Upcoming Events

Friday, March 24

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Youth Ministry Gathering
to meet our new Youth Ministry Director
6:00-8:00PM in POWER

Sunday, March 26

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Guest Speaker:
Mark Anthony Lord
Affirmative Prayer - Part 1
at 10AM Service

Wednesday, March 29

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Prayer Class Starts
Facilitated by Beth Allen
& Marypatriece Raupp
7:00 to 9:00PM in POWER

Sunday, April 2

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Guest Speaker:
Mark Anthony Lord
Affirmative Prayer - Part 2
at 10AM Service

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Tuesday, March 21
MindShifters - Every Tuesday
6:30-9PM - suggested love-offering $5/group - in POWER

More info here

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Friday, March 24
Youth Ministry Gathering
6:00--8:00PM in POWER
Join us for pizza and fun, to celebrate our amazing Youth Ministry. We will get to know our brand new Youth Ministry director, Michele Sprouse-Gerbig, and our entire Youth Ministry. Activities include: a Maple Tree, discussion, sharing and lots of listening! Bring your thoughts and your suggestions, ANYONE interested in becoming more involved in Youth Ministry is welcome! 

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All Thursday Classes CANCELLED
Saturday, March 25 thru July 1, 2017 on Alternate Saturdays, 10-11:30AM
Meet in POWER
TRUTHFINDERS: A Unity-based Book Study Group
FACILITATOR: Rina Schroeder

More info here

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Saturday, March 25
Free Guitars 4 Future Stars Benefit Concert
featuring world renown guitarist, Muriel Anderson
8:00PM in the SANCTUARY
Muriel Anderson is one of the world’s foremost fingerstyle guitarists and harp-guitarists, Muriel is the first woman to win the National Fingerstyle Guitar Championship. Her recent CD Nightlight Daylight won top honors in 11 national awards. Tickets are $25 (available online: www.fg4fs.org)

A Sunday guitar clinic with Muriel will be held at Stage Left Café for $20.
Purchase both Concert and Clinic for $40

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Sunday, March 26
Guest Speaker: Mark Anthony Lord
Talk Title: Affirmative Prayer - A Positive, Powerful, Direct Line to Your Divine (Part 1).
In this 2-week series you will learn about the art & science of affirmative prayer - how it works and how you can work it to create the life of your dreams.
Music: Lori Gray Muligano, Ken Johnson
At the 10AM service in the Sanctuary

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Sunday, March 26
10:00AM
Youth Ministry Tees, Teens & Y.O.U go to YoFresh Yogurt on the Square

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Sunday, March 26
Woodstock Folk Festival Spring Fundraising Concert
Summer of Love 50th Anniversary
2:00 to 6:00PM in the Sanctuary
Featuring Tricia Alexander, Guyz with Bad Eyrz, Megon McDonough, Rasberry Atomic Clock, Stage Leftovers, Thrice Nice, & the Ukelele Superhero Club
This is a wonderful gathering of music and historic essays, and all the proceeds help to support the Annual Woodstock Folk Festival (July)
$10 at the door.

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Tuesday, March 28
MindShifters - Every Tuesday
6:30-9PM - suggested love-offering $5/group - in POWER

More info here

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Wednesday, March 29 & 4/5, 4/12, 4/19
Prayer Class: We Gather to Pray
A Book Study Group
7:00 to 9:00PM in POWER
Facilitators: Marypatriece Raupp & Beth Allen
Please join us for a study of prayer based on the book, The Gathering by Jim Rosemergy. This class will assist you in understanding effective prayer, challenge your previous ideas about prayer and open you to new ideas on how to prayer. This class is a pre-requisite for anyone who is interested in becoming a Unity Prayer Chaplains. Particpants need to purchase the book, The Gathering by Jim Rosemergy.
Love Offering

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Saturday, April 1
1st Saturday Special Off Square Concert Celebrating Steve & Sylvia Francois
7:00PM in FELLOWSHIP
An evening of music & stories celebrating Steve and Sylvia - and the Masthouse. Steve & Sylvia were the gracious hosts at the Masthouse here in Woodstock for years. Many of our amazing local talents are involved in music today because of their encouragement & support.

