Living the Empowered Life in February!
In February we focus on the empowered living quality of FAITH!  

"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase." ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.     


"...if you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there', and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you." Matthew 17:20 NRSV  


Resources to support you in living in FAITH.      

Empowered living qualities for each month of 2013. 


February's Empowered Living Moment by Michelle Robin - 9 & 11 a.m., February 3   


Michelle Robin Each month a member of our spiritual community who is living the empowered life will be sharing how Unity Church of Overland Park and Unity teachings have transformed various areas of their life. Join us this Sunday to hear Michelle Robin's story of empowered living.


"You Aren't In This Alone" with Rev. Patricia Bass, vocalist Ron Gutierrez   

FREE gift this Sunday! 

Walking the path in FAITH
pathways to awakening
Spiritual growth classes to support you in living in faith!

Oneness Awakening Course
6 to 10 p.m., Friday, February 1 and 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, February 2

Unity Basics
7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, February 20 

Youth and Family
YFM Sunday, February 3 youth lessons
1st - 5th Grade

Kelly Sturgeon Welcome Kelly Sturgeon as Youth & Family Assistant! 
Kelly Sturgeon brings with her a love of children, wonderful creativity and a true passion for helping youth discover the power of God that is active within them. Kelly has been a long time member of Unity Church of Overland Park and after serving for many years as a volunteer with Youth and Family is excited to step into this new role as a part of our staff. She has begun a course of study in early childhood education and can already see her classroom experience being utilized here with our children. Kelly's dedication to youth and their spiritual development extends to all aspects of her life. We are very excited for all of the wonderful opportunities that await us in youth and family!

Rev. Sallye Taylor joins us February 10!
Rev. Sallye Taylor 9 & 11 a.m. - Guest Speaker Rev. Sallye Taylor - "The Love Detective"
Meet your inner love detective who can help you investigate and thus activate the mystery and power of the Love within you. "If you love those who love you, what merit is there in that?... But love your enemies," (Luke 6:32&35)

Valentine's Day Open House in the Bookstore - after both services
Enjoy a Healthy Dinner with Chef Hild
Chef Gary Hild
You are invited to an intimate evening with Chef Gary Hild, CEC.
5 to 9 p.m., Sunday, February 17 
  • Listen as he shares some ideas on healthy dining
  • Watch as he goes through each step of the preparation of this evening's menu.
  • Enjoy the dinner that Chef Hild has prepared.
  • Seating is limited, so purchase your tickets now at the ticket counters  
Menu (completely dairy-free menu) 
  • Appetizer- Roasted Red Pepper Hummus served with an accent of Greek Salad
  • Soup-  Sweet Potato Coconut with Pablano Pepper
  • Salad- Black and Tan Barley Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette
  • Entrée- Barramundi, Sea Bass from Australia. Served Thai style with Asian Mushrooms and Bok Choy
  • Dessert- Sweet and good for you. Homemade chocolate pudding. This dessert is gluten free, dairy-free and vegan
Last summer's dinner sold out so get your tickets now to reserve your spot. Tickets are available for a minimum donation of $50 per person on Sundays or online. The net proceeds benefit our youth classroom upgrades. 50 people maximum.  
Men's Retreat 2013 - March 8 & 9
Tom Anderson "The Four Shields of a Man: Finding Balance, Integration and Congruence to Create a Whole and Holy Life" 

Say YES to soul growth at this year's men's retreat, held at Unity Inn on the Unity Village campus. Presented by Tom Anderson, with music by Fred Albers and Mark Gossman.

More information and registration is available online or visit the men's group table on Sundays.

Looking for a way to meet new people and get involved?
OutreachVolunteer and feel a part of our spiritual community while contributing your special gifts and talents! 


Youth & Family -  Lovingly guide our children as a classroom teacher or assistant, or assist with youth events. If interested contact Brandon Nagel.


Social Media Team - Spread the message of positive living on Facebook and Twitter. Looking for someone to join the team who is familiar and active in social media. If interested contact Tamie Rising.    

First Voice "Answering the call"- Help people feel welcome when they call or visit our campus by serving at the reception desk. We have an opening for Thursday morning from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. If interested contact team leader Donna Sherman

Video Team "Capturing the moments"- Spread the Unity message to our online community! Help video record and/or edit video of Sunday lessons. If interested contact team leader Don Randolph. Training provided!


Screens/Lights Team "Illumination for every celebration" - Operate the screens and lights during our services. If interested contact team leader BJ McArthur. Training provided!    


If you are interested in stepping in to service as a volunteer and not sure where, contact Jan Chapman , director of worship and volunteers at 913.649.1750 ext. 3025. Many opportunities to get involved are available and she will be happy to pair you with one that is just right for you!   


Open Staff Positions 
Director of Communications (Full-time position) - This position is responsible for all communications at the church including production, creative development, management, marketing and social media in areas as graphics, slides, bulletins, website and Facebook. Those interested can send a resume/cover letter to Rev. Bob Barth.

Youth & Family Teen Assistant (Part-time position) - This position supports teens from 6th grade - high school (Uniteens and YOU). The teen assistant coordinates and assists teachers, sponsors and families on Sunday mornings, during regional events, and at social activities. Those interested can send a resume/cover letter to Brandon Nagel.

Data Processing Coordinator (Part-time position) - This position maintains the membership database in order to maximize support and involvement of our congregation. The coordinator's responsibilities include data entry and report generation. Those interested can send a resume/cover letter to Rev. Bob Barth.

Click here for complete job descriptions and application information. 
Did You Know?

Did you know that the second Sunday of every month is Abundance Sunday? Support Harvesters Community Food Network by bringing non-perishable food and household donations to harmony hall by 12:30 p.m. Cash donations are also accepted payable to Harvesters with a memo referencing UCOP. Seal checks in the envelopes provided.  

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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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