The Circle Way for Communities of Faith

by Ivy Thomas. 2016.

The Circle Way provides a process to foster open conversations and communal decision-making.


modern process of communal decision-making, strategies for discernment, practices for healthy conversations

Best For

Christian or Jewish clergy, lay leaders


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Foster open conversation in a variety of settings by using the acronym HOLY as detailed in the book.
  • Establish a healthy environment for discernment by following this process in board meetings, retreats and other settings.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming was a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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