Dances of Universal Peace, November 2016


Dances of Universal Peace

Unity Church of Greenville,

207 E. Belvue Rd., Taylors,

6:30-8:30 p.m. 



~ SUN., NOV. 20 – During this Thanksgiving Season, let us take time to give thanks for the abundance in our lives and to remember that we are always surrounded by Divine Mercy and Compassion. This remembrance helps us to regain our balance when unsettling events and natural disasters occur. Dances from a variety of spiritual traditions reflecting these themes will be led by Greenville dance leaders, Dove Pettit, Amina Linda McMakin, and Noorunnissa Nancy Schlessel. Bring a friend and a light snack to share (optional) after the dance.  Everyone is welcome!  No prior experience needed; all dances are taught in the moment.  $5 suggested donation will be shared with Unity Church.  For more info, contact Nancy Noor at
~ WED., NOV. 30 – Healing Ritual of Hazrat Inayat Khan, 203 Willimon Dr., Piedmont, SC.  2:00-3:00 p.m.  This monthly service, led by Amina Linda McMakin and Noorunnissa Nancy Schlessel, is an inter-spiritual absent healing ritual with prayers for people who are not present. Names of people submitted must have requested healing prayers and should include first, last, and middle names if known. For more information about this service, directions, or to include a name for our list if you can't be with us, please contact Nancy Noor at 352-650-2931 or email nanplaygo@aol.comPlease RSVP if coming.
~ SAT., DEC. 3 – The "I Am" Teachings of Jesus (Yeshua) in John and Thomas: An Invitation to Simple Presence, not an Exclusive Path. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Clemson, Clemson, SC, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.  Presented by The Rev. Dr. Elizabeth (Munira) Reed.  Munira will lead Dances of Universal Peace from 3:30 to 5:30 with Potluck dinner to follow. 
Workshop fee: $25 with scholarships available. For more information contact, Rev. Terre Balof ( See all details in attached flyer. munira-workshop12-3-ed-16
SAT., DEC. 17 – Annual Winter Solstice Celebration – Dances of Universal Peace and Candle Lighting Service, Piedmont, SC, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. Bring your favorite holiday appetizer or dessert to share after the Dances. (Beverages will be provided.) We’ll end the evening with a joyous Christmas carols sing-along! ($5 suggested donation).  Details TBA.  Contact Amina Linda McMakin
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THE DANCES OF UNIVERSAL PEACE are simple, meditative, joyous multi-circle dances using sacred phrases, music, chanting, and simple movements from the many traditions of the Earth to touch the spiritual essence within ourselves and others.  Based on the work begun in the late 1960's by American mystic, Samuel L. Lewis, they promote peace and integration within individuals and groups worldwide.  There are no performers or audience. 
No prior experience is needed! 
Come! Join hands and experience peace–within and without.
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Greenville Dance Team from L-R
Dove Pettit, Amina Linda McMakin, Noorunnissa Nancy Schlessel