Youth and Family Ministry

Sunday Morning Program, Kids Crew (Preschool – 2nd Grade) and Youth (3rd-5th grade)

10:45-11 am: Guardians sign in with teachers in YFM rooms
11-11:05 am: Blessing and dismissal to classroom
11:05-11:30 am: Snack, Sacred Circle and Lesson
11:30-11:50 am: Creative Experience and Fellowship Free Time
11:50 am-12:00 noon: Join the adult service for Youth Show-Out, Peace Song, and Prayer of Protection
12-12:15 pm: Dismissal to guardians in the Sanctuary.


Beholds all children as whole and perfect expressions of God.

Empowers children to fulfill their divine potential.

Teaches children to meditate and pray.

Invites children to experience a loving God.

Provides a strong spiritual foundation for children’s lives.

Heather Schultz, YFM Director

Sunday Morning Program, Uniteens (6th-8th grade)

10:45-11am: Uniteens gather in their YFM room

11-11:20 am: Pray-In/Meditation, Highs and Lows

11:20 am-11:50 am: Lesson/Discussion/Activity

11:50 am-12 noon: Join adult service for Youth Show-Out, Peace Song, and Prayer of Protection

“Call Out The Children”

Our mission is not to entertain the children, but to call them out. To be always entertained is to be dwarfed and dependent. To be “called out” is to follow the harmonious law of the soul’s unfoldment. – Myrtle Fillmore, Co-founder of Unity

Youth and Family Ministry Staff

YFM Director Heather Schultz first joined the Unity movement in 2005, and began working with the Y.O.U. program at First Unity St. Pete almost immediately. She was a prayer chaplain in 2008 and 2009, and has completed several courses toward becoming a licensed Unity teacher.

Heather taught 4th grade Sunday lessons in 2011, and was a Y.O.U. teacher and counselor from 2007 to 2014. She began attending Unity of Tampa in 2017 with her daughter. She believes that helping young people recognize and strengthen their connection to Spirit within and the community around them is one of the greatest blessings in her life.

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