In this issue we are excited to share that Rev. Donna Johnson will be joining us this Sunday as our guest speaker with her lesson "Thriving Through Deep Change." She was ordained in 1996 and was recently the senior minister of Unity of Fairfax. Effective September 1, 2012, Rev. Donna is acting CEO of Unity Worldwide Ministries. Thank you to Unity Worldwide Ministries for all they do for us!

We look forward to seeing you on Sunday. And it's a great week to bring your friends! We are offering a short "What is Unity?" Q & A session at 12:30 p.m. Come ask your questions about Unity. Open to all.

Peace and abundant blessings, 
Unity Church of Overland Park

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"Can we just elope?" my daughter asked her fiancÚ. They are getting married in a week. The invitations are sent. Plane tickets are bought. Wedding dress is paid for. Venue is reserved. It's a little late to be asking such a question. And, of course, she was just teasing. At least, I think so. more


Feature - Fall Faith 2012 "Love for No Reason"
Sunday Series - 9 & 11 a.m., September 30 to November 4
Wednesday Night Study Circles - 6:45 to 9 p.m., October 3 - November 7

Fall Faith 2012 Fall Faith is a 6-week book study where you have the opportunity to gather in small group circles to study the principles in the book taught on Sunday mornings. Sign up to be part of a Fall Faith study circle on Sundays. Online registration coming soon.

Love for No Reason
Based on the book Love For No Reason: 7 Steps to Creating a Life of Unconditional Love by Marci Shimoff. Purchase your book now at 20% off in the bookstore.

johnsonFall Faith Kick-off Concert
7 p.m., Sunday, September 30 - with Jerome Johnson and the entire Unity Church of Overland Park Band.

Join us as we kick-off Fall Faith 2012! Tickets are available on Sundays. Advance tickets: $15 adult, $5 youth under 18. $20 at the door.
Celebration Services
Sunday, September 9, 9 & 11 a.m. - "Thriving Through Deep Change" 
with guest speaker Rev. Donna Johnson and vocalist Molly Hammer
Rev. Donna JohnsonMolly Hammer
Next Sunday, September 16, 9 & 11 a.m. - Rev. Bob Barth "The Next Step" with guest vocalist Faith Rivera more celebration services  
Youth and Family
Sunday, September 9 youth lessons
1st - 5th Grade

Open Staff Position - Nursery Supervisor
Youth & Family has an immediate opening for a Nursery Supervisor. This position will be responsible for the operation of the nursery both on Sunday mornings and throughout the week. The nursery supervisor will oversee the childcare staff as well as managing the operation of the nursery. For more information or to apply for this part-time position, contact Brandon Nagel, 913.649.1750 ext. 3009.
Volunteer and be Unity in Action
OutreachOur volunteers touch hearts and change lives. Read reasons why our volunteers step into service.


Volunteer during the week


Watering Team - NEW! - The watering team waters our outdoor plants and trees during times of little rain. Times are flexible and based on the volunteer's schedule. Contact team leader Kay Ornella.     

Bookstore Angels -  Come be in service at the bookstore and experience the joy of working with our loving customers. Contact team leader Karen Marie.

Volunteer on Sunday morning

Video Team -  Thanks to the wonderful support of our spiritual community, our Sunday celebration services are now available online! Join us as we expand this team. Video experience preferred, but training will be provided. Contact team leader Don Randolph.

Greeter Team  - Be the first smiling face our spiritual community sees on Sunday morning by serving on our greeter team. Contact team leader Steve Justice.

Volunteer and support our local community


Unity Garden - Cultivating an End to Hunger- Our Garden has partnered with HeadStart of Shawnee Mission and has been delivering fresh produce to our neighboring children and families.  Help put an end to hunger by serving our garden. Contact team leader Brenda Brock.      

Harvesters Food Collection - Every Sunday help us end hunger in our community by filling the blue barrels located in harmony hall. Every donation helps and we thank you for your ongoing support!  For more information about Harvesters visit their website or contact Gwynn Zaro
Spiritual Growth Classes
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The Healing Power of Forgiveness with Father Joshua
7 to 9 p.m., Monday, Sept. 10  


Yoganetics Fall class series with Wyatt Townley, E-RYT 500
12 weeks / 24 Mondays & Thursdays, Sept. 10 - Dec. 13 
Mornings: 9:30-10:45am / Evenings: 6:30-7:45pm

Buddhism with Carrah Quigley
7 to 9 p.m., Wednesdays, September 12 to 26

Did You Know?
We have a new website - www.ucop.org! Did you know that you can watch videos of our Sunday celebration services online, check out our new blog, or read about our spiritual community? Our new website is easy to navigate and connects you to Unity teachings and resources to empower you to live an abundant and meaningful life. Love Unity and what we are all about? Spread the word to your friends by sharing webpages with them. Just click "share" at the bottom of the page.  
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Unity Church of Overland Park
10300 Antioch Rd., Overland Park, Kansas 66212
913.649.1750, www.ucop.org
We offer practical, spiritual teachings that empower abundant and meaningful living.

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