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Join us on the quest for spiritual growth and fellowship.

Chalice Circle Vision Statement 
Participant's Guide   


Chalice Circle Choices

Are you looking for a way to connect with fellow UUAA members and friends? Seeking opportunities to share your truths in a safe/brave space? Find new connections and opportunities to discover ways that UUAA can be meaningful in your life. Find a Chalice Circle program that suits your needs. All circles are held in Zoom.

  • Traditional 14-session Chalice Circle, meeting twice a month, early October through end of April. Registration in September 2020 at this at this link.
  • 6-session Chalice Circles, held weekly. Initial sessions will be held early October through mid-November. Registration in September 2020 at at this link.  Based on this pilot session, other sessions may be offered in 2021.
  • Monthly One-Time Chalice Circles, for those who just want to try out a circle or are unable to make a multiple session commitment. Registration will be announced in the Bulletin a few weeks before the Circles are held.  


Benefits of Joining a Chalice Circle

1. Find and build a safe and trusting community.
2. Experience mutual commitment to shared goals.
3. Encounter something sacred in yourself and others.
4. Enliven us spiritually, socially and intellectually.
5. Enhance deep listening skills.
6. Know yourself better by seeing your life in the context of others' experiences.
7. Deepen your understanding of Unitarian Universalist principles and values.
8. Draw us into shared ministry.
9. Give back to the UUAA community by completing a service project.(traditional circles only)


Steering Committee

The Chalice Circle program is guided by a Steering Committee, which coordinates the program, develops the sessions and provides facilitator training. Current members include Karen Hale (Co-Chair), Ginny Preuss (Co-Chair), Nicki Scholtz, Rich Donner, Shelley Stoll, Anne Ramsey, and Cathy Olson.


To learn more about the Chalice Circle program or how to join a Chalice Circle, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.