The 11th Indianapolis Winter Solstice Singing Ritual will be held at the
Unitarian Universalist Church of Indianapolis (615 W. 43rd Street)
on Saturday, December 19, 2015.
Show starts at 7:00 pm. Doors at 6:30. Arrive early, this event usually sells out.
Just what is the Indianapolis Winter Solstice Singing Ritual?
It’s a family-friendly, non-denominational event that celebrates the return of the sun, weaving stories and songs together for a night that ranges from meditative to raucous … all of it deeply powerful and joyous. It’s more than a performance, it’s more than a worship service. It’s a feast of sound and spirit. more…
Enjoy some pictures from the 2013 Winter Solstice Singing Ritual
The sold out event featured a cast and crew of more than 60 people. All told 100 volunteers, 30 individual financial backers, and seven sponsors came together to make it all happen. There was singing, dancing, cheering, and laughter.
A view of the room during set up.
The glow labyrinth charging up in the sunlight.
Pam Blevins Hinkle, producer of the event and music director.
Jenni White, the narrator.
Marg Herder, song leader.
The small chorus singing Kore Evohe.
Pastor Stephen enjoying the ritual.
Pam Blevins Hinkle and Marg Herder.
Feast and fellowship afterwards.
The altar still burning after the ritual.
The altar with candles lit during the performance.
It's a family friendly performance.
Letting our lights shine together.
Narrator Jenni White lighting the directional candles.
In the light, in the audience.
Elizabeth Efroymson-Brooks, cellist.
Light has Returned!
General joyousness, singing and dancing!
Photos by Karl Zemlin of Zemlin Photo, Tarsie Franklin, and Jake Burt.