Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans (CUUPs)
The Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans of First Unitarian Church or CUUPs celebrates the “Turning of the Wheel of the Year” with our Sabbat Celebrations and we explore Earth-Centered Spirituality in our twice monthly classes.
Sabbat Circles are open to the public and anyone with a positive path is welcome. Sabbat Circles are held on Sunday night (unless otherwise noted.) Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and Circle starts at 6 p.m. A potluck dinner follows around 7 p.m. so please bring something to share with others and stay to enjoy conversation with those of a like mind.
- September 15th – Autumn Equinox /Mabon
- October 20th – Samhain
- December 15th – Yule –
- January 26th, 2020 – Imbolc – Due to Kitchen renovation, there will not be a potluck meal today.
- March 15th, 2020 – Ostara – Has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled
- May Beltane Ritual – Beltane celebration has been cancelled and will not be re-scheduled
- Midsummer Ritual Circle – To Be Advised based on the Covid-19 safety suggestions
*Our Sabbat Circles are held on Sunday night (unless otherwise noted.) Doors open at 5:30 PM and Circle starts at 6PM. A potluck dinner follows around 7 PM so please bring something to share with others and stay to enjoy conversation with those of a like mind.
In addition to community and fellowship, we offer classes. Our classes are a blend of lecture and discussion with seekers, those new to the path, and experienced practitioners in attendance. We host a variety of topics that have included Four Cornerstones of Magick, Sabbat Lore/Traditions, Beginning Meditation, Divination, Herbal Magick and many other topics.
We are currently using a Pagan curriculum with subjects that have included – Personal Altars, God/Goddesses, Tarot Divination, Candle Magick and many others.
Classes are on the first and third Wednesday of each Month. Each week we discuss topics that are independent of each other so drop in when you are able to join us.
Classes meet from 7:00pm until about 8:30pm. Upcoming classes include:
- December 4th – We will be discussing the Yule Holiday and the Winter Solstice. It is the time of the returning Sun. We may even break out some Pagan songs to the tunes you know well at this time of year
- December 18th – There will be no class on December 18th. We wish you all a Merry Yule Season. We will return on January 15. We will not meet on News Years Day, which is the first Wednesday.
- January 15th – Tenets of Earth Centered Spirituality – Discussion class on the beliefs and philosophies of our Earth-Centered paths
- February 5th – Tenents of Earth- Centered Spirituality
- February 19th – Tenents of Earth-Centered Spirituality
- March 4 – Tenents of Earth-Centered Spirituality / Magick
- March 18 – Class has been cancelled
- April 1 – Class will not meet
- April 15 – Class will not meet
- May 6 – Class will not meet
- May 20 – Class To Be advised – watch this space
CUUPs is a free and open community of people who practice earth-based spirituality. We are here for the Pagan community, therefore: There is no charge to attend Circles or Wednesday evening classes.
For more information, please email us at [email protected]
*Poor Weather closings for our classes will follow the Jefferson County Public School closing decisions. If the public schools are closed we will not have classes for the CUUPs Group.