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Rev. Pat Bessey

We behold the Light in you

Welcome to Unity of Greater Portland! 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.”


Upcoming Sundays & More

Unity of Greater Portland provides many opportunities to connect with friendly people, explore new ideas, celebrate, and grow spiritually. Please check our Calendar for complete information about all the ways we can bless you!

Guest Speaker Rivera Sun
Sunday, July 1
10 a.m. Service:
Love and Courage in a Time of Change
Noon Workshop: Organize and Win: Strategies for Nonviolent Campaigns
Times of great change require equal measures of love and courage. How do we rise up with our hearts, spirits, and humanity in these times? Author/Activist Rivera Sun speaks about how to live boldly and courageously as we work for personal and cultural change, weaving in excerpts from her novels and stories from the lineage of nonviolence. Learn more


Paul K. Chappell

Paul K. Chappell

Peace Literacy: Skills & Leadership Summer Workshop
Sunday, August 5 to Friday, August 10 at St. Joseph’s College
Presented by Paul K. Chappell, Peace Leadership Director of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. A graduate of West Point and a veteran of the war in Iraq, he created the idea of Peace Literacy after his time in the military. He develops the idea further in his seven-book series The Road to Peace, where he writes about waging peace, ending war, the art of living, and what it means to be human.

This week-long workshop is offered by the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation and Unity of Greater Portland. Learn more and reserve your place now.


Spirit Camps
Unity of Greater Portland is hosting Dancing Jaguar Inspirations’ Spirit Camps for all ages in 2018.

Visit Dancing Jaquar’s website for information about camps for adults.


Spirit Camp for ages 5-10
July 23-27
Teen Spirit Camp
July 30-August 3


Save the Date!
Unity of Greater Portland’s Women’s Retreat
Y.E.S. Your Evolving Self
September 28-29
Pilgrim Lodge
103 Pilgrim Lodge Rd.,
West Gardiner, ME 04345
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