June 2-7, 2024

We are so excited to welcome you to S.E.E Week 2024 – Summer Session:
“One Presence, One Power: Everything Else is Commentary” – featuring Rev. Dr. Thomas Shepherd

We know you will benefit greatly from the wisdom, knowledge and insight of these classes and instructors. 

All regular classes will be offered in hybrid format. When registering, please select either a Zoom attendance or In-Person attendance.


Sunday workshop is in-person only.

Sunday Workshop

Good Questions

Rev. Dr. Thomas Shepherd | Acclaimed Author and Theologian
Sunday June 2 | 1:30 pm – 3:30 PM | Pyramid | In-Person Only

Immerse yourself in a stimulating discussion with Rev. Dr. Tom Shepherd. This intimate workshop at the Pyramid is your chance to explore spiritual questions that matter. Drawing on decades of theological expertise and his beloved “Good Questions” column, Dr. Tom will guide you through an interactive exploration of faith’s pressing inquiries.

  • Encounter diverse theological perspectives.
  • Connect questions with spiritual growth.
  • Experience community in curiosity and faith.

Space is limited for this transformative two-hour session. Secure your place and be part of a meaningful dialogue with Dr. Tom.

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Wednesday Night Service

June 5th, 7PM | In-Person + Livestream


“One Presence, One Power: Everything Else Is Commentary” with Rev. Dr. Thomas Shepherd

Dr. Tom Shepherd brings this Unity basic principle to life with stories from his long career as an Army Chaplain, public school teacher, Unity minister, and seminary professor. As an agent of divine love, how do you bring words of healing to a young soldier sitting in a cell for killing his girlfriend? What comfort can you offer to a woman whose husband physically abuses her regularly yet she refuses to leave him? How do you respond to a bright young gay man, a talented florist by profession, whose first words are, “I want you to do my funeral.”

Dr. Tom weaves a rich tapestry of spiritual anecdotes drawn from forty-eight years of ministry and based on the bedrock Unity belief that God is the energy by which the very cosmos exists. Not an abstract lecture, but a Unity talk designed to give you tools to respond to life in a whole new way.


Classes - Register Now

  • Daytime classes are held between 8:30am–4:00pm (Monday through Friday). Attendance in all 5 classes is required to receive S.E.E. credit.
  • Evening classes between 6:00pm–8:30pm (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday). Attendance in all 4 classes is required to receive S.E.E. credit.


After registering, you will receive an email message with the Zoom link if you have chosen Zoom attendance.
If you do not see it, please check your spam folder.

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8 Classes are Available. See Descriptions Below


June 3-7 | Monday – Friday | 8:30 am – 10:30 am


SCS 100: Bible Overview: Hebrew Scriptures with Rev. Dr. Thomas Shepherd

The Hebrew Scriptures (known as the “Old Testament” in the Christian world) are at the root of three major world religions—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Hebrew Scriptures are a collection of fascinating and sometimes confusing stories, poetry, wisdom sayings and inspired visions. While some stories in Hebrew Scriptures are little known outside scholarly circles, others have become commonplace in conversion, e.g. “David vs. Goliath.” Students will explore the history and development of Hebrew Scriptures, thereby acquiring a solid foundation for continuing study and exploration. | Syllabus 

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SCS-120: Jesus’ Teachings with Rev. Stacy Collins

Teachings about the Gospels have usually portrayed Jesus Christ as the “Great Exception” to being human. However, by focusing upon his sayings, we can see Jesus as the “Great Example” for Spiritual Awakening, Empowerment, and Transformation. By exploring the teachings of Jesus, rather than the teachings about Jesus, we can follow that example. Students will develop a deeper and more practical understanding of Jesus as Master Teacher and Wayshower through reflection upon his sayings and methods. In this way, they will learn to build a strong spiritual foundation for “Christ Consciousness.”  | Syllabus Coming Soon


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June 3-7 | Monday – Friday | 10:50 am – 12:50 pm


SPD-111: The I of the Storm with Rev. Shirley Knight

This course is based on the books, “The I of the Storm” by Rev. Dr. Gary Simmons and “I of the Storm for Teens” by Rev. Dr. Jane Simmons.  In this course, students will explore the principles of embracing conflict and creating peace in everyday life.  This course is designed to help students function from their heart center, demonstrate Unity principles in times of conflict, and complete a 21-day reconciliation process.  Syllabus


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June 3-7 | Monday – Friday | 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm


SCS 105: Bible Overview: Christian Scriptures with Rev. Dr. Thomas Shepherd

This course explores the Gospels, letters, history (Book of Acts), and apocryphal literature (Book of Revelation) that comprises what is more commonly known as the “New Testament” of the Judeo-Christian Bible. | Syllabus



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HTS-130: Prosperity with Rev. Michael Gott

In Unity, “prosperity” means much more than material wealth or financial security. True prosperity includes a consciousness of living in a bountiful universe, having a constant flow of provision for all needs and expanding awareness of the Divine Source. Students will explore the spiritual principles of prosperity in the teachings of Charles Fillmore, Eric Butterworth and different contemporary teachings.  This course helps students explore the broader meaning of prosperity beyond “material things” and their beliefs about money, abundance and lack.  Students will create practices for rising above the limitations they hold about prosperity, and discover ways to address their own unexamined, unconscious assumptions about abundance, giving and generosity. | Syllabus 


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June 2-6 | Sunday/Monday/Tuesday/Thursday | 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm


HTS 125: The Twelve Powers with Mary Fehr, LUT

As a result of his inner exploration and experience, as well as his metaphysical interpretation of the Bible, Charles Fillmore developed a powerful tool for spiritual development and healing commonly known as “the twelve powers.” The teaching and practice of the 12 powers includes awareness of “power centers” in the body, similar to the “chakra” system in yoga. The system connects the power to spiritual qualities symbolically associated with the 12 Disciples of Christ, the Christ is symbolically associated with the Spiritual or Higher Self. Students will explore and experientially apply the 12 power system as a way of realizing and releasing their inner divinity. | Syllabus 


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HTS-105: Metafísica 1 (Spanish) with Rev. Claudia Olmos

La primera etapa en el camino para convertirse en un “practicante metafísico” consiste en adquirir conocimientos de los Principios fundamentales. Al interiorizar y poner en práctica estos Principios, nos capacita para despertar nuestra conciencia y comprender la Verdad espiritual. Este curso inicial motiva a los estudiantes a embarcarse en este despertar y comprensión, permitiéndoles aplicar los principios en su día a día y experimentar los primeros frutos de la comprensión espiritual. | Syllabus Coming Soon


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SPD -105: Meditation Practices with Cris Perez, LUT

Extensive research on meditation practices has revealed that regular meditation has many mental and physical benefits and that there are many effective ways to meditate. This course explores the practice and the experience of various forms of meditation. Benefits of the various forms of meditation, including labyrinth meditation, will be explored as well as methods to deal with resistance to meditation. There will also be helpful tips for developing a regular meditation practice. Practicing the Silence, Unity’s meditation practice, is fundamental and foundational to Unity teachings. Therefore, it will be the primary meditation practice for the duration of the course. | Syllabus 


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Questions About Registration?

Please email our S.E.E. Week Registrar, Kerry Ross at kross@unityhouston.org or call (713) 580-2620.