New Chalice Circle Group

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Hello! I’m posting here to invite you to our Chalice Circle group that meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 6p.m. We are forming a new group with a slightly different format than the previous. On the first Tuesday we will have a regular small group session (more information on that below), and on the third Tuesday we will be focusing on a service project chosen by the group. We will continue meeting online via zoom, and the link can be found below.

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For the month of August our topic will be Navigating Change. I will post the outline for August 4th that day on our Facebook group page. If you would like a copy emailed to you so that you can follow along, please send me your email address ( On August 18th we will be creating a covenant and discussing possible service projects. This is a fabulous time to give Chalice Circle a try, and newcomers are encouraged to join in! 

What is a Chalice Circle?

A Chalice Circle is a small group of up to 10 people who commit to meet regularly on an ongoing basis for mutual support and to encourage each other’s growth and development.

What is the purpose of Chalice Circle?

Chalice Circle provides a safe, confidential place to discuss feelings and values.

Chalice Circle provides an opportunity to explore and develop thoughts and beliefs on a variety of topics.

Chalice Circle provides an opportunity to get to know people in your fellowship on a deeper level.

Chalice Circle provides an opportunity to perform a service project for the congregation and/or larger community.

What will happen during a Chalice Circle meeting?

Each Chalice Circle meeting begins with a reading, a chalice lighting, and a check-in that allows people to say briefly what is going on in their lives. We will have a brief meditative/grounding moment. Then, the core of the meeting centers around sharing and deep listening. Each participant is given time to speak their heart about the meeting’s topic without interruption. Each meeting closes with a brief check-out and another reading.  

Thank you! 
Gates Craighead

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