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Covenant Groups

A covenant group is a small relational group of adults who meet regularly to share spiritual and personal experiences in an open and honest forum. Covenant groups encourage people to talk, learn, work, and play together over time. Members may tell their life stories, offer support, and engage in work to serve the larger community. Covenant groups offer expanding opportunities for growth, caring, and connection within our congregation.

  • Covenant groups are small, staying around 6-10 members.
  • Members try to make every effort to meet regularly, usually twice a month.
  • Opening and closing words, check in, and simple ritual are part of every meeting, followed by conversation or other activities as decided upon by the group.
  • Right relationship is the focus: Speaking from personal experience, using supportive words, active listening, and refraining from advice-giving or “fixing” each other.

Covenant groups do NOT allow drop-ins.


Our Active Covenant Groups are:

Monday Women’s Group
Meetings are usually dedicated to discussion of topics chosen by the group- topics relating to life stages, spirituality, and many other areas of interest to our members. Our sources include books, articles, movies, personal experiences, and local, national, and global events. During our meetings we share our ideas, life experiences, and friendship; we support each other during difficult times and we celebrate our successes. We also have social evenings and have enjoyed such activities as potluck suppers, movie nights, and boat trips.

Members: Women

Day and Time: 4th Monday 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Co-Leaders: Nancy Somers (, Evie Robbins (


WELL (Women Encouraging Laughing and Learning)
We have a broad spectrum of discussion topics, which invite individuals in the group to respond to one another. On occasion we play games, such as the “Ungame,” as a conversation motivator. We have enjoyed dining out together as well as “dining in” at a member’s home.

Members: Women

Day and Time: 2nd & 4th Mondays 7:30 – 9:00 PM
Co-Leaders: Elizabeth McPherson (, Jodi Delaney (


Men’s Group
This group has, as its core desire, for men to share and experience one another’s journey through the various stages of life. While not a support group, the group is serious about personal growth and about listening to and supporting each other on this journey. The group also occasionally investigates and discusses the Men’s Movement and male psychology through authors such as Robert Bly and Robert Johnson.

Members: Men

Day and Time: 2nd & 4th Wednesdays 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Leader: Peter Lamb (


Women in Transition
We meet to support each other with change and its adjustments, and to build affiliations with UUCA members as well as with the community.

Members: Women

Day and Time: 2nd & 4th Wednesdays 7:30 – 9:30 PM
Leader: Debbie Haavik (