Unity to Offer Group Marriage Ceremony for All




Rev. Heidi Alfrey

Rev. Heidi Alfrey will officiate an all-inclusive, nondenominational Married in Unity group marriage ceremony from 1 to 4 p.m., June 1, for all couples that would like to participate. Same sex, opposite sex, couples expressing their commitment without legal documentation and married couples that would like to renew their vows are welcome.

Alfrey recently has been chosen as the new senior minister and spiritual leader of Unity in Chicago. She sees her leadership in one of Chicago’s most vibrant spiritual communities as a welcoming and an inspirational element. Her view is that everyone is important to form the tapestry of life, a colorful and vibrant picture of the whole.

Unity in Chicago is a spiritual community center that offers classes in Unity philosophy, prosperity, meditation, yoga, 12-step programs, Buddhism and the study of other spiritual and heart-centered practices.


Location: 1925 W. Thome, Chicago. For more information, call 773-973-0007 or visit UnityChicago.org.

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