Soulful Circles Feature
Spirituality & Theology, Practice & Voice, BeyondBelief

Soulful Circles of Trust, Love, and Mutual Respect

All Souls offers different ways for our members and friends to connect with each other, with themselves, and our environment. Our Soulful Circles are small groups of people which meet monthly for deeper connection and reflection. Our Soulful Circles are safe space without assumptions about religious perspective, culture, or tradition and are a powerful way experience love beyond belief! If you’re curious about what this looks like in real life or are looking for a way to connect and learn from others, check out our upcoming Soulful Circle Introduction on Wednesday, February 21 at 7:00 p.m. as part of our Wednesday Connections program.

We’ve asked Soulful Circle participants to share about their experiences and what being a part of a Soulful Circle means to them.

I’ve learned there’s greater depth to me and other people than I ever imagined.

Soulful Circle“There’s been so much I’ve learned about myself through Soulful Circles. EVERY single month I learn something about myself that I didn’t know before — about my beliefs or feelings or biases, my judgements, my thinking. I often get surprised by what I hear myself say when it’s my turn to speak. A safe place to explore brings out what’s real. BUT, the most important thing I’ve learned is that there are many different perspectives, the practice has busted me out of the distorted belief that everyone (or even most) think like me. The practice has broadened my thinking and world view. To deeply listen and be listened to is life changing. It’s deepened my understanding of and appreciation for the monthly themes, and for my fellow human beings. I’ve learned there’s greater depth to me and other people than I ever imagined. It’s a privilege I don’t take lightly to be a part of my Circle.” -Danna Vitt


I can explore areas of my soul that I usually don’t.

“In my Soulful Circle, I’ve learned that I can trust this wonderful group of fellow travelers to truly hear me with generosity and without judgment. In this safe space, I can explore areas of my soul that I usually don’t. I’ve connected with the members of my group deeply, on a spiritual and emotional level, through sharing honestly and with a sense of love and trust. A Soulful Circle provides a safe and caring space where I can express myself as we, together, explore and share about topics through our hearts and spirits.” – Dan Piazzola


I have learned that I can listen without having to offer advice or crosstalk.Soulful Circles

“My Soulful Circle group has helped me grow through the conscious decision to examine my own perspectives and feelings and by listening to others in an atmosphere of trust. I have learned that I can listen without having to offer advice or crosstalk. Connecting to other “seekers” is important to me, and I’ve found consistent connection through my Circle at All Souls.” – Linda Alred

 


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Soulful Circle Introduction
Wednesday, February 21  |  7:00 p.m.  |  Free and open to the public

Invest time in your own spiritual growth in a Soulful Circle. Soulful Circles are small groups which meet for deeper connection and reflection. Soulful Circles are a safe space without assumptions about religious perspective, culture, or tradition and are a powerful way to meet members and experience love beyond belief! Established Soulful Circles meet monthly to listen, share, reflect, and deepen connection. For more information, or to join a Soulful Circle, email soulfulcircles@allsoulschurch.org.
This introduction is part of our Wednesday Connections programming. Childcare is available for those attending Wednesday Connections. 

Wednesday Connections

Our Wednesday Connections program feeds the body, mind, and soul! All are welcome to dinner at 5:30 p.m., our mid-week service Worship on Wednesdays Chapel at 6:30 p.m., and classes, groups, and spiritual practices for all ages at 7:00 p.m. To see our full Wednesday Connections offerings, visit allsoulschurch.org/wednesday-connections.


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