Morphogenesis - Priestessing on the edge of chaos: Circle of Aradia Fall Equinox Sat 9/22 7PM
Morphogenesis from the Greek morphe, form and genesis, coming into being
 Circle of Aradia Fall Equinox Sat 9/22 7PM
picture 19 Sep 2007 @ 11:24, by Letecia Layson

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Celebrating 35 Years

Saturday, September 22 7:00PM (doors open at 6:30, lock at 7PM) Celebrate your personal Harvest with your sisters in the Dianic tradition as we honor the Earth Mother and prepare ourselves for the journey inward that is the upcoming season of the Crone. Included in this ritual will be an honoring of post menopausal women. This ritual is for women and maidens 11 years and older, and is not created or appropriate for children.

Place: Topanga Canyon (Indoors) Donation Requested: $13.00-$9.00 (sliding scale) No woman is turned away for lack of funds. *All proceeds help fund COA's community rituals and special events.

WHAT TO BRING: *Healthy vegetarian food and/or drink to share (absolutely no alcohol please) *Plate, cup, utensils for the feast (In honor of our Earth Mother COA will not provide paper goods) *Wear comfortable festive clothing and supportive shoes (the floor at the community house is terrible for bare feet) Optional: Crones wear/bring your silver pouch For the Altar - items that celebrate the Fall/Harvest theme

RSVP: Please leave a message including your name, phone number and the number of women you plan to bring. Let us know if you or your guests are newcomers,and if you or your guests will be bringing girls under 17. Note: Women born women only.

FOR NEWCOMERS: Newcomers are warmly welcomed! We want your experience to be optimal so we have created these guidelines in your interest. Women new to Goddess spirituality must be advised that the ritual is a participatory religious service and is not structured to be an introduction to the Goddess of to Feminist Witchcraft. The following books are suggested reading before attending a public ritual: The Spiral Dance by Starhawk, The Holy Book of Women's Mysteries by Z Budapest, Ariandne's Thread by Shekhinah Mountainwater, Women's Rites Women's Mysteries by Ruth Rhiannon Barrett,'Invocation to Free Women' (audiocassette) by Barrett and Flowers. These are available at your local book store. If you are planning on bringing newcomers to the ritual, please be responsible to them and COA by preparing your guests in advance. Give your guests a general idea of what to expect so that they can participate in benefit of themselves and all women present.

RITUAL LOCATION: (Los Angeles, CA) The Topanga Community House, 1449 North Topanga Canyon Blvd., in Topanga Canyon. This is a participatory ritual is for serious seekers only. Once the circle is cast we cannot admit latecomers, so please arrive on time, Doors open at 6:30pm and will be locked at 7 pm. Carpool if possible.

DIRECTIONS: From Pacific Coast Highway (Hwy .1): Turn onto Topanga Cyn. Blvd. and drive into the canyon. 2 miles past the town you'll see the Community House sign on your right. Drive up the hill to the hall and park. From the 101 Freeway -Exit Topanga Cyn. Blvd. South and continue into the canyon for 5.9 miles. When you see the "Pat's Topanga Grill" on your right you have about half a mile to go. You'll see the sign for the Community House on your left. Drive up the hill to the hall and park.

**Other Dates of interest:

RITUALS: Crone Encounter Oct 28th Sunday 5:30PM****Date and time changed Winter Solstice - 36th Anniversary Dec 22 Saturday

CLASSES forming for Magic and Spellcraft 6 week Series Feminist Witchcraft in the Dianic Tradition 6 week Series

Please contact if you are interested in these or other classes.

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