Tools for Clubs with Religious Orientation

Browse the list of resources below for clubs with a religious orientation, including sermons, prayers, and readings.

Resilience Circles arrive at St. Martin of Tours in San Jose, California

Posted May 3, 2012

On Monday evening, April 30, members of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in San Jose gathered for Session One of the Resilience Circle curriculum. The event marked the first Resilience Circle to convene in a Catholic church. Welcome aboard, St. Martin’s! May your leadership inspire others! The story of St. Martin’s begins with their Peace […]
April 17 – Boston Workshop: “Creating an Economy for Everyone”

Posted April 4, 2012

A Day of Conversation, Enrichment, and Inquiry Featuring an afternoon workshop with Rev. Tom Thresher, Ph.D. Tuesday, April 17, 10am – 4pm Lunch Provided RSVP to [email protected] Resilience Circle facilitators and other leaders are invited to this day of conversation, enrichment, and support sponsored by the Resilience Circle Network. 10 am – 12pm – The […]
Suquamish, WA

Posted February 23, 2012

Suquamish UCC is serving as a catalyst for establishment of Resilience Circles in our community. For more information, please contact us or visit our website: August 22 Update: The two Resilience Circles in our area (Suquamish and Bainbridge Island) have completed the seven-session curriculum! (Some of the words used to describe the experience: eye-opening, affirming, practical, […]
Community Values, Inner Work, and Resilience Circles

Posted December 21, 2011

"As individuals and as a community, we are to pursue justice and work toward creating a communal life that embodies our highest values."
Faith Advocates for Jobs, Interfaith Worker Justice

Posted October 14, 2011

The Resilience Circle Network is excited to partner with this new initiative of faith-based bodies working to serve the unemployed.
The World Designed by God, John Paul II

Posted September 1, 2011

“The World designed by God cannot be a world in which some hoard immoderate wealth in their hands, while others suffer from destitution and poverty, and die of hunger. Love must inspire justice and the struggle for justice.” – Pope John Paul II, via JustFaith Related items: On Waking, John O’Donohue The Sustainable World Sourcebook […]
A “Consumer Fast,” by Kitty Bownass

Posted August 10, 2011

How has it been to spend less money? My very first feeling was one of relief! I do not have to keep alert to ads for things to buy!
July 29 – “A Theology for Community Resilience” Conversation

Posted July 27, 2011

Contact Sarah Byrnes at 617.477.8630 x307 for information about joining this phone conversation. Related items: August 11 – Facilitator Support Call December 14 – San Francisco CSC Discussion July 12 – How Resilience Circles work with Transition Initiatives March 31 – Jamaica Plain, Boston Introductory Session April 20 – Facilitator Support Call
Time to Stop, by Wayne Muller

Posted July 25, 2011

Sabbath is not dependent upon our readiness to stop. We do not stop when we are finished. We do not stop when we complete our phone calls, finish our project, get through this stack of messages, or get out this report that is due tomorrow. We stop because it is time to stop. Sabbath requires […]
Building a Resilient Congregation

Posted July 17, 2011

"As we share recipes, the cost of childcare, plumbing expertise, and the work of making a vegetable garden on the church lawn, we are taking steps toward having ‘all things in common,’ a part of true discipleship.”