Small Group Ministry
Deepening Connections in Small Groups
An opportunity to connect and share in a small group setting
Small Groups provide a connected reflective space in which to explore in matters great and small, applying our monthly themes to the world and to your life. Group leaders are offered training in facilitating group discussions, and a monthly packet of materials is provided to support reflection on the theme. Participants are asked to make a commitment to attendance during their group’s duration. Each group is also asked to participate in a service project to benefit the congregation or larger community. Registration begins in September. You are always welcome to sample a Small Group by attending the Thursday Evening “Open” Drop-in Group. For more information, scroll down to see meeting times and registration information.
Groups Open to All
UUCP Open Drop-In Group – Thursday Night — no need to register!
Drop in to experience the connection, and to see what Small Groups are all about.
Facilitator: Linda Vance
Contact Linda at firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets September – May
Join residents of the Beatitudes campus and friends in the area for a time of thoughtful reflection and good humor.
When Beatitudes allows meetings, this small group will resume gatherings once or twice a month, in the conference room in the Beatitudes main building.
Facilitators: Ellie Anderla and Ellie Murphy. Contact: email@example.com
Engaging discussion in a comfortable setting with Friendship Village residents and those who live nearby.
When Friendship Village allows meetings, this small group will resume gatherings at 2625 E. Southern Avenue.
Facilitator: Libby Walker. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Share good food and lively discussion in the homes of group members.
Once our group can safely meet:
Second and fourth Sunday at 5:30 pm at homes located in Downtown and Mid Scottsdale.
Facilitators: Robin Storm, Joan Myer. Contact: email@example.com
Meets October – April
Sunday Evening Potluck Small Group
Lynn Raabe and Bunny Hodas
Second and fourth Sunday in members’ homes. Currently meeting via Zoom.
Facilitators: Lynn Raabe and Bunny Hodas. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets virtually. Join the quest to discover who we are as men, as sons, fathers, grandfathers, husbands, partners, friends and brothers, in sacred spaces created by men. Through listening to men’s stories, exercise, process and ritual, engage and explore the masculine and feminine energies resident in every man.
Every Wednesday evening, 7:00 – 8:00 pm on Zoom Facilitator: Jake Danforth Contact: email@example.com
Meets all year, every Wednesday evening at 7 pm
Parents of Teens Group – drop-in friendly
Join other parents of teens in a space designed for sharing thoughtful discussion and mutual support.
First Thursday, 6:45 pm. See our weekly e-newsletter, Compass, for information.
Facilitator: Tammy Wheeler-Rhodes
Meets October – May at UUCP
Senior Women’s Group – please register for wait list as space becomes available by contacting Peggy Paden at the email below.
Gather with women of wisdom and experience to share reflections on the monthly theme.
Second and fourth Tuesdays 12:00 noon.
Facilitators: Peggy Paden and Val Wylie. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets September – May; off-site social June – August
Women’s Ritual Group – drop-in friendly
Engage in mutual spiritual development through ritual.
Third Thursday of every month at 7 pm.
Contact: Joan Gail or Pat Reed at email@example.com to receive a link to our meeting if you are not currently active in the group.