Unity Convention 2021

Save the Date!

The 2022 Unity convention will be held June 13–17, 2022, in Overland Park, Kansas. We will post information here as it becomes available. The information below pertains to the 2021 convention which was held virtually June 14–17, 2021.



Our 2021 convention was a VIRTUAL event. The schedule included all the things that you love about convention: keynotes, workshops, awards, memorial service, music, and more!

2021 UWSI Graduation and All-Paths Ordination

Watch the recording of our Unity Worldwide Spiritual Institute graduation and the all-paths (UWSI, Field Program, International, and Unity Urban Ministerial School) ordination.

2021 UWSI Graduation video

2021 All-Path Ordination video

Or you can visit our UWM Facebook page to watch the recordings. Congratulations to all our 2021graduates and ordinands! We celebrate your accomplishments with you and your families.


2021 Memorial Service

Join us in honoring our colleagues who have passed in the last year. We bless them and send our grateful thanks for the work that they have done, the prayers and lessons that they have shared, and the blessings they have showered upon us all.


2021 Business Meeting Election Results

The Board of Trustee elections at the annual business meeting resulted in Rev. Jeanmarie Eck and Rev. Edith Washington-Woods being elected to four-year terms, and Rev. Ana Quintana Bird and Rev. Okon Ebong being elected to three-year terms. Paul Skehen, LUT was elected by the board to serve a four-year term.

Rev. Lisa Davis and Rev. Diana Isaac were elected to fill four-year minister positions on the LRDT (Leadership Recruitment and Development Team), while Rev. Toni Fish (four-year term) and Rev. Karen Tudor (one-year term) were elected to the LRDT as former board members.

Congratulations to all! Special thanks to Rev. Richard Bunch, Rev. Toni Fish, and Rev. Sandie Vanik for completing their terms on the board, and to Rev. Paulette Pipe who has stepped down after serving for nine years as our Keeper of the Flame.

2021 Business Meeting Reports

Here are the reports from the second day of the business meeting from the Chair of the Board of Trustees and from the Executive Director.

Report from John McMahon, Chair of the Board of Trustees

Report from Rev. Shad Groverland, Executive Director

Business Meeting Information


Our Emcees

A big thank you to our convention emcee’s Rev. Shawn Moninger and Rev. Diane Scribner Clevenger! You were seamless, funny, grounding, connecting, informative, and all that we love about both of you.




2021 Speakers/Presenters/Musicians

Click here to read all about our fabulous convention speakers & presenters!




Award Winners

We are pleased to announce the 2021 award winners!
Pictured left to right:
Myrtle Fillmore Award - Rev. Myra McFadden
Charles Fillmore Award - Rev. Deborah Frownfelter
Light of God Expressing in Unity Award - Rev. Carol Amos
Light of God Expressing in Society Award - Daniel Nahmod
Unity Urban Ministerial School is pleased to announce that Rev. Carolyne Jeane Rhodes has been awarded the 2021 Rev. Dr. Ruth M. Mosley Outstanding Achievement in Urban Ministry Award.




Past Award Recipients

Award Nomination Form


Contact ConventionSupport@unity.org