E-News For March 1st, 2018
Celebration Services

Need For Discernment

Rev. Sharon Ketchum

March 4th, 2018
10:30 am 




A new USCL Board of Trustees has been elected! Come see the Installation Sunday March 4th, 2018 during Sunday Service.



Our Special Music This Week:

Jim Noble
All ages are welcome at Celebration Services

We have "quiet bags" and t.v. tables for kids 
to use during services. 

Please Note that children under 12 years must 
be accompanied by an adult if they spend time 
in the lower level of the building. 


The 4th Sunday of each month, we offer a special children's program at 10:30 am.
Our next Kid's Day is March 25th!







Lunch Bunch

Friday, March 2nd at 1:00  pm
at Piazzanos-
(between Larch and MLK on the South side of Grand River)

RSVP to Peggy Higginbotham 
by phone:  517-944-1620  or email:  willoup05@gmail.com .












Tips for Green Spring Cleaning

I don't know about you, but I am ready for spring! Here are a few ideas for how to green your spring cleaning routine. 
  • Don't accept vague claims. Words like "biodegradable" or "nontoxic" have no legal definitions. Verify green claims with Environmental Working Group's  Healthy Cleaning Guide .
  • Avoid cleaners containing phosphates. When they get into rivers and lakes, they cause algae blooms, robbing the water of oxygen, blocking sunlight, and ultimately killing aquatic life.
  • Drain Cleaner: Pour a half-cup of baking soda down the sink and add at least a cup of vinegar. Cover the drain and wait a few minutes, then rinse with a mixture of boiling water and salt.

 Spiritual Growth & Development
U.S.C.L. Policy For Classes & Events: 

N.O.T.A.F.L.O.F.

(No One Turned Away For Lack Of Funds)

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Movie Showing





Next class is 
Wednesday March 14th at 1 pm
Everyone is Welcome!

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Mondays 1 pm

A group study and discussion of the book 
A Course of Love   by Mari Parron


 Wednesdays at 10:30 am 

Join for prayer, book discussion and laughter. 
Starting February 7th  The Mastery of Love  
By Don Miguel Ruiz 


Wednesdays at 6:30 pm 

Take a break from the busyness of life 
and join together in prayer. 
for yourself and others. 
A Course In Miracles Study

   Dan and Carol Maynard invite everyone to join them  Thursdays at 7:00PM

All are welcomed to explore this  amazing Masterpiece  which shows us how to easily forgive  by reinforcing your  own  sense 
of joy and peace.

Call Dan 517.719.0003 or Carol 517.719.0151
if you have questions. 
A Note From Lucille Olson

Obtaining Knowledge

    I love my books!  They are my friends and I have acquired a lot of them over the years.  My shelves are full of music, novels, biographies, spiritual, and self-help books.  I enjoy having a lavish library to reference, to reread, and to comfort me when I feel the need.

    When I read, I am aware that I am reading the thoughts and beliefs of the author.  I may not always agree with everything I read and when I don't agree I often try to think about why and how my thoughts differ so that I can get clear about the subject.  Many times I just take what resonates as truth to me and let the rest go.

    Since each one of us has a source of life within that we may call God, or Higher Power, or Infinite Spirit, and many other names, each author is using their innate talents to express what is in their minds.  If that individual author is really in tune with universal mind, what is expressed will be filled with truth, or at least truth as it is filtered through their consciousness.  

    Books help us to expand beyond the limits of our current mindset.  They provide an ever expanding system of information that contributes to our civilizations' evolution.  Spiritual books provide insight into the nature of the universe and how to attain a connection with our source of life.

    Reading about spiritual topics is not the same as a direct experience of the divine, however.  This is something no book can provide.  This kind of knowledge is obtained by sitting in the silence on a regular basis.  When we demonstrate a desire to connect with spirit, we will get a response.  Everything we need to know will be revealed to us when we want to experience inner peace, joy, and love more than anything else.

    We can seek knowledge from teachers and from books, but true knowledge is found in direct experience with Spirit within our own heart.

 
 Outreach
If you, or someone you know, is experiencing illness, bereavement or other life challenges, contact Debbie Pennington at 517-485-7762 or by email at dspennin@gmail.com

So that those facing challenges can receive a card from Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing's Outreach team. 
Heart to Heart Connections Postings
(of congregants experiencing health challenges)

If you know of someone wanting visitation or phone calls and enjoys visiting or talking with member of the congregation check out the 'Heart to Heart' connections posting on the small bulletin board near the side entrance. 
Feed Your Spirit For $9.95/ First Year
 Unity Calendar



Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing provides a safe place for the expression of a variety of opinions; this does not necessarily constitute an endorsement, express or implied, of ideas presented in classes and group discussions. 

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