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Sunday, April 2
Guest Speaker: Mark Anthony Lord
Talk Title: Affirmative Prayer - A Positive, Powerful, Direct Line to Your Divine (Part 2).
In this 2-week series you will learn about the art & science of affirmative prayer - how it works and how you can work it to create the life of your dreams.
Music: Tricia Alexander, Alpha Stewart, Jr., Unity Ensemble
At the 10AM service in the Sanctuary

11:45AM in POWER
Affirmative Prayer Workshop:
Join Rev. Mark Anthony Lord for a deeper dive into the steps of Affirmative Prayer.· This workshop will give you all the insights, tools, and practice you need to make Affirmative Prayer a consistent practice that will transform your life.· Affirmative prayer is proven to work, and this workshop will show you how to work it. Rev mark will help us establish prayer partnerships, so it's going to be great.·
$20 suggested Love Offering

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Sunday, April 2 and April 9
Prayer Chaplain Information meeting
11:15 to 11:45AM in POWER
Are you interested in taking your spiritual life to the next level? Would you like to support Unity Spiritual Center in a personally fulfilling way? Are you interested in committing to a deeper prayer life? Are you ready to pray from the heart for any occasion? The Prayer Chaplains of USCW are ready to walk the journey with you! We will train and support you as you unfold your unique life as a Prayer Chaplain, and partner with you in opening a new awareness of the presence and power of Spirit in your life. There is no cost for the training beyond the purchase of the manual ($60)

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Tuesday, April 4
MindShifters - Every Tuesday
6:30-9PM - suggested love-offering $5/group - in POWER

More info here

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Wednesday, April 5 & 4/12, 4/19
Prayer Class: We Gather to Pray
A Book Study Group
7:00 to 9:00PM in POWER
Facilitators: Marypatriece Raupp & Beth Allen
Please join us for a study of prayer based on the book, The Gathering by Jim Rosemergy. This class will assist you in understanding effective prayer, challenge your previous ideas about prayer and open you to new ideas on how to prayer. This class is a pre-requisite for anyone who is interested in becoming a Unity Prayer Chaplains. Particpants need to purchase the book, The Gathering by Jim Rosemergy.
Love Offering

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Saturday, April 8 thru July 1, 2017 on Alternate Saturdays, 10-11:30AM
Meets in POWER
TRUTHFINDERS: A Unity-based Book Study Group
FACILITATOR: Rina Schroeder

More info here

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Sunday, April 9
SPEAKER: Rev. Rainbow
Music: Tricia Alexander, Rick Price, Alpha Stewart., Jr, Unity Ensemblecc
At the 10AM service in the Sanctuary

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Sunday, April 9
Uniteen/YOU deliver Adopted Easter baskets to the Elgin Crisis Center
Leaving from Imagination 10 a.m.- followed by lunch at Culvers. Returning to USCW at 12:30 p.m.

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Sunday, April 9
Introduction to Unity Class
11:45AM to 1:45PM in POWER
Persons who desire to become active members are asked to complete a membership form and attend this mandatory class. This class will cover: the history and leadership structure of Unity and our ministry and the 5 Unity Principles - as well as answers to any questions you may have. Being an Active Member affords you the privileges of voting on business at our annual meeting in May, participating in the election of the Board of Trustees, and all other rights and privileges described in our bylaws.

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Tuesday, April 11
MindShifters - Every Tuesday
6:30-9PM - suggested love-offering $5/group - in POWER

More info here

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Wednesday, April 12 & 4/19
Prayer Class: We Gather to Pray
A Book Study Group
7:00 to 9:00PM in POWER
Facilitators: Marypatriece Raupp & Beth Allen
Please join us for a study of prayer based on the book, The Gathering by Jim Rosemergy. This class will assist you in understanding effective prayer, challenge your previous ideas about prayer and open you to new ideas on how to prayer. This class is a pre-requisite for anyone who is interested in becoming a Unity Prayer Chaplains. Particpants need to purchase the book, The Gathering by Jim Rosemergy.
Love Offering

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Friday, April 14
GOOD Friday Spiritual Communion Service
Guest Speaker: Marypatriece Raupp
Music: Lori Gray Muligano
7:15 to 8:15 in Sanctuary

Followed by Easter Sweets & Treats in FELLOWSHIP

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Sunday, April 16
Easter Sunday Service & Youth Education
Guest Speaker: Rev Tom Wendt
Talk Title: TBD
Music: Lori Gray Muligano, Ken Johnson
At the 10AM service in the Sanctuary

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Tuesday, April 18
MindShifters - Every Tuesday
6:30-9PM - suggested love-offering $5/group - in POWER

More info here

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Wednesday, April 19
Prayer Class: We Gather to Pray
A Book Study Group
7:00 to 9:00PM in POWER
Facilitators: Marypatriece Raupp & Beth Allen
Please join us for a study of prayer based on the book, The Gathering by Jim Rosemergy. This class will assist you in understanding effective prayer, challenge your previous ideas about prayer and open you to new ideas on how to prayer. This class is a pre-requisite for anyone who is interested in becoming a Unity Prayer Chaplains. Particpants need to purchase the book, The Gathering by Jim Rosemergy.
Love Offering

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Friday, April 21
Dinner With Abraham
4:30 to 7:30PM in POWER suggested love-offering $10/group

More info here

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Saturday, April 22 thru July 1, 2017 on Alternate Saturdays, 10-11:30AM
Meets in POWER
TRUTHFINDERS: A Unity-based Book Study Group
FACILITATOR: Rina Schroeder

More info here

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Sunday, April 23
SPEAKER: Rev. Rainbow
Music: Tricia Alexander, Rick Price, Alpha Stewart., Jr, Unity Ensemblecc
At the 10AM service in the Sanctuary

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Sunday, April 23
McHenry County Human Race -- 5k walk or run
McHenry County College, 8900 US RT 14, Crystal Lake IL 60012 -- 8:00AM
There are two ways to support our church in this race: JOIN as a walker or runner!
Or PLEDGE a walker or runner! Details will be in a bulletin insert from 3/12-4/16 and the link below.

