Unity of Boulder welcomes anyone who enters our doors as a loving part of our Unity family, whether or not they become an official member. But we strongly encourage everyone to work towards membership as a way to further commitment, involvement, and spiritual growth. Each level comes with different duties and privileges, as outlined below.
First Level: Community Member
Anyone interested in becoming a community member at Unity of Boulder will complete an application to begin their process.
2. Membership Class
After an application has been submitted, the applicant will attend a Membership Class, offered on the last Sunday of every month.
3. Twenty (20) Hours of Service
Before, during and/or after completing the Membership Class, the applicant will complete 20 hours of volunteer service to Unity of Boulder, within a 12 month period. To facilitate this process, each applicant will be provided a membership service punch card, punched only by Unity of Boulder staff, to track service hours as they are completed. Once the card is full, it may be turned in to the church secretary.
Upon completion of steps 1, 2 & 3, the applicant will attend the next available Membership Sunday service, in which all new members will be recognized and given a name tag and Community Member card.
Community Members will receive 10% off all Unity of Boulder sponsored classes and events, 15% off in Om Books & Gifts, and will be eligible to apply to become an Ownership Member.
Second Level: Ownership Member
Any Community Member interested in becoming an Ownership Member at Unity of Boulder must first complete the Ownership Member Application.
2. Q Process Class
The applicant will attend the next Q Process class being offered to acquire a heightened self-awareness and interpersonal awareness.
3. Two (2) Minister-Taught Classes
In addition to the Q Process class, the applicant will complete two (2) classes approved by the Ministry Team. These will include multi-week classes taught by the ministers, and Unity SEE (Spiritual Education and Enrichment) classes taught by an accredited instructor. Classes completed in the previous 2 years before application may eligible for credit and may be submitted to Ministry Team for approval at this time. These classes will give the applicant deeper spiritual roots on their Unity path.
4. Board Training Class
Part of becoming an Ownership Member is to become more conversant in the business side of Unity of Boulder, in order to be an informed voting member at business meetings and for consideration as a possible future board member. The applicant will take this class the next time it is offered at Unity of Boulder.
5. Twenty (20) Hours of Service
The applicant will complete 20 hours of volunteer service to Unity of Boulder, within a 12 month period. To facilitate this process, each applicant will be provided a membership service punch card, punched only by Unity of Boulder staff, to track service hours as they are completed. Once the card is full, it may be turned in to the church secretary.
Upon completion of steps 1-5, the applicant will attend the next available Membership Sunday service in which all new Ownership Members will be recognized and given an Ownership Member card.
Ownership Members will receive 20% off of all Unity of Boulder sponsored classes and events, 25% off in Om Books and Gifts, and will be recognized as a voting member at all Unity of Boulder business meetings and elections. Ownership Members also become eligible for leadership positions within the church, such as Board of Trustees, Head Usher, Prayer Chaplain, Volunteer Coordinator, and to facilitate the Ministry Team as needed.
Please ask in the church office to apply for Ownership Member.