Rev. Jan Mourning’s Mid-Week Message

Thursday, May 14, 2020 Hello, everyone!  The prayer above comes from Rev. Joy Wyler at Unity.  Certainly, in this beautiful spring season we can see and appreciate Divine Life all around us.  This reminds us that the goodness of God prevails. I know everyone is wondering when we can resume…

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Minister’s Corner: After the Pandemic

Rev. Jan Mourning

In 2020, we at First Unity set the intention to sail the seven C’s together as a COMPASSIONATE, COURAGEOUS, CONTEMPLATIVE, COLLABORATIVE, CONNECTED, CANDID COMMUNITY. Little did we imagine how choppy, unpredictable, and frightening the current seas would be! We have been adrift in uncharted waters – where none of us…

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Rev. Jan Mourning’s End-of-Week Message

Friday, May 8, 2020 Hello, everyone! I realize my “Mid-Week Message” is now an “End-of-Week Message. I was waiting to see what the specifics of the new St. Louis County Covid-19 order are. It just came out today, and I am plowing through it now. I was at church yesterday…

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Thursday Thoughts from Rev. Jan Mourning

Dear Friend, Let’s take a moment together for quiet reflection. I quiet my mind and place my attention on the rhythm of my heartbeat. I feel love grow and bloom like a budding flower reaching toward the sun. The love within me soothes my soul and fills my mind, crowding…

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Thursday Thoughts from Rev. Jan Mourning

Thursday, April 23, 2020 Hello, everyone.  Yesterday was the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day.  Recently I saw a political cartoon by Dave Grandthat that read: Earth Day 2020 Report “There’s less air pollution from cars.” “We’ve got less industrial pollution!” “Less noise pollution at airports.” “And lots less litter on…

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Rev. Jan Mourning’s End-of-Week Message

Saturday, April 18, 2020 Hello. It seems that my “Mid-Week Message” has become an “End-of-Week Message.”  I was waiting for the latest St. Louis City and County Stay-at-Home Guidelines.  As you probably know by now, Dr. Sam Page recently announced an extension until mid-May.  We will continue to follow St.…

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Rev. Jan Mourning’s Mid-Week Message

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 Hello, everyone. I trust you have enjoyed the beautiful sunshine the last two days. Spring is truly the season of rebirth and renewal. Like many of you, I have set the intention to find things in the midst of this pandemic to appreciate and celebrate. Whether…

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Rev. Jan Mourning’s Mid-Week Message

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Hello everyone.   I am holding all of you in my heart and in my prayers. First I want to thank Rev. Le and Anne Hartupee for speaking the past two weeks while I completed my ministerial studies. My final interview went well, and I have been…

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Rev. Jan Mourning’s Mid-Week Message

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 This is a mid-week reminder that although we cannot always control what happens around us, we have control of our consciousness.  Let us all come together on this beautiful sunny day to visualize wholeness and peace for our community, our nation, and the world.  As we…

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Rev. Jan Mourning’s COVID-19 Message

Rev. Jan Mourning

Hello, everyone.  Considering the latest COVID-19 guidelines that there be no gatherings of 10 or more people, we are cancelling Sunday Services, ministry meetings, special events, and all community groups through Sunday, March 29. At that time, we will reevaluate conditions and make the best possible decision for everyone.   While…

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