of reminding us of this truth and inviting us to live from our true selves every day. We invite you to join us as we rededicate ourselves as Spirit reminds us to "Remember Me."

Message and Meditation by Rev. Greg Coles.

Solo during message by Steven Magstadt

Solo during meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune and Steven Magstadt

Next week: "Who Am I, Really?" We invite you to join us for the first of a five-part series as Rev. Greg presents the core values adopted by our spiritual community in the fall of 2011. We also invite you to consider this same question and listen for Spirit's answer.

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to join us on the Web: UnityofBayCity.com

Direct download: UofBCOL-00076-Remember_Me-Easter_Celebration_4-8-12.mp3
Category:Sunday Celebration -- posted at: 3:16pm EST

"Palm Sunday/April Fools Day" (4-1-12 Celebration)

What connections and deeper meanings arise when Palm Sunday and April Fools Day coincide? We invite you to join us as Rev. Greg explores these meanings and invites us to apply them to our everyday lives.

Message and Meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical Accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: We invite you to join us for the Easter experience.

For more information about Unity of Bay City, we invite you to join us on the Web: UnityofBayCity.com


"Shattering the Illusion" (3-25-12 Celebration)

In the beginning we were created in the image and likeness of God--that's the truth. And yet, we believe so much less about ourselves--that's the illusion. We invite you to join us as guest speaker David Byrd invites us all to "Shatter the Illusion" and live a life based in Truth.

Message and Meditation by David Byrd

Musical Accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: Rev. Greg returns to deliver a message featuring Unity's unique take on the Palm Sunday celebration.

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to join us on the Web: UnityofBayCity.com


"Callings" (3-18-12 Celebration)

Did you hear that? That's the voice of Spirit calling you to your higher purpose. Who and what are you being called to be today? We invite you to join us as Rev. Greg encourages us to answer our "Callings."

Message and Meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical Accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit UnityofBayCity.com

Next week: Guest speaker David Byrd will present "Shattering the Illusion"

Direct download: UofBCOL-00073-_Callings_-_03-18-12_Celebration.mp3
Category:Sunday Celebration -- posted at: 5:14pm EST

"Towers and Dungeons" (3-11-12 Celebration)

Towers and Dungeons...the newest role-playing game? No! Towers and Dungeons are the traps we set for ourselves when we hold ourselves--and others--in judgment. We invite you to join us as Rev. Greg suggests ways to escape those towers and dungeons and live a life of freedom.

Message and Meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical Accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: "Callings"

For more information about our spiritual community, we invite you to visit UnityOfBayCity.com

Direct download: UofBCOL-00072-_Towers_and_Dungeons_-_03-11-12_Celebration.mp3
Category:Sunday Celebration -- posted at: 11:04am EST

"Relationships That Work Part 4: Thriving Life" (3-4-12 Celebration)

What if you chose to look at life's experiences from a "both/and" instead of an "either/or" perspective? What if you chose to embrace your challenges instead of resisting them?

We invite you to join us as guest speaker Rev. Martha Creek introduces us to the alternate perspective based on "The Work" by Byron Katie.

Message and Meditation by Rev. Martha Creek

Musical Accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: Rev. Greg returns to invite us all to escape the "Towers and Dungeons" we build in our lives.

For more information about Unity of Bay City, we invite you to visit us on the Web: UnityOfBayCity.com

For more information about Rev. Martha Creek or "The Work" by Byron Katie, we invite you to visit MarthaCreek.com


Relationships That Work Part 3: From Me to We (2-26-12 Celebration)

One of the keys to a successful relationship is stepping out of a consciousness of "Me" and into a consciousness of "We." We invite you to join us as Rev. Greg presents more tools and techniques for stepping into a consciousness of "We" and creating relationships that work.

Message and Meditation by Rev. Greg Coles
Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

If you would like to view the videos referenced in Rev. Greg's talk, please visit the following links:

http://www.karmatube.org/videos.php?id=2604

http://youtu.be/c_hA8pFVABA

Next week: Our "Relationships That Work" series concludes as guest speaker Rev. Martha Creek presents "Thriving Life." You won't want to miss this amazing and transformative experience!

For more information about our spiritual community, visit us on the Web at UnityofBayCity.com


Relationships That Work: Can Ya Hear Me Now? (2-19-12 Celebration)

One of the keys to a successful and healthy relationship is open communication. When you and your loved one speak with each other, are you speaking from Divine Principle, or are you speaking from your story?

