Sisterhood of the Sacred Circle
UPCOMING CIRCLE EVENTS

Join Mama J for Upcoming Events!


















ALL WOMEN WELCOME! *







The Recovering Goddess
PASS THE RATTLE RECOVERY CIRCLES
for Recovering & Reclaiming Women

Come share your experience, strength and hope
with recovering sisters who honor Earth & Spirit
Includes: Personal Stories of Recovery, Discovery & Empowerment

Coffee or Tea provided... No Fees... Love Offering Accepted
MEMBERS & GUESTS WELCOME - CLEAN & SOBER PARTICIPATION

NORTHERN NEVADA
Carson City
Near College Parkway & Lompa Lane
Every Thursday evening...
6 - 8:30 pm
Doors open at 5:30 pm
Call JoAnna at 775 - 882-1599
for directions or questions

SOUTH BAY AREA
San Jose
Near Hostetter & Capitol Ave
Wednesday Evenings ..... 7 - 9 pm
Call Mira at 408 - 251-4677
for directions or questions

About Pass the Rattle Circles

"If a woman isn't reclaiming the Goddess in Recovery...
She isn't recovering!"
 -- Mama J --

Let's Remember...
WHEN WE HEAL, THE EARTH HEALS!
Blessed Be





THE RECOVERING GODDESS

Women's Spirituality
Studies & Discussion
with Mama J

Knowledge, Healing & Empowerment
for Women of all Ages

Every Monday Night
from 6 - 9 pm in Carson City

Minimum Donation: $10

Join us in The Sacred Circle to explore various topics that
help a woman recover and reclaim her true feminine spirit

Doors Open at 5:30 pm

* Bring a Folder or Binder for Handouts

Coffee & Tea Served

ALL WOMEN WELCOME! *
Teachings include:

Why Women struggle in Recovery Programs... The roots of our dysfunction & addictions
Origins of the Bible & Modern Day Religions  -  The Dying & Resurrecting God
Roots of Christianity other Major religions -  Ancient Mysteries -  Women's Religion
Going from Earth Honoring Societies to Patriarchal and Power - Over Societies
The Goddess Remembered... Burning Times... Full Circle... 13 Indigenous Grandmothers
Power of  Myth and Mythology ... The Sacred Wheel of Life.... The Elements of Creation...
Solar Cycles... Lunar Cycles... Women's Cycles .... Chakras... Waking the Magical Brain...
The Early Women's Movement... Women's Movement of Today.... Gathering the Goddesses....
Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom - Women's Cycles  &  Seasons - Maiden, Mother, Crone
Recovering and Reclaiming Ancient Ways to Heal our lives... The Laws of Attraction...
The Steps of Recovery.... Reclaiming our Power through the Chakras... & more!

* The greatest gift a woman can give herself is a real education!

For Questions or Directions
Contact JoAnna @ 775-882-1599

Blessed Be










MOON CIRCLES
Join your sisters in the circle for a festive time
of lunar magic to honor Earth and Spirit

Singing - Drumming - Ritual - Creativity
Feasting - Merriment - Sisterhood

Moon Circle's are usually held on a Saturday
or Sunday closest to the New or Full Moon

ALWAYS BRING: Your drum or rattle,
Food to Share... & ... a $10 Donation

Members & Guests Welcome *
Clean & Sober Participation Only

See Ads Above for the Next Moon Circle
in the High Sierras or South Bay Area..








CELEBRATING THE SACRED
SEASONS & CYCLES OF LIFE
2013 - 2014

MEMBERS & GUESTS
WELCOME! *
Clean and Sober Participation!


WINTER SOLSTICE - YULE - 2013
Feast of Incoming Light & Rebirth
A time of hope, promise, joy and celebration
Saturday, December 21, 5-10 pm in Carson City (Women)
Sunday, December 22, 2-7 pm in Carson City ( Men & Women)

CANDLEMAS GATHERING & RETREAT
A time Inspiration, Dedication, Self-love & Divine Recognition
Friday - Sunday... February 7,8,9, 2014
at Camp Galilee in Lake Tahoe

SPRING EQUINOX
Feast of the Returning Daughter
Celebrating the Inner Child of Beauty and Grace
Saturday, March 23, 2013
at Toma's House in Carson City

MAY DAY CIRCLE
Feast of Sacred Love & Unification
Celebrating the Blossoming Maiden of Fertility
Saturday, May 4, 2013 in Carson City

SUMMER SOLSTICE RETREAT
at Hutchinson Lodge
Celebrating the Mother of Life and Power
June 28 - 30, 2013

Women's FALL EQUINOX CIRCLE
Feast of Gratitude & Bounty
Celebrating the Wisewoman
September 22, in Carson City

AUTUMN DREAMTIME RETREAT
Feast of the Wise-woman & Final Harvest
Celebrating the Crone of Wisdom
October 11, 12, 13, 2013
at Hutchinson Lodge in the High Sierras

HALLOWEEN
Halloween Night, October 31...
Women Only...
Samhain Celebration...
All Souls Day, Day of the Dead
Saturday, November 2... 6-10 pm
Members & guests welcome!
(see ads above)
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Join us in the Sisterhood of
THE SACRED CIRCLE
for Winter Festivities in the Goddess Tradition

Serving Recovering Women
& the Divine Feminine for over 25 years!
In the South Bay Area & Northern Nevada












Moon Circles ~ Tarot Circles ~ Women's Lodges
Nature Retreats ~ Women's Gatherings ~ Workshops
Pass the Rattle Recovery Circles - Women's Spirituality Teachings






Upcoming in Carson City
TAROT CIRCLE
For Women
Sunday - January 12, 2014
Noon - 4:45 pm

Join us for a mystical afternoon of Inspiration & Revelation
as we invoke the Fates of Fortune, Love & Destiny...

