Classes, Workshops & Events

Adult Classes

Unity of Oak Park classes are open to all; you needn’t be a member to attend! You will learn about foundational Unity/Truth principles and beliefs. Taking classes at Unity of Oak Park will assist you in your everyday walk as well as with your spiritual journey. We call our teachings, "Practical Christianity," and it can help transform your life, while opening your heart to a richer experience of the God Presence within us all. Most classes are offered on a Responsible Giving Basis.

SEE Credit

For those moving toward licensed teacher recognition. Please sign up at the beginning of the series. Those taking the class for credit are allowed one absence. Registration forms will be available after the Sunday service at the bookstore desk.

Upcoming Classes & Workshops

Neville Goddard
Wed., March 6, 13, 20 & 27, from 7:00 - 8:30 pm
"Change your conception of yourself and you will automatically change the world in which you live.  Do not try to change people; they are only the messengers telling you who you are."  Your faith is your fortune.  Neville Goddard was considered a true mystic and master teacher.  Come to this class facilitated by Ryan Priester and explore a "new way of thinking."

The Spirit of Wellness
Sun., March 10, from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Included in this ongoing monthly discussion group will be many tools that will support your wellness as well as help you determine what naturally works best for your own body. Guest speakers who are experts in innovative technologies and energetic practices will be included. Facilitated by Lori Kozon.  Click here to register

Love & Money
Sun., March 17, from Noon - 1:30 pm
Let spring be a new beginning with love and money.  Unity of Oak Park is sponsoring a workshop on your natal chart to forecast the remaining year.  $25.00.  Presented by Dr. Omari Martin, AFA, MBA.

Jesus the Man - Christ Enthroned (Cancelled)
Sun., March 31, from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
This workshop has been cancelled.

Events

Coffee Hour
Join us in Friendship Hall after Sunday service for beverages, snacks and fellowship.  Please sign up in Friendship Hall to host and sponsor a coffee hour.  On Sun., Jan. 20, the church will be hosting and sponsoring a coffee hour celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  On Sun., March 17, Darby O'Gill and the Little People are hosting and sponsoring a special St. Patrick's Day Jamboree that will include leprechauns, green beer and special musical appearances.

Annual Meeting
Sun., March 3, at 11:30 am
All members and friends of Unity of Oak Park are invited to attend our Annual Meeting in Friendship Hall where refreshments will be served. There will be an election of Board members for the Board of Trustees. Only active members of Unity of Oak Park can vote for these Board positions. If you would like to become a member of Unity of Oak Park, please stop by the Book Room desk and fill out a new member card.

Unity Game Night
Fri., March 29, at 7:00 pm
Popcorn and games will be provided but please bring your own beverages.  Hosted by Pam and Mike Doman.

Ministerial Candidate Rev. Dr. Jesse Tanner

Sun., March 31, at 10:00 am.
Senior Minister Candidate Rev. Dr. Jesse Tanner will present the lesson titled "Loving the Hell Out of Each Other" during our Sunday morning service.

Sun., March 31, from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm.
After Coffee Hour, please attend our Get to Know Rev. Dr. Tanner Q&A in Friendship Hall.

The Rev. Dr. Jesse Tanner is an ordained Unity minister dedicated to cultivating spiritual growth through theological teaching, community building, and social action. He holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy of Religions and a Master of Divinity from Unity Institute and Seminary, where he also taught as Professor of Biblical Studies. Rev. Jesse brings a practical, positive, pluralistic, and progressive expression of Christian teachings to his ministry. His leadership focuses on serving people through a ministry of education, dialogue, and prayer. Rev. Jesse adores beyond words his wife, Khoa, and his children, Minh (6) and Kieu (1). He enjoys playing music, drinking coffee, and discussing all things theological.

Ongoing Events

Consciousness Club
First Sunday of the Month, at 11:30 am.  (no meeting on March 3)
This club meets each month to inspire, support, and encourage those who wish to further develop a higher consciousness and fully live the promises of Truth.

Sunday Morning Meditation
Last Sunday of the Month, at 9:00 am.
Join us for time in the silence before the regular service to open our hearts and minds to the message Spirit has for each of us, we will also consciously move our combined Love and Light out into the world to be part of God’s plan for healing. Marilyn Joy will provide readings and guided meditations to move us closer to the Christ presence within. Please bring your energy, deepen your meditation practice and start your Sunday from the High Place.

Prayer & Meditation Group
Every Monday, from 7:30 - 8:30 pm.
Our Prayer Team meets on Monday evenings at 7:30 pm and is facilitated by Mary Ann Provenza.

Board Meetings
Second Monday, at 6:00 pm.
Regular meetings of the Board of Trustees are held on the second Monday of the month at 6:00 pm.

Silence in the Solarium
Every Thursday, from 11:30 am - Noon.
Join us as we set aside a period of time during the week to reconnect our minds and hearts at this meditation service in the Solarium. Facilitated by Mary Ann Provenza.

Conscious Parenting Group
Every Third Thursday, from 7:00 - 8:30 pm.
Join us as we create Vision Boards during our conscious parenting meet-up on Thurs., March 21, from 7:00 - 8:30 pm, and anyone is welcome. A Vision Board is a concrete representation of your dreams and desires. They are not only fun to make but a valuable visualization tool that inspire you to take daily action in pursuit of your life goals. By building our boards in community, we can share ideas and feed off one another’s energy.  Facilitated by Lindsay Ambrose.

Movie Night
Third Friday of every other month, from 7:00 - 9:00 pm.  Join us for movies, popcorn and other refreshments. No movie in March.

Women & Men of Unity
Every Second Saturday, from 10:00 - 11:30 am for a book study and refreshments. Bernie Thauland, LUT, and Vernon Steele are the facilitators.