You are invited to join us for an afternoon of sacred circle, deep conversation and generative connections in a beautiful outdoor setting. Owning Our Wisdom: Women’s Ways of Leading in these Transformative Times Saturday, June 7, 2014 1 – 4 p.m. 27711 Deputy Circle Laguna Hills, CA 92653 _______ It is not just women who are marginalized after the long reign of patriarchy on our planet. So much having to do with “the feminine” is also devalued and silenced in the dominant culture of values, language, spirituality, education, politics, leadership and power in which we have been living for many generations. It is the air we have been breathing for so long that we are often unconscious about the ways it has [...]
Women of Spirit and Faith invites you to Remembering the Sacred Heart of Your Activism: An Evening of Prayer, Reflection and Inspiration Tuesday, March 11, 2014 5:30 – 8:00 pm The Hospitality Space Episcopal Church Center 815 2nd Avenue (between 43rd and 44th) New York, NY Join us for an evening of prayers from many faith traditions and circle dialogue exploring your commitment to women and girls and your intentions for this 58th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. Co-Hosted with Women’s Task Force at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, Gather the Women Global Matrix, Millionth Circle, We Are Enough and others. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Women who cannot travel to the Alchemy gathering in November have asked how they can be involved. No matter where you are, you can join the energy of Alchemy by lighting a candle and anchoring a local circle of women during the window of time when women will gather in San Francisco. This will help to strengthen the container for Alchemy and connect your local community of women with the growing planetary power of women’s spiritual leadership. Women have already committed to creating Circle of Light in Australia, Switzerland, Canada and several states across the U.S. If you would like to join this global community of light, contact our Circles of Light coordinator Mohini Moore - email@example.com - to let her know where you located. Mohini will [...]
WSF has received a generous $5,000 donation which will allow us to offer Alchemy scholarships of $250 or $500 for about 12 young leaders (ages 18-35), especially those bringing ethnic, spiritual and geographic diversity. The funds will be paid out to recipients at the Alchemy gathering. To apply: send the following information by October 15 to firstname.lastname@example.org • Name/ email address/ home address/ phone • Spiritual tradition/ Ethnicity • What do you bring to Alchemy? (50 words or less) • What do you hope to take away? (50 words/less) • What are your costs to attend Alchemy? • What is your need? There will be special activities, conversations and community-building for the young leaders at Alchemy.
All funds donated will help provide scholarships to the Alchemy Conference.
WSF Partners with Women’s Task Force of the Parliament of the World’s Religions on Alchemy Gathering
One of our networking partners for the upcoming Alchemy: Occupy Your Sacred Self gathering is the Women's Task Force of the Parliament of the World's Religions. Enjoy this article just posted the following article on the CPWR blog. http://www.parliamentofreligions.org/news/index.php/2013/09/womens-spiritual-leadership-focus-of-upcoming-event/
~A peak at some of the amazing women who will join the Alchemy community~ http://womenofspiritandfaith.org/alchemy-community/ ... more to be added soon.
Women of Spirit and Faith, and it's upcoming event Alchemy: Occupy Your Sacred Self, has been featured on Patheos.com. Patheos has more than 1 million unique visitors each month to its media platform broadcasting diverse faith voices. The article "Women’s Event Explores the Nexus of Spirituality and Leadership" can be found at http://www.patheos.com/blogs/perspectiveofaseeker/2013/09/womens-event-explores-the-nexus-of-spirituality-and-leadership/.
Kathe Schaaf recently wrote an article for the Parliament of the World's Religions: http://www.parliamentofreligions.org/news/index.php/2013/03/parliament-womens-task-force-takes-on-gender-violence-at-united-nations/
We are heading for New York and ready for a week of events and conversations as women converge from around the world for UN Commission on the Status of Women. A reminder of the events we will co-anchor exploring this year's theme of violence against women: Saturday - March 2, 2013 10 am – 3 pm Alchemy Project Exploratory Meeting Marble Collegiate Church 1 West 29th Street New York, NY 10001 Room 713 (near the corner of 5th and 29th) Sunday – March 3 6-8 pm WSF Local Circle Quest Bookstore 240 East 53rd Street New York, NY 10022 Monday, 4 March 2013 4:30 PM Religion, Culture and Violence Against Women (convened with Women’s Task Force at the Parliament of the World’s Religions) Guild Hall [...]