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“Forgiveness is part of the treasure you need to craft your falcon wings and return to the realm of Divine freedom.” ~Hafiz

Thank You!

 

…where we express gratitude for the abundance of love, help, work, great ideas, volunteering, donations, etc.—from the community at large and our own Unity community.

 

 

 

 

9/23/2021

We give gratitude for Lee Cheney, and Jan and Reagan Waskom for being our Sunday morning volunteers.

 

We are thankful for Denise Johnson and her help with the Youth Church program on Sunday.

 

Thank you to Robert Hudgens for his continued hard work on removing the goatheads from the Unity parking lot.

 

9/16/2021

We give gratitude for Lee Cheney, Kathe Molloy, and Jan and Reagan Waskom for taking care of all the Sunday morning duties last week!

 

We are thankful for everyone who came to view the John Wimberly video last Sunday, and for the great conversation afterwards led by Anne Hudgens.

 

Thank you to Sue Pomeroy for weeding and to Robert Hudgens for removing goat heads from the parking lot!

 

9/9/2021

We give gratitude for Camina Sylvestro, Doug Zellmer, Mike Hawes and Dale Pettigrew for being our Sunday morning volunteers. Their help is essential for the Sunday service and coffee afterwards.

 

We are thankful for EL Hudetz, Gerald Gates, Leanne Allen and Alison Proffit for providing such beautiful music at the service on Sunday!

 

Thank you to Jan Waskom, Robert Hudgens and Sue Pomeroy for weeding and making the front of Unity look great!

 

9/2/2021

We give gratitude for our Sunday morning volunteers who did a great job of setting up the coffee service, counting the offering donations, and cleaning up everything afterwards. Thank you Nancy Rehe, Dale Pettigrew and Julie Legg for your fantastic help! 🙂

 

We give gratitude for Robert Hudgens for his help with Youth Church on Sunday! And we give thanks for Stacey Thompson and for everything she does for the youth of Unity.

 

We are thankful for Gerald Gates and Lil McBrien for hosting this week’s movie night!

 

We are blessed to have such a wonderful Technical Assistant, Andres Linares! He rises to every challenge, and he continually helps Unity improve the live streaming and service recordings!

 

8/26/2021

Thank you to the Council and all the volunteers who helped make the Annual Picnic happen after the service on Sunday! It was a beautiful day and it was great to have everyone’s presence there!

 

We give gratitude for Jan Waskom and her help with Youth Church on Sunday!

 

We give gratitude to Robert Hudgens for adding his great vocals to the music on Sunday!

 

8/19/2021

Thank you to Lil McBrien and Gerald Gates for organizing movie night!

 

Thank you to Denise Johnson and Jan Waskom for helping out with Youth Church on Sunday.

 

Thank you to Reagan and Jan Waskom for doing some light tree trimming this week.

 

Thank you to Nancy Rehe, Kathe Molloy and Dale Pettigrew for helping out with the Sunday service.

 

8/12/2021

A big thank you to Jan Waskom for leading our Youth Church on Sunday, and for Diana Zweygardt for helping her.

 

Thank you to Lil McBrien and Gerald Gates for organizing movie nights!

 

Thank you to Jan Waskom for giving all our plants some soil and love!

 

Thank you to our Adopt-an-area volunteers!

 

Thank you to all our volunteers at the Sunday Services!

 

8/5/2021

A big thank you goes to Rachel McClain, Nancy Hughes, Jan Waskom, Sue Pomeroy, Dale Pettigrew and Leane Gabel for their recent help in keeping the Unity grounds weeded and looking great!

 

Thank you to Camina Sylvestro, Doug Zellmer, Kathe Molloy and Dale Pettigrew for volunteering their help at our Sunday service.

 

Thank you to Denise Johnson for assisting with our Youth Church on Sunday.

 

7/29/2021

Thank you to Tom Lale for hanging a bulletin and white board in the Welcome room. He also hung some shades in the music/tech area, repaired the trash gate, and switched out some light bulbs.

 

Thanks to each person who has volunteered to “adopt an area” of our Unity grounds, assisting with keeping our property clean and beautiful.

 

Thank you to Dale Pettigrew and Leane Gabel for volunteering on Sunday mornings.

