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Covenant of the River

The Northern Colorado Covenant of the River, of Fort Collins, CO, has been an active part of the greater Pagan community for over 10 years. We are a family friendly, eclectic group who gathers to explore, exchange knowledge, learn about and further understand our own Spiritual Paths, while finding acceptance within the comfort of an open circle atmosphere. The Northern Colorado Covenant of the River is a place where all with an open heart and mind are welcome. Come out and meet local Pagans, Asatru, Buddhists, Druids, Wiccans, Witches and other practitioners on a Pagan Path. Our activities and topics vary from week to week to support our diversity and also to celebrate the Wheel of the Year. Join us to share ideas and lore, make friends, craft tools and other items, write and perform ritual, participate in lively discussions and to explore the rich and varied practices of the Pagan traditions. This website is a living work of love and will be updated as often as possible, so please check in often to see what we have planned.

Park Clean-up

05/20/2007 5:30 pm
America/Denver

In an effort to affect the world in which we live, peaceably and joyfully, we have adopted a park. We will meet and enjoy a nice picnic potluck, then begin cleaning up the grounds and afterwards there will be a discussion on Ritual Design Set-up.
Please come prepared to share the processes in which you set-up ritual.
This can include anything from researching the ritual topic, to how you will perform and present the ritual, the tools you will use for the ritual, the place where the ritual will be held (indoors-outdoors) and perhaps why you choose to set-up and do ritual in this manner.

New Moon

05/16/2007
America/Denver

Cats: Lore and Divination

05/13/2007 5:30 pm
America/Denver

Has your four legged friend been acting a bit strange lately? Learn about posture, telling meows and tail flicks with meaning at this round table discussion about Cats. Where did the worshipping really begin? What color is the good luck cat? Bring your own interpretations, histories and experiences with the feline companion. Please do not bring your feline companions. We will be sharing a meal after the lively discussion so please bring a dish.

Color Basics

05/06/2007 5:30 pm
America/Denver

Greetings All!! I hope that this reaches everyone in good spirits, savoring the taste of Summer… it is coming after all…

Full Moon

05/02/2007
America/Denver

Full Moon

06/30/2007
America/Denver

Litha/Summer Solstice Ritual

06/21/2007 5:30 pm
America/Denver

Come and celebrate Litha a celebration of the Suns’ power. We will have a fire, traditional food, a craft, a wonderful celebration and more. Here are some things associated with Litha.

Please note the following: Sabbats begin at 5:30, where we gather for the meeting and eat, we will then close doors to begin ritual at 6:30 so there is no distrubance, and the doors will re-open again at 8:00 for socialization. So if you don’t want to miss the ritual please show up before 6:30.

Litha Colors: Blue, Green, Yellow, White, Red, Maize yellow, Tan

Park Clean-up & a overview of Litha

06/17/2007 5:30 pm
America/Denver

Come join us in cleaning up our community park. Bring a dish for potluck.
A brief overview of Litha’s historical and background information will be presented.
Hope to see everyone there.

New Moon

06/14/2007
America/Denver

Incense

06/10/2007 5:30 pm
America/Denver

Incense has been used in a variety of cultures and religions, and continues to be a large part of pagan and non-pagan practice today. Tonight’s topic will be a presentation by Laura on the purpose and creation of incense followed by a craft where you can make your own incense.

A potluck dinner will follow the meeting, so please bring something to share with the group.

New Moon

07/14/2007
America/Denver

Full Moon

07/29/2007
America/Denver

Glenwood Springs Trip

07/28/2007
America/Denver

The group will be travelling again this weekend…Please read message board for details. A Full Moon ritual will be held Saturday night…

A food list is available on the message board. Please contact [email protected] with your food choice(s). Accomodations have not yet been decided.

Muscial Circle/Chants and a Fire

07/22/2007 5:30 pm
America/Denver

Here are the directions to the Chant event due to road closure.
From 287 going south, go past 57th to 50th, make a left, and follow that road to Monroe go left; to 57th go right, then left on Mossycup ct.
This road is apt to be closed for sometime so use this route event for future events at 5808 Mossycup ct.
Sorry for the inconvenience.

Join us around the fire; where we will sing some chants and play along with musical instruments. Please feel free to bring any instruments you may have. There will also be a lecture on chants and why they are performed.
BB Kelly

Park Clean-up & Discussion on Tools

07/15/2007 5:30 pm
America/Denver

Come join us in cleaning up our community park, a vital part of giving back and helping the Earth.

We will also be having a discussion on ritual tools- why we use them, when we use them, and how we use them. Because we all come from different paths, and because we’re all very individual, everything we do is different, and the tools we use are therefore different. Come share your knowledge with us, and learn from those who have different knowledge!

We also request that you bring a dish or dessert for the potluck meal we will share.

Letters on the River Ritual

07/08/2007 5:30 pm
America/Denver

We have found the perfect location for Letters on the River.
It’s at Sleepy Hollow Park, 21 and 7/10 miles from hwy 287 and hwy 34, west of Loveland up the Big Thompson Canyon. The park is off to the left of the road look for the big NCCR sign.
This park has picnic tables, BBQ pits, trees for shade, fishing and easy access.

Independence Day Celebration

07/01/2007 5:30 pm
America/Denver

When we, as pagans, talk about the history of our paths, the conversation quickly turns to Europe. But what of our history here on American soil? From the American Indians and their worship of the Great Spirit to the American Governmant allowing the Pentacle on a solider’s grave, American Paganism has a great history. We have marched for our rights, fought schools for inclusion and petioned the military for religous leave. Lewis and Clark participated in American Indian rituals in order to gain approval from the natives. The Salem Witch Trials marred the history of America.

Totems: Lecture and Discussion

08/26/2007 5:30 pm
America/Denver

The venue for today’s meetup has been changed to the park. Our gracious hosts, the Gardeners, may or may not have returned to town by the time we start so to make things easier we’ll just meet at the park. Don’t forget to bring bug spray!

Denver Pagan stores field trip

08/19/2007 10:00 am
America/Denver

Join the group and spend an afternoon wandering around a few of Denver’s pagan stores and enjoy lunch at the Bump and Grind cafe a nearby pagan friendly restaurant. Located at 439 E. 17th ave at Pennslyvannia. Phone is 303-861-4841. Entrees range from $8 to $9 dollars. Carpooling will be available for those who want it, just let Martin and Kelly know in advance.
We are meeting at Martin and Kelly’s home no later than 10:00 am on the 19th and will be leaving for Denver no later than 10:20 am.
Here are the details.

Park clean-up and craft

08/12/2007 5:30 pm
America/Denver

Many traditions send prayers to the Great Spirit in a great many ways. This day we will be sending ours through a park clean-up and in the construction of Prayer Sticks. All materials will be provided (minus the prayer, of course). Our participation in the care-taking of a green space is a group prayer for society at large to recognize their involvement in the Earth, and we as a group take it upon ourselves to care where others may not. The Prayer Sticks are borne of an Native American tradition of handing worries over to the Great Spirit.

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