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Women's Circle

Women's Circle - Walking our spiritual Journey together


All UUSG women members and friends - join us as we continue to build a sharing, supportive community of UUSG women!

The Women’s Circle Planning Team has organized what promises to be a great series of programs for this church year and we hope to see you all back with us.  Please see program dates and topics below and get them on your calendar now so you don’t miss us! 

All programs continue to be offered the 4th Saturday of the month from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at UUSG unless otherwise noted.

Please see Anisha Ismail Patel’s Huffington Post article for a good read that articulates the value of the community we are building!


September 23, 2017     Taize Revisited: The Power of Meditative Chant - Facilitated by Cynthia Spiegel.

October 28, 2017          The Spirituality of Islam in Today’s World - Facilitated by Rhonda Robinson and Guest.

November 18, 2017      What Does Being Spiritual or Having a Spiritual Practice Really Mean? Practical Ways to Incorporate the Sacred                                               Into Busy Days - Facilitated by Trish Beckjord
                                        (NOTE: This is the 3rd Saturday due to Thanksgiving!)

February 24, 2018        Exploring Connections Between Creativity and Spirituality - Facilitated by Deb Brod              

March 24, 2018             Celebrate Spring Pagan Style - Facilitated by Kim McDuffee-Dotson   

April 28, 2018               Walking the Labyrinth - Facilitated byJulia Friesen
                                         (Includes a field trip to the Unitarian Universalist Church of Elgin)

Women’s Circle September 23rd!  Taize Revisited -The Power of Meditative Chant

The experience of singing a repetitive chant together as a group can be a powerful experience, even if you just sit and listen.  Cynthia Spiegel is back with us to guide us in a variety of short meditative pieces from different cultures.  They aren't hard to learn nor are they hard to sing.  The beauty is in doing it together.  You won't want to miss this. We all loved it when we first sang with Cynthia and she is back by popular demand. No singing experience is required! Register Here


As best you can, please let us know by the day before the Circle event for our planning purposes, but don’t not come because you haven’t let us know (heavens!)!

The goal of the UUSG Women’s Circle is to extend learning and communication from the Women’s Retreat, and enhance the opportunities for women within the church to come together around our individual spiritual growth.

Guided by our UU Seven Principles, we come together in a variety of ways that help us explore our spiritual direction using programs and venues that are thoughtful and energizing. 

This program is open to all UUSG women 18 years old and above, and we would love to expand our community to the younger women of the church. Intergenerational connections are rich and critically important in today’s world!  Having us all together will deepen our individual and shared experience! 

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We invite anyone who is interested to join the Women’s Circle planning team. If you have thoughts or questions or would like to help, please talk to Trish Beckjord, Julia Friesen, Kim McDuffee-Dotson, Rhonda Robinson, or Deb Brod or email us at