“The Epidemic of Loneliness”

Nearly half of all Americans say they are lonely, lacking relationships that make them feel known and understood. Younger people and millennials are not exempt. Why is loneliness so prevalent, what are the emotional and physical consequences, and what can be done about it?

Alice Dodd has been a member at Chalice since 2016. She is a worship associate, song leader, story teller, and choir member. She conducts Notes of Comfort, the “compassionate choir,” leads a memoir writing group, and chairs the music committee.