Field Notes from a Queer Mystic

Field Notes from a Queer Mystic

The story of a gay Catholic misfit who joins a convent, gets tossed out, and takes both an inner and outer journey around the world—only to finally come home to Unity.


A Visit from the Prince

Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil and his husband, Duke DeAndre Richardson, visited Unity of Central Florida for a special marriage blessing that left the couple—and the congregation—feeling connected to God.


LGBTQIA+ Spiritual Resource Center

Unity extends an explicit invitation to members of the LGBTQIA+ community. You'll find spiritual resources to help you know your

Still on Fire receives 2022 Nautilus Book Award

Still on Fire Receives 2022 Nautilus Book Award

Still on Fire: Field Notes from a Queer Mystic by Jan Phillips received a 2022 Nautilus Book Award in personal growth and self-help. Published by Unity Books.

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Worthy Booklet: LGBTQ Stories of Overcoming Rejection and Religion to Find Truth

Includes raw, powerful stories from the LGBTQ community—including Unity ministers and others who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and


The Search for Wholeness

It feels as if I have lived my whole life searching for wholeness, for belonging, for my way back to

LGBTQ Stripes

LGBTQ Spiritual Resource Center

Worthy Booklet and Video Series Nothing is more powerful than honest stories that align with our own experiences. The Unity

Award-winning book

Still on Fire: Field Notes from a Queer Mystic

A memoir of overcoming and forgiveness. Available now.


How Can I Make a Difference Where I Am?

I am a “portion of God made manifest.” This snippet of a quotation by Unity writer H. Emilie Cady has


Unity Pride

Rev. Pat Williamson knew when he slid into a seat at Unity Temple of New Orleans in 1985 that he


Listening in With ... Nadia Bolz-Weber

Divine Defiance Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber is a pastor in punk rock clothing. She’s covered in tattoos, has the biceps of


Finding God on the Edges

One minister preaches radical inclusivity to spread the message that all are acceptable to God I grew up in a


Becoming All of Me

A lesson from a childhood doll about self-acceptance, authenticity, and personal power I grew up in a very loving family


From Broadway to Butterworth

How One Gay Catholic Schoolboy Navigated Rejection to Find a Spiritual Home I discovered Unity during the AIDS pandemic when

Worthy LGBTQ Essence of Love Chosen Family

The Essence of Love: Chosen Family

From rejection in coming out to self-love, a spiritual journey to find authentic life and family I would love to


Finding a Safe Haven

After a roller coaster of life changes, coming out led to loving acceptance My mother was devoted to her church


Understanding the Bible and Homosexuality

Jesus never made any pronouncements about homosexuality. Or, if he did, those comments were never written in any of the


Gay is a Gift

In January of 2009, Oprah Winfrey devoted an hour of her daytime talk show to exploring spirituality. … The episode


Liberation and a Life Without Limits

NBA center Jason Collins epitomized this Daily Word® message (below) when he sat down on May 5, 2013 with Oprah


Spiritual Equality

How I long for the day when we will collectively stop clinging fearfully to old, outdated interpretations of Bible scripture