Bridget: A Celebration of the Triple Goddess of Forge, Flame, and Healing Springs. Auburn Theological Seminary Center for Multifaith Education, New York, February 2005.
“Witchual: A Spell” Sacred Harvest Festival, August 2004; PantheaCon, February 2005. A spell to view the dark and light in ourselves and our communities, to recommit to Goddess, and to reclaim and honor stereotypes. Text by William Shakespeare, Victoria Slind-Flor and Macha. Homage to Steven Posch. Approach in solemn silence and follow the dark and twisted path. Dare to meet your inner Witch, incarnate and magnified three times. Dance with hags and partake of the Witches’ magic brew — if you dare! “‘Tis time, ’tis time.”
Praise Be Lady Liberty! A collaborative ritual with Sam Webster and Vibra Willow, for Pagan Pride Day in San Francisco, September 2002.
A Marvelous Place for a Moondance. Summerset 2001, with the folks at Summerset.
Full Moon in Grand Staircase, Escalante National Monument, Utah. A ritual to empower and protect local wilderness preservation activists and to open the Escalante Wilderness Action Gathering. Co-designed with Juniper Brighidsdottir, Valley High and Michael Finnegan Rhys. May 2000
Goddesses Alive! A Goddess 2000 Ritual. A processional and experiential ritual of masked, embodied goddesses to bring re-wareness of the Goddess into current Pagan practices. Created in collaboration with 20 others, presented at PantheaCon 2000, San Francisco, CA. This exquisite ritual, renamed ARainbowofGoddesses, was expanded and polished, with original music by Amy Luna Manderino, at New College of California, under the sponsorship of the Women’s Spirituality Program and The Lilith Institute.
Dancing the Goddess Home. With Abby Willowroot and many contributors of liturgy and art, an international ritual published online initiating the Goddess 2000 Project, December 21-22, 1999 worldwide.
Celebrating Diversity. An interfaith worship service sponsored by CUUPS, Salem, MA, September 1999.
The Meeting of Earth and Sky: A Celebration of Thor and Freyr. Co-Priestess for this ritual created by Sparky T. Rabbit, Return to Avalon, August 1999.
Meeting the Fates. Co-priestessed with Oz Anderson and Amber K., Magical Mountain Mabon, Jemez Mountains, NM, September 1998.
Kali, the Terrible Mother, and Other Dark Goddesses. With Sharon Devlin and Bone Blossom, Ancient Ways Festival, Harbin Hot Springs, CA, 1984. With Bone Blossom and Sequoia, MerryMeet, Saratoga, CA, 1987.
The Wheel of the Year. Coven Holy Terrors, MerryMeet, Rodeo Beach, CA 1981.
“Pagans Look at Death & Dying, producer/facilitator, PantheaCon 1997.
“Crossing Over: Pagan Look at Death & Dying,” producer/facilitator, PantheaCon 1996.
“What Is Pagan Clergy, if Anything?,” producer/facilitator, PantheaCon 1994.
“Goddesses & Matriarchies,” producer/facilitator, Ancient Ways, 1993.
“Challenges to Paganism in the 21st Century,” producer/facilitator, Ancient Ways, 1992.
“California Traditions: 20 Years of Craft in California,” films, videos & panel, producer/facilitator, Berkeley, CA 1990.
California Traditions: 20 Years of Craft and Neo-Paganism. An overview and panel discussion, with highlights on film, video and slides. Panel moderated by me, panelists were Alison Harlow, Andraste, Pandora Minerva O’Mallory, Prudence Priest, Diana L. Paxson, John P. McClimans, Kalyn “Aunty Gravity” Tranquil’son, Jo Carson, and Greg Harder. November 1990The film was “A Dance for the Goddess,” a tapestry of rituals by Feraferia (founded by Fred Adams), by Jo Carson. The video by Greg Harder, “Between the Worlds”, included various Northern Californian Craft and Pagan rituals, events, performances and performers, and excerpts from Goddess Television Productions (Z Budapest’s show). “Rituals” was a collection of slides of various Southern Californian Pagan groups in ’70s. (available for purchase.)
Building Community/Maintaining Magic: A Workshop about Growth. Workshop series on chanting, death and dying, creating effective large public rituals, community-building, dealing with growth, avoiding burnout, conflict resolution, consensus process, sponsored by Covenant of Gaia, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Moon Goddess Store, Gainesville, FL.
Meeting Death, Grieving Loss. United Pagan Ministries, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; Crestline, CA; Isis2000, Long Beach, CA; Tampa, FL, Kalamazoo, MI.
Chants and Enchantment. Denver, CO; Magical Mountain Mabon, NM; Seattle, WA; Running Springs, CA; Oakland, CA; Northampton, MA; Crestline, CA; Santa Monica, CA; Gainesville, FL.
Working with the Dying and Their Loved Ones. Magical Mountain Mabon, NM; Greenfield, MA; Burlington, VT; Salem, MA; Seattle, WA; North Hollywood, CA; Costa Mesa, CA; Atlanta, GA; New York City.
Death and Dying for Pagans and Pagan Clergy. Denver, CO; Seattle, WA; North Hollywood, CA; Minneapolis, MN; New York City, NY; Costa Mesa, CA; San Francisco, CA; Burlington, VT; Salem, MA; Greenfield, MA; Ithaca, NY; Columbus, OH.
Crossing Over: A Workshop on Death and Dying. Metaphysical Celebrations; Denver Merchandise Mart Expo Hall, CO.
Doing Magic Where You Are. Magical Mountain Mabon, NM
HungryMinds. An online GLE (guided learning experience), expert on Contemporary American Witchcraft, beginning April 3, 2000. December 2000 — Unfortunately, Hungry Minds seems to have been a victim of the great dot-com crash of 2000 so this valuable learning tool is no longer online. If you know of a site that would like to host it, please contact me.
“The Spiral of Rebirth: The Growth of Pagan Spirituality in the U.S.”
A Talk for Pagan Pride Day, September 18, 1999, in Burlington, VT, published in Burlington, VT CUUPS Newsletter, February 2000