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We enter the promised land and now we begin to create a new world. We begin the next phase of our journey with key leaders in place to guide us and sustain as we journey together into the unknown territory. We had a fantastic annual meeting with over 70 people in attendance. We reviewed the...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, March 14, 2019
Annual Meeting2018 Minutes Unity of LouisvilleMinutes of Annual CommUnity MeetingMarch 4, 2018Board members present: Rev Ray Nelson, Chuck Fulner, Mark Flesch, Todd Royer, Donna Dalton, Ginny First, Rev Valerie Mansfield, and Sharron Akin, Acting Secretary. Absent: Peggy Chavers.Attendance:...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, March 7, 2019
Life is funny. I generally set the worship schedule and themes out 3 to 6 months in advance. I have a clear intention, in most cases, what is up or what ideas and areas I think it is important to explore. The funny part is whatever the theme or ideas I set out to explore begin to start working on...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, March 7, 2019
Building UpdateA quick update to let everyone know where we are in the process of selling and moving.Mark Helm, Rev Val, and Rev Ray with the assistance of our real estate agent negotiated out additional rental income and a shared use agreement with the current occupants. The day care center will...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, March 7, 2019
March has been declared National Women's History Month by each president since 1995, and by Congress since 1987. Although the history of the fight for equality and their voices being heard is a story that is long-lived. It is very important to educate our children about the place of women in...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2019
Chili Cook-Off-Thank you Jeanette and MarkMoney Raised-$1138WinnersTable decoration-Zelda SpauldingYouth- Bastion ShortAdult - Cheri KnightVolunteer Appreciation (Don't forget the dinner Friday night)Volunteers 2018-145Hours volunteered 5692 (This is what is recorded)Melbourne Heights PurchaseThis...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019
Rev Val did a brilliant job last week, for those who were in church or watched the Facebook feed, of honoring the past. It is important to honor the past, both the good and the not so good and to learn from the past. Winston Churchill is famously quoted as saying “Those who do not learn from the...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2019
This week we will continue to explore the theme of life in transitions. Last week, on Sunday, I talked about the idea there comes a point in life where what has worked in the past no longer serves the highest good. It is a time to choose a new path and transition to new ways of being and doing in...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2019
Change is one of the very few constants in our lives. From the moment we are born to the day we die we are in a constant state of change. Cells die and are renewed. Babies transition to infants, to toddlers, to teenagers, and on it goes. Each stage and each moment brings us to a new place in the...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019
It is with great honor and privilege, that I have been ask to offer my thoughts on inclusion as we prepare for Black History Month. As someone who has been on this "Spiritual" path for over 20 years. I have come to identify myself as a Spiritual Being, having a very temporary human experience.That...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

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