Journey Groups

Small GroupA Journey Group is a small group of people who gather around a common focus, oriented toward some aspect of spiritual journey. Journey groups can “provide a vital center of Christian formation in the midst of congregational life. Enriching and strengthening faith, they offer companionship and guidance for the journey of transformation and equip members for engaging with God’s mission in the world.” (From Tending the Center: A resource of the missional church from the Office on Congregational Life)   Journey Groups begin each fall and continue through the spring of the following year.


Spiritual Journey Group for Women

“For inquiries or just to chat a bit call…” Contact Facilitator Eleanor B with interest

The purpose of the Spiritual Journey Group is to honor this gathering as a place where we take Sacred Pause to be present to WHO WE ARE AS THE FEMININE EXPRESSION OF OUR CREATOR.

We share only what we choose; with no interruption or cross-talk This is the process of deep listening.

So if you’re the least bit called to this way of being…

SPIRITUAL JOURNEY GROUP is OPEN to CMF women.

OUR OPEN MEETINGS ARE SEPTEMBER 6 & OCTOBER 4 FROM 6:45-9PM

The group will be CLOSED to new members from NOVEMBER 1, 2017 TO JUNE 6, 2018.

Women’s Group

TBA; please contact Kristen L for group interest and Becca S for playdates coordination
The Women’s Group is women [mostly those who might want to attend Vita Pontis/children stay home for this meeting] that get together at coffee shops, discuss books, teach each other new crafts, commiserate.  Some activities have included visiting a member’s studio to throw pots together; another time jewelry making was highlighted.  The group tries to support one another and explore in a variety of ways.

Men’s Group

Please contact Jim M with interest
Meets every third Saturday of each month–all men are welcome.  Coordinator:  Jim M.  If interested and not on Jim’s email list, please ask to be added.  Watch email for location.  Jim would appreciate a headcount midweek prior to Breakfast.  Time is 7:30 am – ???

Youth Group

Open to youth who are 13 (or have been through the Coming of Age program) through senior year of high school.  Planned activities are offered with two sponsors, male and female, as per Safe Sanctuary Plan parameters.  Past activities have included game nights, Valentine babysitting, overnight excursions, and fundraisers to attend MC USA Youth Conventions. Christian Education Committee supports this group.  Current Sponsors are Scott and Allison T

 

If you need contact information for the named facilitators or general information about any group, please contact the office.  Thank you.

 

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