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FOR 2015-17 SUNDAY SERVICE RECORDINGS, USE THE LINKS IN THE TABLE BELOW. LIVE recordings are also on our Facebook page, Unity Monterey.

 

Date Lesson Topic Link Meditation Link
October 22, 2017 ER:Steering Our Way to Center Click Here
October 15, 2017 The Exquisite Risk Series: There Are Teachers Everywhere Click Here
October 8, 2017 Joy Through Compassion & Generosity Click Here
September 10, 2017 Joy Part 3 Perspective Click Here
September 3, 2017 Joy Part 2 Click Here
August 27, 2017 Joy Part 1 Click Here
August 20, 2017 Special Needs Considerations Click Here
August 13, 2017 Lessons from the Tree Click Here
August 6, 2017 Lessons of the Turtle Click Here
July 16, 2017 Oneness by Nashwan Hamza Click Here
July 9, 2017 Faith Click Here
July 2, 2017 The Promise & Paradox of Community Click Here
June 25, 2017 Tribute to Dan Video
June 18, 2017 I Do Click Here
June 11, 2017 Unity Village/I Pray Click Here
June 4, 2017 I Think Click Here
May 28, 2017 Who Am I? Click Here
May 21, 2017 God Is Click Here
May 14, 2017 The Prodigal Son Click Here
May 7, 2017 The Problem with Mary Click Here
April 30, 2017 The Shack's Message Click Here
April 23, 2017 Earth Day – Climageddon Click Here
April 16, 2017 Seek God – Easter Service No Separate Meditation
April 9, 2017 Finding God Within Our Sacred Journey Click Here
April 2, 2017 Finding God Within Creation Click Here
March 26, 2017 Mary and Martha Click Here
March 19, 2017 Return to the World Click Here
March 12, 2017 No Recording Available N/A
March 5, 2017 Ask for What you Need Click Here
February 26, 2017 Surrender to Surprise Click Here
February 19, 2017 Practice Certainty of Purpose Click Here
February 12, 2017 Move at the Pace of Guidance Click Here
February 5, 2017 The Circle Way Click Here
January 29, 2017 The Circle Way Click Here
January 22, 2017 ”Arrival” – Time as an Illusion Click Here
January 15, 2017 Collateral Beauty Click Here
January 8, 2017 Moana Click Here
January 1, 2017 No Recordings Available N/A
December 31, 2016 Burning Bowl Service Special Program No Separate Meditation
Christmas Day 2016 Special Program No Separate Meditation
December 21, 2016 Candlelight Service Special Program No Separate Meditation
December 18, 2016 No Recordings Available N/A
December 11, 2016 No Recordings Available N/A
December 4, 2016 The Wonder of Awe Click Here
November 27, 2016 Protecting What Matters Click Here
November 20, 2016 Living a Hands-Free Life Not Available
November 13, 2016 Living a Hands-Free Life: Post-Election Click Here
November 6, 2016 Michelle’s Ministry Journey Click Here
October 30, 2016 No Recording of Lesson Available Click Here
October 23, 2016 Generosity of Spirit #4 Click Here
October 16, 2016 Courageous Living: Generosity of Spirit #3 Click Here
October 9, 2016 Integrity: Generosity of Spirit #2 Click Here
October 2, 2016 Generosity of Spirit #1 Click Here
September 25, 2016 Birth Day Reflections Click Here
September 18, 2016 No Recordings Available N/A
September 11, 2016 Healing Words Click Here
September 4, 2016 Self-Empathy Click Here
August 28, 2016 Compassion Click Here
August 21, 2016 Compassionate Communication Click Here
August 14, 2016 Recordings Not Available N/A
August 7, 2016 Science and Religion Click Here
July 31, 2016 Humility Click Here
July 24, 2016 Loving thy Enemy Click Here
July 17, 2016 From Me to We Click Here
July 10, 2016 Diversity Click Here
July 3, 2016 Spiritual Gratitude Click Here
June 26, 2016 Radical Generosity 4 Click Here
June 19, 2016 Radical Generosity 3 Click Here
May 15, 2016 Radical Generosity 2 Click Here
May 8, 2016 Radical Generosity Part 1 Click Here
May 1, 2016 What if We Did Let the Universe Run Things? Click Here
April 24, 2016 Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life Click Here
Nov. 15, 2015 What Mystics Know: Celebrating Paradox Click Here
Nov. 8, 2015 The New Energy of Oneness Click Here
Oct. 4, 2015 Journey to Recovery – Kyle Elder Click Here
Sept. 20, 2015 Believing Precedes Seeing Click Here
Sept. 13, 2015 God is Life Click Here
Sept. 6, 2015 Letting Go of Shoulds for Musts Click Here
Aug. 30, 2015 Healing and Forgiveness No Meditation
Aug. 23, 2015 Healing and Compassion No Meditation
June 28, 2015 Loving God Through Grace Click Here
June 21, 2015 Loving God Fearlessly Click Here
June 14, 2015 Loving God by Loving Earth Click Here
June 7, 2015 Technical Difficulties – No Recording Available Meditation Did Not Record
May 31, 2015 God's Justice Meditation Did Not Record
May 24, 2015 The Art of Moving On Click Here
May 17, 2015 How to Love One Another Click Here
May 10, 2015 How to Love God Click Here
May 3, 2015 Metaphysics of Politics Click Here
Apr 26, 2015 Physics vs. Metaphysics Click Here
Apr 19, 2015 Let the Universe Work for You Click Here
Apr 12, 2015 Spiritually Incorrect: Vicky & Dan Answer Questions Click Here
Apr 5, 2015 Easter Lesson No Meditation
Mar 29, 2015 SQ21 Spiritual Intelligence: Tools Click Here
Mar 22, 2015 SQ21 Spiritual Intelligence: Social Mastery Click Here
Mar 15, 2015 SQ21 Spiritual Intelligence: Self-Mastery Click Here
Mar 8, 2015 SQ21 Spiritual Intelligence: Know the World Click Here
Mar 1, 2015 SQ21 Spiritual Intelligence: Know Thyself Click Here
Feb 22, 2015 Unity Basics 4: I Do Click Here
Feb 15, 2015 Unity Basics 4: I Pray Click Here
Feb 8, 2015 Unity Basics 3: I Think Click Here
Feb 1, 2015 Unity Basics 2: I AM Click Here
Jan 25, 2015 Unity Basics 1: God Is Click Here
Jan 18, 2015 Church? Click Here
Jan 11, 2015 "I've Had Enough!" Click Here
Jan 4, 2015 The Friendly Universe Click Here

