Yule/Winter Solstice Celebration

Thu, Dec 19, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
Main Hall


Join us in our Ritual to Celebrate the Winter Solstice on December 19th

In a circle we will honour the changing of the season through pagan ritual (casting a circle, calling directions), meditation, circle dance, lantern making, labyrinth walking and reflection–and feasting.

This gathering is Family-friendly

Kids welcome to join in. Also the play room will be open (but unsupervised). Parents responsible for own kids.

RSVP appreciated if you’d like to participate.

https://vancouver.breezechms.com/form/wintersolstice

The evening will include opportunities for

  • solstice meditation
  • circle dancing for solstice with Catherine drumming
  • create a solstice lantern – tissue paper and mason jars (in a side room)
  • walk the labyrinth with lanterns – what will you find in the centre? (Mary and Kinga)
  • writing to the Oak King and the Holly King – response will come back at Imbolc
  • visiting the altars set up in the 4 directions! Each of the four altars will include a taste as a feast for the eyes with some questions for you to reflect on
    • east – yellow – air (Fay)
    • south – red/orange – fire (Catherine)
    • west – blue – water (Mairy)
    • north – green and brown – earth (Laurie)

Dressing up in pagan, solstice, colourful, fun outfits is encouraged.

Please bring finger food and beverages to share after the ritual.

Doors open 6:30; the gathering will start promptly at 7:00 pm.with a welcome from coordinators: Mary Bennett and Marie Samson.

Our 6th source recognizes earth-centred spiritual traditions. These celebrations borrow from both neo-pagan and Unitarian traditions.

Questions? earthspiritucv@gmail.com

 


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