Unity is a spiritual movement based on the teachings of Jesus offering a unique, positive, practical, progressive approach to Christianity. Unity respects and honors all other religions and spiritual paths.


  1. We believe that there is only one Presence and one Power in this universe–God, the good. This truth is at the very heart of Unity. Therefore, God is omnipresent. There can be no place where God is not. Everything is part of God. Therefore, God is more than omnipresent; God is Omnipresence! “There is only one presence and one power active in the universe and as my life, God the good, omnipotent.”
  2. Human beings have a spark of divinity within them, the Christ spirit. Their very essence is of God, and, therefore, they also are inherently good. Thus, God is individualized in each person and in the universe as the Christ.
  3. Human beings create their experiences by the activity of their thinking. Everything in the manifest realm has its beginning in thought. God operates in the universe according to this law of mind action: “Thoughts held in mind produce after their kind.”
  4. Prayer is creative thinking that heightens the connection with God-Mind and, therefore, brings forth wisdom, healing, prosperity and everything good. Prayer is talking to God. Meditation (the silence) is listening to God.
  5. Knowing and understanding the laws of life, also called Truth, are not enough. A person must also live the truth that he or she knows. We must walk the talk using the spiritual tools of release and affirmation during daily prayer and meditation

Founded in 1889, Unity is a worldwide educational and religious organization founded in Kansas City, Missouri. With over 1,000 churches in the United States at one time, Unity offers a practical philosophy for living and an extremely positive approach to life. Unity seeks to accept the good in people and all of life. Unity has no strict creed or dogma and offers a comprehensive teaching to all who are seeking a deeper understanding of their spiritual nature.

Unity’s Statement of Diversity
We believe that all people are created with sacred worth. Therefore, we recognize the importance of serving all people within the Unity family in spiritually and emotionally caring ways. We strive for our ministries, publications, and programs to reach out to all who seek Unity support and spiritual growth. It is imperative that our ministries and outreaches be free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, creed religion, national origin, ethnicity, physical disability, or sexual orientation. Our sincere desire is to create a spiritually aware community that is nondiscriminatory and supports diversity.
For more information, see the Unity World Headquarters website in Unity Village, Missouri: www.unity.org
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