Small Groups Ministry

Our Purpose

The Small Groups Ministry supports our vibrant spiritual community by providing personal opportunities for connections, friendship, spiritual growth and fun.


Summer Season of Small Groups

The Life We Are Given

Facilitated by Bob McMillan,

  • Mondays, June 19 to July 31 (7-weeks)
  • 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Conference Room

Based on the book by the same title, this small group will focus on Integral Transformative Practice, a program for transforming the body, mind, heart, and spirit through balanced and comprehensive long-term practice.


Exploring the Law of Attraction

Facilitated by Maureen Malloy-Clifford,

  • Wednesdays, June 28 to July 26 (5-weeks)
  • 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary

The Law of Attraction appears to be a simple concept but when studied, it becomes profound in how we think and live our lives. Using videos and discussions, the group will explore topics using the Law of Attraction.


Infinite Possibilities:  The Art of Living Your Dreams

Facilitated by Jon-Paul DeLange,

  • Sundays, August 27 to September 17 (4-weeks)
  • 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Conference Room

The purpose of this group is to reinvigorate participants' beliefs in life's fundamental truths:  that life is magical; we are powerful; and dreams really do come true. Throughts do becomes things.

From Age-ing to Sage-ing

Facilitated by Donna Lee,

  • Mondays, August 14 to September 25 (7-weeks)
  • 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Great Falls, VA

A spiritual approach to changing the paradigm of how we experience growing older.


The Five Principles

Facilitated by Ron Wagner,

  • Mondays, August 28 to September 25
  • 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Reston, VA

Structured around a DVD-series developed by SpiritGroups, this group is based on Rev. Ellen Debenport's book by the same name. Strongly recommended for new members looking to learn and deepen their understanding of Unity principles.

A Parentheses in Eternity: Ongoing Joel Goldsmith Study Group

Tuesdays, September 12, 2017 to May 22, 2018 from 7 to 8:30 PM in the Conference Room.

Facilitated by Janice and Charles Coyle.






Unity Awakening Fall Small Groups Series

The I of the Storm

October 1 to November 12, 2017

Our Fall Spirit Group series will discuss the book The I of the Storm: Embracing Conflict, Creating Peace by Gary Simmons.

The five disciplines:

  1. communion
  2. connection
  3. compassion
  4. community
  5. challenge

By using the five disciplines in the groups, people will have the opportunity to grow in their spiritual practice and engage with each other in a deep, meaningful way.

Rev. Russell will use the book as the inspiration for Sunday talks.

Contact Donna Lee, Small Groups Team Lead,, if you are interested in facilitating or hosting a The I of the Storm group.



Small Groups Facilitator Training

There will be a Facilitator Training for new facilitators before the Unity Awakening Fall Series.

Contact Donna Lee to sign up:




In addition to these church wide small groups, if you would like to lead a discussion group on another book or topic, please fill out the Small Group Proposal:

Contact Donna Lee for the form or Download Now.





Last updated on June 19, 2017