This special earth-centered service will be held at Crimson Dawn Park on Casper Mountain. Meet at UU Casper at 4:00 pm to carpool to Crimson Dawn, or meet at Crimson Dawn at 4:30 pm if driving directly. We’ll enjoy a Museum tour and potluck picnic dinner followed by a guided walking tour of Crimson Dawn shrines, concluding with harvest themed invocation on the butte. Athne Machdane will be our service leader. Remember to bring water – the walking tour will be about one mile long. No glass containers, alcohol or smoking, pets must be leashed. Great for all ages!
During this service we celebrated our welcoming congregation and participation in the 2018 Casper Pride festival. We invoked the seven rays of our being as we raised spiritual energy and affirmed the inherent worth and dignity of all people. We prepared a new parade banner honoring our many faith traditions and offering statements of love, compassion and affirmation which was then carried in the pride parade later in the day. Click on the service title for links to the order of service and slides/handouts.
This Celtic May Day festival welcomes summer and celebrates love and passion’s fire. The festival will include a Beltane ceremonial, a May Pole, music, dancing, fellowship and merry making with a welcoming and diverse community. Join in! For more information, email email@example.com, or call Laura at 307-259-4469.
We work the magick of springtime on behalf of our beloved community. Empowered by love and compassion, we open our hearts, minds and spirits to rebirth, renewal and regeneration. Rev. Leslie Kee and Athne Machdane, service leaders.
As part of our UU Casper Care N Share Program, everyone is encouraged to bring cereal or household items through March to donate to Seton House. For household items suggestions, see the list on the Care N Share table in the sanctuary.
A special earth-centered service, Ostara – the Awakening of Spring, will be held Saturday, March 17th at 2:00 pm. Ostara is a celebration of the awakening of springtime in our minds, bodies and spirits as well as the turning of the seasons in the physical world. The service will feature a brief discussion of the vernal equinox, associated festivals and the origins of common modern Easter traditions, followed by eclectic Pagan ceremonial invoking the Elements and springtime Goddess forms from around the world. We’ll also enjoy participatory devotional activities, music and dancing, and light refreshments. Wear your favorite bright springtime colors! Service leader Athne Machdane.
Embark upon a journey with Brighid – Fire Goddess of healing, poetry, smithcraft – to stoke the eternal flame of love, inspiration and passion within and empower our work as co-creators. Doors open at 1:00 pm, Ceremony from 2:00-3:00 pm. Click on the service title for a link to an Imbolc Guided Visualization: Brighid’s Workshop.
This service is a traditional pagan Yuletide service, including a guided meditation, music and dance, and will be led by Athne Machdane. Click on the link below for a self guided meditation – Descent Through the Seven Gates. SELF GUIDED MEDITATION – DESCENT THROUGH THE SEVEN GATES
Let’s join together as Athne Machdane explains non-binary gender identity, and the empowering archetype model of Goddesses, feminine spirits and mythic figures. We will learn about historical and contemporary transgender/pangender/non-binary people, inclding the Hijra in India and Pakistan, the Galli from the Roman Empire, and the Seiðmaðr from the Viking era.
An introduction to the monthly worship theme, “prophetic words and deeds”, featuring a Beltane and May Day ceremonial, Rev. Leslie Kee and Athne Machdane, service leaders.
Saturday, March 18th, 2:00 p.m.: All are invited to celebrate the coming of spring at the UU Casper Ostara festival. Learn about the origins of eggs, rabbits and other familiar Easter time symbols! Experience the loving and gentle presence of Eostre, the Lady of springtime and the namesake of the modern holiday. The festival will … Continued