Joining a Continuing Connections group is a great way to get to know others in the Fellowship on a deeper level and build a close, strong community with other members of the Fellowship. We have a wide variety of Continuing Connections groups to match a wide variety of interests and affinities. Join one today! For more information about or to register for any of our ongoing groups, contact email@example.com.
Cordial Conversations and Chow
Fourth Wednesdays at 10:30 am (Third Wednesday, 12/20, in Dec.)
Coordinated by Gloria Dyer
Our Cordial Conversations will continue each month in the Fellowship library. In December we meet off-site. A brown bag lunch will follow for those who can stay. The topics discussed range from the deeply spiritual to the “just for fun,” with each meeting’s topic decided in the preceding month. No registration required.
Gathering of Men
Second and fourth Saturdays except in April – May (Retreat) and July & August (second Saturday only)
Coordinated by John Oehler
Snack at 8:45 am, meeting at 9 am, concludes 11 am The Gathering of Men (GOM) is a group of Fellowship members that began meeting together about two decades ago. We are men who gather together on a regular schedule to develop and maintain close and continuing group and individual relationships, and to discuss feelings and issues of importance to us personally. We support one another in a safe, secure, confidential environment, without attempting to act as a therapy group. Leadership is shared on a member rotation basis. If you are interested in joining GOM and are able to make a commitment of time, please get in touch with John at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fridays at 10 am – occasional vacation/holiday breaks
Led by Hazel Bell
Classes will include general stretching, flexibility and strength. Each class will focus on a different body part. A $5 donation per class will be given to the Fellowship. Please check with Hazel at email@example.com for the latest meeting information. No registration required.
Men’s Consciousness Raising Group
Every Thursday at 7:30 pm
Coordinated by Don Price
This ongoing group invites prospective new members. We share personal joys and issues in a non-judgmental setting where feelings are important to express. Contact Don Price or Doug Ford at firstname.lastname@example.org
Compassionate Communication Practice Group
Third Wednesday of each month at 7 pm
Co-facilitated by Tricia Armstrong and Linda DeLap
The Wednesday evening Compassionate Communication group will be kicking off 2018 by reading Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life together. It’ll be a great opportunity for newcomers to Compassionate Communication, as well as for people who want to review the basics and deepen their existing practice. Please email Tricia at email@example.com to let us know you’d like to join us or if you have any questions.
Monday Book Group
Third Mondays at 1:30 pm
Coordinated by Nancy Lee McLure
The group enjoys reading and discussing a different book each month. We include a great variety of books to interest a wide spectrum of readers. Come join us for a great discussion and bring suggestions for future books. New members are always welcome. Please watch the Fellowship newsletter, Sunday bulletin and Upcoming Events page for books to be discussed. No registration required, but first-timers should check with Nancy Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org for the latest meeting information; include Book Group in the subject line.
Thursdays at about 5pm when good films are available
Join a group of Fellowship members and friends for a movie, followed by dinner and discussion. Our group attends independent films at Roberts Chatham Theater in Hickory Shopping Plaza in Chatham. We then move to Fito’s Restaurant four doors away or another nearby restaurant for food, wine, and conversation. If you would like to be notified about upcoming get-togethers, please send your email address email@example.com and include Movies in the subject line.
Six Acre Seva Group
Inactive for the winter; will start up again in April. 1st & 3rd Wednesdays , 9:30 am
Facilitated by Steve Parker
Anyone interested in gardening and the outdoors are invited to participate. A spiritual opening, check-in, and coffee are followed by gardening and landscaping activities on our Fellowship’s wonderful (albeit slightly neglected) grounds. Expect a “menu” of ideas and suggestions for the morning’s seva (“selfless service”), and pick your activity. Most we, those who want to, go to some local restaurant around noon. Imagine how much difference your service in support of your beliefs will make on our spiritual home! It is not necessary to attend all sessions. Please wear appropriate work clothing and, bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, gloves, and perhaps your favorite tool. No registration required. Contact Steve at firstname.lastname@example.org; include Seva in subject line.
Young Adult Group
Group is Inactive
Are you in your twenties or thirties? Join other young adult Fellowship members and friends at our monthly lunch and social events. We are a vibrant group that loves to gather as friends for board game nights and pot lucks, attend social events and festivals, as well as try different cuisines and more! We have many monthly options from local meet-ups to all-day trips.
Seniors Caring for Seniors
Coordinated by Doug Ford
This Fellowship support group is comprised of seniors who are caring for other seniors. If you are in this situation and would like to share your needs, concerns, and thoughts with others in a similar position, please contact Doug at email@example.com for information on the group’s next meeting.