Please join us September 12th for our first in person meet up this year. Masks are required no matter if you are vaxxed or not. Please join us! 12:30 to 3pm, Rockford UU Church in Deale Hall.
A flame within a chalice, first deigned by Hans Deutsch in 1941, is a primary symbol of the Unitarian Universalist faith tradition. Many of our congregations kindle a flaming chalice in gatherings and worships and feature the chalice symbol prominently. What does this have to do with the greek Goddess of Home and Hearth? Continue reading “Hestia Symbolism in the Unitarian Universalist Association”
White Oak Grove CUUPs will once again be presenting a Yule ritual as part of the Rockford Unitarian Universalist Church Wonderful Wednesday programing. After a community dinner, we will introduce guests to many celebrations of the winter season before inviting them to join us for a candlelit Yule Ritual in the sanctuary, and desserts afterwards.
This event will be held Wednesday, December 20th, 2018 Dinner begin at 5:30pm, and costs $5 per adult, children under 12 are free. Activities will begin at 6:00pm.
This is a family event, so no childcare will be provided.
Please use the following link to RSVP!
We will be hosting Hospitality for the Church Service on Sunday, October 1st 2017. Please arrive at 9am to help staff the required positions, you do not need to attend service in the sanctuary to be useful. Greeters, runners, and help with refreshments in the Hall is always needed. 9:15am – 11:30am
Our regular meeting will begin at Noon, and details are still being stirred up for a class by April on Kitchen Witchery!
Calling all mermaids, pirates, and folks who dream of their toes in the sand, the ocean is calling to us to spend A Night By The Sea. It’s the 3rd Annual Frolick Fantastical and we hope you come join White Oak Grove CUUPs at this fun for all ages, Halloween event.
Saturday October 28th, 2017
6:00 – 8:00 PM Music, Games, Fortune Teller, and Light Refreshments
8:00 PM Light Refreshments, Music, Contests, and Fortune Teller
9:00 PM – 10:00 PM Grown-up Card Games
Our event is open this year with just a $10 suggested donation. Tickets will be sold for a fundraising raffle to help support future White Oak Grove CUUPs activities.
Please RSVP by October 20th to firstname.lastname@example.org
Join our month discussion group as we explore Practices in Public Ritual. Cara Freyasdaughter will lead us in sharing etiquette and experiences that make ritual a good experience, what can ruin the experience, and general ideas of what to expect. We will discuss some best ritual practices for both ritual hosts and ritual attendees.
November 6th, 2016
from Noon until 3pm
Recently the Rockford Register Star featured an article about White Oak Grove CUUPS and its members. Click here to read the story – Rockford-area pagans seek community, spiritual connection