Chamisa Local Council Issues Statement about the Standing Rock Protests

in December 2016, Chamisa Local Council issued the following statement regarding the Standing Rock protests.  Although the Social Justice Committee only just heard about it, we are publishing it at the request of Chamisa. We who hold the earth and her waters sacred do object in the strongest terms to all attempts to forcibly disperse… Read More Chamisa Local Council Issues Statement about the Standing Rock Protests

Climate Action March – Report from Northern California Local Counsel

NCLC CoG was involved in the Climate Action March at Lake Merritt in Oakland CA on Saturday, April 29th.  NCLC-member Glenn Turner was one of the organizers.  We had a booth in the religion section of the event. On one side was the Interfaith Pavilion, which included a CoG section staffed by NCLC-member Felicity (in center). In… Read More Climate Action March – Report from Northern California Local Counsel

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ETHICS AND BINDING SPELLS Temple of Ara

[The following article appeared on the Temple of Ara blog (http://templeofara.net/index.php/2017/02/24/ethics-binding-spells/) on February 24, 2017 in response to a public call for a ritual to “bind” the president. Apparently some people in our community actually performed in such a ritual, but there is a Karmic cost to doing so] Cherished community, We’ve been made aware… Read More WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ETHICS AND BINDING SPELLS Temple of Ara

PANTHEACON 2017 – SOCIAL JUSTICE AND RELATED PROGRAMMING

By Morgana RavenTree, Social Justice Committee Chair This weekend, Pagans from all over the country (and the world) will gather at the Doubletree Hotel in San José, California for Pantheacon 2017.  There are so many events happening simultaneously in the programming rooms, hospitality suites and elsewhere that it’s impossible to squeeze in everything. For those… Read More PANTHEACON 2017 – SOCIAL JUSTICE AND RELATED PROGRAMMING