This page contains links to audio, video and PowerPiont files of various mid-week and other regular classes and special informational events conducted from time to time at Unity of Monterey Bay.

For each file you download, we request you make a love offering to Unity of Monterey Bay in the amount of $10. If you wish to download an entire seven- or eight-week series, a suggested love offering of $75 applies. For shorter series, the love offering we suggest is $50. Please make out a check to Unity of Monterey Bay in the appropriate amount, note that it is for "Class Audio Files" and either drop it into the collection plate, leave it at the office, or mail it to the church at the address at the top of the page. Where instructor notes are available to accompany class audios, there is no additional charge for downloading.

NOTE: If you can't contribute as much as suggested, please do not allow financial considerations to stop you from downloading and benefiting from these materials.

The Yoga of Christ (January-February 2017)

Class 1 Audio (Raw, unedited)

Class 1 Instructor Notes

Class 2 Audio (Raw, unedited)

Class 2 Instructor Notes

Class 3 Audio (Raw, unedited)

Class 3 Instructor Notes

Class 4 Audio (Raw, unedited)

Class 4 Instructor Notes 


A New Prosperity: Enoughness and Giftivism (May 2016)

Class 1 of this class did not record.

Class 2 Audio (Raw, unedited)

Class 3 Audio (Raw, unedited)


A New New Testament (Nov-Dec 2015)

This mid-week class is based on a book of the same name by Hal Taussig of the Jesus Seminars. In it, we study the existing New Testament canon side by side with 10 more recently discovered texts that amplify and clarify some of the teachings in the existing orthodox Christian literature.

The links below will allow you to download and listen to the live, unedited recordings of the class. If you wish to receive an outline of the class to enable you to follow the audio better, or if you'd like a copy of instructors' handouts for a class, please drop Dan Shafer a line by clicking on this link.

Class 1 Audio

Class 2 Audio

Class 3 Audio

Class 4 Audio

Class 5 Audio

Class 6 Audio


The Divine Feminine

Following are the links from which you can download and listen to the audio files for the seven-week class on "The Divine Feminine and the Full Gospel" led by Rev. Vicky and Dan on Wednesday nights during February, March and April, 2015.

Class One – Feb. 18

Class Overview

Feminine Biblical Scholarship

Class Two – Feb. 25

Creation and the Matriarchs of the Hebrew Scriptures

Class Three – March 4

The Other Women of Hebrew Scriptures and the First Century Roman Empire

Class Four – March 11

The Women Who Followed Jesus

Class Five – March 18

Mary Magdalene Part One, The Beloved Apostle

(Audio difficulties. First segment available in two files with small break between them here and here. Second segment did not record.)

Class Six – March 25

Mary Magdalene Part Two, Unitive Wisdom

Class Seven – April 1

Easter in the Whole Gospel: A Women's Perspective


ISLAM IN AMERICA PART ONE

This is the first half of the two-part Interfaith Series presentation on Islam in America presented Nov. 11, 2010. More information about Muslim teachings as presented in the Quran can be found at http://facts-not-fear.blogspot.com/2007/04/most-commonly-misunderstood-quranic.html. If you wish to discuss Islam in America further, feel free to contact local Muslim teacher and speaker Nashwan Hamza by email at nhamza@comcast.net.

