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Earth Centered Spirituality Circle (ECSC)

Merry Meet! 

The Earth Centered Spirituality Circle welcomes you to nurture your spiritual growth and explore your relationship with the rhythms of the natural world within a circle of like-minded folks. Here, you will find people who celebrate many different pagan paths coming together in eclectic worship, deep conversation, and joyful revelry. Whether you have been practicing for years, or are newly curious - all are welcome! 

Pagan Conversations 
Second and Fourth Sundays 1PM - 2:30 PM
Room 320 Welcome Center, Hillcrest Campus

Pagan Conversations provides a twice-monthly opportunity to meet and chat with the community of UU pagans at First UU. Explore more deeply First UU's monthly worship themes as well as other current or relevant topics. Join in community as we share our spiritual practices, observations and pathways. Childcare available. All are welcome.

Holiday Rituals 

The ECSC marks the wheel of the year by holding rituals on eight Sabbats that celebrate solstices, equinoxes, and cross-quarter days. Most of our rituals are preceded by a children's circle, and concluded with a potluck feast. 

  • Imbolc (first planting) - February 2, 2019
  • Ostara (spring equinox) - March 23, 2019
  • Beltane (May day) - May 4, 2019
  • Litha (summer solstice) - June 22, 2019
  • Lammas (first harvest) - August 2, 2019
  • Mabon (autumn equinox) - September 21, 2019
  • Samhain (final harvest) - November 2, 2019
  • Yule (winter solstice) - December 21, 2019

With the exception of Yule, there is no set cost to attend ritual - but donations are gratefully received. 

Yule 2019

The Earth Centered Spirituality Circle is delighted to present this year's Yule Ritual, a celebration of winter solstice. Yule is a magickal time when we come together to honor the dark half of the year and to celebrate the promise of light.

Using song, dance, firelight, drumming, spoken word, and community ritual, our church community will honor this ancient pagan holiday and carry on a long-standing tradition at First UU.

Come join us in community to honor all that winter holds and to dance in the return of the sun! This is a celebration for all ages, and festive ritual garb is welcomed!

All in attendance must have a ticket, as we often reach capacity for this event.

Saturday, December 21st 

Magick begins on the patio at 5:30 PM

Ritual begins at 6:30 PM 

Tickets - $15. Child/Student - $10

Learn More

Please visit our table on the patio at the Hillcrest Camous for more information, and watch the church newsletter, The Window, for announcements!

You are also welcomed to join the ECSC facebook group for information and discussion. 

Blessed Be!  

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The Leadership Circle of the Earth Centered Spirituality Circle

Our Mission

The mission of the Earth Centered Spirituality Circle is in direct alignment with First Unitarian Universalist Church's goals of "Creating community, nurturing spiritual growth, and acting on our values to help heal the world." The ECSC provides a safe place for individuals and families of all structures to explore Pagan and Earth-Centered spiritual paths. We honor in ritual the Eight Sabbats of the Wheel of the Year, lead periodic Religious Education Classes, and participate in outreach to the wider community to those seeking a spiritual home in which their beliefs are honored and affirmed.

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