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Wonderful Wednesday Yule Ritual

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!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScxmXqRjzKSZvj-Dz3WzLmou48YrOmSLZND5VsLJlcv7fptvQ/viewform?usp=pp_url&entry.631548922

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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!

RSVP on the Facebook Group!

 

Under The Sea Flyer

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 whiteoakgrovecuups@gmail.com

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Practices in Public Ritual

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

Please RSVP on the Facebook Page

A Discussion on Labyrinths: Their History, Types, and Local Locations

Come and join the White Oak Grove CUUPs Discussion Group on September 4th, 2016 for a special class and discussion of Labyrinths! Guests will learn a labyrinth is and how it differs from a maze.  We’ll discuss a brief history of labyrinths ancient and modern, as well as how to draw one for yourself, and how use to labyrinths of all sizes in meditative practice.
There will be a free gift for the first 15 people!  We look forward to seeing you at this special class on Sunday September 4th, 2016 at 12:00PM in the Library.
Pre-registration is requested but not required and can be made at https://www.facebook.com/events/306269766394906/
or by emailing
Thanks to the members of White Oak Grove CUUPs for fulfilling all hospitality functions at that morning’s service. Please join us after the service for coffee and conversation in Deale Hall.

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RSVP on our Facebook Event Page!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1033384056704082/

or email whiteoakgrovecuups@gmail.com for more information

White Oak Grove In The Press

Cara Freyasdaughter discusses being Heathen in White Oak Grove

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

White Oak  Grove CUUPS is part of the The Unitarian Universalist Church in Rockford, Illinois. 

http://www.uurockford.org/

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