Lady Liberty League Celebrates 25 Years Tonight!

LADY LIBERTY LEAGUE CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF PAGAN RIGHTS ENDEAVORS

Pagan Liberty ImageOn Wednesday, September 15, 2010, Lady Liberty League will be celebrating its 25th Anniversary with a reception in Washington, DC. The reception is free and open to the public.

It will be held from 7-9 pm at the Universalist National Memorial Church, 1810 16th Street Northwest, Washington, DC

National and regional Pagan Rights activists, spiritual leaders, and practitioners of many traditions will be taking part in this interfaith celebration. Participants include those from Washington, DC, Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Wisconsin, US Virgin Islands, and elsewhere.

Founded in 1985, Lady Liberty League (LLL) is a national and global Pagan civil rights and religious freedom organization. LLL is coordinated by Circle Sanctuary, an Ecospirituality center and Shamanic Wiccan church that has been serving Pagans worldwide since 1974.

This special evening includes networking, refreshments, and remarks by Selena Fox of Wisconsin, Lady Liberty League’s Founder and Executive Director, and Patrick McCollum of California, LLL Chaplaincy Affairs Director and among this year’s recipients of the Hindu American Foundation’s Mahatma Ghandi Award for the Advancement of Religious Pluralism.

The evening will include an overview of the history and accomplishments of Lady Liberty League, including its origins in September 1985 in the

networking that defeated federal anti-Wiccan legislation. Lady Liberty League activists and Circle Sanctuary ministers from across the country will be helping with the reception.

Among the national Pagan leaders already planning to take part in the reception include Marci Drewry of Virginia, Director of Military Affairs, Sacred Well Congregation; Holli Emore of North Carolina, Executive Director, Cherry Hill Seminary; and Peter Dybing, First Officer-Elect, Covenant of the Goddess.

Watch the LLL reception live on the internet starting at 7 PM eastern time on September 15. Thanks to Iris Firemoon & The Firefly House (www.fireflyhouse.org) for providing video support.

Watch Live Streaming Video: http://www.circlesanctuary.org/liberty/3Sep10CircleTimes.htm

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