Today marks the end of our bi-yearly election of Witan officers in CedarLight Grove, ADF. Rev. Crystal Groves and Courtney S volunteered to count ballots, and our results are now in.
Our new elected officers were voted in unanimously as:
Senior Druid: Caryn MacLuan
Scribe: Karen Carothers
Pursewarden: Susan Walter
We have also unanimously approved our new set of bylaws, which we’ll work on updating on the website and implementing over the next couple days.
Look for the installation of officers at this years Yule rite this Saturday!
NOTE: Elections are happening, please vote!
Dec 3: Regular Sunday events, an Order of the Dead devotional, Yule lore.
Dec 9: Cemetery Cleanup 9am – ~Noon.
Where: 3821 Forrester Ave, Baltimore MD 21206
We will be helping a local neighborhood association clean up an abandoned cemetery.
Dec 10: Regular Sunday events, journey to meet the deities of Yule, final planning for Yule.
Dec 16: Yule
Doors open at 2:30pm
Sumbel to the Alfar & Desir at 3:30pm
Pre-ritual brief after the sumbel
Main Rite at 5:30pm
Dec 17th: Closed. No Events after a holiday rite.
Dec 24th: Closed as everyone will be doing things with family.
Dec 31st: Regular Sunday events, Omen discussion, Basic magical protection.
We raised $1350.00 for Isaac’s Birthday Fundraiser towards a permanent location for ADF.
Hail the Folk!
Nov 12 Regular morning events
12:30 Order of the Dead Discussion
1:00 Omen Discussion & Yule Prayer
2:30 Magic 101
Nov 18th 11am-2pm
Order of the Dead joining rite
Nov 19th Regular morning events
1:00 Yule Planning
2:15 Divination: Ogham Workshop
Nov 26th Regular morning events
1:00 Journey to meet the deities of Yule
2:30 Yule Planning
This is week 3 of Isaac’s Birthday Fundraiser
If you make a donation to CedarLight in the name of this fundraiser, it will be matched and the lot donated in the name of the grove. You can donate to CedarLight through Paypal at
Just make sure you note the fundraiser in the notes.
Issac is thirsty!
Welcome to week three of the Land Fund Campaign in honor of our founder Issac Bonewits!
Samhain is right around the corner, lets toast our founder with a beverage. Belly up to the bar and buy Issac a beer, or a shot of his favorite single malt!
Want to buy a round? All who give $50 or more to this worthy cause will receive a bright and shiny commemorative Isaac’s Birthday laminated card with a photo of our founder and words of wisdom to celebrate the occasion.
In addition, those who contribute $50 or more will also get a copy of last year’s commemorative card. This is a perfect addition to anyone’s ritual space.
Proceeds from this fundraiser will directly support the ADF Land Fund, a fund established to help ADF secure its own land for learning, gathering,celebrating, for the Earth Mother and more!
Make a Donation www.adf.org
Help ADF Honor Isaac’s Birthday by Furthering His Vision!
Upcoming Events at CedarLight
Oct 15: Sunday morning rite. Afternoon Samahin planning and decorating.
Oct 22: Sunday morning rite. Afternoon discussion on Ancestor worship and our gatekeeper for Samhain, the Morrighan.
Oct 26: Reiki Share 7-9pm
Oct 29: Sunday morning rite. Afternoon final Samhain preparation and discussion on the results of our yearly theme divinations.
Nov 4: Samhain High Rite, see event tab on the left of this page.