Small Group Ministry: Chalice Circles

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 Will 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 over age 14, and members and friends of the church; new congregants are always welcome.

More Information

Questions?

Feel free to contact Chalice Circles online or call coordinator Alan Backler (876-8368).

Unitarian Universalist Association - challis image courtesy of Steve Bridenbaugh