Circles are practice-based, experiential learning forums that are carefully guided from within, have a specific focus, a set lifespan, and a desired outcome. Through these expressions of smaller community, we’re mobilized to join in what God's doing in the places we live, work, and play.

SPRING circles

Are convening right now! Reach out to the guides below to join.  

The Women's Circle
Guides: Caitlyn & Bekah
Contact/Register: calittrell@gmail.com or bekah.polzin13@gmail.com 

The Hospitality Circle
Guides: Brendan & Emily
Contact/Register: becheney@gmail.com

The Marriage Circle (Intensive) | June 1-2, 2018
Guides: Gary & Cynthia Johnson
Video Interview Here!

Contact/Register: garyajohnsonllc.com/workshop

The Reading Circle
Guides: Dave & Maya
Contact/Register: dave@opendooreastbay.com

The 9 Beats/Beatitudes Circle
Guides: Dave & Brian
Contact/Register: dave@opendooreastbay.com

 

Past Circles have convened around:

  • Be Gentle, Men
  • Situate & Set Out
  • Stepping Into Faithful Presence
  • The Contemplative Journey
  • The Enneagram & Formation
  • Grace & Growth
  • Discover: Giving Yourself Away for the Sake of the World
  • Navigating Frantic Family Life
  • Creating a Thriving Family Culture
  • Everyday Influence
  • Engaging the Refugee Crisis
  • Practicing the Scriptures
  • Families in Formation
  • The Immigrants' Journey
  • Gardening Together
  • Following Jesus in Workplace
  • Tune: Practices of Worship
  • Race in the East Bay
  • Embracing Rest: The Pathway to Generosity
  • On Being Mom
  • Free: Holistic Stewardship
  • Unleashing Creativity
  • Neighboring
  • Unpacking Privilege
  • Practicing Dad
  • Fearfully & Wonderfully Made
  • Ballots & Brews
  • Pace: Finding a Rhythm & Rule of Life

If you are interested in initiating a Circle of any kind, please contact Dave.