The Rapture is a sensational teaching of many conservative Christian denominations. The idea is that Jesus will return to earth, and literally lift up into heaven all the "faithful", including those who have died. A sensational event it would be, for sure! This is based on taking literally some Gospel verses. In Unity, we don't accept every Gospel verse as literal; Jesus often spoke in parables and figures of speech, and his disciples even complained about this; see John 16:25 and 29. We see the Rapture as a metaphor about lifting up our thinking to the level of love and oneness with God.