Small Groups

Making Our Big Community Smaller

Small groups connect you to other people on their faith journey with similar spiritual interests and needs. They help make our large cathedral feel a little smaller and unite our community across services.

Below are groups that are currently meeting, which include descriptions and group coordinators. Please contact the Rev. Amy Newell-Large, Curate for Parish Life, at if you wish to join a group listed below or if you would like to start a small group.

Book Group on Wednesday Mornings

This small group meets weekly to study books on topics relating to social justice, advocacy, theology, and welcome. We have an active and lively group that tackles tough and relevant topics from some of today’s most engaging authors.

Coordinator: Anna Wadsworth
When: Every Wednesday, 11 to 12:30 pm on Zoom

Book Group on Sunday Mornings

This group has met for many years and covers a wide range of books, including Death Comes for the Archbishop, Hidden Figures, and Between the World and Me. For the group’s 2023 reading list, click here.

Coordinator: Diane Neumann
When: Every second Sunday of the month at 11:30 am at Saint John’s

Centering Prayer

All are welcome for Centering Prayer on Mondays. Join at 5:20 pm for a brief check-in, then we begin at 5:30 with calming music, opening prayer, 20 minutes of silence, and closing prayer.

Coordinator: Dan Hurley
When: Every Monday at 5:20 pm on Zoom

Be still and know that I am God… 

– Psalm 46:10

Knitting Group

This group gathers to knit in community on the first and third Thursdays of the month. Our current ongoing project is making prayer shawls for the clergy to give to a parishioner in a time of grief or celebration. Those who want to work on personal knitting projects are welcome to join us as well. All skill levels are welcome. We have several skilled people who enjoy teaching others.

Coordinator: Gaile Koehler
When: Every 1st and 3rd Thursday from 12 to 2 pm at the cathedral

Parenting Groups

The Director of Christian Formation, Tina Clark, hosts two parent group offerings through Saint John’s Cathedral.

Faithful Families meets once a month on Wednesdays from 4:30 to 5:30 pm.

Parents of Very Young Children meets weekly on Tuesdays in the Library from 9:30 to 11 am.

More information on both groups is here.

Stargazers: A Widows Group

Stargazers is a support group for women who have lost their spouse or significant other through death. We meet monthly in a comfortable social setting to give widows an opportunity to share experiences, learn from one another and others, and build community as friends in faith.

Coordinator: Alexis Hertel and Susie Jorgenson
When: The second Sunday of each month at 9 am in Room 107.

20s & 30s Group

20s & 30s is a gathering of young people at Saint John’s Cathedral and beyond who meet for fellowship and formation a few times a month and is led by Canon Broderick Greer.

Coordinator: Canon Broderick Greer ()
More information is here.

Upcoming Small Group Meetings

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