Support Groups

Encircle provides opportunities for sharing and support through discussion of social, spiritual, and health-related issues.

 

Teen LGBTQ/SSA Friendship Circle

This group of teens (ages 14-17) provides opportunities for sharing and support through discussion of social, spiritual, academic, and health-related issues, guided by Lisa  Hansen, a licensed marriage and family therapist. 

Teen Support Group:  every Wed 4-6PM

Wavelength LGBTQ/SSA Circle

This group of  young adults (ages 18-21) provides opportunities for sharing and support through discussion of social, spiritual, life transitions, and health-related issues, guided by a certified group leader.

Wavelength Support Group:  TBD

Young Adult Circle

This group of young adults (ages 21-28) provides opportunities for sharing and support through discussion of social, spiritual, life transitions, and health-related issues, guided by a certified group leader. 

Young Support Group: TBD

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Parent Circle

This once-a-month Sunday evening for parents provides opportunity for discussion of current concerns, emotions, and issues relevant to families with an LGBTQ/SSA member. 

Parent Support Group:  3rd Sunday of the Month 7PM-8PM

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Mixed Orientation Marriage Couples Circle

This group provides couples in mixed orientation marriages opportunities for sharing and support through discussion of issues and experiences relevant to being in a mixed orientation marriage.

Mixed-Orientation Group:  Thurs 6PM-8PM

LesBian/SSA Circle 

This group of women provides opportunities for sharing and support through discussion of social, spiritual, and health-related issues, guided by Jena Peterson, a certified life coach who identifies as lesbian. Host: Jena Peterson 

Lesbian/SSA Support Group: Wed 6-8PM 

Transgender Circle

This group of adults (18 +) provides opportunities for sharing and support through discussion of issues and experiences relevant to the trans community. Hosted by: Summer Zemp and Karen Russell 

Transgender Support Group: Fri 6-8PM

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Bisexual Circle

This group of adults (18 +) provides opportunities for sharing of experiences relevant to the bisexual community. 

Bisexual Support Group: Thurs 4-6PM

Circles of Empathy

Circles of Empathy are small discussion groups that help participants sort through their thoughts, feelings, and beliefs while cultivating empathy for one another. They constitute a practice—or a way of approaching the religious/sexual/gender conflicts—through self-reflection, open-ended conversation, and empathetic support. Host: Lisa Hansen .

Circles of Empathy: Tuesdays 6-8PM