 

Thank you to Robert Hudgens for assisting with Youth Church.

 

7/22/2021

Thanks to Everyone who is part of our “adopt an area” of our Unity grounds, assisting with keeping our property beautiful for everyone.

 

Thank you to Dale Pettigrew and Leane Gabel for volunteering on Sunday mornings.

 

Thank you to Jan Waskom for assisting with Youth Church.

 

We thank all of our Sunday morning volunteers!
Know that your presence makes a great difference!! 🙂

 

7/8/2021

A Big Thank You to Rev. Julie Legg for assisting Rev. Liz on the platform for our July 4th Sunday service!!

 

Thanks to Jan Waskom and Sue Pomeroy for “adopting an area” of our Unity grounds, and to Amy Alexander for helping Sue with the weeding.

 

Thank you to Ellen MacQueen for training Kimber Hawes to start making our weekly bank deposits.

 

Thank you to Ginny Hout for being our online Inspirational Reader last Sunday.

 

Thank you to Gerald Gates for assisting Andres in setting up the mics last Sunday.

 

Thanks to Lil McBrien and Gerald Gates for setting up and having movie night.

 

We thank all of our Sunday morning volunteers!
Know that your presence makes a great difference!! 🙂

 

7/1/2021

We thank all of our Sunday morning volunteers, including Dale Pettigrew, Lil McBrien, Jan Wascom, Katie Dockery, Leane Gabel, Cheryl Workman, and others!! Know that your presence makes a great difference!!

 

Thanks to Denise Johnson for assisting Stacey Thompson with our first in-person Youth Church in 2021.

 

Thanks to Tom Lale for helping fix a broken toilet.

 

A great thank you to Ellen MacQueen for making our weekly bank deposits.

 

Thank you to our Inspirational Readers in June: Nina Kunze, Will Moore, Claire Marshel, Lori Stark, Stacey Thompson, Katie Dockery, Kathe Molloy.

 

6/24/2021

We give gratitude for Tom Lale and Robert Marshel for putting the AC units in and to Tom for cleaning the gutters again.

 

Thank you to Jan Waskom for labeling all the light switches in the entire Unity building!  

 

Thanks again to our Reopening Team of Katie Dockery, Julie Schoenbauer, Lil McBrien, Camina Sylvestro, Rev. Davine, and Rev. Liz for their weekly re-evaluation of our in-person services.

 

A huge thank you to Christopher Smith from Compustar for installing the cable from our office computer to our music and tech room!!

 

 

6/17/2021

Great gratitude to everyone who donated to and
volunteered for the Unity Yard Sale on 6/12.  Special thanks to:

Dennis Gibson, Scott and Nina Kunze, Julie, Scott, and Nathan Schoenbauer, Stacy Keokeritz, Dennis Boggott, Doug Zellmer, Dan Hopper, newcomers-to-Unity Nancy Hughes and David, Rev. Liz, Rev. Davine, Mary Schroeder, Jan Alexander, Janine Mieir, Steve Henry and Connie Dahl for their work.

 

6/10/2021

A HUGE Thank You to Leane Gabel for organizing and overseeing the Unity Yard Sale Fundraiser.  Thank you Leane!! 🙂

Thank you to Tom Lale for hanging new lights in the Welcome Room.

 

Thank you to Dennis Gibson for helping out in the office on Thursday.

 

Thank you to our amazing Reopening Team and volunteers for a very successful first in-person service on June 6.

 

TEAM:
Katie Dockery, Lil McBrien, Camina Sylvestro, Julie Schoenbaurer, Rev. Davine, Rev. Liz

 

VOLUNTEERS: Dale Pettigrew, Nina Kunze, Kathy Molloy, Lee Cheney, Doug Zellmer, Jan Waskom, Anne & Robert Hudgens

We are truly blessed. We thank everyone for
your continued love and support of our
Unity community of Fort Collins!! <3

 

6/3/2021

A big thank-you to all our readers for our recorded services this past year. May readers were: Dale Pettigrew, Denise Johnson, Tom Van Duyne, Jenny Oglesby, Leane Gabel.

 

Thank you to Leane Gabel and Dale Pettigrew for continuing to clean up our Unity grounds!

 

Thank you to Gerald Gates and Andres Linares for working together to set up our new technical equipment for our in-person Sunday services.

