Fall 2022 Retreat with Selena Fox
Our 2022 Fall Retreat was at the DeKoven Center on the shores of Lake Michigan in Racine, Wisconsin October 14 – 16.
Our keynote for the 2022 Fall Retreat was Rev. Selena Fox.
Powers of the Crone
Connecting and working with the Goddess as Crone throughout one's life. Attuning to Her powers of Wisdom, Empowerment, Inner Sight, Release, Healing, Repatterining, Death and Rebirth, and Mystery.
For those attending the Fall Retreat the schedule will including in-gathering ritual Friday night, Saturday’s keynote, workshops in the afternoon, a croning ritual Saturday evening, and a closing ritual Sunday morning – and of course – drumming. Those attending our retreat will be required to be fully vaccinated. Wearing a facial mask when indoors around other people is optional.
Rev. Selena Fox is the Senior Minister of Circle Sanctuary, which is a rural church and sanctuary near Barneveld, Wisconsin serving Nature Spirituality practitioners worldwide since 1974. Selena teaches about Nature communion, Pagan spirituality, Ecopsychology, and Wellness through writings, ceremonies, podcasts, social media, and online events. Over the years, Selena has spoken at UUA conferences, including General Assembly, and has served as guest minister at a variety of Unitarian Universalist churches across the USA. She has also been an invited speaker at many CUUPs (Covenant of UU Pagans) events and workshops. Selena is among the contributors to Pagan and Earth-centered Voices in Unitarian Universalism. Selena has a MS in counseling from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and works with clients of diverse backgrounds. Selena is an activist for gender and racial equality, religious freedom, interfaith collaboration, and environmental preservation. She serves on the Board of Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice, and on the leadership team on the national Council on Ministry in Specialized Settings (COMISS).
She is considered one of the "mothers" of the Pagan movement in the USA, along with Z Budapest and Starhawk. She advocates for Pagan US armed service members and she has been working to fight discrimination against Pagans in many forms. She has worked with UU congregations all over the country.