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About revcopado

Rev. Michael F. Copado is an ordained Unity Minister (Unity School of Christianity class of 2003) and a graduate of Unity’s Urban Ministerial School in Detroit. He has served at or spoken at Unity/New Thought churches in Michigan, Missouri and Florida. He was the founder of the Center for Positive Christianity in Wellington Florida, and helped found the Spiritual Life Center of Midtown Detroit (now Spiritual Life Center of Ferndale.) He is one of the officiants of Wayne State University School of Medicine’s annual interfaith memorial service for those who have donated their bodies for medical research. He is an accomplished retreat leader and small group facilitator. He was a regular facilitator of men’s workshops and retreats such as “Man Alive” and for the Detroit Men’s Wisdom Council, and Men of Today (the Men’s group of the Church of Today, in Warren Michigan.) He has also been involved with “The Living Course,” “Taking It Lightly,” and the “Bamboo Bridge” weekend workshops. His 6 week course, “Knowing God, Knowing Ourselves, and Knowing Each Other” was a featured course at Unity Village Chapel, the main worship center at Unity Village. He also has worked at the Silent Unity Prayer Ministry, and was a contributor to The Daily Word magazine. He is a passionate advocate for Marriage Equality, a women’s right to choose, physician assisted suicide, as well as racial and gender equality. He is also a firm believer in healthy human sexuality, and sexual education, having assisted in the human sexuality curriculum at Wayne State School of Medicine and facilitated the online “Sex and Spirituality” discussion for several years on Rev. Michael is available in Michigan for preaching/public speaking, retreats/workshops, as well as weddings, commitment ceremonies, memorials and divorce/separation rituals.

The “M” word (A blast from my internet Past)

I wrote the following piece for my Myspace (remember that?) blog over a decade ago. It was after what was probably the 10,000th rejection on some dating site where the person, even after several days of communicating with each other … Continue reading

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Rev. Greta Vosper, “atheist minister” on CBC radio this morning.

Back in August I wrote a piece in support of United Church of Canada Minister, the Rev. Greta Vosper and her hope to keep her job despite identifying as an atheist.” This morning she was featured on CBC’s wonderful program … Continue reading

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Reblog “My Emancipation From American Christianity” By John Pavlovitz

If it seems I’ve dropped off the face of the earth again. In some ways I have. I’m recovering from the passing away of two friends at the end of November, one of them was my closest confidant. I lost … Continue reading

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Je Suis Paris, Je Suis Beirut, Je Suis the World.

I realize this is larger than just Paris. I have attempted to remove the original “Eiffel Tower Peace Symbol” from the initial featured image with something I made to symbolize the fact that I mourn for the planet right now. I’m a newbie to WP so forgive me if things seem a little strange on this blog. Continue reading

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Of water fleas and “God.”

Note-I really should be polishing up Sunday’s sermon, but sometimes the universe has a way of nudging us in a different direction. Woody Allen said it best, if you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans. My boss … Continue reading

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A joyous and peaceful Festival of Lights to you.

To my Hindu brothers and sisters, may your Diwali be a joyous and peaceful one. What is Diwali? By Lizzie Porter, London Telegraph Millions of Hindus and Jains – followers of an ancient Indian religion that shares concepts with Hinduism … Continue reading

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One more for the cup war…

I want to step away from the Christmas thing, I really do… But this is rich. If you don’t know why I find this so goshdarn funny, it’s because it is a play on THIS Ghandi meme;

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