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Awakening Oneness, we empower an evolving consciousness
that spiritually transforms the world.

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Growing Through Change...Here We Grow Again!

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Oct. 1-4, Pokagon State Park, in Indiana

Join us for a Wonder-Filled 4-day Conference of Healing Energy and Spiritual Refreshment to Raise your Vibration!
  • Rev. David McArthur will bring us HeartMath to open our hearts and connect to the power of Love and the intelligence of the Heart on Tuesday.
  • Rev. Doug Duerr will be with us on Wednesday to help us learn new skills to navigate change and conflict as spiritual leaders.
  • Rama Inacio will bring us the Alchemy of Sound with the 12-Powers Crystal Bowls from Unity Village. He will also create wonderful Sound Healing experiences for us with his didgeridoo, gong and other healing vibrations. 
This year's Conference is designed so we can all participate in all the events and RAISE OUR VIBRATION together!
Click here to make your 2018 reservations TODAY and save $150!

2018 Conference Fee Schedule 
$275 through 7/31/18
$300 through 9/4/18
$325 after 9/4/2018

Help Welcome UWM Board                        to Great Lakes Region

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Monday, August 6th

To foster connection and build relationships with ministries in the field, Unity Worldwide Ministries' Board of Trustees meets in a different region each summer.  Unity on the North Shore, in Evanston, IL, is honored to host this year's meetings. Great Lakes Unity Region Ministers, Board Members, Licensed Teachers and lay leaders and congregants are invited to welcome UWM Board Members at a special reception, Monday, Aug. 6, from 6-8:30 p.m. Heavy hors d'oeuvres, wine, coffee and soft drinks will be served.

Nurturing Leadership in Our Youth-Webinar                   Thursday, May 17th

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Let's explore ways to support our blossoming young minds from Unitots to Y.O.U. with Christine Harper, the Youth & Family Ministry and Teen Consultant for Unity Worldwide Ministries Eastern Region. 

This webinar is open to all. Ministers; Board Members; Cse Credentialing Candidates; Youth Directors; Teachers; Uniteen Leaders; YOU Sponsors and Parents are all invited to participate.

Click here to download printable flyer and registration form. 




It's that time of year for Ministries, Ministers, LUT's, and Spiritual Leaders to renew or begin their membership in our Great Lakes Region.  These forms are also on the website under the Announcements tab on the front page.  

Please use them also when your contact information changes. Forms are due before July 1st to retain your membership.  Follow the links today!

Click here for Ministries Form

Click here for Individual Form


"Points of Light"  Finding Your Congregation's Vision, Mission, Values

Rev. Deb Hill-Davis has written on our blog about her small church's journey to finding it's own "Points of Light".

Click here for the article.


SEE in the Field, Unity of Garden Park
June 17 - 22
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Join us at Unity of Garden Park for our Spiritual Education and Enrichment (SEE) Week, June 17-22, 2018. 

We are offering a selection of five SEE required credit courses taught by Unity ministers and licensed Unity teachers. For more information, contact Tom Sylvester at

2018 Uniteen/Y.O.U Retreats & Rallies: Save these Dates!


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Wed.-Sun., June 20-24

Carthage College, Kenosha, WI

High School Unity students from all over the Great Lakes Region gather for a week of engaging workshops, singing, meditation, Sufi Dancing, and prayer under an umbrella of fun and fellowship.  Hosted by the Great Lakes Regional Y.O.U. Team, Regional Teen Consultant and Adult Staff, this event is a chance for YOUers and Sponsors to go deeper within our chapter and to get to know other chapters.

Click here to download a printable flyer and registration form. 

Reach and Teach Gen Z

September 15th
Unity Spiritual Center of Woodstock           10-3pm CT

Reach and Teach Gen Z is an experiential training experience that encourages and inspires. It models skills as well as provides knowledge.  Learn to create lessons that foster connections, balance use of technology with other tools, and teach spiritual practices with which youth can build happy, extremely fulfilling lives. After training, participants are ready to put in to practice what they have learned. Their ministries are better equipped to serve Generation Z and their families.

Click here for Flyer/Registration form.

********Promote Your Events to UWM-GLR Members ********

Promote Your Events to GLURC Members Email to request that your Church or Center's special event be posted to the GLURC website and/or included in future e-newsletters. Please include Title, Date, Location, 25-word description, soft copies of flyers (if available), and links for details and/or registration info.

In Sacred Service to Your Region

The strength of our region is a perfect out-picturing of the time and talent invested by the dedicated service of our members. Please consider supporting our vibrant work by volunteering to serve in any of the following areas:  

Policy Procedure Manual Update Team -- If you're a stickler for rules and appreciate the clarity generated by well-crafted accountablities, help and revise and reconcile our PPM to be congruent with current practices. Click here to request more info. 

Finance Team -- Support the Board and Treasurer in ensuring the accuracy and good stewarding of GLR's financial resources. Team meets monthly via conference  to review financial statements prepared by our bookkeeper. Members also help to shape the annual budget process. Click here  to request more info. 

Conference Team -- Team members plan and coordinate every facet of our annual conference in accord with budget objectives: site selection and logistics, presenters and programming, banquet and social events. Event planning experience a plus. Click here  to request more info. 

Technology Team  -- Avid Facebook, Twitter, Instagram users please apply. We'd like to develop a strong social media following to promote individual center events, create greater connection between members, and leverage the power of cyber bonding. Click here  to request more info. 

E-news Team  --  Be part of the team that keeps members apprised of regional events and developments. Writing, editing, proofreading skills desired. Familiarity with online email apps desired but not required. Click here  to request more info. 

Quick Links

Board & Staff Contact Info.............................
Directory of Member Ministries.......................
Events Calendar...........................................
Financial Reports..........................................

UWM-Great Lakes Region Board of Trustees
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President ~ Rev. Ray Nelson, Unity of Louisville, KY
Vice President ~ Rev. Kurt Condra, Unity on the North Shore, IL
Treasurer ~ Carl Nawrot, Unity of Oak Park, IL
Secretary ~ Rev. Glenda Walden, Unity of Ft. Wayne, IN
YFM Liaison ~ Rev. Meghan Smith Brooks,  New Thought Unity Center, Cincinnati 
Conference Team Liaison ~ Rev. Deb-Hill Davis, Unity of Ames, IA
Licensed Unity Teacher Liaision ~Tom Sylvester, Unity of Garden Park, Cincinnati 
Alternate ~ Rev. Vareta Davis, Renaissance Unity, MI
UWM Liasion, ~ John McMahon,  Unity of Bay City, MI


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