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Celebrate Spring Equinox and Deepen Nature Connections with Selena Fox

Jan 25, 2018 11:10AM ● By Diega Rose

Rev Selena Fox

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Lancaster (UUCL) and Web and Wheel will present Spring Equinox 2018, with special guest, Reverend Selena Fox, from March 16 through 18. The free, weekend-long event, geared toward teens and adults, is open to the public, and includes workshops, ritual and welcoming the Spring.

A public lecture on the book, Pagan and Earth Spirituality–Voices in UUism, will take place from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., March 16, at UUCL, in Lancaster. A day of ritual and workshop led by Fox, titled Deepening Connections with the Five Elements of Nature, is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., March 17, in a pavilion at Lancaster County Central Park, with outdoor activity possible. Seasonal dress is recommended. Fox will lead a worship service beginning at 10 a.m., March 18, at UUCL, followed by a reception, with a discussion group titled Pagatarians (Pagan Unitarian Universalists) scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m.

A holistic spiritual counselor in private practice, Fox earned a Master of Science degree in counseling from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is Senior Minister of Circle Sanctuary, a nonprofit Nature Spirituality church and 200-acre nature preserve dedicated to networking, community celebrations, spiritual healing and education.

Fox travels extensively, presenting workshops and ceremonies, and hosts a weekly radio show. She has been a speaker at Unitarian Universalist Association conferences, General Assembly and a guest minister at many UU churches. In addition, Fox is an activist for gender and racial equality, religious freedom, interfaith collaboration and environmental preservation. She has been an eco-activist for over 45 years, including organizing the first Earth Day in 1970.

Registration is requested by February 15. Register online at or send an email with name, email address and dates of attendance to [email protected]. A healthy lunch will be provided on March 17 for $10 (cash only) at the door. Locations: UUCL, 538 W. Chestnut St., Lancaster, and Lancaster County Central Park, Pavilion 22, Eshleman Mill Rd., Lancaster. For more information about Selena Fox, visit or

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