Unity of Chautauqua

Opening Minds, Touching Hearts, Transforming Lives

Unity of Chautauqua

A positive path for spiritual living

Unity is a positive, practical, progressive approach to Christianity based on the teachings of Jesus and the power of prayer. Unity honors the universal truths in all religions and respects each individual’s right to choose a spiritual path.

Zoom: Meeting ID : 7709803800  Password: unity or  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7709803800  and later view the recordings on our YouTube channel or Facebook.

Donations (Love Offerings) are welcome!

The Five Invitations

Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” -Mary Oliver

Beginning Sunday October 2nd, 2022 9:30am and EVERY first Sunday of the month through June 2023 on ZOOM. Videos will be posted on YouTube and Facebook. 

The Five Invitations

Relevant guides for living a life of integrity and love

  • Don’t Wait
  • Welcome Everything, Push Away Nothing
  • Bring Your Whole Self to the Experience
  • Find a Place of Rest in the Middle of Things
  • Cultivate Don’t Know Mind

Rev. Barbara Williams
Rev. Barbara Williams coordinates Unity’s summer program at Chautauqua Institution since 2018. She retired as the senior minister of Unity of Port Richey, Florida in 2016.  She also served as Director of Adult Education and Director of Youth and Family Ministry for First Unity Church in St. Petersburg, Florida. Prior to her ministry career, Barbara spent twenty-one years in the corporate world where she held positions of leadership in the Information Technology department of Duke Power. 

Barbara has presented classes and workshops on Bible history and interpretation, compassionate communication and conflict resolution skills, self-discovery, world religions and parenting skills. Her passion is to support and empower others as they uncover their divine essence.  She lives in Clearwater with her husband Dusty and their rescue puppy Sandra Dee. 

Janine Chimera
Janine is our Unity of CHQ music director. She is a singer-song writer who was born and raised in Jamestown, but lived in Florida for 31 years. She has two married sons.  With a master’s degree in Speech/Language Pathology, Janine worked in Florida school systems specializing in communication for non-verbal students. She provided music for Unity of Melbourne for 15 years, grateful for this community who grew her as a musician. Janine’s passion is for music and matters of spirit and of the heart. Combining these led her to dive into the worlds of therapeutic music, sound vibrational therapy, and group drumming. She also gives music lessons, and has used music to work with students with special needs. Janine plays guitar, piano, hand drums, and Native American flute. She recorded and published 2 CDs. Her greatest desire is for her music to be an instrument for peace and healing.

A favorite quote:  “If you want to find the secrets of the Universe, think in terms of energy, frequency, and vibration.” – Nikola Tesla

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Love Offering
Your faithful and generous support of our spiritual community is greatly appreciated.
You may use the PayPal link below or send your donations to: 
Unity of Chautauqua
c/o Kelly Mareri
16 Emory Drive
Jamestown, NY 14701

About Us

Here you can find information about the upcoming program for Unity of Chautauqua.
For more information about Unity Worldwide, visit unity.org
For more information about the Chautauqua Institution, visit chq.org

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Minister, Rev. Barbara Williams
Music Director, Janine Chimera
Board of Trustees:  
President & Treasurer, Kelly Mareri
Secretary, Virginia Richardson
Members at Large: Andy Jochum and Anna  Jochum