Message and Meditation by Rev. Greg Coles
Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Contains a performance of "The Difference Between Men and Women" by Dave Barry. Actors were:

Jeff Illig as "Roger"
Jacqueline Berdasco as "Elaine"
Rev. Greg Coles as the narrator

Next week: Our "Relationships That Work" series continues with "From Me to We"

For more information about Unity of Bay City, we invite you to visit us on the Web at UnityofBayCity.com

Thank you very much for listening!


"Relationships That Work: In the Flow" (2-12-12 Celebration)

We invite you to join us as Rev. Greg begins his series entitled "Relationships That Work." Whether it's friendship or something more, the first step toward creating a relationship that works is making sure you are in the flow of God's good.

Message and Meditation by Rev. Greg Coles
Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: "Relationships That Work: Can Ya' Hear Me Now?"

For more information about our spiritual community, visit us on the Web: UnityOfBayCity.com


2-5-12 "Let Go and Let God"

Unity has declared February to be the month of Divine Order. 3
We invite you to join us as guest speaker Dr. Jack Berdasco, Ph. D., talks about what can happen when we let go of our perceived need to control our lives and let God and Divine Order work.

Message and Meditation by Dr. Jack Berdasco, Ph.D.

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

For more information about Unity of Bay City, we invite you to visit UnityofBayCity.com

Next week: Rev. Greg returns to begin a series of talks on "Relationships that Thrive." Whether it's friendship or something more, Rev. Greg will present a series of core values that when put into practice will help us to create relationships with others that thrive.

Direct download: UofBCOL-00067-_Let_Go_and_Let_God_02-05-12_Celebration.mp3
Category:Sunday Celebration -- posted at: 11:17am EST

"Membership Sunday" (1-29-12 Celebration)

What do a tight rope, a wheelbarrow, and building a spiritual community have in common?

We invite you to find out as we welcome new members to our Unity of Bay City community.

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: "Divine Order" with guest speaker Jack Berdasco

Direct download: UofBCOL-00066-Membership_Sunday_1-29-12_Celebration.mp3
Category:Sunday Celebration -- posted at: 9:59pm EST

"Pray With Others" (1-22-12 Celebration)

As powerful and transformative as prayer in our own individual lives, the effect is multiplied when we pray for--and with--others.

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical Accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: "Membership Sunday"

Direct download: UofBCOL-00065-Praying_With_Others_1-22-12_Celebration.mp3
Category:Sunday Celebration -- posted at: 9:28pm EST

"The Art of Prayer" (1-15-12 Celebration)

What is prayer, and how can it help you transform your everyday experience of life?

We invite you to join us for this first part of our three-part series on prayer.

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: Our prayer series continues with "Pray for Others"

Direct download: UofBCOL-00064-The_Art_of_Prayer_1-15-12_Celebration.mp3
Category:Sunday Celebration -- posted at: 8:51pm EST

Unity has declared 2012 as the year to "Discover the Power Within You." Who are you called to be this year? We invite you to join us as we listen for Spirit's call.

Message and meditation by Rev. Greg Coles

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune

Next week: "The Art of Prayer"

For more information about Unity of Bay City, visit us on the Web at UnityOfBayCity.com

Direct download: UofBCOL-00063-_White_Stone_Sunday_1-8-12_Celebration.mp3
Category:Sunday Celebration -- posted at: 12:48am EST

1-1-12 "A New Year of Discovery"

Happy New Year from Unity of Bay City!

We invite you to join us for this special edition of Unity of Bay City Online as we welcome back guest speaker and Ministerial Candidate Jan Stromseth.

Jan talks about her near-death experience and the transformative effect it had on her life.

Jan is also our meditation leader for today.

Musical accompaniment by Heidi Bethune.

Next week: "White Stone Sunday" We invite you to join us for a time of introspection and discovery as we listen for Spirit's guidance and discern who we are called to be in 2012.

For more information, we invite you to join us on the Web: UnityOfBayCity.com

Direct download: UofBCOL-00062-A_New_Year_of_Discovery_1-1-12_Celebration.mp3
Category:Sunday Celebration -- posted at: 12:15pm EST



-->

Syndication

Categories

Archives

December 2012
S M T W T F S
     
            1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31