Rev. Pat Bessey

We behold the Light in you

Welcome to Unity Center for Spiritual Growth! We would love to have you come and celebrate a deeper walk in God with us. We are a loving community that celebrates together our love of God, of each other, and all of life. Many who have come here for the first time commonly express, with a sense of awe and gratitude, “I feel like I’ve come home.”

You may know about Unity from the Daily Word, our daily devotional that brings comfort and insight to millions of people around the world, or from Silent Unity, our worldwide prayer ministry.

Unity is a non-denominational Christ-based community and, as its name implies, welcomes and cherishes all people. Our greeting to each other is “Namaste,” meaning “I behold the Light in You.”

Oh Thou, From Whom the Breath of Life Comes

November 29 Sunday service with Rev. Pat Bessey

Sunday Services at 10 a.m.

While our building is temporarily closed, we invite you to join us for 10 a.m. Sunday services on Facebook Live or YouTube.

Zoom Coffee Hour
Sundays, 11 a.m. via Zoom video conferencing, through May 24
You must be subscribed to our email to receive Zoom meeting access. If you do not already receive Heart Thoughts, our weekly email newsletter, use the subscribe form in the right-hand column of this web page.

Ways to Connect

We offer classes, meditation, prayer services, sing-alongs and more via Facebook Live, YouTube, and Zoom. Subscribe to our email for access to all online offerings. (The sign-up box is in the right-hand column on this page.) If you missed something, check out our YouTube channel and our Facebook video library, where everything recent is posted.

For upcoming activities, please see our Events Calendar.

Advent Messages and Special Services

While the outside world is embroiled in the trappings of the holiday season, each week at Unity Center for Spiritual Growth, we will turn inward to find rich and deep transformative meaning in one of the most well-known and oft-cited prayers in human history – the prayer taught by the man whose birth we celebrate this month.

This prayer, known as “The Lord’s Prayer” or “The Our Father,” has gone through many translations and interpretations. Be sure to be with us to receive a full spectrum of the wisdom found in this prayer of the Master, and then be with us on Christmas Eve day and New Years Eve day for two incredibly special services.

Sunday Services at 10 a.m.
November 29 — “Oh Thou, From Whom the Breath of Life Comes”
December 6 — “O Birther! Father – Mother of the Cosmos”
December 13 — “Our Father, Which Art in Heaven”
December 20 — The Gift of Christmas, the Gift of You
December 27 — Our Personal Prayer

Special Services
December 24 — Christmas Eve Service 7 p.m.
December 31 — New Years’ Eve Service 7 p.m.

Save the date!

December 1 is Giving Tuesday. Our goal is to raise $10,000 or more for improvements to the women’s restroom in our building.

Giving Back Week
The Board of Trustees has designated the last week of every month as “Giving Back Week” — a window through which we can express how much we value all that our community is offering to us during this time. Donate now

Jesus' feetAdvent Meditation: Preparing for The Nonviolent Jesus
Tuesdays: December 8, 15, and 22, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Entering into the way of the Nonviolent Jesus. These three evenings of Zoom meditations are led by Jack Seery. As we prepare for Christmas, they will focus on drawing us deeper into our consciousness of the nonviolent Jesus. For more information and a link to a registration form, visit this web page.

Special Remembrance Service
Thursday, December 10, 7 p.m.
You are invited to join us on Zoom for a Service of Remembrance to honor all losses we have experienced in 2020. Register for this service here.

Friday Night Community Time
Fridays, 5-6 p.m.
This is a time to gather and break bread together; bring your own dinner or just yourself. Note: Don’t forget a chair and to dress appropriately. Restrooms will be available. If it rains this event will be canceled.

Action for Justice and Equality
Our Community Responds
Sundays, 12:15-12:45 p.m.
We will meet at the rotary in Windham ((302/202) and participate in a nonviolent witness for Justice and Equality. Our presence will create greater public awareness of nonviolent change. Signs will be provided. Park in the Mercy Quick Care Parking Lot. Stay 10 minutes or however long you choose. Any action no matter how small has a ripple effect and creates a current of consciousness for change.

Bible studyBecoming a UCSG Member Through Independent Study
Have you wondered about becoming a member at Unity Center for Spiritual Growth and didn’t know how to go about it? We have an independent study program that you can complete on your own schedule. If you are interested please contact us.

Coronavirus-Related Postponements & Cancelations

All in-person Sunday services and other activities are postponed or canceled until further notice.

The decision was made for us when the Maine CDC recommended at their briefing today that folks 60 and over avoid groups of ten or more.

We invite you to join us for 10 a.m. Sunday services on Facebook Live or YouTube.

For anytime inspiration, check out our Sunday blog, which includes video and audio files of recent services.

We are monitoring the Coronavirus along with the world and we invite you to join in the following prayer or one of your own choosing.

We know that God is a Love that has no end and a Power that knows no bounds. God’s healing power of Divine Life is restoring, healing, and revitalizing our world in this very moment. We let go of any fears or anxieties, and we affirm that all are safe, healthy, and protected. We bless all those who support us in maintaining vibrant radiant health. We express Divine Life in all we think, say, and do. We bless our global family with radiant health, peace of mind, and abundant love.

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