CARE Groups

Kittamaqundi Community is an independent, ecumenical Christian community that welcomes everyone - whoever you are and however you got here. People of all races, ethnicities, political views, sexual orientations, religious and educational backgrounds, and physical abilities are valued members of our community.


All Creatures Great and Small, Sandy Gillen, Caller. This group meets for lunch and then visitation of a local nursing home, taking trained dogs to visit with residents. All CARE Group members are invited to Monday evening Confrontation Handling Class where they get to know dogs and gain comfort handling them.


Between and Rock and a Heart Place, Margie Morales & Mary Jane Sasser, Callers. This group, composed of working women, practices the discipline of bearing witness to one another’s lives as we share about our personal and spiritual lives. (Meets 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm in members’ homes or public spaces.)


Caritas, Rebecca Dietz and Pastor Claire Matheny, Callers, This CARE GROUP is for those who feel called to strengthen their inward journeys through monthly connection with others at KC and strengthen their outward journeys through fostering engagement and growth among the different generations of our church, most particularly children and youth. (Meeting 1x per month)


The Disciplined Life, Florence Miller, Caller; Sharon Setzer and Theresa Gale, Organizers. The focus is on deepening our understanding of and spiritual and practical support for living the 5 Disciplines of KC life we embrace – prayer, worship, service, giving, continuing spiritual study.  This CARE group will foster, support, and celebrate those who wish to embrace these practices. (Meets 1st and 3rd Sundays, 8:15 am to 9:45 am, at KC.)


Genesis, Sandy Queen and Anne Yenchko, Callers. If you are new to KC or are a new member and need to be part of a CARE group, this group will help introduce you to the mission, the work, and the foci of CARE groups. Our purpose is to help you find a good “fit” in a CARE group. (Meets 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at KC at 7pm.)


Hearts & Hands, Ken and Harriett Katzen, Callers. The purpose of this group is to provide spiritual support to those who are engaged in, or considering, an active mission in the wider community. (Meets on the third Friday evening of the month at 7:00 pm for a potluck dinner in the Callers’ home.)


Many Paths—One God, Ann Ivester, Caller (Evening Group); Don Benson, Caller (Daytime Group) The purpose of this group is, through shared leadership, to acknowledge and affirm the many different paths to God by sharing our own historical paths, our current paths, and the writings of different faith traditions, while still maintaining our Christian focus. (EVENING section meets 1st and 3rd Wednesday at KC from 6:30 to 8:15 pm. DAYTIME section, led by Don Benson, meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays from 10:00 am to 11:30 am. Both groups meet at KC.)


Ministry Support, Jack Dunlavey, Caller. The purpose of this group is to support individuals in their chosen ministries through group prayer, scripture study, and pursuit of their call. (Meets 1st and 3rd Wednesday evenings at members’ homes.)


Simple Abundance, Tim Gillen, Caller. The purpose of this group is to focus on living simply and abundantly and with gratefulness.  We support each other with following the disciplines and living with our call. (Meets 3 Mondays per month, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at members’ homes)


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