Celebrate the Winter Solstice this year by joining us in this online ritual to bring forth gifts of charity, compassion, and understanding led by Kristen Kirk. If you would like to join in our ritual at home and work the magic with us, set your altar according to your tradition and gather the following tools.
- 1 Central Ritual Candle (we used yellow beeswax)
- Oil infused with herbs for Winter Solstice (we used cedar and juniper)
- Ground Cinnamon
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!
Thanks so much to everyone who showed up at the 2015 White Oak Grove CUUPs Potluck & Party! It was wonderful to see so many people turn out and enjoy a wonderful afternoon of great company. The food was fabulous, and you all really knocked it out of the park on the mystery gift exchange.
Are you ready for some ritual? Join us again on Sunday December 20th, 2015 for a joint celebration with the Sinnissippi Tuath (an ADF Protogrove). Gather at 6PM in Rockford UU for food and fellowship, with a Heathen style Yule ritual lead by Cara Freyasdaughter.
Head on over to the Facebook events page and RSVP!
Hope to see you there!
Are you coming to the White Oak Grove CUUPS Yule Potluck and Party on December 6th? Do you still not know what you’ll be bringing for the mystery gift exchange? Here are 30 great gifts for pagans to spark your imagination! Remember – the CUUPs gift exchange suggests a $10 value for each gift, and to get a gift you must also bring a gift.
- Smudge sticks
- Herbal blends
- Blessed oils
- Candle snuffer
- Incense burner
- Divination aids
- Bells / chimes
- Decorative boxes
- Small statuary
- Sacred music
- Charm kits
- Witches ladders
- Dream catchers
- Libation vessels
- Offering plates
- Prayer beads
- Ritual cords
- Tea and Cakes
- Fairy Cakes
- Goddess dolls