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. We currently are not able to meet, in person, for ritual celebrations.
- October – Samhain
- December – Yule
- February – Imbolc
- 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
- Autumnal Equinox (Mabon) – September 2020 – To Be Advised. We will not meet in person but are considering a virtual gathering on Zoom. If you are interested in a virtual celebration, please email us a note using the [email protected] email address.
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:
- February 19th – Earth-Centered Spirituality – Discussion class on the beliefs and philosophies of our Earth-Centered paths
- March 4 – Earth-Centered Spirituality / Magick
- March 18 – Class has been cancelled
- September 2020 – We are unable to hold classes, at this time, due to the restrictions of Covid 19 guidelines. Should you have questions about CUUPs or Earth-Centered Spirituality, please use the email below. We will get back to you as soon as we are able.
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.