Are you bringing children?

When you bring your children to the 11 am service,

the greeter will meet and direct you downstairs where children are

 signed into their special Sunday Soul Celebration. 

At the conclusion of the service, the children are brought into the Sanctuary

 for a brief time to be with us, sing the Peace Song and interact with us. 

They will go back downstairs so you can sign them out.  

Alternately, your children are welcome to stay with you during the service. 

Youth

Preschool to 5th Grade Program

Our Children's Program is available for children, preschool to 5th grade, at 11AM each Sunday. 

Youth classrooms are located on the lower level of our church. Children attending at 11AM participate in one of four classrooms based  on their age or grade.

Preschool (3 to 5 years): Through stories and play our preschoolers are invited to explore spiritual principles  and how to apply them to everyday life.
Kindergarten / 1st Grade (Elementary 1)*
2nd / 3rd Grade (Elementary 2)*
4th / 5th Grade (Elementary 3)*

*Elementary  1, 2 & 3:  In these classes we encourage each child to journey  within to discover their own personal spirituality through discussion,  sharing personal experiences, storytelling and creative expression.

Our  morning experience begins with our "Celebration Circle." Our time  includes personal sharing, Love Offering, music, prayer and meditation. Next, our children enjoy arts & crafts based on the lesson of the  day. Then children move to their individual rooms to go deeper into the day's lesson at an age appropriate level. In addition to the above, they  exchange a "heart check-in" with their friends and in greater depth  with their age group in the classroom.

Our Youth Education  teachers and staff members provide a safe, loving, nurturing environment  for your children to continue their spiritual growth in life. A  well-founded spiritual curriculum is provided to reach each child's age  and level of understanding. It is designed to meet the spiritual,  psychological, emotional, physical and social needs at every age level. Here they can be comfortable with themselves, their peers, and their  teachers.

TIPS for Sunday Morning

  • Please escort your children to the Youth Ministry area, on the lower level of the church, 10 minutes before the service start time.
  • Sign in and assist your child in making a name tag.
  • Please help yourself to any parent hand-outs in the classroom.
  • Assist your child in considering a gift for our love offering.
  • Check for take home crafts or projects.
  • Please go to your child’s classroom immediately following service to pickup your child. Thank you.

Children's Registration Form

Your family’s information helps us to stay in touch! Please complete and return to our Youth and Family Ministry. 

QUESTIONS?

We  invite your questions and interest in our program. Come explore us on  line and you are welcome to contact our Youth and Family Ministry  Coordinator, Barbara Selvaggi. She can be reached through the contact  form to the left.



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Uniteens Program

Our Uniteens, grades 6 to 8, come together each Sunday at 11:00AM in our Uniteen room.

The purpose of our teen program is to facilitate a safe, fun and  loving environment for youth to explore, discuss their spirituality, and  to demonstrate the Unity teachings in their daily lives. We offer Movie  Afternoons, Lock-ins, and Regional Retreats along with many  opportunities to participate in service projects, fundraisers, and other  fun activities.

Sunday morning worship service for these  pre-teens and teenagers provides spiritual education with an expanded  purpose and more developed activities. It includes a spiritual lesson,  meditation, joy songs, and sharing time. A loving, supportive social  environment is provided in which teens are guided on the path of  spiritual development and successful living.

Uniteen Registration Form

Your family’s information helps us to stay in touch! Please complete and return to our Youth and Family Ministry. 

Uniteen Sponsor Team

A  Uniteen sponsor wears various hats – spiritual leader, prayer partner,  mentor, friend, planner, coordinator, chaperone, co-traveler, and  advocate. We are blessed with an enthusiastic and committed Uniteen  sponsor team!

QUESTIONS?

We invite your questions and  interest in our program. Come explore us on line and you are welcome to  contact our Youth and Family Ministry Coordinator, Barbara Selvaggi. She  can be reached through the contact form to the left.

Youth of Unity

Youth of Unity (YOU) serves teens, 9th to 12th grade.

Youth of Unity (YOU) serves teens, 9th to 12th grade, and meets on our lower level in the YOU room each Sunday at 11:00AM. We love visitors and new members – you are welcome here!

Our  teen ministry strives to be a place of unconditional love and  acceptance. Our teens lead the group in partnership with our adult  sponsors, giving everyone the opportunity to explore their spirituality,  build connections, and develop leadership skills. We offer Movie  Afternoons, Lock-ins, and Regional Retreats along with many  opportunities to participate in service projects, fundraisers, and other  fun activities.

YOU's Three-Fold Focus

Spiritual

A  spiritual lesson is offered weekly to assist the YOUers in the  understanding of spiritual laws and practical application in their daily  life. Time is spent in prayer, meditation and connecting with the  Christ within. Weekend retreats and rallies are offered to allow more  intensive exploration of their divine nature.

Service

Each  YOU chapter organizes and implements a wide variety of service projects  depending on the needs of the group, church and community.

Social

YOUers  believe in celebrating life and enjoy doing it together. The chapter’s  social activities strengthen relationships and provide an opportunity to  practice spiritual principles as they apply to daily life. Nurturing  and supportive relationships develop among the teens and with their  adult sponsors. YOU is a loving place to build friendships and interact  with others of like mind.

The teens take on leadership roles with  the support of their adult sponsors. Our teens experience leading prayer  and meditation, organizing fundraisers, service projects, lock-ins and  social events. Quarterly Heart Talks provide peer support and teach  respectful communication skills. The teens attend spiritually based  regional and international events sponsored by Unity Worldwide  Ministries.

YOU Sponsor Team

Sponsors guide and encourage  spiritual growth and create a positive atmosphere of acceptance and love  in which the YOUers can share and grow.

YOU Registration Form

Your family’s information helps us to stay in touch! Please complete and return to our Youth and Family Ministry. 

QUESTIONS?

We  invite your questions and interest in our program. Come explore us on  line and you are welcome to contact our Youth and Family Ministry  Coordinator, Barbara Selvaggi. She can be reached through the contact  form to the left.

Venn Academy?

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What is Venn Academy?

What is Venn Academy?

Venn Academy is a private school for approximately 15 children aged 6 - 14.

The staff includes two full-time teachers, an administrator and parent volunteers.

The school emphasizes individual attention, small classes, project based learning, and is similar to Waldorf and Montessori schools in philosophy.

Venn Academy is leasing the downstairs at Unity of Portland from 8 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday.

Are there benefits to Unity of Portland?

What are the benefits to Unity of Portland?

The lease payments cover approximately 50% of our building operating expenses. There is synergies between Venn and Unity programs which allow for the opportunity to collaborate and share ideas, materials,   and lessons. Venn is very compatible with Unity philosophy.

The rental provides a Heart Centered community service that benefits our  neighborhood and raises local awareness of Unity and our message.

The Venn usage of the building allows flexibility of use anytime for the  upstairs sanctuary, chapel, bookstore, and offices. Evening activities and weekend events will not be impacted.

The two parties are quite compatible.
 

Questions? Contact the board at boardoftrustees@unityofportland.org

Unity Resources

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