Sacred Ground Dialogue Circles
Please consider signing up for a Sacred Ground Dialogue Circle that will begin in January. These will be bi-weekly conversations facilitated by fellow parishioners in a small-group, online format. My hope is that we will be able to have at least one virtual Dialogue Circle in the evening, and one during the day, though this is dependent on the number of participants. This curriculum is intense – both in content and in the time it asks of participants. There is a maximum of 90 minutes of film/video to watch prior to each session, and an average of 35 pages to read. The quality and content of the materials matches the gravity of the topic we are engaging.
“Sacred Ground is a film and readings-based dialogue series on race, grounded in faith. Small groups are invited to walk through chapters of America’s history of race and racism, while weaving in threads of family story, economic class, and political and regional identity. The 10-part series is built around a powerful online curriculum of documentary films and readings that focus on Indigenous, Black, Latino, and Asian/Pacific American histories as they intersect with European American histories.
Sacred Ground is part of Becoming Beloved Community, The Episcopal Church’s long-term commitment to racial healing, reconciliation, and justice in our personal lives, our ministries, and our society. This series is open to all, and especially designed to help white people talk with other white people. Participants are invited to peel away the layers that have contributed to the challenges and divides of the present day – all while grounded in our call to faith, hope and love.”
Please prayerfully consider participating. At your convenience, please fill out this form to register or receive more information.