World Day of Prayer September 8-9, 2021
All is Well with my Soul

Unity of the Palm Beaches is delighted to announce our schedule of events for Unity’s 2021 World Day of Prayer. Although we will not be able to come together physically we will have a full schedule of events taking place online. We can connect with one another in our special Zoom room.

Click the link below to open a printable copy of the schedule of events

World Day of Prayer 2021 – Printable Schedule

Activities you can do any time between now and closing ceremonies

Wednesday September 8th – Opening Ceremonies

* 7:00 pm ~ LIVE EVENT ~ UPB’S OPENING CEREMONY ~ Hosted by Trish Yancey, LUT, CSE, we will be opening to the energy of shared prayer, lighting our Christ Light for the duration of our vigil and identifying objects to help keep us centered in the awareness of prayer energy for the 24-hour event. ** PLEASE BRING A LIGHT SOURCE AND AN OBJECT YOU WILL KEEP NEAR YOU DURING OUR 24-HOUR VIGIL **

Zoom interactive activity ~ Join us live at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88202128908 Meeting ID: 882 0212 8908

* We ask everyone to keep a dedicated light source of your choice illuminated throughout our vigil hours, observing the Sacred nature of our observance and in unity with the Unity Movement.

* 8:00 pm ~ LIVE EVENT ~ UNITY WORLDWIDE OPENING CEREMONY ~ Make plans to join us on Zoom for the opening ceremony on Wednesday, September 8, at 7 p.m. (CT), as Revs. Linda Martella-Whitsett, Eric Donaldson, Sherri James, and Elizabeth Longo share their experiences with the affirmation No matter the circumstances, all is well with my soul and how it emerges when the focus is on one’s heart, mind, and life. Register to attend at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/unity-world-day-of-prayer-tickets-162561438639

Thursday September 9th – Activities & Closing Ceremony

* POP IN AND OUT, LIVE ALL DAY ~ ALL-DAY VIGIL IN THE VIRTUAL PRAYER CHAPEL
Events as announced. The Zoom room link will work for the entire day so come and go as you can for any or all activities. Join us live at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85327955117 Meeting ID: 853 2795 5117

* 9:00 am ~ LIVE EVENT ~ MORNING GATHERING IN OUR VIRTUAL PRAYER CHAPEL WITH REV. TAYLOR ~ including a candle lighting if anyone missed the evening opening, as well as a centering for the day’s intention. Join us live at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85327955117 Meeting ID: 853 2795 5117

* 10:00 am ~ LIVE EVENT ~ UNITY WORLDWIDE’S DAILY WORD PRAYER SERVICE ~ Register here to attend https://www.eventbrite.com/e/unity-world-day-of-prayer-tickets-162561438639

* 11:00 am ~ PRAYER FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES ~ A VISIT TO THE MORIKAMI GARDENS ~ Rev. Laurie Durgan from Unity of Delray Beach shares a moment with our children about the sacred nature of nature at the beautiful Morikami Gardens. Join her, pre-recorded on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pd7l2rXiO4I.

* 11:15 – NOON ~ LIVE EVENT ~ HEART OF PRAYER GROUP ~ Unity of the Palm Beaches’ Rev. Taylor Stevens will take participants into the heart of prayer, concluding the group’s time with our Noon Prayer.
Heart of Prayer Zoom Link Meeting ID: 873 5152 6841 Passcode: 037840

* NOON ~ LIVE EVENT ~ Prayer service, hosted by Rev. Shad Groverland, executive director of Unity Worldwide Ministries. Register here to attend https://www.eventbrite.com/e/unity-world-day-of-prayer-tickets-162561438639

* 1:00 ~ LABYRINTH TALK ~ See Eliza Pillsbury’s TedX talk exploring the history and sacred nature of labyrinths, prerecorded at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etutPYM77so

* 1:15 ~ VIRTUAL LABYRINTH WALK ~ After learning a bit about labyrinths, take a virtual walk through one at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxTIQElanQI

* 1:30 ~ LIVE EVENT ~ THOUGHTS AND MEDITATIONS PART 1 ~ Ahimsa Teabout of Unity of the Palm Beaches shares posts authored by Rev. Melony McGant (aka Miss Mellie Rainbow, author of several books, the latest being Sunshine & Olivier: A Parable of Love). Join us at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85327955117 Meeting ID: 853 2795 5117 

* 2:00 ~ PRAYER FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES ~ HAVING A GOD MOMENT ~ Rev. Laurie Durgan from Unity of Delray Beach shares a moment with our children about how prayers feel in times of sadness or loss. Join her at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sK4IIlzU5pI

* 2:30 ~ LIVE EVENT ~ THOUGHTS AND MEDITATIONS PART 2 ~ Ahimsa Teabout of Unity of the Palm Beaches shares posts authored by Rev. Melony McGant (aka Miss Mellie Rainbow, author of several books, the latest being Sunshine & Olivier: A Parable of Love). Join us at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85327955117 Meeting ID: 853 2795 5117

* 2:50 ~ PRAYER FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES ~ WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A BEAUTIFUL CHILD OF GOD? ~ Rev. Laurie Durgan from Unity of Delray Beach shares a moment with our children exploring what it means to be a beautiful child of God, along with a fun and energetic meditation technique! Join her at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDS8BjL-WCM

* 3:00 ~ Qi Gong Session with Bill Betts
Join Bill Betts as he shares a powerful session of meditation and Qi Gong . We can use Qi Gong to heal and nourish our body temple and to help us to connect to and to understand the Divinity which resides within. Follow along here:
https://youtu.be/Pkl68DnRMmc

* PRAYER FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES ~ IT’S TIME TO F.R.O.G. (Fully Rely On God)! ~ Rev. Laurie Durgan from Unity of Delray Beach shares a moment with our children about how we can work to live in full reliance within God-ness. Join her at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_0pUREWoIQ

* 4:00 ~ LIVE EVENT ~ PONDERING PRACTICAL PRAYER ~ Meeting time for open discussion and exploration about the prayer practices that we find work best for us with Trish Yancey, LUT, CSE. What is prayer to each of us, what do we find effective, and why? Let’s chat about it! Join in live at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85327955117 Meeting ID: 853 2795 5117

* 5:00 ~ LIVE EVENT ~ THE HARMONY EXERCISE WITH JOHN DENNEY ~ The Harmony exercise is a guided meditation developed by a friend of the Fillmore’s. You can find it at John’s website at www.theharmonyexercise.com. Join John, from Unity of Jupiter, live at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85327955117 Meeting ID: 853 2795 5117

* 6 pm ~ LIVE EVENT ~ CLOSING SERVICE ~ Rev. Taylor Stevens of Unity of the Palm Beaches guides us through closing activities including meditation, and a meaningful message we can all use to calm the storms within. Join us live on Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85327955117 Meeting ID: 853 2795 5117

* 7:00 ~ Qi Gong Session with Bill Betts
Join Bill Betts as he shares a powerful session of meditation and Qi Gong . We can use Qi Gong to heal and nourish our body temple and to help us to connect to and to understand the Divinity which resides within. Follow along here:
https://youtu.be/Pkl68DnRMmc

* 8 pm ~ UNITY WORLDWIDE’S CLOSING SERVICE ~ Sound healing with Candace Blair and closing ceremony. Register here to attend https://www.eventbrite.com/e/unity-world-day-of-prayer-tickets-162561438639