Please join us for a community celebration of the 2018 Winter Solstice.
We gather as heart-felt people on this planet to honor our beloved earth and give our highest prayers of thanks & gratitude. Together we celebrate the longest night of the year, on the final full moon of 2018, and create a beautiful despacho,also known as a gratitude bundle. This ancient earth honoring ritual is a perfect way to offer our love to Spirit.
When: Saturday December 22, 4:30 pm (gather),
5:00 Ceremony begins – at sunset Ending close to 6:30 pm
Where: St. Alban's Parish Hall
1501 Washington Ave. Albany CA 94706
Hosts: Jnana Gowan Freesia Huth & Pachakuti Mesa Carriers, Redwood Ayllu
Begin your prayers now – bring them to the ceremony…and because we need to prepare for the despacho ceremony we appreciate your RSVP as soon as possible – but final RSVP is RSVP by December 20th– thank you in advance for your commitment
Freesia Huth, firstname.lastname@example.org
Please feel free to be of service! This is a community event - we appreciate any assistance. To volunteer, contact: Freesia Huth, email@example.com
All are welcome.
Please donate $10 - $20 cover rental space, ayni (sacred reciprocity)
People under 20 attend at no charge. No one turned away for lack of funds.
What to bring:
-Your beautiful shining self, friends & family
-Items to include in the despachos(gratitude bundles) that will be created
Please keep the offerings small; paper (4”square max) 3D item(s). These gifts are “food” for the spirit realm. For example: feathers, crystals, grains, small art pieces, etc & will not be returned.
-Handwritten words stating what you want to cultivate in the coming year and what you are grateful for (please note- these items will not be returned.)
Also to bring:
- A special item that has deep meaning for you to "charge" on the central mesa or altar. (This item WILL go home with you.)
- Your favorite sound maker, rattles, bells, drum etc…