Hinduism 101

Hinduism 101, Class 1: The 10,000-Year View

The first of a five-week class on Hinduism basics facilitated by Spiritual Teacher in Residence Dan Shafer in the fall of 2009.

Hinduism 101, Class 2: Nine Core Beliefs

The first half of class 2 on Hindu core beliefs. The second half of this class on the specific teachings of the Saivism denomination appears as the first portion of Class 3.

Hinduism 101, Class 3: Sacred Texts

The first part of this class concludes our study of Hinduism's nine core beliefs from Lesson 2. The remainder is a discussion of the primary sacred texts of Hinduism.

Hinduism 101, Class 4: Gods, Avatars and Devas

Class 4 of the Hinduism 101 class discusses the deities of Hinduism and delves into the question of whether this religious path is poly- or mono-theistic.


I Need Do Nothing (A Course in Miracles Series)

I Need Do Nothing, Lesson 1

The opening class in an eight-week series conducted by Spiritual Teacher in Residence Dan Shafer in the spring-summer of 2009 based in large part on "A Course in Miracles." This lesson covers Chapter 18, Section VII, Title and Paragraph 1 of the Text.  

I Need Do Nothing, Lesson 2

This lesson covers Chapter 18, Section VII, Paragraph 2 of the Text.

I Need Do Nothing, Lesson 3

This Lesson covers Chapter 18, Section VII, Paragraph 3 of the Text. (NOTE: The final 10 minutes of the class failed to record due to a technical glitch. The material here represents all of the significant teaching for this lesson and nothing in the final minutes is essential to undestanding the material.)    

I Need Do Nothing, Lesson 4

This lesson covers Chapter 18, Section VII, Paragraph 4 of the Text of "A Course in Miracles"    

I Need Do Nothing, Lesson 5

This lesson covers Chapter 18, Section VII, Paragraph 5 of the Text of "A Course in Miracles"    

I Need Do Nothing, Lesson 6

This lesson covers Chapter 18, Section VII, Paragraph 6 of the Text of "A Course in Miracles"    

I Need Do Nothing, Lesson 7

This lesson covers Chapter 18, Section VII, Paragraph 7 of the Text of "A Course in Miracles"

I Need Do Nothing, Lesson 8

This lesson covers Chapter 18, Section VII, Paragraph 8 of the Text of "A Course in Miracles"


The Third Jesus

The Third Jesus, Lesson 1

Audio recording of the first of seven mid-week Lenten classes facilitated by Rev. Vicky Elder and Spiritual Teacher in Residence Dan Shafer on Deepak Chopra's book, "The Third Jesus: The Christ We Cannot Ignore." This file is huge but if you simply listen to it online, that won't matter. It may take a few moments for the audio to start playing once you click on the link. Also, note that this file was recorded at a higher-than-usual sound level, so you may want to turn your speakers or headphones down a bit.    

The Third Jesus, Lesson 2

Audio recording of the second of seven mid-week Lenten classes facilitated by Rev. Vicky Elder and Spiritual Teacher in Residence Dan Shafer on Deepak Chopra's book, "The Third Jesus: The Christ We Cannot Ignore."    

The Third Jesus, Lesson 3

Audio recording of the third of seven mid-week Lenten classes facilitated by Rev. Vicky Elder and Spiritual Teacher in Residence Dan Shafer on Deepak Chopra's book, "The Third Jesus: The Christ We Cannot Ignore."     

The Third Jesus, Lesson 4

Audio recording of the fourth of seven mid-week Lenten classes facilitated by Rev. Vicky Elder and Spiritual Teacher in Residence Dan Shafer on Deepak Chopra's book, "The Third Jesus: The Christ We Cannot Ignore."    

The Third Jesus, Lesson 5

Audio recording of the fifth of seven mid-week Lenten classes facilitated by Rev. Vicky Elder and Spiritual Teacher in Residence Dan Shafer on Deepak Chopra's book, "The Third Jesus: The Christ We Cannot Ignore."    

The Third Jesus, Lesson 6

Audio recording of the sixth of seven mid-week Lenten classes facilitated by Rev. Vicky Elder and Spiritual Teacher in Residence Dan Shafer on Deepak Chopra's book, "The Third Jesus: The Christ We Cannot Ignore."     

The Third Jesus, Lesson 7

Audio recording of the last of seven mid-week Lenten classes facilitated by Rev. Vicky Elder and Spiritual Teacher in Residence Dan Shafer on Deepak Chopra's book, "The Third Jesus: The Christ We Cannot Ignore."