 

Thank you to our amazing Reopening Team and volunteers!!

 

TEAM:
Katie Dockery, Lil McBrien, Camina Sylvestro, Julie Schoenbauer, Rev. Davine, Rev. Liz

 

VOLUNTEERS: Dale Pettigrew, Nina Kunze, Kathe Molloy, Lee Cheney, Doug Zellmer, Jan Waskom, Anne & Robert Hudgens

 

We are truly blessed. We thank everyone for your continued love and support of our Unity community of Fort Collins!! <3

 

5/26/2021

Thank you to Leane Gabel for organizing the parking lot resurfacing and other outdoor maintenance to keep our grounds looking great and ready for in person services!

 

Thank you to Jan and Reagan Waskom for cleaning up the back patio, and to Jan for helping out in the office this Thursday.

 

Thank you to Gerald Gates, Davine, Liz and Julie for getting the Sanctuary put back together.

 

5/20/21

A big thank you goes to the folks who helped out on Sat. 5/15 in the second outdoor cleanup: Leane Gabel, Reagan and Jan Waskom, Dale Pettigrew, Nina Kunze, Clark Sand, and Mary Schroeder.  Special thanks to Mary for cleaning up our compost pile so that it’s an actual compost pile.

 

Thank you to Randy Meyer who has taken such great care of the plants at Unity for the past 20 years!  We appreciate all the time and energy you have given to make Unity beautiful and cheerful!

 

5/13/21

 

A big Thank You to Anne Hudgens for stepping up to be
our temporary Council Treasurer.  Thank you, Anne!

 

A big Thanks to Everyone who continues to give of their love and support to Unity of FC and our local community through the sharing of your time, talent, and treasures.

Thank you. Thank YOU! THANK YOU!!

 

5/6/21

 

We so appreciate Leane Gabel for giving her time as she trains our bookkeeper, Dennis Bogott, in extending his work for our Unity community.

 

We are grateful for our Hiring Team members: Reagan Wascom, Gerald Gates, Denise Johnson, Rev. Davine, and Rev. Liz for taking the time needed in the search for our right and perfect Music Leader and Youth and Family Ministry Director.

 

We also thank our Reopening Team: Katie Dockery, Julie Schoenbauer, Lil McBrien, Camino Sylvestro, Rev. Davine, Rev. Liz , and Andres Linares as we continue to work together for our physical reopening.

 

4/29/21

 

We express great gratitude to all the volunteers who worked at the Outdoor Cleanup Day on Saturday, April 24th!

 

Steph Thieman
Lisa Faust
Dennis Bogott
Ellen MacQueen
Dale Pettigrew
Bob Anderson
Mary Schroeder
Julie Schoenbauer
Leane Gabel

 

We so appreciate your investment in our Unity home!!

 

4/22/2021

~ A huge thank you goes out to the Men’s group for painting the Sanctuary and Foyer last Sunday. Kudos to Mike O’Connell, Gerald Gates, Scott Kunze, Mike Hawes and Bruce Dunn for all your hard work!

 

~ A big thank you to Rev. Davine, Nina Kunze, Anne Hudgens, Rev. Liz, Gerald Gates, Randy Meyer for assisting with all the prep work getting done for the painting team!!

 

~ Great Gratitude to our Council Members: Kurt Johnson, Anne Hudgens, Nina Kunze, Katie Dockery, Ellen McQueen, Rev. Davine, and Rev. Liz for spending 4 hours on Saturday in a Council Training! 🙂

 

~ Rev. Liz is so grateful to Julie Schoenbauer, our Awesome Administrative Assistant, who continually does great work in handling so much of our Unity’s logistics and daily functioning. Thank you, Julie!! 🙂

 

4/15/2021

~ We are grateful to Leane Gabel and Gerald Gates for assessing the damage left by the March snowstorm, and for organizing the plowing of the parking lot and the clean up of the broken trees.
~ We are grateful to Scott Thieman for trimming broken tree branches, and for cutting and piling the branches.

