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UU Women's Connection Spring Friday, June 02, 2023

Spring 2023 Retreat

Pilgrim Park near Princeton IllinoisWe will be at Pilgrim Park again this year, June 2-4.

Remember, those attending our retreat will be required to be fully vaccinated.

Keynote speaker is Martha Kirby Capo!

Martha Kirby CapoMartha Kirby Capo is a Solitary Witch currently working with Brigid, Hekate, Pan, and Cernunnos. She is the page manager of Patheos Pagan’s shared blog The Agora, where she writes as The Corner Crone. Her Moments for Meditation can be heard on KPPR Pure Pagan Radio.

Martha has been active in several Unitarian Universalist congregations for over 35 years, including First Jefferson (Ft. Worth TX), Bay Area (Clear Lake TX), Peoples (Cedar Rapids IA), and DuPage (Naperville IL). She is currently a member of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Miami, where she has established a monthly Drum Circle and serves as a resource for members seeking to learn more about paganism. Martha has served on the CUUPS Board and was a co-founder DuPage UU’s Earth-centered spirituality group. With members of that group, she led the Opening Ritual of Greater Chicagoland Pagan Pride 2017.

Martha has been extensively anthologized through Skinner House books, Flying Cow Productions, and various Llewellyn Publications. An online collection of her work is included in the UUA’s Worship Web Library, which provides resources for worship services and personal spiritual practice. An award-winning poet and lyricist, she has written for several online and print magazines, including The Wild Hunt and Witchology. Martha has been a presenter at Florida Pagan Gathering, Turning the Tide, and Mystic South. She is a member of Circle Sanctuary and Everglades Moon, a Local Council representing the Covenant of the Goddess in Florida.

Martha’s first book, Thrifty Witchery, co-authored with Vincent Higginbotham, is available at online and local bookstores. Her second book, Quantum Magick, is forthcoming. You can keep up with Martha’s latest activities by following her on Facebook or Instagram.



Pilgrim Park near Princeton, IL info [at] uuwomensconnection.org
UU General Assembly Wednesday, June 21, 2023

General Assembly (GA) is the annual meeting of our Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). Participants worship, witness, learn, connect, and make policy for the Association through democratic process. Anyone may attend; congregations must certify annually to have voting delegates.

General Assembly 2023

General Assembly is the annual gathering of Unitarian Universalists, where we conduct business of the Association, explore the theological underpinnings of our faith, and lean fully into our mission and principles.

Skyline view of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center

Join us June 21 - 25, 2023 online or in-person in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Most GA events will take place at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA. Google map

Pittsburgh, PA
UU Women's Connection Summer Friday, August 11, 2023

Ronora Lodge near Watervliet, MichiganWe gather in-person at Ronora Lodge and Retreat Center, Watervliet Michigan. We'll stay in the New Grandma's House, a brand-new accessible facility!

Nourishing workshops, wildflower walks and worship circles make this weekend "back to the land" on the 400+ acres of woodland and lake within the spirit-filled place called Ronora. A few workshops, plus time to explore, relax, drum, sing and commune with nature and each other.

Registration will be open by June.

Ronora Lodge near Watervliet, Michigan info [at] uuwomensconnection.org
Pacific Central District W&R Fall Retreat Friday, September 08, 2023

villa maria del mar coast viewOur Fall 2023 retreat will be at Villa Maria Del Mar the weekend of Sept 8-10, 2023.

The cost for two nights is $330.* Included in the price are six meals: Friday dinner; Saturday breakfast, lunch, dinner; Sunday breakfast, lunch.

We'll have a meeting room and other spaces to meet and/or congregate, and the beach is nearby. Our usual retreats include Affinity Circles, a welcome gathering on Friday evening after dinner, a short Sunday worship service, and workshop sessions on Saturday (morning and afternoon). Free time for walking on the beach is nice too.

* If paying by credit card, we ask an additional $9.90 to cover fees.

Villa Maria del Mar, run by Sisters of the Holy Names, is located in Santa Cruz CA registrar@womenandreligionpcd.org
UU Womenspirit Fall Wednesday, October 04, 2023

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Mark your calendars for future UUWomenspirit in person events:

May 15-19, 2024

Oct 2-6, 2024

Our events are held at The Mountain Retreat & Learning Center near Highlands, North Carolina.

UU Women's Connection Fall Friday, October 06, 2023

DeKoven Center, Racine, WisconsinWe'll gather in person at DeKoven Center in Racine, Wisconsin. Our keynote speaker will be announced by summer.

Registration will be open by August.

DeKoven Center, Racine, Wisconsin info [at] uuwomensconnection.org
UU Womenspirit Spring 2024 Wednesday, May 15, 2024

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Mark your calendars for future UUWomenspirit in person events:

Oct 2-6, 2024

Our events are held at The Mountain Retreat & Learning Center near Highlands, North Carolina.


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