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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
Sunday's Vote There are lots to consider and we are asking that everyone take this to prayer before making the decision.  Sunday, we as a community, have a very important decision to make. Do we vote to sell our beloved facility and purchase the Melbourne Baptist Church on Taylorsville Road? The...
By: rnelson
Posted: Friday, January 18, 2019
One of the typical issues ministers, myself included, face when counseling congregants is relationship issues. Interestingly I see relationships as a perfect laboratory to do our spiritual work. Rev Pat Williamson, my mentor, use to tell me that it is easy to be spiritual in a cave, though I often...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2019
Sunday is the White stone Ceremony. The White Stone is the 2nd step to the Burning Bowl. With the Burning Bowl we release what no longer serves us and with the White Stone we set, with Spirits guidance, a clear intention for the coming year. The intention is not so much what we will do but the...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, January 3, 2019
History of the searchWhen the Board received the estimated costs of renovating and expanding our current facility, $4.2 million, it was their decision, as the fiduciary representative of the church, to enter into a search for a possible new location to present to the congregation that may better...
By: rnelson
Posted: Wednesday, December 26, 2018
History concerning the the congregational vote on Jan. 20th-Should we stay or Should we goThe Board of Trustees of Unity of Louisville In 2018 made the decision to have a complete evaluation of our existing facility. We knew the facility, a 100 year old historic structure, had some serious long-...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, December 20, 2018
Quick easy way to describe Unity to those who ask without getting into jargon or theology. Adapt for yourself.1. Unity is based in prayer and healing with the goal of helping each individual on their spiritual journey. We believe that every person is connected and whole-we are One.2.Unity is a...
By: rnelson
Posted: Monday, December 17, 2018

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