The ancient Greeks believed that meteorites were special objects worthy of veneration. Many Greek temples enshrined rocks that had reportedly fallen from the heavens. The Perseid Meteor Shower radiates from the constellation Perseus, and is named for the sons of this ancient Greek Hero. Continue reading “5 Sacred Ideas for Harnessing the Power of Perseid Meteor Shower”
Our Calendar of Events page has been updated with the upcoming events of 2019! The board is excited to be bringing in several guest speakers to lead monthly discussion groups, and for the first time ever we will be offering several new rituals this year! Check out our Calendar of Events page and be sure to save the dates!
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!
Join White Oak Grove CUUPs on February 5th, 2017 for a discussion of Aphrodite: Goddess of Love. 12PM in the Rockford Unitarian Universalist library. All are welcome, youth under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Join White Oak Grove CUUPs on January 8th, 2017 for a discussion of Swords and Wands. 12PM in the Rockford Unitarian Universalist library. All are welcome, youth under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
White Oak Grove CUUPs is happy to announce that dates have been confirmed with the church for our 2017 Hellenic Special Interest Group. We will meet on the third Friday of each month in the church’s library from 6:30 – 9pm, with the lesson starting at 7pm.
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
The 2016 continuing theme for White Oak Grove CUUPs (Covenant of Universal Unitarian Pagans) is “Traditions That Connect Us.” Month by month we explore different pagan traditions, how they can relate to each other, and the modern cultural aspects derived from them. Join us next Sunday (1/3/16) to explore January Traditions, 1PM at Rockford Unitarian Universalist Church.
These are some of the things that happen in January.
– Janus – Capricorn – Birch – 12th Night – Garnet –
La Befana – Wolf Moon – Cold Moon – New Year – Burns Night