All are offered on a love offering basis
JoyFul Noise Band & Choir Rehearsal
5:30 to 7:00pm
2nd & 4th Mon. - 7:00pm
For more info, please call Don Rowell at 772-486-2219
A Course in Miracles
Exploring Your Connection to the Presence of God.
Co-facilitated by Elizabeth Froehling and Joseph Smith
Monthly Board Meeting
Third Tues. - 7:00pm
The Open Way
Tuesday Nights Satsang*
with Shanti & Friends
Nonduality** and Beyond...
Awakening Beyond the sense of a separate self.
Sharing Nondual Teachings, Q&A, Meditation
Love offering basis.
“*Coming together in association with our Highest Truth”
**Points to the experiential understanding of I aware presence as indistinguishable from and thus identical with the Absolute.
Spiritual Coffee House
Second Wed. - 6:45pm
Doors will open at 6:45 pm, and live music will begin at 7:15
Treasure Coast Dharma Group
Meditation 6:30 - 7:00
7:00 - 8:00 Discussion
Continuing our exploration of Chogyam Trungpa's book Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness.
This week we are working with slogans #17 + #18
Mark, Richard, and Shanti will read and facilitate the group discussion. We can again expect interesting dialog and personal perspectives on these studies.
17: Practice the five strengths, the condensed heart instructions.
The five strengths are:
1. strong determination to train in opening the heart and mind;
2. familiarization with the practices (such as tonglen) that help you to do that;
3. the positive seed that is within you, experienced as a yearning to practice and wake up;
4. reproach, which is a tricky one for Western students but is an important practice: realizing that ego-clinging causes you to suffer, you delight in self-rejection, and honesty, and in seeing where you get stuck; and
5. the aspiration to help alleviate suffering in this world, expressing that intention to yourself.
a practice for Slogan #17
Pay attention to how you decide to spend your time. How much of your activity each day is intentional? Choose a day and try deliberately setting an intention to place whatever you are doing that day within the context of mindfulness and loving-kindness practice.
18. The mahayana instruction for ejection of consciousness at death Is the five strengths: how you conduct yourself is important.
When you are dying practice the five strengths (based on becoming a very familiar with them while you are alive).
1. Strong determination: Open and let go when the appearances of this world start to devolve.
2. Familiarization: Practice opening and letting go throuout your life so you will not panic as everything dissolves at death.
3. The positive seed: Trust that you have the innate ability to let go and have compassion for others.
4. Reproach: Realizing that thi9s limited identity isn't solid and is dissolving, do not indulge in trying to keep it from falling apart.
5. Aspiration : At death, aspire to spend all of your future lives in the presence of your teachers and to do your best to benefit others forever.
a practice for Slogan #18
Spend some time contemplating the things that make you afraid, and how you react. Contemplate times you are in pain, and how you deal with it. Notice whatever causes you to lose your mindfulness. Determine to hold the perspective of mindfulness and compassion even in the midst of fear, pain, or dying.
Here is a link to the whole book + other collected works (slogans 17-18 can be found in pages 181-189)
Here is a link to the commentaries by Acharya Judy Lief ( the editor of this book)
The Treasure Coast Dharma Group is a group to study and share the Buddha’s teachings, philosophy and meditation. All who have an interest in Buddha’s Dharma, beginner or experienced, all are welcome.
We get together here at Unity of Stuart every Wednesday, except on the 2nd Wednesday of each month we will meet at the Martin Co. Children's Services - just across the driveway from the Unity building. Just turn left as you enter the Unity driveway; there is plenty of parking. Come in the main entrance and go straight ahead into the splendid meeting room.
Martin Co. Children's Services google map Same driveway as Unity then first left
101 S.E. Central Parkway, Stuart FL 34994 Phone: 772-288-5758
For better use of time, our meetings will now begin promptly at 6:30 P.M. with 30 minutes of meditation. Then 7:00 to 8:00 discussions.
We urge those who are new to meditation to arrive early for a brief instruction by one of our more experienced practitioners. Late comers, please quietly enter through the door leading into the back of the room.
Meetup link for more info
Facilitated by John Pellicci, please join us on Wednesday evening’s beginning in July for a powerful group meditation and wisdom talk. The beauty of the practice of meditation is that it allows us to rest into our deepest nature and discover transcendental bliss and authentic and lasting peace. To meditate within a group setting amplifies this experience immeasurably. John will serve to guide and inspire us through the profound teachings and practical techniques.
Women's Spiritual Group
Women’s Spiritual Group is on hiatus for the summer. Please be sure to fill out a survey sent to you by Amy Neff and Connie Cox either online or in church on Sunday to allow your voice to be heard as to your future preferences for the fall. On Thursdays (see below) Doris Thurston has a class going through the summer and also Pam Hough will be leading a book study, in lieu of our bimonthly meetings! Namaste and much love to all Unity Women!
Book Read, Study and Discussion
Manuscript Found in Accra by Paulo Coelho
Facilitated by Pam Hough, LUT
July 24 - Aug. 31
This book was written by Paola Coelho (Author of The Alchemist). Imagine in the year 1099 in Jerusalem, the people are awaiting the invasion of the crusaders. They have gathered together to listen to a man known as the Copt. They ask questions to address their fears to be answered with truth. Learn to relieve anxiety to live with the storms and go to bed each night with your soul at peace. Love offering basis. See Bookstore if you want to order the book ahead.
Currently reviewing the teachings of Roy Eugene Davis, meditation procedures and answers to frequently asked questions concerning meditation and the spiritual path.
Facilitated by Hascia Marder
Love offering basis.
Jensen Beach Connection Group
First Friday Flix
First Friday of each month
Spiritual Meditative Service
with John Pellicci 8:00-9:00am
“Living in a Conscious Universe” Explore practices & teachings from many of the world’s traditions. Touch into sacred space via proven techniques to inspire and enrich one’s life. All are welcome.
Join us for an inspiring truth lesson by Guest Minister, joyful music and meditation; learn skills for living a stress free life; discover the divinity within you!
Youth Education (Ages 5-13)
Nursery Care Offered
Youth of Unity
Our Y.O.U. meet every second Sunday of the month at our Center. If any teen, aged 14-18, would like to join this group, please attend or contact
Community Groups -
These support groups meet at our Center
Co-Dependents Anonymous (CODA)
St. Augustine Fellowship
(Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous - SLAA)