Chalice Circle Session Topics

2018 – 2019

  • 1. Listening Deeply to Each Other – Our Journey Begins.  To introduce ourselves to one another and the Chalice Circle experience, and to begin work on the group covenant.

October

  • 2. Gratitude.  The purpose of this session is to explore how gratitude may impact our lives, both positively and negatively.  

November

  • 3. Appreciation of Imperfection.  To explore our beliefs and actions around imperfection.

November

  • 4. Sing and Rejoice.  To reflect together on how singing and music touch our heart and soul.

December

  • 5. Accepting Others.  Can we "Walk the Walk" in building a beloved community, beginning with ourselves, and circling ever outward, until we encompass the whole world?

December

  • 6. Stewardship.  To explore how ¬stewardship helps us live our values and help us present our authentic selves to the world.

January

  • 7. Breaking Habits.  To examine our habitual behaviors over a lifetime and consider if and how we might modify them in the future.

January

  • 8. Patience. To examine the role that patience plays in our lives.

February

  • 9. Our Relationship with Money.  To explore our relationship with money.

February

  • 10. Sit it Out or Dance. We will reflect on our ability to live passionate lives rather than passive ones.

March

  • 11. Failure.  To explore our experiences of failure and the value they have in our lives.

March

  • 12. Language. To reflect on the ways in which we use language to express ourselves and connect with others.

April

  • 13. Being of Service.  The purpose of this session is to consider the service we find in our own lives: to describe good deeds that others have done for us as well as favors we have performed for others.

April

  • 14.  Our Journey Ends. To reflect on your Chalice Circle experience and what you have found meaningful.

May