Treasures of the Archives

Throughout its history, Unity has turned to the modern media of each era to find new ways in delivering inspiring messages about spiritual living with its early printed materials, radio and television shows, and use of social media today.

Unity had several broadcast programs, including...

Unity founders Charles and Myrtle Fillmore became vegetarians in the 1890s, and their views on vegetarianism began surfacing in public as early as 1903.

In those early teachings, Charles expressed his understanding of a person’s diet and the important connectivity it has to spirituality,...

With a nod to Father’s Day, Unity Archives turns its focus on three of the most influential men of the Unity movement, with historic snapshots of Charles Sherlock Fillmore, Frank Blenlarry Whitney, and Wilfred Eric Butterworth.

Charles...

Unity founders Charles and Myrtle Fillmore were convinced that their teachings would be so profound when launching the Unity movement that religious denominations would come to acknowledge the importance of their instruction. When this did not happen, Unity followers eventually migrated into...

Unity has always made a pointed effort to remember Unity friends, family, and leaders who served in ways that left a meaningful impact on the lives of others.

In “A Grandson’s Reflections: An Interview With Charles R. Fillmore,” the first grandchild of...

Unity started “broadcasting” its message over the airwaves in the early 1920s, not long after America heard its first-ever national radio broadcast.

In this installment of its Treasures of the Archives series, Unity Archives draws from...

To commemorate Earth Day, Unity Archives revisits the history and wonder of Unity Farm, which was begun and maintained with an intentional and celebrated respect for the earth.

It was the summer of 1919 when Unity cofounder...

Prayer is the founding centerpiece of Unity. The healing power of affirmative prayer started in the 1880s when Charles and Myrtle Fillmore each experienced physical healing from their prayers and faith in God.  
 
“Prayer was the crux, core, and sinew of those first...

Unity started offering its materials in braille as early as 1935, when it started publishing Daily Word® in braille.

Throughout the years, Unity continued to offer and expand its...

Unity cofounder Charles Fillmore believed Lent marked a time for personal transformation. 

“Lent is a season of spiritual growth, a time for progressive unfoldment,” Fillmore wrote in Keep a True Lent, which was published posthumously in 1953.

The hardcover book drew...

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