CUUPS Solstice Sumbel, Saturday 21 June 2014

Summer solstice sumbel in Vancouver, noon Saturday 21 June 2014.Portland-area CUUPS members host a summer solstice service on Saturday, 21 June 2014, with pre-service briefing at noon and ceremony to begin at 12:30 pm. Services shall take place at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Vancouver, 4505 East 18th Street, Vancouver WA 98661. Services shall feature various members of UUCV, CUUPS, OBOD and ADF, following the ADF core order of ritual, honoring Thor as protector and and Sunna or Sol as female goddess of the sun. In addition to blót aspersion and a sumbel as part of services, there shall be a potluck immediately after. Continue reading

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Columbia Protogrove, ADF

Columbia Protogrove, ADF

Columbia Protogrove ADF is a recently-chartered congregation of Ár nDraíocht Féin: A Druid Fellowship, the largest druidic group in the United States. Serving the wider Portland area with public rituals from Salem to Vancouver, Columbia Protogrove (CPG) was founded in 2014 by grove organizer Jonathan Levy.
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ADF Beltane Services at UUCV, 26 April 2014

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The newly-chartered Columbia Protogrove ADF shall hold Beltane services on Saturday afternoon, 26 April, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Vancouver (UUCV), 4505 East 18th Street, Vancouver WA 98661. Pre-service briefing at 1:30 pm with services at 2pm and a potluck after.

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Understanding ADF Ritual Structure

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Beautiful core-order-of-ritual prayer beads.

One of the things which differentiates ADF (Ár nDraíocht Féin: A Druid Fellowship) from some other Neopagan groups is a clearly-defined “core order of ritual,” which must be followed for all public high-day services. This is in keeping with ADF’s sense of itself as “orthopraxic” (emphasizing proper practice) as contrasted with “orthodoxic” groups who emphasis a particular “proper” belief. At some level “going through the motions” of the core order is, by definition, “proper practice.” Continue reading

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ADF Spring Equinox 2014 in Tigard

 

 

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There shall be a public, ADF-style druidic ritual on Saturday, March 15, 2014. With pre-ritual meeting at 4:30 and main services at 5:00 pm with potluck afterwards at If The Broom Fits, a pagan-friendly shop at 8845 SW Commercial St, Tigard OR 97223. Continue reading

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ADF-Format Imbolc in Vancouver 1 February

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Join CUUPS Vancouver and the ADF for a public Imbolc ritual celebrating the Goddess Bridget at 1:30pm, Saturday 1 February 2014.  CUUPS is the Pagan presence at the Vancouver Unitarian Universalist Church and the ritual will be held at their sanctuary, 4505 E 18th St, Vancouver WA 98661.

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Druidic Drinks Friday 29 November

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There shall be a social gathering and discussion at 7pm on Friday, 29 November 2013, 12272 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Tigard OR 97223 as per https://www.facebook.com/events/579903032063617/, a continuation of a discussion that took place after recent Samhain services at Trout Lake Abbey. Please consider joining us.

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