MDI Episcopal Sacred Ground Winter/Spring 2021

MDI Episcopal Sacred Ground Participant Details

Winter/Spring 2021

Registration is required.   Please contact Jayne or Gail.

Circle Gatherings

    • For the MDI Episcopal Community
    • Co-facilitated by Gail Leiser and Jayne Ashworth
    • 10 circle discussion gatherings via Zoom
    • About every two weeks on the 2nd Tuesday of the month AND the 4th Tuesday of the month
    • Begins on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.
    • Ends on June 8, 2021.
    • Circle will gather via Zoom about 5:55 p.m.
    • Discussion for the week’s topic will begin promptly at 6:05 p.m.
    • Discussion typically takes about 1.5 hours, but participants should reserve two hours per session (until 8 p.m.) in case a discussion runs long.


    • Do readings and watch videos from Internet on-their-own in preparation for each circle discussion gathering.
    • Materials typically take as much as 90 minutes for video/film watching and about 35 minutes for reading per session.
    • The preparation time is in addition to participation in the discussion circle via Zoom.
    • Materials are all available on the Internet.
    • Links to the materials for a specific week will be shared with participants about 9 days before each gathering.
    • Some of the readings are from two books.
    • Each person in the circle is encouraged to have a copy of each of these books:
      * Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving
      * Jesus and the Disinherited by Dr. Howard Thurman.
    • If you want to participate and cannot afford a book, please contact the Rev. Stephen Muncie to request a copy of the books.

Please see the information included in the announcement of Sacred Ground from your parish for details on how to contact Jayne, Gail, or Steve.

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