Holidays and Traditions
Throughout th year, we celebrate the major holidays such as Christmas and Easter.
We also celebrate Samhain, Ostara and Yule and other Circle of the Year events. However, as Unitarian Universalists, we have our own unique set of celebrations and traditions that we observe including Flower Ceremony and Water Communion.
Upcoming Holidays and Traditions will be listed here, on the calendar & in the newsletter.
Circle of the Earth CUUPS Chapter Celebration of Mabon
Mabon, is the Autumn Equinox. The Autumn Equinox divides the day and night equally, and we all take a moment to pay our respects to the impending dark. We also give thanks to the waning sunlight, as we store our harvest of this year’s crops. The Druids call this celebration, Mea’n Fo’mhair, and honor the The Green Man, the God of the Forest, by offering libations to trees. Offerings of ciders, wines, herbs and fertilizer are appropriate at this time. Wiccans celebrate the aging Goddess as she passes from Mother to Crone, and her consort the God as he prepares for death and re-birth.
This years celebration of Mabon will be held on Saturday, September 22, 7PM, at the church. Weather permitting, the ritual will be held outdoors. You may wish to bring a chair or blanket to sit on, and a dish to share for the pot luck following the ritual.
ALL ARE WELCOME!