Your best bet is to stop by and experience Circle for yourself. Great question. No dress code, just be comfortable. Our pastor normally preaches in shorts and sandals in the summer. This building is in use almost 7 days a week. All the good names were taken! Just kidding Here are three ways that our name reflects our values: 1. Christians believe in the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
What are Healing Circles?
Circle of Peace provides a unifying platform for people of faith, and non-faith, who aspire to a more peaceful world. Circle of Peace brings together people across religious, ethnic, and cultural divides to strengthen the common bond of humanity. Press Release Circle of Peace, an organization committed to peace through education, forcefully condemns the excessive use of force by a white police officer in Minneapolis during the arrest of George Floyd, a year-old African American man, who died during the incident. We stand with those who demand the end to the deeply engrained….
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Circles of Peace is an approach to domestic violence that uses peacemaking circle techniques and restorative practices to bring individuals who have been abusive together with willing family members, support persons, a trained professional facilitator, and community volunteers. Healing Circles involve a similar approach as Circles of Peace but are used preventatively as abusive dynamics are escalating within a family. Healing Circles can also be used for a variety of issues besides domestic violence, including community conflict, child welfare issues, and prison-based healing and re-entry work. Each training is unique and specifically tailored to the needs of your agency and community. Trainings also address the crucial step of designing and implementing an evaluation component for your program to ensure safety and to measure outcomes. The results of this study provided evidence that a restorative justice treatment approach can be a viable and safe option for domestic violence offenders. Furthermore, the findings suggest that victim participation in restorative justice is not dangerous per se and falsify the claim that it is dangerous to use restorative justice for domestic violence. Several earlier studies also indicate that Circle-based programs can reduce domestic-violence recidivism, change family dynamics for the better, and involve the community in responding to domestic violence.
Submit a new link. If it is a good honest relationship with two well-meaning people, you need to put work into it. They might be disappointed, or overjoyed, or judgmental, or supportive. Thanks for adding your experiences. I only hate one thing in the planet, and that's the Mormon church. I still feel enriched by the contrasts, but in the important things, we have largely come together.