More info here

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Sunday, April 23
1st Annual Earth Day Service
Guest Speaker: Unity EarthCare Team
Our new Unity EarthCare team presents USCW's first annual Earth Day service - celebrating our spiritual connection with our Earth home with ecologically themed music, meditation and message. We proudly unveil our Unity EarthCare Covenant and our recently awarded certification from Unity Worldwide Ministries. We are now a Unity EarthCare ministry at the Covenant level!
Music: Ken Johnson
At the 10:30AM service in the Sanctuary

NOTE: The April 23 service will start at 10:30AM (rather than the usual 10:00) to give time for our congregants who will be participating in that morning's 5K run/walk Human Race event, to benefit USCW and other area nonprofits.

EarthCare Ministry Team
11:30AM in FELLOWSHIP
Visit the EarthCare table and learn more about this exciting ministry from members of the EarthCare team.
 

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Sunday, April 23
Youth Ministry Special Guest, Kidworks workshop: Global Warming What’s a Kid to Do
10:00AM During the service
In this hands-on workshop exploring climate change around the world, our youth will journey with Kidworks to the Artic, Antarctica, the Amazon, Australia and back to Woodstock, Illinois and child volunteers role-play endangered animals and trees affected by global warming. Children will also create solutions to environmental problems that face the land, the air and the ocean today.

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Tuesday, April 25
MindShifters - Every Tuesday
6:30-9PM - suggested love-offering $5/group - in POWER

More info here

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Sunday, April 30
Guest Speaker: Rev Celeste Frazier
Music: Lori Gray Muligano, Ken Johnson
At the 10AM in the Sanctuary

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Prayerchaplain

Sunday, April 30
Youth Ministry Prayer Chaplain Sunday
After 10 10AM service

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Sunday, April 30
Double Bill Choir Concert
2:00PM in SANCTUARY
Featuring the Woodstock Community Choir and the Tree of Life Choir
Special Guest: Tricia Alexander
Reception following the Concert (Fellowship)

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Tuesday, May 2
MindShifters - Every Tuesday
6:30-9PM - suggested love-offering $5/group - in POWER

More info here

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Saturday, May 6 thru July 1, 2017 on Alternate Saturdays, 10-11:30AM
Meets in POWER
TRUTHFINDERS: A Unity-based Book Study Group
FACILITATOR: Rina Schroeder

More info here

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Sunday, May 7
Abbreviated service to accommodate the Annual Membership Meeting.
Meditation: Marypatriece Raupp
Music: Tricia Alexander, Lori Gray Muligano, Alpha Sterwart, Jr., Unity Ensemble
At 10AM service in the Sanctuary

Annual Membership Meeting
child care and movie provided by our generous Youth Ministry volunteers
11:00AM in the SANCTUARY

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Tuesday, May 9
MindShifters - Every Tuesday
6:30-9PM - suggested love-offering $5/group - in POWER

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Friday, May 12
Dinner With Abraham
4:30 to 7:30PM in POWER suggested love-offering $10/group

More info here

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Sunday, May 14
Mothers Day Service
Guest Speakers: Congregants sharing their experiences of Mother
Music: Tricia Alexander, Diana Laffey, Alpha Stewart, Jr., Unity Ensemble
at the 10AM service in the Sanctuary

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Tuesday, May 16
MindShifters - Every Tuesday
6:30-9PM - suggested love-offering $5/group - in POWER

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Saturday, May 20 thru July 1, 2017 on Alternate Saturdays, 10-11:30AM
Meets in POWER
TRUTHFINDERS: A Unity-based Book Study Group
FACILITATOR: Rina Schroeder

More info here

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Saturday, May 20
Youth Ministry Graduation Service
Guest Speaker: Michele Sprouse-Gerbig
Music: Lori Gray Muligano
at 5:00PM in the Sanctuary
Hospitality will follow the Graduation service (in Fellowship)

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Sunday, May 21
No Sunday Service
Cancelled due to Fair Diddley competition for parking)

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Tuesday, May 23
MindShifters - Every Tuesday
6:30-9PM - suggested love-offering $5/group - in POWER

More info here

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