 

 

4/8/2021

We are grateful for:

 

~ Roger Flack of Enertech Energy and his assistant Jacob for installing the new LED lights throughout the building.  All the spaces are much brighter!
~ Tom Lale for installing a new threshold and cabinet lock in the office.
~ Tom and Debi Lale for collecting the broken tree branches so they can be
taken off the property.
~ The YFM TEAM who is continuing to put the finishing touches on the big project to clean and freshen up the West side of the building.  Their dedication and perseverance is amazing!

 

3/18/2021:

We are grateful for:

 

~ Lil McBrien and Gerald Gates who are always present, and are always contributing.  We thank them for their constant forethought, insight and dedication.

 

~ Leane Gabel and John Hansen for their contributions as Council Members.  The time and energy you put forth is much appreciated!

 

3/2/2021:

We are grateful to:

~ The outstanding volunteers who continue to paint and refresh the west side of the building, with special thanks to Debi and Monika.

~ Scott Thieman for fabricating a new handrail for our front steps.

~ The new Council members who have stepped up to serve: Ellen MacQueen and Katie Dockery.

~ Our new Office Admin Assistant, Julie Schoenbauer, for taking off at a running start with the office duties.

1/22/2021

We are grateful for:

~ Nina Kunze for her extra help in the office and especially for completing our donation letters.

~ Unity Worldwide Ministries for their ongoing support and resources.

~ Dennis Boggott for his great bookkeeping skills and good questions.

~ Kris Swaton for volunteering in the office, and the extra projects she’s doing.

~ The volunteers painters who are refreshing our building, starting on the west end.

 

12/18/2020

Today we are grateful for:

~ Claire and Robert Marshel and Debi and Tom Lale for the amazing job they did cleaning out the big storage closet.

~ The enormous patience of the Interim Council and all the work they are doing.

~ Tom Lale for shoveling snow and ensuring our rook heat tapes are plugged in.

~ The “anchor” donors of our Matching Funds drive, and all the folks donating their matching funds.

~ The opportunity to pause.

 

11/20/2020

Today we are grateful for:

~ Tom Lale for installing the heat tapes on our roof for the winter.

~ Clean air and beautiful days.

~ Health, family, grandchildren.

~ Changes in direction.

~ Firefighters and snow.

~ All those who helped with the yard sale fundraiser, especially: Claire and Robert Marshel, Kurt and Denise Johnson, Debi and Tom Lale, Ellen MacQueen, Kelly Maffei, Rev. Liz Luoma, Leane Gabel.

~ The ability to take a vacation.

 

10/10/2020

Today we are grateful for:

~ Thanks to Claire Marshel, Kelly Maffei, Debbie Lale, and Denise Johnson for their extraordinary efforts in sorting and cleaning of the children’s classrooms.

~ We are grateful for the ongoing efforts of our Colorado firefighters.

~ Our sincere thanks to the volunteers helping in the office, and to Ellen MacQueen for doing our weekly bank deposits.

 

9/18/2020

Today we are grateful for:

~ I am grateful for our TEAMs and all the energy being put into UnityFC right now by so many different people to make it the best it can be.

~ I am so happy and grateful for new friends.

~ I am so happy and grateful for Zoom keeping us in touch!

~ I am so happy and grateful for the opportunity to help and serve our Unity Church of Fort Collins.

~ I am so happy and grateful for the raspberries.

~ I’m happy and grateful to know that I don’t have to believe everything I think.
We are grateful for all our volunteers and donors.

 

8/6/2020

Today we are grateful for:

~ I’m grateful for the strong, loving community we have at Unity and for the members who have stepped in to support our Spiritual Leader.

~Thank you, Liz and Davine, for remaining strong.

~I am grateful for the Unity Community’s love and support in my life.

~We are grateful for the Interim Council members who have stepped up to serve for 90 days: Kurt Johnson, Anne Hudgens, Kelly Maffei, and Leane Gabel. And we are grateful for John Hansen, Council President, who continues to serve.

~Thank you to all the volunteers who are helping in the office and caring for our building and grounds. Special thanks to Lil McBrien, Gerald Gates, and Kimber Hawes.

~Thanks to Kelly Muffei for all her extra work and professional approach to attracting and vetting candidates for our new Tech Manager.

~Our whole community is grateful for Franklin Taggart, for his music, his leadership, his heart, his inspiration, and the many hours of extra support he has given to our Unity over his many years, and especially the past year