Melanie Carter & Yvette Connor: “From Grief to Fulfillment”

Join us for an evening of reflection, ritual and release as we come together and perform a special kind of “Burning Bowl” ceremony. Melanie & Yvette will be taking us deeper into our healing from grief and loss, helping us to create a future with hopes and dreams. Special music and the Unity In Marin Prayer Chaplains will be offering hands on silent prayer.
Wednesday, January 10th
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Sanctuary

Join us for an evening of reflection, ritual and release as we come together and perform a special kind of “Burning Bowl” ceremony. Melanie & Yvette will be taking us deeper into our healing from grief and loss, helping us to create a future with hopes and dreams. Special music and the Unity In Marin Prayer Chaplains will be offering hands on silent prayer.

Location: Sanctuary

Presented By: Melanie Carter -

Melanie Carter came to Unity in May of 2000.  Melanie grew up in Illinois a student of Christian Science, attended Community Congregational Church in Tiburon for several years. She then attended Golden Gate church for 10 years where she took a year of Practitioner training before coming to Unity. She did master\'s work in Community Development at Southern Illinois University, and in Consciousness Studies, Religion, Mysticism and Parapsychology at John F. Kennedy University. She has a California teaching credential from San Francisco State and taught in San Francisco.
An emeritus Chaplain, she was a Prayer Chaplain for eight years and is on the Spiritual Counseling team for the last six years. She has served as co-leader of the Remembering Loved Ones Grief circle for five years and has been a choir member for the last 10 years. She conducts an Elder Women\'s Book Study group on Weds. mornings and has led Bill\'s Healing group. She loves how Unity parties and doesn\'t miss an opportunity to dress up, often as the Statue of Liberty.
She is a certified Jin Shin Jyutsu practitioner in practice for the last five years with more than 400 hours of training.  This hands on healing modality utilizies the gentle touch of her jumper cable hands to remind her clients where to release and allow the flow of the Divine to heal their body, mind and spirit. She is certified to teach JSJ Self Help classes and has been teaching a regular class on Thursday mornings at Unity this Spring.  Classes will resume September 26th.
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Also Presented By: Yvette Connor -

Yvette Connor was born in 1960 in Long Island, New York, and grew up there and in Michigan, New Jersey and Delaware. She went to Trenton State College in New Jersey, majoring in Art Education. Then she got married and had her first child in 1984. She began singing and playing the guitar in elementary school during Catholic folk masses, and continued singing in various churches and other choirs throughout her life. She and her husband moved to Marin in 1989, where she raised her three children.  She is currently working as a Special Education teacher and is a part-time artist, most recently designing and making stained glass pieces. Yvette has been singing in the Unity in Marin choir since 2003. . . . Read More

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