EVERY SUNDAY at Unity Athens
      9:40 to 10:20:  Morning Quietude meditation, music, & wellness in our Meditation Room
11:00 to 12:15: Sunday Service with a message by Rev. Bronte Colbert, talented guest musicians  and on occasion, guest speakers
      Sunday School / Youth Education is held during the  11:00  service
Location: 995 Hawthorne Ave., Suite 105 Athens 30606 
in Bell's Plaza, next to the Project Safe Store
 
THIS SUNDAY, April 02, 2017
This Sunday's message is about being open to living and being open to Your Source. What can we learn when we're in a state of restlessness? What about whims and whispers and mysterious nudges?  Do you ever ponder the questions "Where shall I go?" or "What shall I do? What if the answers seem too "simple," common, or impractical? What if you receive answers that are beyond what you feel are possible -- perhaps even outrageously impossible? We hope you'll join us this Sunday as we look at living in a "wide open" connection to Source. Ethereal music by singer-songwriter Cynthia Hart.

About Cynthia Hart:   Cynthia's life experience is beautifully woven into her music, creating blissful musical textures and enlightening messages to dance within our awareness. Her just-released album, "I Remember," lends a divine invitation into the magic of remembering through a melodic journey into past lives, dreams of ancient civilizations and the power of wakening to our soul's purpose. Come on out this Sunday to meet her!  Check out her website.

Ongoing...
9:40 to 10:20 am, every Sunday in the Meditation Room: Morning Quietude. G ently guided meditation, often graced with the presence of Reiki healers in a calm setting of soft music or profound silence. Love offering basis. 

EVERY SUNDAY, 2:00-3:30 pm, A COURSE IN MIRACLES with Drew Smith

Noon meditations on most Wednesdays in the sanctuary, 12:00 to 12:45 
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         APRIL MESSAGES FOCUS ON DIVINE WISDOM & GUIDANCE
    Sunday service: 11:00 to 12:15 Messages by Rev. Bronte unless otherwise noted
Sun, Apr. 02: "Where Shall I Go? What Shall I Do?"  Music, Cynthia Hart
Sun, Apr. 09: "Wisdom of Charles & Myrtle"; Music, Sean Arington
Sun, Apr. 16:  EASTER ~ 9:00 & 11:00 services; Music, Jennifer Ferren
Sun, Apr. 23: "Blessing the Earth & Waters"; Music, "Rey" Jenesee & Genevieve
Sun. Apr. 30: "Where Are You Looking for God?"; Music, Eddie Watkins, Jr. & 1:30 Concert
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Other Events and Activities
Good to know -- This detailed eNewsletter will come to your inbox once a month rather than weekly. It's also available through links on our website,  UnityAthens.com . You will receive a shorter email a few days before each Sunday, with highlights of that weekend and week beyond. It's a new way of helping keep you in the loop of all the great events at Unity Athens!
 
Recent podcasts of Sunday messages and meditations  are available  at  Podbean.com. 
To listen  to recent audio messages use this link.
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APRIL EVENTS!
Our local nonprofit for the month of April - FOOD BANK OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA. Bring non-perishable food items to church. To donate funds, go to their website.   Join us in helping those local organizations that are doing great good in our community.

GOT TIME FOR LUNCH? Join Rev. Bronte & other Unity-minded folks for coffee, tea or lunch plus positive conversation at scheduled "Unity Lunches" on Wed., April 5, 12, and 26 from 1:30 to 2:30 at Jason's Deli on Hawthorne. Let us know if you're interested -- or just show up!

Great Reads! Check out the many gently used books in our bookstore. Most are priced at under $5. Great titles from Deepak Chopra, Abraham-Hicks, Eckhart Tolle, Eric Butterworth, and more! We also have a selection of new books, including texts used in classes and book groups.

Book Study Group
Wednesday evenings from 6:00 to 7:30  at Unity Athens. We are studying  THE FIVE PRINCIPLES by Ellen Debenport. Each week will cover one principle as we delve deeper into powerful ways to make them work in our lives. While this is an excellent course for new folks to learn more about Unity, the book is complex and rich enough to intrigue those who've studied Unity for years. Facilitated by Rev. Bronte. Donations accepted and appreciated. Books are available for sale in our bookstore. (These classes also count toward "New Member" requirements.) Meets on  April 5, 12, and concludes on the 26th.

New Monthly "Collage for Life" workshops with John Bowman. Next group, April 9 from 1:30 to 3:30. Go beyond once-a-year vision boards and start "picturing" even more powerful ways of living using Unity principles and feeling the connection of Spirit in all areas of your life. Donations appreciated. April collage group details.  Give it some thought and come to the workshop, which includes discussion & social time.  Bring a lunch to eat after service and before the workshop or run out to get a quick meal. Donations appreciated.

