The Unity movement was founded by Charles and Myrtle Fillmore in 1889 as a healing ministry based on the power of prayer and the power of our thoughts to create our own reality. The Fillmores regarded Jesus as the great example rather than the great exception; interpreted the Bible metaphysically; and taught that God is present within all of us.
The core of the Unity movement consists of two independent partner organizations: Unity World Headquarters at Unity Village and Unity Worldwide Ministries. Our world headquarters at Unity Village, Missouri, provides a tranquil atmosphere for quiet meditation and a place for all people, regardless of faith or nationality, to worship. The prayer, publishing, education and retreat ministries allow us to provide people around the world with positive, spiritual messages of hope, healing, prosperity and peace. Learn more.
Unity Worldwide Ministries (UWM) provides support to Unity ministries and Unity leaders throughout the world. UWM also operates Unity Worldwide Spiritual Institute, an online spiritual education program.
How We Serve
Prayer is the foundation and the heart of our work. For more than one hundred years, Unity has been dedicated to helping people through prayer. Silent Unity®, the prayer ministry of Unity, responds to nearly 2 million requests from people who write, call or email for prayer support throughout the year. A vigil of prayer is maintained in Silent Unity around the clock so that we are available for those who request prayer. Learn more.
Unity operates one of the largest religious publishing houses in the Midwest, offering hundreds of books, pamphlets and CDs on a variety of spiritual subjects. Unity also publishes two magazines to inspire and advance personal growth: Daily Word® and Unity Magazine®. Learn more.
Unity offers many opportunities for spiritual learning. Unity Worldwide Ministries offers programs to become a licensed Unity teacher and minister through Unity Worldwide Spiritual Institute (UWSI). The UWSI education program also offers Spiritual Education and Enrichment (SEE) classes for individuals seeking to grow spirituality. Learn more.
Retreats and Events
Bringing people, ideas and experience together is one of the fundamental principals of Unity. Workshops with top names and engaging material, retreats that offer spiritual enlightenment, and special events and conventions are all a part of that core process. Learn more.
Unity World Headquarters supports ministers in a variety of ways. Download a list of the useful tools Unity World Headquarters offers to all Unity ministers.