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Prayer Ribbon Events, March 10, 11, and 12(?)

Posted 2/27/2017 8:48pm by Sally Voris .

White Rose Farm Circle, Inc. is supporting prayer ribbon events in Baltimore and at White Rose Farm on March 10 and 11. What are prayer ribbons? They are an Algonquin tradition and they speak to unity in diversity. Here is the schedule: 

Friday, March 10, 2017: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Cylburn Arboretum: 4915 Greenspring Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209, 410-367-2217, www.cylburn.org. Prayer Ribbon Ceremony with Evan Pritchard. High on a hill above the Jones Falls, in the trees and gardens of Cylburn Arboretum, Native American Evan Pritchard will introduce the Algonquin tradition of prayer ribbons. He and Sally Voris will lead a simple and meaningful ceremony with the ribbons, honoring the Native culture and the spirits of the land. The event will be held in the mansion and on the grounds. Cost is free, though a donation of $5.00 is requested for supplies. Each person will make and take home a prayer ribbon. Please register by contacting Megan at Cylburn Arboretum.

Friday, March 10, 2017, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Ruscombe Community Health Center, 4803 Yellowwood Road, Baltimore, Md 21229, 410-367-7300, www.ruscombe.org. I Love Diversity!: Prayer Ribbon Ceremony. with Evan Pritchard and Sally Voris. Native American Evan Pritchard will introduce the Algonquin tradition of prayer ribbons and set the context for how the prayer ribbons speak to finding harmony in diversity in America. He and Sally Voris will lead a simple and meaningful ceremony with the ribbons, honoring the Native culture, the spirits of the land, and the spirit of unity in diversity. Weather permitting, the event will be held near a lovely, small pond; it will be held in the yoga studio at the Community Hall, if need be. The event is free, and donations are encouraged. Please register by contacting Helen at Ruscombe Mansion.

Saturday, March 11, 2017: White Rose Farm, 4234 Ruggles Road, Taneytown, MD 21787, 410-756-9303, www.whiterosefarm.com. Sponsored by White Rose Farm Circle, Inc. Space is limited. RSVP by clicking here.  Download a flyer.  

1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Workshop: Harmony and Healing with Prayer Ribbons. Native American Evan Pritchard will introduce the Algonquin tradition of prayer ribbons and set the context for how the prayer ribbons speak to finding harmony in diversity in America. He will share the meaning of the ribbons and how they are used; participants will make and tie their own ribbons.

From 4:30 p.m. To 5:30 p.m, Evan Pritchard and Sally Voris will lead a ceremony with the ribbons to connect with the spirits of the land and the spirit of unity in diversity.

From 5:30 to 9:00 p.m., White Rose Farm will host a fire circle and offer simple farm food. Participants are encouraged to bring their drums or musical instruments. We will feast, sing, dance and drum. Cash donations will be accepted for the food.

Sunday, March 12―Evan is available to lead a workshop/ event, (If the event fills on Saturday, we will lead an additional workshop on Sunday.) 

May we come together in harmony and peace. 

Sally Voris, White Rose Farm

www.whiterosefarm.com, 410-756-9303

Sunday workshop possible!

We are holding Sacred Women's Circle this Saturday, March 25 frm 10:00 to 3:30 p.m.. All women in our larger network are welcome. A group gathers eight times a year, roughly at the change of seasons, to honor and reflect on the rhythm of our lives, as we honor the rhythms of the seasons. To register, click here.  For more information, click here .         

Support the Circle!

The farm now has a non-profit associated with it: White Rose Farm Circle, Inc. Its vision is to develop and share a model of community that empowers people to work together to restore health to the land, the natural world and each other. Donations are tax deductible. We invite you to contribute! All donations are welcome!  

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