"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.

"Living the Four Agreements"

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Wednesdays, July 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2014
7:00 to 9:00 pm
Facilitated by: Rev. Mary Beth Speer

LIVING THE FOUR AGREEMENTS - A 4-Week Wednesday Night Series will be on four Wednesday evenings. “The Four Agreements are a roadmap to enlightenment and freedom.”  Deepak Chopra
 
The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz burst on the literary scene in the late ‘90’s and became a runaway bestseller.  Author Don Miguel Ruiz, descendent and master of 10th Century Toltec Wisdom, wrote this classic in in a humble style, a little book introducing a universally simple but powerful code of conduct for attaining personal freedom and genuine happiness.  Over four Wednesday evenings, we will explore each of the Agreements in depth, and how to immediately apply it in our lives – for good.
 
So, if you’re new to The Four Agreements: Welcome. And if you’ve already read The Four Agreements: Welcome back, and let’s go deeper.
  • July 9 – Introduction, and Agreement #1:  Be Impeccable with your word
  • July 16 – Agreement #2 – Don’t take anything personally
  • July 23 – Agreement #3 – Don’t make assumptions
  • July 30 – Agreement #4 – Always do your best

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

"Spiritual Power Tools"

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Tuesdays, August 5 & 12, 2014
7:00 to 8:30 pm
Facilitated by: Greg Barrette, Senior Minister

This is a two week workshop based on the book, Spiritual Power Tools: Support for Your Soul, by Jane Elizabeth Hart.
“You are a soul in evolution." said Greg Barrette.  "Moving from the limited personal ego into the soul is a process and a journey.  Help is on the way!  This book by my teacher, Jane Elizabeth Hart, will provide you with the tools that you need to support your soul's evolution."

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

"It's Your Awakening - Write On!"

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Monday, August 18, 2014
7:00 to 9:00 pm
Facilitated by: Lynn Barrette, LCSW, LUT, Spiritual Counselor

“Writing is a tool that is always on hand!” commented Barrette, whose private counseling practice is in Mt Prospect. “Whether you prefer using a phone app, keyboard, or good old fashioned pen and paper, writing down your insights each day is guaranteed to help you assimilate new understandings, support the changes you want to make, and help you remove blocks to reaching your goals. This class will help you establish a simple, manageable writing routine that will expedite your self awareness! The first ten people to show up for class will receive a free spiral notebook to initiate your writing practice!”
 
No preregistration is necessary, and a free-will offering will be received during class.
For more information on this class or other events at Unity Northwest, please call the church office at 847-297-0997.

"Explorer's Odyssey"

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
7:00 to 8:30 pm
Facilitated by: Greg Barrette, Senior Minister

EXPLORER'S ODYSSEY, a workshop
based on the book,
Explorer's Odyssey: Up a Spiritual Creek Without a Paddle, by Dr. Mary Allen, will be taught by Greg Barrette.

“This class will focus on practical tools for clearing away false beliefs and accessing universal wisdom" said Greg Barrette.  "The renowned California psychiatrist Dr. Mary Allen was one of the pioneers of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and was my mentor for many years before her passing in the 1990's. Mary taught a seamless system of understanding God and self, awakening intuition and forgiving past hurts. She was a true pioneer of the human potential movement. It was at a workshop of hers that the American Association of Past Life Therapists was founded back in the 1970's."

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