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Youth & Family Ministry

We joyfully serve youth and families in a safe, loving, fun environment devoted to spiritual exploration and honoring our connection as unique expressions of God.

New to Unity Minneapolis? Welcome!

 

Our Sunday morning experience is an incredible opportunity for children and teens to explore and nurture the spiritual aspects of their lives. Unity classes are designed for youth to learn, experience and integrate Unity’s Five Principles at age-appropriate levels. Our intent is that youth at Unity Minneapolis:

  • develop a practice of meditation and prayer
  • explore the many paths to Spirit
  • and experience a loving and FUN environment where they feel their connectedness to God and to each other.

Unity is blessed with FABULOUS, Fully-vetted volunteers who facilitate the above process, supported by Youth and Family Ministry staff.

Our Youth Education programs are customized for kids from infant through high-school:

  • Nursery: Infants to children 3 years old (not yet in preschool) gather in-person at 9:30 and 11:30 AM CT 
  • Young Emerging Spirits (Y.E.S.): children aged 3 years through 5th grade, meet at 9 AM on Zoom, and at 9:30 & 11:30 AM in-person
  • Uniteens: 6th, 7th and 8th graders come together at 11:30 AM in-person or on Zoom 
  • Youth of Unity (Y.O.U.): 9th-12th grades also meet at 11:30 AM in-person or on Zoom

Please visit our YFM Virtual Events Page for meeting information.

 

We’d love to hear from you! Please contact Youth and Family Ministry Director, Cassidy Meeks using the form.

We aim to provide practical application of spiritual principles relevant to children and youth’s lives.

Our youth education programs use Unity Worldwide Ministries curriculum as well as original
lessons created by our youth ministry staff. Hands-on experiences influenced by the theory of
multiple intelligences help connect each person to the Divine within them through play, music,
science, games, art, Bible stories, storybooks, affirmations, meditation and prayer.

What our parents have to say about our programs:

Many thanks to the blessed souls holding down the fort! YFM helping convey the Unity message to our youth. We all can use ways to calm ourselves and remember our source.

KC

So grateful for the healthy ways Unity YFM teaches our youth to identify they are experiencing negative stress, and consciously consider ways to move through it, moving forward toward true strengthening. Great life skills better received than from Mom and Dad! Thank you for your great work YF team!

SB

Safe & Loving Environment

  • We are committed to sacred safety. Part of our approach is by vetting all potential volunteers, which includes a background check and calling references. Volunteers work in teams of two, usually one person leading and the other assisting.
  • Volunteers go through orientation and have ongoing opportunities to further their knowledge
    and skills in working with kids and youth. We currently have 17 volunteers and are looking for more!
  • We aim to respond to moments of conflict using conscious discipline, a framework and
    consciousness that moves away from punitive right/wrong thinking to a more holistic
    approach that focuses on mindfulness and recognizes the dignity of each person.
  • We enjoy fostering meaningful relationships between kids and volunteers/staff, between
    parents/guardians, and between parents and volunteers and we do this through events like a
    fall book study for parents/caregivers and YFM volunteers as well as a youth birthday card
    ministry, etc.

Sunday Services Information

Celebration Services

9:30 AM CT – In Person and Livestream
11:30 AM CT – In Person
Weekly Lesson & Meditation

Youth & Family Ministry

9 AM CT – Y.E.S. (3 yrs. to 5th grade) on Zoom
9:30 & 11:30 AM CT – Nursery & Y.E.S. In Person
11:30 AM CT – Uniteens & Y.O.U. In-Person & Zoom

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Send Us A Message

Contact Unity Minneapolis

763-521-4793
Inspiration line: 763-522-4441