"Weekly Silent Meditation Service"

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Ongoing - Tuesdays, 6:00 pm
Facilitated by: Greg Barrette, Senior Minister

"Spending forty-five minutes in meditation can make a powerful impact on your well-being and quality of life, says Greg Barrette. "There is no single better tool for spiritual growth and personal well-being than meditation. Being supported by a group makes meditation much easier. Numerous studies by research labs at major universities have confirmed the effectiveness of meditation to heal and reduce stress. We have witnessed healing of mind, body and circumstances that can be attributed to this group practice.”  

A free-will offering will be taken. For more information on this Silent Meditation Service, please call 847-297-0997.

“A Simple Reverent Prayer Circle”

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Each Sunday at 10:20 am, Beginning April 3
Facilitated by: Greg Barrette, Senior Minister

"This Simple, Reverent Prayer Circle will give participants an opportunity to spontaneously speak aloud our heartfelt prayers for other people in our lives.  By supporting each other in prayer, we will each experience the power of healing that Jesus claimed would happen when 'two or three are gathered'" said Greg Barrette. "This will be an easy, natural and unrehearsed gathering of healing hearts in prayer, and will be about fifteen minutes in duration."

A free-will offering will be taken.  For more information on this event, please call 847-297-0997

“Transforming Pain Into Purpose”

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Thursday, September 29, 2016
7:00 to 9:00 pm
Facilitated by: Uma Girish

"Understand your approach to pain by discovering your relationship to both pain and pleasure.  Gain some ideas on how you can transform the pain of your individual experience into purpose to bring more meaning and joy into your life." said Uma Girish.  "Transform your emotional pain into purpose because that is the true alchemy."

Uma Girish is a Grief Guide and Award-Winning Author. Her books include the transformational memoir "Losing Amma, Finding Home: A Memoir about Love, Loss and Life’s Detours", published by Hay House.

A free-will offering will be taken.  For more information on this class, please call 847-297-0997.

“The Power of Liberation and Intention”

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016
7:00 pm
Facilitated by: Greg Barrette, Senior Minister

“How can you set yourself free to experience long-overdue changes in
yourself and in your life?"said Greg Barrette.  "In this seminar, you will experience a two-step process that will help you to let go of what is holding you back and intentionally create what lies ahead for you."

A free-will offering will be taken and no pre-registration is required. For more information, please call 847-297-0997.

“How to Get Along With Anyone“

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Monday, October 17, 2016
7:00 pm
Facilitated by: Rev. Mary Beth & Michael Speer

Life is all about relationships – with family members, friends, bosses, co-workers….  And, while we can’t change other people, we can change our experience of them – for the better. This workshop offers practical tools to transform our relationship with others by changing our perceptions.

Presented by Revs. Mary Beth and Michael Speer on a love offering basis. 

For more information on this class, please call 847-297-0997

“What Dreams are Made Of - The Hidden Power of Dreams & Sleep“

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Thursday, October 20, 2016
7:00 pm
Facilitated by: Bobbi Williams

"Dreams are the mysterious language of the night", says Denise Linn. Dreams give messages meant only for us. They provide information across time and space that offer an opportunity to heal and reconnect with who we truly are. Yet we easily forget to pay attention. Since ancient times, dream weavers directed the course of a tribe or culture. They were emissaries of night wisdom in deep alignment with the forces of nature. Every night we dream, sometimes we remember. It is a tremendous step in our spiritual growth to pursue the self-exploration our dreams offer us-they help direct our course.

In this class, Bobbi will take you on an adventure into the world of your dreams. Learn how important it is to pay attention and understand the gift of all of your dreams, good and bad.  

Bobbi Williams spent over two decades in Neurology as a Registered EEG Technologist performing studies on thousands of patients, she is also a Certified Spiritual Counselor from the American Institute of Health Care Professionals, and has a Master Degree from the University of Chicago with a concentration in Behavioral Sciences. She is receiving certification in Gateway Dream Work.

A free-will offering will be taken.  For more information on this class, please call 847-297-0997

“Taking Authority Over Your Life”

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016
7:00 pm
Facilitated by: Greg Barrette, Senior Minister

“If you will only look into the mirror of your soul, you will see the
inner power that will set you free" said Greg Barrette.  "Self acceptance--loving yourself no matter what--is the key to every healing and change in your life."

A free-will offering will be taken and no pre-registration is required. For more information, please call 847-297-0997.

"Monday Morning Metaphysics"

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Mondays
10:30 am to Noon
Facilitated by: Rev. Mary Beth Speer

Monday Morning Metaphysics, a casual, ongoing weekly New Thought class, is embarking on an exciting new book selection, THE UNIVERSE IS CALLING: Opening to the Divine through Prayer by Eric Butterworth. This New Thought classic delves into the very heart of our connection with the divine by boldly exploring the history, nature and function of effective prayer.  In everyday language, Dr. Butterworth also shares practical techniques for deepening our prayer experience at every level.

It will be preceded by a short (1-hour) meta-movie, "Special Delivery." Actor/writer Harry Hart-Browne wrote and acts in this amazing one-man play, wherein we meet 20 characters who show what it’s like to “remember our Spirit while doing the Earth gig.”  Here’s text from the promo:
“Harry’s excited!  He just got cast in a new play!  The director, however, is his Higher Self, and the play is this lifetime on Earth.  Will Harry get trapped in his role, or will he remember his Spirit?”
 
Special Delivery was recorded live.  Monday Morning Metaphysics is open to all;  come for the video and stay for our new book!  Love offering taken.
 
A Love offering is accepted at each class.  For more information please call 847-297-0997

“W.I.R.E. - Women in Recovery Excel”

Sundays
7:00 pm


On Sundays, Unity Northwest Church will be hosting W.I.R.E. -Women In Recovery Excel at 7:00pm.  We will be reading from the book "A Women's Way Through The 12 Steps".  Stephanie Covington designed this book to "Help a woman find her own path". 
 
Instead of focusing on one specific addiction issue in this group, we will be focusing on how we struggle with powerlessness and finding the solution through the 12 Steps.  Our goal is to create a sacred space where women can continue to discover the divine within and walk their own unique journey beyond addiction.  Long term recovery brings multiple levels of healing including how we relate to ourselves, others, our sexuality, our purpose and how we relate to the world.    

Come join us if you are interested in growing your recovery to flourish in sobriety. A love offering will be accepted.