This year's Indy Pagan Pride Day is Saturday September 28, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will be held at Broad Ripple Park in Indianapolis, IN. Admission for this event as always are canned goods, dry goods, or toiletries which will be donated to the Damien Center or cat food and cat litter which will be donated to Indy Feral. This year's Indy Pagan Pride Day is packed with Rituals, Workshops, Middle Eastern Dancing, Drumming, the Bardic Circle, Art Salon, Feast and an Auction!!
Ritual provides the opportunity for Pagans to share their spirituality. It is not necessary to participate in ritual to attend. It is certainly acceptable to watch from the fringes. They are currently accepting proposals for Indianapolis Pagan community individuals or groups to lead/perform this years rituals
2013 Information Booths:
ELVIN H.O.M.E., INC
Lothlorien Nature Sanctuary is a green haven and center for spiritual retreat dedicated to the healing of the earth and of one another. Part of Elvin H.O.M.E., Inc. (Holy Order of Mother Earth) a federal 501c3 organization. Lothlorien is 109 acres of forested hills and valleys located at the edge of Southern Indiana's limestone belt. It is a place to escape the outside world, drop its concerns and masks, and attune to the natural rhythms of the earth. It is a work in progress, being created and sustained entirely by volunteer labor as an act of love and faith. Lothlorien is open for anyone to visit and attend festivals. They encourage sponsorship. Sponsors can camp and share in the work of perpetuation and regeneration.
Americans United for Separation of Church and State/Indianapolis Chapter
Americans United for Separation of Church and State is a national, nonpartisan educational organization dedicated to preserving the constitutional principle of church-state separation as the only way to ensure religious freedom for all Americans.
The Mankind Project of Indiana
The Mankind Project of Indiana is a group of men dedicated to living lives of integrity, accountability, and commitment, through association with other men. The Indiana Center, founded in 1992, has 15 groups of men in the Indianapolis metro area who meet at various times during the week. The group is not faith-based; men of all faiths -- including no faith -- have joined and are represented here.
Novices of the Old Ways ~ Midwest
"Novices of the Old Ways ~ Midwest is a progressive Witchcraft community based in Indianapolis and its surrounding areas. Progressive Witchcraft is not based on a formal tradition, but rather a philosophy of using whatever methods necessary to best serve the immediate and broader communities. Connection with Deity, whomever the individual or group at large communes with, is of vital importance. Their goal is to continue to learn about the Craft, themselves, and how they can best aid the health of their community and planet.
In NOW, they strive to be in constant communication with the Genus Loci, plant and animal spirits of the Land. They use Magick and ritual to better themselves and their community. While NOW~ Midwest does have a web presence, its focus is on meeting in person to learn and practice their Craft. Members are encouraged to come out and mingle!
Pagan Educational Network
"PEN is involved in the following ministries, prison, military, homeless, hospitlized veterans. They also work with Circle Sanctuary in many of their activities. More information can be found in their newsletter ""Water""."
Midwest Regional Local Council of The Covenant of the Goddess
Nestled in the beautiful rolling hills of southern Indiana's countryside is Our Haven, a 175 acre nature sanctuary of beautiful deciduous forests and reclaimed fields for all who wish to come enjoy its clear creeks, natural springs, and secluded areas. Our Haven has both private large areas as well as intimate small areas available for you and your group's or event's use.
The vision of Our Haven began many years ago. They had a vision to set aside a parcel of land for use and enjoyment by all and for all to live and commune in harmony with each other and with the land. Our Haven is open to all positive paths. All that lacks is for you to add your own personal touch to your sacred place and to come enjoy Our Haven.
Gaia Works Inc
Gaia Works, Inc. is a Faith-Based Community Service Organization in Indianapolis that is open to anyone who believes in Riligious Tolerance and promotion of that belief though Community Service work.
Temple of Eternal Light
They are a spiritual and magickal group dedicated to personal improvement and group fellowship. They welcome all positive paths to the Divine. They currently have members with interests and backgrounds in a variety of spiritual and magical paths, including Paganism, witchcraft, Hermeticism, shamanism, Voudou/Santeria, Druidry, and psionics. They have an established ritual circle in Bloomington, IN, are currently forming a new ritual circle in Terre Haute, IN, and also have members in Indianapolis.
Circle of Janus Science Fiction and Fantasy Fan Club
The Circle of Janus is the longest existing Science Fiction & Fantasy fan club of central Indiana. They were founded in 1979 at a time when no other central Indiana SF&F fan clubs existed. Their goal is to serve the local fan community by providing a social forum and gathering place for those with a common interest in SF&F, to promote these genres in all their forms and the promotion of literacy through the SF&F genres.
"CUUPs - Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans (an open circle)
IPPM - Indianapolis Pagan Prison Ministry (currently active in 6 local prisons leading Asatru and Wiccan groups)
All are on facebook"
The Damien Center
Their mission is to empower persons in Central Indiana affected by HIV/AIDS to move forward each day with dignity and to lead the fight to prevent the spread of HIV. They envision Central Indiana free of the suffering caused by HIV/AIDS. Until then, they envision that every HIV-affected person in Central Indiana knows that The Damien Center is a safe and welcoming place so that no barriers separate people from the services they need to prolong and enhance their lives.
Indy Poly Meetup
This is a social networking, support, and discussion group providing community and a sense of belonging or experience vault. This group is meant for people who are in and/ or looking for open, honest non-monogamous and polyamorous relationships.
Mabon, the Fall Equinox, is a day of Harvest Festival & Feasting. As we come together, we each bring to the table our own unique spirit to share with one another.
To celebrate this occasion Indy Pagan Pride Day they hold a community meal and pitch in from 11:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M. - Bring a dish to share!!! Everyone love desserts!!! Side dishes are needed as well as desserts this year!
Each year, Vendors from around the Midwest come to Pagan Pride Day to sell their wares. Come out and enjoy the fun!