Summer by the SEE 2017


SEE Week Schedule and Information

On behalf of Unity on the River, we are overjoyed, pleased and excited that you have chosen to join us for Summer by the SEE!  
There are so many exciting things going on during the week in addition to all your favorite classes.
There are a variety of fun summer areas to visit locally-just check the  link (below) for various area resources.



Class Registration: (all participants must register by July 31)
(note:  There is a separate additional registration fee of $45.00 paid directly to Unity if taking any of
our SEE classes for SEE/SDP credit.  Please contact the Unity Worldwide Ministries registrar
at or 816.434.6872.)

Class Fees

[UOTR Board of Trustees and Staff should call the office for special pricing]

EarlyBird (5/3-7/1) $110.00
Regular Class Fee (7/1-7/31) $140.00

A Meal Plan for the week is available for $125 and includes breakfast and lunch each day. 
Please select the Meal plan option when registering below.



Class Schedule
Click each class name for description and instructor


Sun, Aug. 13-Thurs. Aug. 17     7-9pm
Metaphysics 1
Bible Interpretation: Acts to Revelations
Unity Prayer

Mon. Aug 14-Fri. Aug 18       9:30-11:30am
Creative Process in the Bible
Discover the Power Within You
Meditation Practices

Mon. Aug 14-Fri. Aug. 18      1:00-3:00pm
Bible Overview:  Hebrew Scriptures
Metaphysics 3
Health and Wholeness



**Book lists and syllabi will be available soon**




Class Instructors: 

  Rev. Ogun Holder

Rev. Ogun Holder is an ordained Unity Minister [2011]. His many titles include speaker, teacher, author, online radio show host, blogger, musician, parent, social media consultant, and self-proclaimed geek. His first full-length book, Rants To Revelations: Unabashedly Honest Reflections on Life, Spirituality, and the Meaning of God,was published by Unity Books in Fall 2012. He writes the Classic & Contemporary column for Unity Magazine, which features a modern version of texts by classic Unity authors. He has also written for Unity Leaders Magazine, and the Daily Word, an internationally distributed inspirational magazine.   Originally from Barbados, Ogun moved to the USA in 1994 to pursue a degree in Music Therapy. As a Music Therapist he worked successfully with a variety of populations in schools, hospitals, adult day-care facilities, and his own private practice. He is also an experienced church music director, having served multiple Unity communities.
A humorous and engaging speaker, Ogun has been invited to speak and lead workshops at churches and spiritual centers across the country. He currently serves as the Senior Minister of Unity on The River in Amesbury, MA. To connect with Ogun, read his weekly blogs. or email him



Rev. Paul Hasselbeck
Rev. Dr. Paul Hasselbeck is a leading authority on Unity Metaphysics and is well versed in the published and unpublished writings of Myrtle and Charles Fillmore. Paul is known for his passion for clarity, precision and making Unity teachings understandable. He is currently self-employed doing contract work in Unity churches around the United States.
 He has served as an adjunct faculty member for Unity Worldwide Spiritual Institute; full time member for Unity Institute; Dean of the Spiritual Education and Enrichment program for Unity Institute; retreat minister for Unity Village and Minister of Pastoral Care and Prayer for Unity Church of Overland Park, Kansas. Paul is an author and his most recent book is Unity and A Course in Miracles, Understanding Their Common Path to Spiritual Awakening, co-authored with Rev. Bill Heller. He also authored of Point of Power, Heart-centered Metaphysics and co-authored Applying Heart-centered Metaphysics, PowerUP (12 Powers text and a related card set) with Rev. Dr. Cher Holton. He co-authored Get Over It and Get Over These with Rev. Dr. Bil Holton. Paul hosted Metaphysical Romp for nearly seven years and currently co-hosts Metaphysical Romp II with the Rev. Drs. Bil and Cher Holton. , on Unityfm, an online “radio station.” Paul lives in Overland Park, Kansas, with two Yorkshire Terriers (Mackie and Monet).



Rev. Barbara Jean Stannard

Reverend Barbara Jean Stannard (Rev. B.J.) has been active in Unity since 1994. She began as a member of Unity of Somerville, MA where she served as the Volunteer Coordinator. In June of 1996 she co-pioneered the Unity Center of Central Massachusetts(UCCM) with Arlene Dorischild, LUT and was Licensed as a Unity Teacher in 1997. Rev B.J. attended the Unity School of Religious Studies Program at Unity Village from 1999 to 2001 and was ordained as a Unity Minister on June 7, 2001. During her years in seminary Rev. B.J. also worked as a Prayer Associate at Silent Unity. Following her ordination, Rev. B.J. served as the Senior Minister at the Unity Church by the Shore in Neptune, New Jersey.  In March of 2005 she returned to Massachusetts to care for her elderly parents and was hired as the Senior Minister of UCCM on August 1, 2007. Rev. B.J. also served for 6 years on the Unity Eastern Board of Trustees. Prior to ministry, Rev. B.J. worked as a Licensed Social Worker, specializing in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, for 22 years in Massachusetts. One of Rev. B.J.'s greatest joys in ministry is teaching and mentoring future Leaders in Unity.   


Rev. Cher Holton
Combine a flair for the dramatic, a deep understanding of metaphysics, an ability to think outside the box, and a knack for bringing scientific research and spiritual practices to life in practical ways, and you have defined the dynamic duo of Cher Holton and her husband/business partner, Bil. Revs. Drs. Bil & Cher co-founded their management consulting firm back in 1984, and in 2004 decided to make a switch to a spiritual focus. They are ordained Unity ministers, prolific authors, inspirational speakers, radio hosts, and spiritual coaches. Revs. Cher & Bil served for seven years in Durham, NC and now manage The Global Center for Spiritual Practices, an on-line ministry dedicated to helping people master the art of living as they walk the spiritual path on practical feet.  You can learn more at her website:


Rev. Bil Holton

As a student of metaphysics for over twenty years, Bil, believes Biblical scripture has a deeper spiritual meaning, which enriches the literal text and elevates it beyond its dogmatic and parochial limitations. Dr. Holton currently shares spiritual leadership responsibilities with his wife, Cher, in the growing Unity Spiritual Life Center they co-minister in Durham, North Carolina. He is in the Unity Minister's Field Licensing Program, a licensed Unity Teacher, and has been affiliated with the Unity spiritual education movement for thirty years.
His spiritual mission is to lead, guide, and inspire people all over the world to live faithfully, lovingly, and wisely at the speed of their Christ Consciousness. While he has authored and co-authored over twenty books with Cher, Bil believes his metaphysical translations of the Gospels are his most fulfilling works to date.