Chalice Circles: Small Group Ministry

Chalice Circles: Small Group Ministry

Chalice Circle Update, May 2020: In a time when some in our church community may feel isolated, membership in a small group where one can experience the sharing of life stories in a deeper way might be welcome. Therefore the Chalice Circle Executive Committee has opened spaces in Circles to church members and friends in June and July. All are welcome to join a Circle via Zoom, including persons new to the small group ministry of deep listening. Read on, below, to learn more about Chalice Circles.
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To see on which days and times the Circles will take place and to sign up, follow this link:  tinyurl.com/ccsummer20
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If you have questions, contact Linda Pickle, Chalice Circle co-chair, linda.pickle (at) wku.edu.
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The Vision

Small group ministry gives participants an opportunity to get to know others while developing a deeper self knowledge by sharing their lives in small, facilitated groups. The spirit of community radiates outward, fostering a sense of kinship and increasing connection to the congregation as a whole and to the larger community.

How Do Chalice Circles Work?

Chalice Circles consist of seven to ten people who meet regularly to nurture their interior lives, to build community, and to practice shared ministry. Each group has one or two facilitators who meet monthly in their own Chalice Circle with the ministers.

Commitment

Participants are expected to commit September through May to attend all meetings if possible. Members participate in Chalice Circles not only for themselves, but to care for one another, so attendance is vital.

Membership

Groups are open to youth and adults over age 14, and members and friends of the church; newcomers are always welcome.

More Information

Questions?

Feel free to contact coordinators Linda Pickle or Anne Haynes.