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EarthRising Mabon Ritual


2021-09-17 19:00 2021-09-17 21:00 America/New_York EarthRising Mabon Ritual

SPECIAL UPDATE: For the first time since January 2020, EarthRising will be offering an in-person event for our Fall Equinox Celebration/Mabon Ritual on Friday, September 17, 7:00 p.m. We’ll be meeting on the grounds behind the UUFP, socially distanced and with masks. There will be no potluck this time due to the Delta variant. Bathrooms will be accessible. Please bring: your mask, a camping chair, drums or noise maker of choice (if you have one). Hope to see you there! Rain date will be 7:00 p.m., Saturday, September 18. PLEASE CONTACT EARTHRISING@UUFP.ORG FOR INFO ON PARTICIPATING IN OUR RITUALS OR THEIR PLANNING, AS IN-PERSON AND ONLINE EVENTS WILL VARY THROUGHOUT THE PANDEMIC. For those of us who cannot join the gathering, we can still appreciate the beauty and meaning of the Ritual during this time of social distancing! This harvest festival encourages us to “reap what we sow,” both literally and figuratively. It is when Light and Darkness are equal (since day and night are the same duration). Thus, is it a time to express gratitude, complete projects and honor a moment of balance and bounty. May we rest, relax and reflect in solitude, with family and friends, and in the “Presence” of our Earthly abode. click to enlarge Mabon’s Mystery Sunlight waning, dark impending, Warmth behind us, cold ahead. Gather harvest, not for hoarding, Share the bounty, spirits fed. Day and Night be equal partners, Harmony, the Dance of Life– Gifts of Gaia, behold her treasures, Gratitude replacing strife. THE CUSTOMARY SCHEDULE/LOGISTICS WHEN PANDEMIC ALLOWS FOR ONSITE ACTIVITIES. Planning for this Ritual will be on Friday, September 3, at 7:00 p.m., in the Sanctuary building. All of good will are welcome at this open planning session. We often state that the “Real Magic” takes place at our Planning sessions, as insights and ideas spark, kindle, and grow into inspiration and creation. The Samhain Ritual will be celebrated on ​Friday, September 17, also at 7:00 p.m., ​in the Fellowship building. ​A pot luck feast and social time will follow the Ritual. EarthRising strives to be inclusive, fun and safe for all ages and abilities, respectful of the Earth and all her creations, and to provide meaningful opportunities to experience the mysteries of the Universe. Childcare can be provided with advance notice. Blessed be!

ONSITE EVENTS VARY DUE TO COVID. CONTACT EARTHRISING@UUFP.ORG TO ATTEND THE RITUAL OR PARTICIPATE IN ITS PLANNING.

SPECIAL UPDATE: For the first time since January 2020, EarthRising will be offering an in-person event for our Fall Equinox Celebration/Mabon Ritual on
Friday, September 17, 7:00 p.m.

We’ll be meeting on the grounds behind the UUFP, socially distanced and with masks. There will be no potluck this time due to the Delta variant. Bathrooms will be accessible.

Please bring: your mask, a camping chair, drums or noise maker of choice (if you have one). Hope to see you there!

Rain date will be 7:00 p.m., Saturday, September 18.


PLEASE CONTACT EARTHRISING@UUFP.ORG FOR INFO ON PARTICIPATING IN OUR RITUALS OR THEIR PLANNING, AS IN-PERSON AND ONLINE EVENTS WILL VARY THROUGHOUT THE PANDEMIC.

For those of us who cannot join the gathering, we can still appreciate the beauty and meaning of the Ritual during this time of social distancing!

This harvest festival encourages us to “reap what we sow,” both literally and figuratively. It is when Light and Darkness are equal (since day and night are the same duration). Thus, is it a time to express gratitude, complete projects and honor a moment of balance and bounty. May we rest, relax and reflect in solitude, with family and friends, and in the “Presence” of our Earthly abode.

Mabon ritualclick to enlarge

Mabon’s Mystery

Sunlight waning, dark impending,
Warmth behind us, cold ahead.
Gather harvest, not for hoarding,
Share the bounty, spirits fed.
Day and Night be equal partners,
Harmony, the Dance of Life–
Gifts of Gaia, behold her treasures,
Gratitude replacing strife.


THE CUSTOMARY SCHEDULE/LOGISTICS WHEN PANDEMIC ALLOWS FOR ONSITE ACTIVITIES.
Planning for this Ritual will be on Friday, September 3, at 7:00 p.m., in the Sanctuary building.
All of good will are welcome at this open planning session. We often state that the “Real Magic” takes place at our Planning sessions, as insights and ideas spark, kindle, and grow into inspiration and creation.
The Samhain Ritual will be celebrated on
​Friday, September 17, also at 7:00 p.m., ​in the Fellowship building.
​A pot luck feast and social time will follow the Ritual. EarthRising strives to be inclusive, fun and safe for all ages and abilities, respectful of the Earth and all her creations, and to provide meaningful opportunities to experience the mysteries of the Universe. Childcare can be provided with advance notice. Blessed be!

The Schedule

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CONTACT EARTHRISING@UUFP.ORG FOR SCHEDULE DURING COVID. FOLLOWING FOUR TIMES ARE PART OF OUR CUSTOMARY ONSITE SCHEDULE.
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm ONCE ONSITE ACTIVITIES RESUME: Planners arrive for set-up and run-through
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Ritual (wrap-up varies between 8:30 & 9:00)
9:00 pm - 9:30 pm Potluck (start-time varies between 8:30 & 9:00)
9:30 pm - 10:00 pm Clean up and reset sanctuary (wrap-up varies between 9:30 and 10:00)