Your browser does not support script



Iowa

Hot Sections...

  Loc. News 0
  Events 107
  Poetry 19

Personals...

  Adults 79
  Military 1
  Teens 8
  New Posts 4

Groups/Orgs...

  Adult 17
  Family 6
  Teen 4
  College 0
  Military 0
  Recovery 0

  Clergy 18

  Shops 1

  Services 16

  Notices 26

Local Web...

  EGroups 1
  Resources 1
  Activists 0

Total Area Resources
308

Sponsors 10








 Page: Profile: Notice   Total Views: 2,423,324  

Notice Specs

Acct. ID: 144171

Notice ID: 11774

Category: Press

Posted: February 12th., 2005

This Notice has been viewed 1534 times
Imbolc Action Benefits Women’s Shelter

Proclaimed by: Rev Jorinx
Proclaimed from: Portland, Iowa


Proclamation...

SIOUX CITY, IA --- Earlier this week, Reverends Betsy Singh-Anand and JoEllen McCord delivered donations of items to the Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence. The two are ordained clergy of Siouxland First Wiccan Congregation, a nonprofit corporation in Northwestern Iowa. The donations were raised at last week’s Imbolc ceremony.

Revs. Singh-Anand and McCord delivered items needed by the Council’s women’s shelter.

“Often the women who arrive at the shelter leave their homes with little more than the clothes on their backs, ” Rev. Singh-Anand explained. “We donated things like shampoo, toothbrushes, and so forth -- things we take for granted.”

Siouxland First Wiccan Congregation, which helps support about a dozen local charities and interfaith organizations in the Siouxland area, collects donations for one specific organization each high holiday, or Sabbat.

In addition, the Wiccan church, which established its presence three years ago, auctioned off a ceremonial broom, raising $70 for the women’s shelter.

The Imbolc celebration was attended by about 15-20 people. Imbolc, which is generally celebrated around Groundhog Day, marks the first stirring of the new light for Wiccans. Also called Candlemass or St. Brigid’s Mass, it celebrates the hope for Spring’s arrival.

Wicca is an Earth-based religion which honors the cycles of nature and the duality of the universe. It draws from many sources, including the pre-Christian faiths of Europe, Hermeticism, and early Christian Gnostic teachings. In the United States, it is estimated that between 500, 000 and 1 million people are Wiccans.

Website: http://www.siouxlandwicca.org
To view ALL of my listings: Click HERE

Contact Us Via Email...

Email Invites Note: Yes! I have opted to receive invites to Pagan events, groups, and commercial sales

To send a private email message to Rev Jorinx...

Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.

Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.


State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission

Pagan Essays
1996-2014





Pagan Web
8,000 Links





Pagan Groups
Local Covens etc.





Pagan/Witch
80,000 Profiles














Home - TWV Logos - Email US - Privacy
News and Information

Chapters: Pagan/Heathen Basics - Pagan BOOKS - Traditions, Paths & Religions - Popular Pagan Holidays - TV & Movies - Cats of the Craft - Festival Reviews - Festival Tips - White Pages (Resources) - Issues/Concerns - West Memphis 3 - Witch Hunts - Pagan Protection Tips - Healing Planet Earth

Your Voices: Adult Essays - Young Pagan Essays - Pagan Perspectives (On Hold) - WitchWars: Fire in the Craft - Gay Pagan - Pagan Parenting - Military - Pagan Passages

Pagan Music: Pagan Musicians - Bardic Circle at WitchVox - Free Music from TWV

Vox Central: About TWV - Wren: Words, Wrants and Wramblings - Guest Rants - Past Surveys - A Quest for Unity

Weekly Updates: Click HERE for an index of our weekly updates for the past 6 years

W.O.T.W. - World-Wide Networking

Your Town: A Link to YOUR Area Page (The largest listing of Witches, Pagans, Heathens and Wiccans on the Planet)

VoxLinks: The Pagan Web: 8,000 Listings

Your Witchvox Account: Log in Now - Create New Account - Request New Password - Log in Problems

Personal Listings: Pagan Clergy in Your Town - Adult Pagans - Young Pagans - Military Pagans

Events: Circles, Gatherings, Workshops & Festivals

Covens/Groups/Orgs: Local Groups Main Page

Other LOCAL Resources: Local Shops - Regional Sites - Local Notices - Global/National Notices - Local Skills & Services - Local Egroups - Political Freedom Fighters

Pagan Shopping: Online Shops Index - Original Crafters Sites - Auction Sites - Pagan Wholesalers - Pagan Local Shops



Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2014 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.

Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.

Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren’s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches’ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.

Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.

Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.
Log in...

Your Email:


Password:


Stay In?

Create Account

GET Password

GET Help

VoxLinks:

The Pagan Web

Listings:

2,364