Upcoming Events December 2019/January 2020

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Note:  Every Sunday except the one after a High Rite, We have a pot luck brunch, and a  short blessing rite that we call Walk with the Old Ones (WWtOO).  Doors open at 10 am and the rite is at 11:30 am.  The afternoons vary, we could have high rite planning, workshops, discussions, gardening, or other type of activities. Subscribe to our Events Calendar here!

Please follow our page on FB for the latest info on any winter weather-related closings or cancellations. Hail the Cailleach!

Dec 8 (Sun):  Regular morning activities.  After WWtOO, we will be moving our Aphrodite statue out of the Sanctuary and into the basement for some winter beautification. Also finalizing our Yule ritual planning, if needed.

Dec 15 (Sun): Regular morning activities.  After WWtOO, we will have a walk-through of the Yule ritual for all ritual team participants.

Dec 19 (Thurs):  Earth Healing rite, informal,  Doors open at 7pm. All are welcome.

Dec 21 (Sat): Yule High Rite. Doors open at 3pm, pre-ritual brief is at 5pm, ritual starts promptly at 6pm. There will be an overnight vigil. See our Yule page for all the details.

Dec 22 (Sun): NO WWtOO! There will be a sunrise rite for those folks who have stayed for the vigil, and then we will all go home and crash out.

Dec 29 (Sun): Regular morning activities. After WWtOO, discussion of the Yule Omen.

Dec 30 (Mon): Online Witan meeting, 7pm in Google hangouts, all members welcome!

Jan 5 (Sun): Regular morning activities. After WWtOO, a discussion on liturgy lead by founder Will Pierson.

Jan 12 (Sun): Regular morning activities. After WWtOO, our annual budget and ritual planning business meeting (starting around 1pm). We will set the dates for our 2020 High Rites (Ostara-Imbolc 2021) and choose chief liturgists for each date. All members are welcome, especially if you’d like to run a ritual in 2020.

Oct-Nov 2019 Events

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Note:  Every Sunday except the one after a High Rite, We have a pot luck brunch, and a a short blessing rite that we call Walk with the Old Ones.  The doors open at 10 am and the rite is at 11:30 am.  The afternoons vary, we could have high rite planning, workshops, discussions, gardening, or other type of activities.

Oct 6:  Regular morning activities.  Afternoon, discussion on the omen from the most recent high rite.
Oct 13: Regular morning activities.  Afternoon, Reiki II class with Caryn MacLuan.
Oct 17:  Earth Healing rite, informal,  Doors open at 7pm.
Oct 20:  Regular morning activities.  Afternoon, Discussion TBA
Oct 26: Biddisson Cemetery Cleanup with the local neighborhood association.  We’ll be out there from 9-12 am. Folks should bring work gloves, garden tools (including any gas powered tools).
Address:  3821 Forrester Ave, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Oct 27:  Regular morning activities.  Afternoon, Final high rite planning and walk-through.

Nov 02:  Samhain High RIte.  Times TBA.
Nov 03:  No Events after a high rite.
Nov 10:  Regular morning activities.  Afternoon, discussion on the omen from the most recent high rite.

Upcoming Events at CedarLight

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September

9/1 Sunday:  Regular morning events, doors open at 10 AM.  Afternoon, Grove work to move the wood pile and clean up the area in preparation for building a firewood shelter.
9/8 Sunday:  Regular morning events, doors open at 10 AM.
Afternoon: Creating native bee habitat in your backyard.
9/14 Saturday:  Possible road trip to the Frederick Pagan Pride Day event. 
9/15 Sunday:  Regular morning events, doors open at 10 AM.
Morning and Afternoon: Operation build a firewood shelter.  Ya’ll Come!
9/19 Thursday:  7PM  Healing Rite for the Earth
9/22 Sunday:   Regular morning events, doors open at 10 AM.  Afternoon, Final prep and cleanup for Harvest Home
9/26 Thursday:  7PM  Journey to meet the deities of Harvest Home
9/28: Harvest Home HR and CLG Thanksgiving celebration. Doors open at 3 PM. See link on left sidebar.
9/29: Sunday:   No Events, we will be tired.

October
10/6 Sunday:  Regular morning events, doors open at 10 AM.  Afternoon, discuss the Harvest Home omen and preliminary discussion on Samhain.  

Harvest Home Rite

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This year’s Harvest Home Rite ritual will be September 22rd, 2018 at CedarLight Center.
3:00 PM: Doors open to the public
5:00 PM: Pre-ritual briefing
6:00 PM:  Harvest Home ritual

CedarLight is collecting Letters to the Grandchildren, a collection of letters into the future that we plan to compile and publish.  One of our big offerings this rite will be print copies of this rite’s letters which is Community and how it builds Spirituality.
Please bring a letter to add and send an electronic copy to:
caryn@cedarlightgrove.org

Please arrive no later than 4pm so that you will have plenty of time to fill out  SHOUT OUT cards for your fellow members to show your appreciation of the work they have done this past year.
All High Rites are open to the public, so feel free to bring a friend 🙂