Free Prosperity Lesson
TOUCHING THE STILLNESS SILENT RETREAT
Step away from everyday distractions and
A World That Works for Everyone
unplug from your electronic devices as
Touching the Stillness Ministries presents
its 10th annual silent retreat, facilitated by
Rev. Paulette Pipe. The popular retreat will
be held October 12–15 at Unity Village,
Missouri. Both beginning and advanced
meditators are invited to experience
stillness and silence through various forms
of meditation. This is always a sold-out event, so register
now at touchingthestillness.org/silent-retreat.
Rasur Foundation CEO Rev. Rita Marie Johnson, recipient
of this year’s Unity Worldwide Ministries’ Light of God
Expressing Award, will facilitate a free webinar on
September 7 at 7: 30 p.m. (CT). The webinar will teach her
Connection Practice, a powerful social-emotional skill for
boosting empathy and insight.
“All it takes is one look at today’s headlines and it’s clear
2018 Silent Unity Retreat
that our world is facing a crisis of disconnection,” says
Johnson, a Unity minister. “This causes much unnecessary
suffering that can be eliminated with a simple, scientifically
Learn more and register for the webinar at
The third annual Silent Unity Retreat will take place April
26–29 at Unity Village. This year’s theme is “I Am: The
Power of Prayer in Unity” with the affirmation: I Am … the
turning point in prayer.
Participants will immerse themselves in prayer as well as
explore the multiple interpretations of what prayer means
in Unity and our consciousness of oneness.
Presenters for the event include Rev. Linda Martella-Whitsett, vice president of Silent Unity, and Rev. Elizabeth
Longo, minister at Unity of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Musical duo Full Moon Eye (Kelly Pfeiffer and Chris
Pfeiffer) and Giles Whitsett will provide the music for the
event. For more information, visit silentunity.org/retreat or
call 866-348-6489 (select option 4).
New Butterworth Book
Unity Books will release a new Eric Butterworth book
later this year called Practical Metaphysics. The book pulls
from a popular lecture series presented by the late Unity
minister and teacher. Butterworth, often referred to as a
20th-centery Emerson, was the longtime senior minister
of the Unity Center of New York City. Rev. Michael Maday
authored the foreword of the book, which was created from
lecture audiotapes transcribed by archivist Mark Hicks of