Connection Circles

Each year we offer members the opportunity to join a Connection Circle – a small group of six to ten people who meet twice a month from October to May. These small groups provide an opportunity for individuals to make deep and meaningful connections which sustain them and our community as a whole. Groups engage people in reflection on the monthly themes and are guided by a facilitator and organized around sharing and deep listening.

Interested in joining a Connection Circle? For more information contact Carol Schwyzer at (805) 687-0890,, or Becky Blake at (805) 965-6313, Information and signups will also be available Sundays from August 12 to September 9 in the Parish Courtyard between services.

“For many of us, this shared practice at being together on a deeper level, knowing and being known, and developing trust, has been a true joy and a source of strength. In Connection Circles we enter a space apart from business as usual, learn a new way to be together, and find out who we are.” – Carol S.

Circles 2018-2019

1. 2nd and 4th Sundays 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Starts September 23 Vista Del Monte
2. 1st and 3rd Mondays 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Starts October 8 La Paz Lounge, USSB
3. 2nd and 4th Tuesdays 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Starts September 24 Goleta
4. 1st and 3rd Wednesdays 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Starts September 19 Santa Barbara
5. 1st and 3rd Thursdays 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Starts September 20 Blake Lounge, USSB
6. 2nd and 4th Thursdays 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Starts September 27 More Mesa
7. 2nd and 4th Thursdays 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Starts September 27 San Roque


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