On Sunday, June 4 during our 10:00 a.m. service we will be celebrating our Unity Prayer Chaplains for the coming year. Becoming a Unity Prayer Chaplain involves a significant commitment to training and service that spans the full year as our chaplains provide prayer on Sunday mornings, make monthly wellness calls to our church members, and generally “hold the high watch” for Unity of Buffalo throughout the year. The prayer chaplains’ commitment is a wonderful example of what it means to truly live in sacred service. Join us on this Sunday for a special service dedicated to “Discovering the Blessings of Prayer in Unity.” The role of our Unity Prayer Chaplains is to do four things:
- Lovingly Listen
- Hold Sacred Space
- Pray from the Heart
- Hold in confidence what is shared.
Becoming a Prayer Chaplain does not make one an ordained clergy member, and as such they are not trained to go out and “minister” to the wider community or to counsel, advise or fix others. Rather the purpose of this program is to train lay leaders to help meet the pastoral care needs within our spiritual community.