Services / Talk Titles & Lessons
Sunday Service & Youth Education begin at 10:30am
You will find the Sunday Service relaxing and welcoming to all, regardless of your religious background. During the service you will experience wonderful music, a guided meditation, and an inspiring 20-30 minute talk. Following the service, you can meet other friends of Unity in our Social Hall and enjoy some snacks and beverages. We hope you find a community here at Unity of Santa Rosa!
Prayer Circle: Join us for early-morning prayer and meditation before the Sunday Service. Sunday 9:40-10:00am in the Youth Ed Room.
Enjoy a sample of our Sunday Services with this video:
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Recent and Upcoming Lessons
July 13, Rev. Kathy McCall
Lesson: Heroic Journey
Special Music: Rebecca Edwards
The myth of the hero and his or her quest is about stepping out on faith into the unknown and trusting that we will have what we need to face our dragons (shadow side), discover our treasures (gifts of the true Self), and return home to transform the kingdom (greater community).
Rev. Kathy is a Unity Minister, Astrologer, Dream Worker and Storyteller. She has taught classes and workshops synthesizing esoteric mysteries, myth and spiritual wisdom for over 35 years. She is the author of The Unorthodox Life: Walking Your Own Path to the Divine. Rev. Kathy has served Unity Churches in Tempe, AZ, Santa Cruz, Palo Alto and our own Unity of Santa Rosa.
Stay for Rev. Kathy’s workshop, “Traversing the Yellow Brick Road,” today 1-4pm! Click here for details.
July 20, Rev. Mary Murray Shelton
Lesson: You Have to Fall to Fly
Special Music: Star Tom
Through stories, humor and practical references, we will discover how we are already coded for success, and how even failing is designed to make us more successful. Seeing apparent “failures” through this lens reveals new ways to move forward with confidence and peace.
Rev. Mary is a speaker of profound presence and insight. With a theater background, her talks are inspiring, informative and full of humor and teaching stories. She was the senior minister in Santa Rosa and Huntington Beach, CA, and in Vancouver, BC. She was the Founding Minister of Global Heart Center for Spiritual Living and served on the United Centers for Spiritual Living International Board and as regional Director of Holmes Institute School of Ministry. She is the author of Guidance from the Darkness and is working on her second book, Dare to Live the Life You Came to Live.
July 27, Rev. Robin Gail
Lesson: Are We All Really Going to Hell in a Hand Basket?
Special Music: Andoni Panici
Politicians and pundits seem to tell us so, but we’ve got the Secret of Life!
Rev. Robin is an ordained minister with Centers for Spiritual Living, and she has found a home here at Unity of Santa Rosa. She has retired twice — once from the Press Democrat in 2001, and again from the ministry in 2010. But having discovered Unity Principles, it is her pleasure to share them whenever she can, and she simply can’t stay retired! She also speaks at the Unity churches in Ukiah and Lower Lake. Rev. Robin is married and lives in Windsor with two dogs, five cats, and several chickens. Her motto is “Life is Good — all the time.”
August 3, Richard Southern, Ph.D.
Lesson: All I Need Is a Little Coffee and a Whole Lot of Love
Special Music: Maury & Cheri
Explore simple, practical steps that we can take to strengthen the experience of God in our lives.
Dr. Southern is a regular speaker at Unity of Santa Rosa. For the last 23 years, as a church growth consultant, he has worked with more than 1,000 congregations in the U.S. and Canada. He has been active in Unity for 15 years, is a member of a Unity and an Episcopal church and also loves to garden. Richard is co-author of two books: Cracking Your Congregation’s Code, and SoulTypes: Decode Your Spiritual DNA.
August 10, Allan Hardman
Lesson: Love, the Ultimate Soul Food
Special Music: Congregation
Allan’s background includes a ten year apprenticeship with Miguel Ruiz, author of The Four Agreements. He is a Toltec Master in that tradition. Allan is the author of The Everything Toltec Wisdom Book, and co-author of The Heart of Healing and Healing the Heart of the World, with Deepak Chopra, Dean Ornish, Caroline Myss and others. He leads spiritual journeys to Teotihuacán, Mexico and facilitates various workshops.
Stay for Allan Hardman’s workshop, “The 5 Principles of Spiritual Abundance,” today 1-4pm! Click here for details.
August 17, Rev. Margaret Flick
Lesson: Making It Real
Special Music: Cici Wilcoxon & Jesse Boggs
To make our dreams reality we must first be grounded and connected to Spirit. What we vision and manifest depends on our spiritual condition: being honest, prayerful and clear with ourselves and with others. It is not magical thinking but Spirit-led inspiration.
Rev. Margaret graduated from Unity Institute’s Master’s of Divinity program in 2010. She is a Unity minister and has served at Unity Palo Alto and Unity of Santa Cruz. She believes that prayer, gratitude, compassion and an open and receptive mind are prime ingredients for a heart-centered, thoughtful, peaceful and joyful life. Margaret and her husband, Howie, recently moved from San Francisco to Kelseyville. She volunteers for the Lake County Hospice bereavement program and is a guest speaker at churches throughout the area.
August 24, Janice Campbell, LUT
Lesson: Revealing Your True Self in the Messiness of Life
Special Music: Andoni Panici
We have jobs, careers, relationships, kids, financial responsibilities, pets, relatives, health issues, and life gets messy. The goal is not to resist what is, or to try and run away from it, but rather to be at peace right where you are.
Janice is a licensed Unity teacher, writer, speaker and coach and is the creator of the Receive Your Life methodology. She has been a truth student and member of Unity In Marin for more than 25 years. Janice is the author of Choosing Your Bigger Yes: 5 Steps to an Authentically Happy Life and hosts a weekly “Receive Your Life” online radio show on UnityOnlineRadio.org.
August 31, Rev. Bill Englehart
Lesson: Wisdom of Shadow the Zen Dawg: Spiritual Life Lessons I Learned from My Dog
Special Music: Rebecca Edwards
Rev. Bill is currently serving as the senior minister at Unity In Marin. He is a powerful and memorable speaker with a passion for sharing the practical application of Unity teachings. Before being called to ministry, he was an expatriate living in London, working for a Fortune 50 company as an International Human Resources Director. Bill serves on the Board of Trustees for Unity School and is the author of Spiritual Rules of the Road.