Unity Valley Church
(Unity Chapel & Peace Garden) in Hemet is a spiritual community, open and receptive to all, building a consciousness of love that supports individual and world transformation.

Rev. Bill Heller

Rev. Bill Heller

We Welcome Our New Minister

The Rev. William Heller is an ordained Unity minister, committed to deepening and sharing his spiritual journey through teaching, writing and spiritual counseling. Bill’s formal training was in corporate finance, leading to a 30-year career, primarily in Silicon Valley. Midway through, Bill had an awakening experience, which led to a redirection in his life toward spiritual awakening. Within two years of that experience, Bill found the teachings of A Course in Miracles and Unity as his path. Fifteen years later, he entered the Unity Institute of Spirituality’s ministry program, and was ordained in 2009. He has served in ministry at Unity churches in New England and Virginia. He is the author, with Paul Hasselbeck, of Unity and A Course in Miracles: Understanding Their Common Path to Spiritual Awakening, published in 2016. Rev. Bill was formally installed as our minister during the 10 a.m. service on Sunday, March 5.

Connect, Learn, Grow and Celebrate With Us!

Every week at Unity Valley Church provides opportunities to make new friends, learn something new, and have fun. Check our Calendar for complete information about all the ways to connect with others.

Spring Rummage Sale
Friday-Saturday, April 21-22, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Proceeds will help pay for new flooring for our Friendship Hall’s kitchen. Please drop off donations of gently used items now through Thursday, April 20 at Unity Chapel during office hours, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday-Thursday. Questions? Please call (951) 658-4290.

Life of Prayer Class
Mondays, April 24-May 15, 6:30-8 p.m.
Tuesdays, April 25-May 16, 1-2:30 p.m.

tea17th Annual Spring Tea
Saturday, April 29, noon-2 p.m.
The Unity Chapel Spring Tea features fabulous food, fun and fellowship. Many wonderful door prizes have been secured from local merchants and are waiting for winners. All ladies are invited to participate in this happy fundraising event. Invite your friends! Sign up to bring food (cookies, scones, etc.) and/or participate in other ways.

Tickets are available for purchase from table hostesses: Irene Barnhouse, Pam Balys, Cassidy Laughy, Nancy Hughes, Rev. Leora Nash, Nancy Cole, Rachel Forsythe and Edie Sweeten. Serving will be done by the men and the ladies who have volunteered to serve in the kitchen. Delicious food and condiments are prepared by church volunteers.

DeekshaMeditation/Oneness Blessing
Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m.
Facilitated by Lucinda Moss.
Blessing Givers: Lucinda Moss, Virginia Gerber and Eleanore Ruise.
God’s Love, Creative Source Energy is the All Intelligence All Wisdom All Power that allows our universe, the planets, the stars, sun, moon and earth to rotate and function in perfect harmony, and we are one with this divine energy intelligence. Divine energy flows and infuses our bodies, bringing perfect balance and harmony as we place our attention on God’s love.

yogaYoga Classes
Yoga for a Broken Heart, Mondays, 12:30-1:45 p.m.
Unity Yoga, Mondays, 5:30-6:45 p.m.
Chair Yoga, Thursdays, 10-11:30 a.m.

The yoga that is practiced here is of the VINIYOGA tradition. In Viniyoga, the asanas (postures) are approached with an understanding of the individual body’s unique condition, structural needs and capabilities. We are each very different and our bodies move and respond in different ways. Principles of adaptation are relied upon extensively. We always begin wherever we are and carefully, slowly adjust our practice to meet our individual and evolving needs. Check our Calendar for more information about yoga classes.

rocksA Course in Miracles
Wednesdays, 1 p.m.
“Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Herein lies the peace of God.” These simple words sum up the meaning of A Course in Miracles, according to its own Preface. But unraveling the meaning of those “simple” words is the challenge. First of all, the Course reinterprets many Biblical concepts you are familiar with: creation, original sin, atonement, crucifixion, resurrection, etc. Then it redefines words you use every day: love, relationships, ego, reality, perception, etc. And it does all this in beautiful blank verse, with inspiring metaphysical ideas that stretch your imagination and dare you to comprehend.

heartMatters of the Heart
Thursday, April 27, 10 a.m.
This sacred circle meets every other Thursday. All are welcome to drop in or attend regularly. For information about the current topic of conversation, check the most recent newsletter.

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