6th Annual Community Solstice Party!
Saturday, December 14, 2019
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh
3313 Wade Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27607
The Fellowship Hall - Please follow the driveway to the back of the church as we will be in Fellowship Hall. Walk through to the courtyard and you will see the lights.
7pm potluck, gift exchange, children’s activities, meditation room
815 bardic circle
9pm drum circle
10pm clean up (volunteers welcome! ;-) )
PARKING – Please follow the driveway to the back of the church as we will be in Fellowship Hall. Walk through to the courtyard and you will see the lights.
RITUAL – Multi-tradition ritual facilitated by Su Leone! ♥
FOOD – Bring your quick, easy, and tasty holiday favorites. Sweet and savory welcome, we will provide the drinks. (No alcohol, please.) If possible, please provide a list of ingredients or label of possible allergens. NO Styrofoam (this is a rule from the church. Thanks!)
BARDIC CIRCLE – You are invited to share with the community your gift of a song, poem, music, story, etc. All skill levels are welcome and encouraged!
DRUMS – Bring your noisemakers as we celebrate the return of the sun with our revelries. You are invited to bring extra drums and noisemakers for the group if you have extras to share. =)
SHOW YOURSELF OFF – bring your business cards, brochures, fliers, etc. If you are part of a local group or organization, a local Pagan business person, artisan, or just a general awesome person, we’d love to learn more! Please bring any fliers or other goodies to leave on our information table so people can learn more about you/your group/your business!
MEDITATION ROOM – open throughout the event, come and go as you please. A quiet space set aside for meditation and contemplation. Take a moment to enjoy the magic of the season!
ALTAR – Together we will all build a beautiful, community altar to create holy space throughout the evening. You are invited to bring your favorite seasonal items and altar decorations. Offerings will be provided, though you are welcome to bring your own as well.
GIFT EXCHANGE – If you are interested in participating in a gift exchange, please bring one or two wrapped, gently used Pagan items to pass onto someone else in the community. NO GAG GIFTS. NO NEW GIFTS.
CRAFT TABLE – TBD
DIVINATION - many thanks to our guest readers who are volunteering their services during this event! More info TBD.
Please share this event far and wide – repost on FB, add to your forums, yahoo groups, share with your friends and family. ALL are welcome! There will be no child-specific activities, but children and families are welcome. You do not need to be a Pagan to attend this event – just be a friendly person who would like to gather in the spirit of community.
Bull Moon Hearth
Fellowship of the Oak (Raleigh CUUPS group)
Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans
Pagan Parents of the Triangle
Triangle Area Pagan Alliance
Whispers of the Forest