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March 29, 2021
You are invited to the virtual 2021 Unity Convention, June 14-17! Watch Board of Trustees Chair John McMahon invite you to convention and read more about registering in the Special Communications newsletter.
Announcing the creation of the Virtual Experiences Team! The responsibilities of this new team include creating online webinars, trainings, micro-learnings, and digital resources and hosting both virtual and hybrid events, such as the annual convention and summit. This area also supports the growth and development of youth and family ministry programs through the use of print, digital, and online resources. Rev. Diane Venzera heads up this team, which includes new staff member Paul Wiltz, and Joy Perrie.
Member Services Team Changes. Rev. Carrie Kenyon has been the heart of Member Services for several years. She is moving into a new position of Care and Connections Coordinator. Diane Pletcher is moving into the role of Field Services Employment Coordinator. She has been assisting Carrie with employment for the past three years, always doing this work with excellence. Rev. Doug Duerr is moving into the role of Manager of Member Services, where he will lead the areas of Member Services that pertain to Ministry Leadership Development. Read more about these exciting changes, as we realign our staff to best support you.
The Board of Trustees has announced the rescinding of the ordination of our former Chief Financial Officer. If you have any questions, please join us for a dialogue call on December 16, 2020, 2-3 p.m. (CT). Español
Join us on October 22, 2020, at 3:30 p.m. (CT) in a Connection Space call about the results of the forensic audit. Please read the Update From the UWM Board (follow-up to forensic audit) for more information. Español
The Board of Trustees has released the results of the forensic audit, along with some general central office updates.
The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Rev. Shad Groverland is the new executive director of Unity Worldwide Ministries.
Our new chair of the Board of Trustees, John McMahon, shares information about the election of new board officers, the Executive Director search, and the Better Together Project. Read today's issue of Updates from the UWM Board.
You are invited to join us on Thursday, June 11, 2020, 1 p.m. (CT), when we will be hosting a Connection Space call on “Embracing Our Common Humanity: Supporting Healing and Justice.” Read more about it in today's Special Communication. Español
The first draft documents from the Better Together project are available for your consideration. Read the May 22, 2020, issue of Updates from the UWM Board and check out the Better Together webpage for details.
Check out this issue of Updates from the UWM Board for information on the annual meeting, Loaves & Fishes Fund, HUG Fund, Payroll Protection Program, and Better Together program.
This issue of Updates from the UWM Board highlights financial tips, plus resources that may be available to you via the CARES Act, such as the Paycheck Protection Program.
Today's Special Communication (formerly Important Communication) has tools and resources that you can use right now during this time of quick change and hosting Sunday services and events virtually.
Please read the updates, suggestions, and resources in the Important Communication around the COVID-19 coronavirus from Rev. Patricia T. Bass, Interim CEO of Unity Worldwide Ministries.
March 4, 2020
Rev. Patricia T. Bass, Interim CEO of Unity Worldwide Ministries, shares video updates on finances and the hiring of a consultant, John Wimberly.
We have prepared some suggestions for you and your spiritual communities to consider during the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.
August 21, 2019
The Core Team has announced that the One Unity project is postponed.
January 24, 2019
Scam Alert! Please read about a fraudulent online rental scam that is using Unity's name. If you happen to see or receive anything related to this scam, please notify David Vest, Chief Financial Officer, Unity World Headquarters, at VestDR@unityonline.org. Thank you!
Unity Worldwide Spiritual Institute Audio Presentation. Listen to the audio of the education presentation given at convention 2016, including the introduction piece with "Father Guido." It is approximately 90 minutes long.