Friendship Circles

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

 

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. 

Every Wed 4:00-5:30

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 Zoe Taylor

Every Monday 3:00-4:30pm

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 Jason Silva. 

1st & 3rd Tuesday 7:30-9:00PM

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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. 

3rd Sunday of the Month 7:30-9:00PM

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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. Facilitated by Jeff Case

Thursdays 6:00PM-8:00PM (Starts May 4th)

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. Hosts: Gina Peterson, Aimee Olsen, Jordan Sgro

Every Wed 6:00pm-7:30PM

Transgender Circle

This group  provides opportunities for sharing and support through discussion of issues and experiences relevant to the trans community.

Teen Group: Fri 4-5:30PM 

Adult Group: Fri 6:30-8PM

Partner Group: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays 7:30-9PM

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Bisexual Circle

This group of adults (18 +) provides opportunities for sharing of experiences relevant to the bisexual community. Hosted by: Christine McAllister

Monday 6:00-7:30PM

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: Sarah Langord

Tuesdays 6:00-7:30PM