Mama J has practiced the ancient art of the Tarot for over 50 years
so join us as we gather in a circle of Sisterhood, Divination & Prophecy
as each of our personal paths are revealed by the wisdom of the ages

Minimum Donation: $20
Includes a Personal Reading, Food & Drink

Reservations Are Required!
Call JoAnna at 775-882-1599

Space is limited so reserve your spot now!
RSVP by the Wednesday before












    SWEAT LODGE
    CEREMONIES
    In the Spirit of Native America

    Fire of purification, steam from sacred stones,
    Prayer ties and tobacco, meld with spirit songs...
                                                                   ~ Jamie Sans ~


    For centuries,  Native American people as well as many of our ancestors
    have understood the purpose of purifying the body, mind and emotions
    to heal at the deepest levels and bring us into balance with ourselves,
    Mother  Earth and the Spirit of all life. We continue this ancient wisdom...

    Join us in The Sacred Circle for a time of song, prayer,
    and healing in the Purification Lodge as we bind our
    hearts, share our dreams & renew our spirits....

    WOMEN'S FULL MOON LODGE
    Sunday, November 17.... 2 pm until ?

         BRING:  A large Towel....  $10 - $20 donation
    OR a large bundle of natural firewood...   
Food to Share... Bottle of Drinking Water....

    Wear: Loose Clothing... Skirts... Dresses...
    T-Shirts.... Shorts....Night gowns... Birthday suit...
    whatever feels right...

    For questions, or if you'd like to be notified about
    our events or be added to our circle email list....

    Contact JoAnna at 775-882-1599
    or silverwitch@pyramid.net to RSVP

    O' Mitake Oysin







WINTER SOLSTICE
Join us for an evening of goddess magic, sisterhood,
song & ritual as we welcome the incoming light of the
world & celebrate a time of hope, promise
, rebirth & renewal!

Saturday, December 21, 2013
5 - 10 pm at JoAnna's in Carson City

bring: $20 donation... wrapped goddess gift for exchange
your drum or rattle ---- holiday goodies for the table

Doors Open at 5 pm  
Please RSVP by December 18th
by  Contacting JoAnna at 775-882-1599
silverwitch@pyramid.net

Blessed Be
* Right of Refusal

Some women may be not be compatible with our primary purpose,
our members, or our particular Circle environment for various reasons.
Therefore, JoAnna reserves the right to refuse membership or participation
to anyone who may compromise the harmony, sanctity or integrity of  
The Sacred Circle.

Blessed Be





Yule Holiday Circle
Sunday, Dec 22
2:30 pm - 7 pm at JoAnna's

Join us in this festive time of joy & merriment
as we welcome the incoming light of the world
& celebrate the spirit of hope, promise & renewal!

All Are Welcome!  -- Doors Open at 2 pm

Includes: Blessing of the Infants Ceremony;
Pass the Rattle, Yule Carols, Winter Dreams Ritual

Bring: Holiday Goodies for the Table
A donation of $10 --- Drum or Rattle

Please RSVP by December 18
by contacting JoAnna at 882-1599
or silverwitch@pyramid.net

blessed be
February 7-8-9, 2014
at Camp Galilee on Lake Tahoe

Join us on the beautiful shores of Lake Tahoe for a
magical weekend of sisterhood, healing & empowerment
in this sacred time of inspiration, dedication & self love

Theme: Reclaiming the sacred power of Self-Love to Heal from our dysfunctions
Includes: Speakers... Women's Spirituality Teachings ... Drumming Circle...
Pass the Rattle Recovery Circles... Chapel for Quiet Reflection or Meditation...
Song & Dance & Drumming, Sisterhood Circle, Creativity Circle, Sacred Play...
Goddess Prize Raffle... Dedication Ceremony & Candlelight Self-Love Ritual...
winter spirit RETREAT
for Recovering & Reclaiming Women
COST: $275
Cost Includes: Lodging in Warm Rustic Cabins with Bathroom and Shower --
Delicious, nutritious home-cooked meals & desserts served in dining room --
All Facilitation Fees -- all materials needed for creativity, crafts and ritual
 

Discounted Cost for Circle Members: $225

To reserve your space:
A Deposit of $100 is due on Jan 5, 2014

Remaining Balance is Due by February 1, 2014

Members may also pay in installments of $75
1st due on 12-15-13... 2nd due on 1-5-14... 3rd on 2-1-14

FOR QUESTIONS: CONTACT JOANNA at 775-882-1599

no refunds after deadline -- clean and sober participation only -- blessed be





South Bay Area
WINTER SOLSTICE
CELEBRATION

Saturday, December 21  --- 6 - 9 pm

Join your recovering & reclaiming sisters & brothers
in the San Jose Circle to celebrate the return of the light
in this festive time of hope, promise
, joy & renewal!

Includes:
Drumming, Rattling, Singing, Sharing,
& a ritual of dreaming of dark & bringing back the light!


BRING: a $10 donation, drum, rattle, & food to share

Clean & Sober Participation

RSVP to Mira at mira.geroy@gmail.com