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November 20, 2020

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A Message From Your Board of Trustees

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We continue to monitor the COVID-19 test positivity rate in Eastern Iowa, measuring it against CDC criteria for in-person gatherings. Given the recent uptick in cases, UCR services will remain online throughout the holiday season into the New Year. 

While we long to gather in person, especially during Advent and Christmas, we are mindful that the health and safety of our church community is our highest priority.  Thank you for all the ways you are staying connected.

"Grateful Living"

Gratitude is a way of life.  As we saturate our lives with it, we create the space for abundance and joy!  Join Rev. Debra and the Licensed Unity Leaders for a service of thanksgiving and learn how to unleash the power of gratitude in your daily living.
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UnityCR is invited to attend the

Inter-Religious Council's Virtual Thanksgiving Service 

Monday, November 23 | 7 pm
Livestreamed on IRC's Facebook page 

An Opportunity to Give!

Going shopping soon, virtual or otherwise? We have an opportunity to share this holiday season! Families Helping Families specifically serves children in Foster Care. They are in constant need of basic items such as
  • socksFamilies Helping Families
  • boys and girls underwear
  • sports bras
  • pajama pants
  • t-shirts
A covered box will be placed by our front door from Thanksgiving Day through Sunday, November 29. Donated items will be delivered the week of November 30.
Questions, call Susan 319-389-3132 

Nominations for Board of Trustees

As required by the bylaws, we have begun the Board of Trustee nominating process.  If you are an active member of the Unity Center of Cedar Rapids and would like to place your name in nomination, we invite you to request an application and packet from the Center office. Packets will be available on November 13th. There are two three-year term positions to fill.  The election will take place during the annual meeting in January.  If you are interested, please email or call 319.393.5422.

The nominating team is:
Nina Swanson, Chair
Sally Miller, Congregant
Lynda Black-Smith, Trustee
Rev. Debra Carter Williams, Minister

Again, you must be an active member to serve on the Board of Trustees.

Dial-A-Lesson: Call this dedicated phone number any time to listen to Rev. Debra’s latest Unity Lesson.  Call (319) 214-0954

Pastoral Care: If you need encouragement and support, spiritual counseling and pastoral care is available through the center.  Please reach out and Rev. Debra or one of our Licensed Unity Leaders will reach out to you.  Email or call the center at (319) 393-5422.

Sunday Prayer: Our Prayer Room Partners are available via phone after the online service, Sundays 11 am - noon.  If you have a prayer concern, call (319) 382-2009 and a member of the prayer team will pray with you.

Many Ways to Give!

During these unprecedented times, you turn to UCR for a positive message and help centering and focusing on Good. Even though we are meeting virtually for a while, we still have to pay our minister and staff, as well as our mortgage, insurance, maintenance, etc. Your consistent gifts are welcome and appreciated.  
Thank you for keeping your prosperity consciousness intact. There are many blessings around us, in us, and through us, and many more to come!

Upcoming Events

  • Nov 22,  "Grateful Living" via Live Stream, 10 am
  • Nov 26 & 27, Thanksgiving - Office Closed
  • Nov 29,  "The Light of Hope" via Live Stream, 10 am
  • Dec 6, "The Light of Peace" via Live Stream, 10 am
  • Dec 13, "The Light of Love" via Live Stream, 10 am
  • Dec 20, "The Light of Joy" via Live Stream, 10 am
  • Dec 27, Jonas Magram via Live Stream, 10 am
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