“Spiritual teachings of Earth-centered traditions which celebrate the sacred circle of life and instruct us to live in harmony with the rhythms of nature.”

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Monthly Gathering!

We now offer an open circle using earth-based ritual on the third Tuesday of every month from 7-8:30pm.

We’ll be outdoors if possible, and otherwise we’ll be in the Main Hall or Hitschmanova, the room in the basement with a direct outdoor access down the slope from the parking lot. We announce the theme for each month so you can attend as you please, no pressure to attend every session.

If you’re new, we’d appreciate an RSVP so as to plan in an appropriate sized space. However, if you feel like being spontaneous, just show up and we’ll welcome you! Questions or suggestions, please send an email to the organizing group.

 

Earth Spirit Group
July ritual dedicated to our important friends, the bees!

 

Turning the Wheel of the Year – Special Events

We hope to start offering public rituals for some of the sabbats. Here are some of the ways we celebrate…

Maypole dancing for Beltane

 

Magical Herb Divination

 

Circle Dancing

 

Walk the Labyrinth

 

Our events also usually involve creating a sacred space to honour the four elements/directions – Earth/North, Air/East, Fire/South and Water/West as well as the God and Goddess (masculine and feminine) and our spiritual centre.

West – Water
East – Air
South – Fire
North – Earth

 

We also offer:

  • A ten-session experiential program, Paganism 101 explores paganism in depth in a group setting. You can contact us to be added to the waitlist for the next opening, or order a copy of the curriculum. Suggested donation to the Unitarian church is $50.00.  Please contact Coral Heron at coachcoral@gmail.com or Sandra Scow at Sandra.scow@gmail.com for more information and/or to register.
  • A monthly daytime meditative and creative experience, the GLAD Gathering for Labyrinth, Art and Dance held on the third Thursday of each month from 11am – 1pm.
  • A monthly pagan ritual with circle dance on the last Tuesday of the month 7-9pm.

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Monthly Earth Spirit Newsletters

Unitarian Earth Spirit Council

The council that organizes Earth Spirit events includes:

Paganism 101: Coral Heron and Sandra Scow,  Louise Bunn and Huguette Sansonnet.

Earth Spirit Circle: Mairy Beam, Laurie Anderson, Wendy Bryan and Jodie Miller.and Mary Bennett

Circle Dance (GLAD, Sunday circle dance and Earth spirit/circle dance events). Mary Bennett and Mairy Beam

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Our buildings and grounds offer many opportunities to experience the awe and wonder of nature. From the sanctuary, you can see outside to the natural world. The garden path labyrinth and courtyard paved labyrinth offer a unique meditation experience. Community vegetable gardens sometimes offer free pickings.You are invited to snip flowers and herbs as you walk the labyrinth.

Join our email group After you attend one of our rituals, you’ll be invited to join our email group for those interested in or already practising pagan, wicca, or other earth-centred rituals and traditions.

Contact us by email.

Some interesting organizations and links

Here is information from the Unitarian Universalist Association about pagans and Unitarians.

Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans offer many resources.

British Unitarian Earth Spirit Network

Facebook group for Unitarian Earth Spirit

References

What is Earth Religion?

World Pantheism: A Religion of Nature, Earth, Gaia

Guide to Nature Spirituality Terms

Are You a Unitarian-Universalist (and/or a Pagan?)

Beliefnet Questionnaire about your beliefs and what religion is a best fit

Question #20 reads: “Revering (and/or worshipping) nature should be fundamental to my belief group.”

If you answer “agree” to this question, you might want to join us!