Schedule of Activities for Thursday, September 30th
Morning Prayer and Meditation
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Conscious Connections and Coffee
With Rev. Sandy Boyer and Rev. Cherie Ruffo
This session gives us an additional opportunity to get to know each other more and deeper. This casual format will include breakout rooms to discuss ‘What’s Up’ for one another. We will also have an opportunity to explore what we have gotten so far from fall conference and how we are doing with the intention we set at the beginning.
Rev. Sandy Boyer
from Unity of Hagerstown, UWM Eastern Region Board Member
from Unity of Radiant Light, UWM Eastern Region Board Member
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Ethics Considerations for the Imagined Community
with Rev. Joy Wyler
We will examine specific elements of the UWM Code of Ethics, Section III, D and E, which intersect with state laws and explore decision-making in the context of both ethics and legal constraints. This workshop does not offer legal opinion nor substitute for the advice of attorneys on specific matters.
There will be lecture, resource handouts/links and interactive small group discussion.
• Participant will be able to identify relevant state law related to the Code of Ethics duties.
• Participant will be able to articulate personal bias in reporting duties and conflicting ethical responsibilities.
• Participant will be able to give examples of both compliance and noncompliance with each ethical duty.
Rev. Joy Wyler, J.D.
Rev. Joy Wyler (pronouns she/her) recently retired after serving as the minister of Unity of Lehigh Valley for eleven years. She currently serves on the board of Unity World Headquarters and previously served as president of our Eastern Region Board. With a Juris Doctorate from UMKC Law, Rev. Joy has taught courses in Ethics and Diversity since 2001. To see more from Rev. Joy, please visit her blog, Radical Wholeness on the web at radicalwholeness.blog or on Facebook. (photo caption: a White female upper body pictured with shoulder length, curly, auburn hair and burgundy dress with white/black flowers. She is smiling and turning slightly towards the camera)
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Soul Fitness – Spiritual Mastery for the Body
Facilitated by Rev Skip Jennings and Faith Rivera
Movement is a healing practice inviting us to meet our bodies right where we are, right now. Soul Fitness is a session teaching the tools for self-love through movement, creating a spiritual practice for embracing our bodies and transforming our minds. By using spiritual tools, health and fitness becomes a sacred experience. Join Rev Skip Jennings and Faith Rivera for a session filled with mindfulness, music and movement. Wear comfortable clothing and come willing to elevate your life. Everyone is welcome to play in the spirit.
Rev. Skip Jennings
Rev. Skip Jennings is the co-host of “Voices of Unity” on UnityOnlineRadio.org, the host of “In the Flow” Podcast and the author of The Lotus Kitchen, Spirit Explosion, and his latest creation, The Little Book for Big Transformations: 31 Days of Inner Visions and Spiritual Practices. He is a graduate of the Michael B. Beckwith School of Ministry.
The founder of Mind, Body, Spirit Solutions L.L.C. Rev. Skip is a motivational speaker, transformational coach, Yoga instructor, and a shamanic healer. His coaching and expertise can be found on SkipJennings.com, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Insight Timer Meditation app. Rev. Skip counsels and coaches clients using his C.A.R.E.S. philosophy, which stands for Connection, Action, Remember, Empowerment, Self-Love.
As a Licensed Spiritual Practitioner and co-director of the L.G.B.T.Q.A. ministry at Agape, Rev. Skip has served for over ten years. With 30 years of experience and over fifteen certifications in spiritual counseling, wellness, health & fitness, yoga, and nutrition, Rev. Skip continues to transform the planet one session at a time.
Faith Rivera, Music Minister
From the sunny shores of Hawaii, Emmy award-winning singer/songwriter, Faith Rivera, opens hearts and transforms lives around the globe through the power of music. Fans say her inspiring songs are like having your best friend, who knows your biggest dreams & your biggest struggles, sing the perfect message right to you.
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