Welcome to the website for Southeast Unity Youth and Family Ministry
A ministry of the Southeast Unity Region, Inc.
To offer support for families and children and to offer Spiritual teachings in line with Unity Worldwide Ministries core beliefs as well as opportunities for lifelong friendships. To Honor the Christ Light in all, wherever they are in their Spiritual journey.
To see inspired youth and leaders of all ages working together in Unity to serve their communities and unveil themselves to new Spiritual Awakenings.
We are here to love and support you through phone conversations, email, text,trainings, retreats, rallies and conferences.
We lovingly bless and appreciate the time and commitment you extend to the youth programs in the Southeast region.
We behold the Christ in you!
Dixie Smith and Rev.Ytonna Dyess Finnegan, CSE
The Power for the Month of SEPTEMBER is: ORDER
Affirmation: "MY LIFE IS IN BALANCE AND IN ORDER AND ALL IS WELL"
BIBLE: 2 Corinthians 5:17 - "Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation.[a] The old has passed away; behold, the new has come."
The color key for ORDER IS GREEN and the Disciple is JAMES OF ALPHAEUS. The ability to organize,balance, sequence, adjust .
HOW TO OPEN YOUR YOUTH & FAMILY MINISTRY SAFELY - "YES, WE CAN!" by Rev. Ytonna Dyess Finnegan
Below you will find a snapshot of information on Unitots, Unikids, Uniteens, Y.O.U.(Youth of Unity), Parent information, trainings and conferences.
For further details, click on the links provided or go to the sidebar tabs and click on the appropriate age tab for indepth information.
******ALL TIMES INDICATED ON WEBSITE OR FLIERS ARE BASED ON THE EASTERN TIME ZONE UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED.**********
If you have a resource, book or idea that you would like added to the website, please email Ytonna@yahoo.com with the details.
UNITY PARENTS (parents of children & teens in Unity):
YFM Resources and LinksUnity Youth Ministry Lessons for Parents
Let’s stay connected! During this time when Sunday services may be offered in new and different ways, we want to remain close as a spiritual community. The following lessons are designed for parents/guardians to do at home with children. Why not send one out to your families each week and offer a weekly opportunity for the families and YFM teachers to connect with Zoom or other online tools.
Click the links below to download the lessons:
- I Have My Own Mind
- Keeping the Faith
- Managing Fear
- My Power to Choose
- My Thoughts and Words Have Power
- Seeing Beyond Appearances
- A Time of Awakening (Easter)
- Symbols of Easter - Interpretation
- We are Better Together
VIRTUAL TOURS THAT THE ENTIRE FAMILY CAN ENJOY:
ARE YOU DEALING WITH GRIEF IN YOUR HOME? CHECK OUT THESE RESOURCES:
UNITOTS (3 - 4 year olds):
If you are looking for children's storybooks that contain a spiritual message,
check out this book list.
UNIKIDS (kindergarten to fifth grade):
Clare McBride has generously donated her series: Parables to Ponder for Children.
Each series contains eleven parables. The parables are designed to invite children and families to explore life principles together.
THE FIVE COME ALIVE VIDEO SERIES BY TRISH YANCEY
The Five Come Alive Principle #1
The Five Come Alive Principle #2
The Five Come Alive Principle #3
The Five Come Alive Principle #4
The Five Come Alive Principle #5
BOOK LIST FOR CHILDREN DEALING WITH GRIEF:
UNITEENS (middle school/6th - 8th grade):
ONLINE SUNDAY SESSIONS WITH REV. YTONNA FROM 10AM - 10:30AM EASTERN TIME
FOR AN INVITATION, EMAIL REV. YTONNA AT email@example.com
FALL UNITEEN RETREAT
OCTOBER 16,17 & 18th - VIRTUAL RETREAT
DETAILS TO BE RELEASED SOON
YOUTH OF UNITY (Y.O.U.) (9th - 12th grade):
To keep informed about Y.O.U., feel free to request access to our Facebook page, Southeast Y.O.U. page. It is private, so you have to make the request, then wait to be approved. Only Sponsors, Ministers, Youth Directors, active Y.O.U. teens and parents are allowed on this page.
In addition to online forms, the medical form must be filled out, as well as the Minister Endorsement form. Once we have the medical forms, they are good for a year from Fall Rally.
The Minister Endorsement form should include the names of all Sponsors and teens attending, and must be submitted with the check for every rally.
QUESTIONS? CONTACT REV. YTONNA DYESS FINNEGAN - YTONNA@YAHOO.COM
NEXT GENERATION UNITY (NGU) (young adults out of highschool 18 - 35)
Save the Date!
Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to our Slack community
Insta is: @southeastngu
The link will be posted online and on social media about half an hour before starting time.
NGU ONLINE MEETUP
We invite you to join the conversation with NGU Online! In September, we'll be hosting our monthly online meetup through Google Hangout.
Date will be announced soon. Join the Invite at southeastngu.slack.com 7pm-8pm EST Google Hangout
UNITY YOUTH MINISTERS/ YOUTH LEADERS:
YOUTH EDUCATION DIRECTORS/MINISTERS TRAININGS & RETREATS: