Unity teaches that each person is a unique expression of God created with sacred worth. Living from that awareness transforms our lives and the world.
Unity emphasizes the creative power of thought in our life experience. We refer to this as the Law of Mind Action. When we take personal responsibility to choose life-affirming thoughts, words and actions, we experience a more fulfilling and abundant life.
Unity emphasizes the importance of applying spiritual principles in our daily lives.
Unity teachings continue to evolve as we identify, embrace and apply spiritual insights and the spiritual implications of new discovers.
God is Spirit, the loving source of all that is.
God is the one power, all good, everywhere present, all wisdom. God is divine energy, continually creating, expressing and sustaining all creation.
In God, we live and move and have our being.
In Unity, some other ways we speak of God are Life, Light, Love, Creator, Source, All that IS, Universe, Oneness, Universal Oneness, Spirit, Christ Consciousness
We believe that Jesus expressed his divine potential and sought to show humankind how to express ours as well.
We see Jesus as a master teacher of universal truths and as our Way Shower.
In Unity, we use the term "Christ" to mean the divinity in humankind. Jesus is the great example of the Christ in expression.
Nature of humankind
We are each individual, eternal expressions of God.
Our essential nature is divine and therefore inherently good. Our purpose is to express our divine potential as realized and demonstrated by Jesus and other master teachers.
The more we awaken to our divine nature, the more fully God expresses in and through our lives.
Unity co-founders, Charles and Myrtle Fillmore, studied the Bible as history and allegory, and interpreted it as a metaphysical representation of humankind's evolutionary journey toward spiritual awakening.
In addition, Unity recognizes that the Bible is a complex collection of writings compiled over many centuries. We honor the writings as reflecting the understanding and inspiration of the writers at the time they were written.
The Bible continues to be a valuable spiritual resource for us.
Prayer & Meditation
Affirmative prayer is the highest form of creative thought.
It includes the release of counterproductive, negative thoughts, as well as holding in mind statements of spiritual truth.
Through meditation, we experience the presence of God.
Prayer and meditation heighten our awareness and thereby transform our lives.
Youth & Family Ministry
Unity recognizes that there are many expressions of family life.
All are welcome.
Unity creates an affirming environment that fosters positive self-image, personal responsibility, and unconditional love and acceptance.
Beholds all children as whole and perfect expressions of God
Empowers children to fulfill their divine potential
Teaches children to meditate and pray
Unity's Statement of peace & spiritual action
Unity stands for peace in the presence of conflict; for love in the presence of hatred; for forgiveness in the presence of injury.
Unity honors the many names for God, the many paths to God, the many ways to worship God; for there is only one power and presence of God and that God loves each one of us equally.
It is therefore the position of Unity to urge all nations, their leaders and their people to turn to God by whatever the name for guidance during these challenging times and to pursue peace, not war, for this is what honors the God of all our faith traditions.
Unity stands for peace in our lifetime.
In Unity, we feel a sacred responsibility, individually and collectively, to make a positive difference through personal example and active service in our spiritual centers, our communities, and our world.