First Unity Church Sunday Service — January 23, 2022

Please join us for First Unity Church’s January 23, 2022 Sunday Service at 10:30 a.m. This week’s message is from Anne Hartupee, Licensed Unity Teacher, and is entitled “ Created To Be Creative.

You can livestream the service through the following direct link:

On Sunday afternoon, the link above will take you to the recording of the service. You can also watch the service from one of the links below:

Blessings, Love and Light to All!

Order of Service — January 23, 2022

  • Welcome through Music — Passacaglia in C Minor by J. S. Bach — Arranged and performed by Kim Portnoy and Steve Schenkel
  • Welcome and Announcements
  • Daily Word — Hope Dodson, Prayer Chaplain
  • Message — “Created To Be Creative” — Anne Hartupee, Licensed Unity Teacher
  • There is only one Presence and one Power in the universe and at work in my life, God the Good, omnipotent.
  • Meditation — Anne Hartupee, Licensed Unity Teacher
  • Worship through Music — Prelude in E Minor by Frederic Chopin — Arranged and performed by Kim Portnoy and Steve Schenkel
  • Blessing of the Offering
  • Closing — Prayer for Protection
  • Musical Ending — Air on the G String by J. S. Bach — Arranged and performed by Kim Portnoy and Steve Schenkel

Kim Portnoy Is Our Featured Musician on Sunday, January 23, 2022

Kim Portnoy — Piano — with Steve Schenkel, Guitar

Pianist and Webster University faculty member Kim Portnoy is recognized as a versatile composer in the classical and jazz idioms. His compositions have been featured nationally and internationally at the Eastman Summer Trombone Institute in Rochester, New York; the Choral Music Experience Institute in Arvika, Sweden; the Guitar Foundation of America Conference at Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Ohio and two International Association of Jazz Educator’s conferences: New Orleans and Atlanta.




Steve Schenkel is the guitarist and orchestra manager for the Fox Theater, guitarist for the Muny Opera and the St. Louis Symphony, and a freelance jazz musician. He recently retired after 37 years at Webster University, where he founded the Jazz Studies program, the Webster Jazz Concert Series, and the Jazz Studies/Music Technology program. Steve serves as the Music Director of First Unity Church of St. Louis.






Divine Love, flowing through me, blesses and multiplies all I am, all I have, all I give, and all I receive.

We are a self-sustaining ministry, with most of our revenue coming from direct contributions. Your support is what allows us to keep providing powerful spiritual services to all who seek them.

Thank You!

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If you would prefer to mail your love offering to First Unity Church, our address is:
First Unity Church
4753 Butler Hill Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63128

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