Celebrate Easter at Unity Athens on April 16th!
9:00 a.m.~Meditation, Music, Healers, a message on "Renewal"
10:15 to 11:00 - Annual Easter Pot Luck Breakfast
10:15 to 11:00 - Easter Drumming Circle. Some drums provided - bring yours!
11:00 - Easter Sunday Service "REJOICE!"  Music by Jennifer Ferren

Saturday, April 22. From 1:00 to 5:00 ~ Holistic Healing Fair at Unity Athens. Sponsored by Kim Naugle Long and the Holistic Healing Network of Athens. FREE to attend (some fees will apply for certain treatment demos. Meet and learn from Athens-area practitioners. Sessions may include acupuncture, Biofield tuning, aura reading/drawing. Also Reiki, acutuning and readings. 

Special "Earth & Water Circle" on Sunday Apr. 23. The  11:00 Service will include a healing circle to bless our Earth and its waters. Everyone will receive a sample of special water to take with you to bless your favorite spots on the planet. Join us for this special Earth Day (Sunday) event.

SAVE THE DATE: Sun., April 30th - Eddie Watkins, Jr.!!!  
See Eddie in person at Unity Athens!
See Eddie in person at Unity Athens!
We are so excited that Motown legend Eddie Watkins, Jr. will be back at Unity Athens this month! 11:00 Service and an afternoon concert starting at 1:30. 
EddieWatkinsJr.com  

New Members: Do you want to make a deeper connection and become an "official" member of our Unity Athens Family? Attend "New Member" classes.  Check with Bronte for dates & schedules of classes, the movie showing, and the next opportunity to join Unity Athens.   Email UnityAthens@Gmail.com
Your opportunity to give back...
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Unity Athens is grateful for the loving support and generosity that is extended to us. Isn't it wonderful to have things to be grateful for and to have something to give? You bless us with your presence, your prayers, your love, your positive thoughts, and your financial support. Please remember to support the people, places, and organizations in your life where you are spiritually nourished. You may want to consider joining our "Consistent Giving" program. Consistent Giving

Do you love the idea of Expansion?  Consider making a gift to our Continuing Expansion Fund and partner with us as we continue to enhance the sanctuary & classrooms and add more beautiful touches that add to the beauty & sacredness of our space.
 
"IT'S A SIGN!"  Please join us in visioning a beautiful "light box" over our door. If you would like to donate to this cause, go to our "Donation" page and note that your gift is for the purpose of the sign. We have a large coin jug available on Sundays for your "change" or you can designate your offering check or cash for the "Sign Fund." Thank you! 
 
You are always welcome at Unity Athens. 
We love being part of the greater Athens area as we continue to evolve into even more ways to serve our congregation & the community.  We'd love to see you at our 11:00 Sunday celebrations and/or at our classes, circles, workshops, and events.
   
                 OUR SPIRITUAL FACULTY FOR APRIL IS "WISDOM"
             The ability to evaluate, discern, apply what we know.
                   Disciple: James, Son of Zebedee  Color: Yellow  
                                 Location: Solar plexus     
   Affirm: " I am guided by  divine wisdom in every thought, word and action."

We are "seeing" you having a wonderful month, filled with the blessings of joy, love, abundance, Divine wellness, and peace. We continually hold you in thoughts and prayers of well-being and love.  We honor the Divine Light in you. You are loved. You are important. What you do matters!  ~ Namaste, Unity Athens
Other Area Events  & Services

Have you seen our Unity Center for Spiritual Growth Facebook page?   Check it out. Leave a post. Spread the word! 

Rev. Bronte  is available for spiritual counseling, Law of Attraction coaching in person or via phone. She also accepts appointments for private prayer and healing sessions. Contact her for availability and fee schedules. UnityAthens@Gmail.com or 404-432-1976

Rev. Karen Dancing-Doe Cosgrove  offers Angel Readings, energy work, workshops, ceremonies, home blessings, and retreats. Contact her at  dancingdoe@gmail.com   
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 "Prayer for Protection"  by James Dillet Freeman
      The light of God surrounds us;  The love of God enfolds us;
      The power of God protects us; T he presence of God watches over us; 
            Wherever we are, God is!

""Before embarking on important undertakings sit quietly calm your senses and thoughts and meditate deeply. You will then be guided by the great creative power of Spirit." ~ Paramahansa Yogananda

""The entire universe is God's cosmic motion picture, and that individuals are merely actors in the divine play who change roles through reincarnation; mankind's deep suffering is rooted in identifying too closely with one's current role, rather than with the movie's director, or God." ~ Paramahansa Yogananda    
 
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