The Enneagram is a personality assessment tool that helps us learn more about ourselves so that we might learn more about how we are in a relationship with God and with the people most important to us. We invite you to participate in the journey! Beginner classes are offered regularly, and we offer continuing opportunities for learning to a growing community of graduates.
The Enneagram Journey
Next Class: Wednesday Afternoons, February 10 - May 5
1-2:30 p.m. via Zoom
Led by Mary Lessmann and Chick Deegan
$30 for class workbook (scholarships available)
Registration open now! Email Mary Lessmann
If you have not yet taken our Enneagram Journey class and all of this sounds intriguing – or is creating FOMO – you are invited to take this introductory class on the Enneagram! Chick Deegan and The Rev. Mary Lessmann facilitate this class which utilizes the DVD curriculum of Suzanne Stabile, an internationally recognized Enneagram master and a very entertaining presenter. Our spring class is offered Wednesday afternoons at 1 p.m. beginning February 10 and continuing weekly through May 5. If you have questions or you’d like to register, please email Mary at the address listed above.
Once You Have Taken The Enneagram Journey
Saint Michael and All Angels began offering The Enneagram Journey, a 12-week DVD based curriculum, during the fall of 2016. Since that time, over 250 folks have taken the class. With that many Enneagram graduates among our parishioners, we’ve long wanted to offer some deeper classes to encourage continuing work. The sequestering that has been part of our safety response to the pandemic has provided a silver lining in the form of the opportunity to write these classes!
In the fall of 2020, SMAA introduced Enneagram Intensives. Enneagram Intensives are short classes on specific topics that will assist and encourage you in ongoing Enneagram work. Topics currently being developed are: Enneagram and Spiritual Practices, Triads and Spiritual Growth, Enneagram and Parenting, and Enneagram and Relationships. These short-term classes will be offered with some regularity, so you can choose the days and times that best fit your schedule. Class size will be limited to provide a more individualized experience and to facilitate deeper group discussions. Classes will be led by Rev. Mary Lessmann. Initially, we’re planning for virtual classes, but might be able to pivot to physical classes if our current situation changes. Registration is required.
ENNEAGRAM & PARENTING
February 24 - March 24
7-8 p.m. Online Via Zoom
Children raised in the same home with the same parents can have very different personalities. This is because, regardless of environment, we are each born with a disposition toward our personalities. And parents have their own personalities that impact how they parent. Enneagram & Parenting looks at each of nine numbers and their tendencies and priorities that show up in parenting. It also helps parents understand how their number may have compatibility or conflict with children who are different numbers. The goal of the class is for us to understand ourselves and become better parents to our children regardless of their number. Completion of The Enneagram Journey class is required in order to participate in any Enneagram Intensive offering. For questions and registration, please contact Mary Lessmann at [email protected].
TRIADS & SPIRITUAL GROWTH
3-4 p.m. Online via Zoom
To grow spiritually we must be willing to look at ourselves honestly and truly know ourselves. Enneagram work helps us to recognize and name our ways of operating in the world, in ways that are both attractive and unattractive. Many of our habitual ways of engaging life are explainable by our Enneagram Triad – Gut, Heart or Head. In this class we’ll use our Triads as the starting point for engaging our spiritual work. Completion of The Enneagram Journey class is required in order to participate in any Enneagram Intensive offering. For questions and to enroll please contact Rev. Mary at [email protected].
Enneagram Encore... The Continuing Journey
Dates and Times vary, via Zoom
Next classes Monday, March 1 at 6:30 p.m. and Tuesday, March 2 at 1 p.m.
Led by Mary Ann Webster
The 250+ graduates of the 12-week course on the Enneagram will now have the opportunity to come together to share their experiences of living into their unique way of being in the world with one another. These gatherings which will be offered monthly both in the daytime and evenings beginning in August and continue through December. We will build on the knowledge gained discussing in greater depth what it means to be in the heart, head, or gut triad to how we are progressing in dealing with the numbers we go to for security or in stress and so many other facets of using enneagram knowledge to grow more into the person God created us to be. Let’s come back together to continue the journey!