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Children and Youth Director Arran Liddel, with Worship Associate Samantha Magus — Samhainn is a Celtic celebration to mark the start of winter. A time to take stock of the resources we have to sustain us through the longest nights, to share the warmth of the sacred fire and to find Sanctuary in community past and present.
This first night of winter is when the ancestors and spirits are closest. Disguises were worn to confuse malevolent spirits when travelling at night. To honour this tradition costumes are most welcome (for folks of all ages).