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MISSIONARY INDEPENDENT SPIRITUAL CHURCH


Missionary Independent Spiritual Church and Ms. Robin Present

2009
Hoodoo & Rootwork
Training Workshops
and Open House Party

Saturday and Sunday,
May 9th and 10th, 2009
Forestville, California

For the third consecutive year, Missionary Independent Spiritual Church is sponsoring Our Hands-on Hoodoo Training Workshops in Forestville, California.

These classes in African American folk magic, root work, and hoodoo will teach you practical tricks and tips to take your conjure work to a new level of confidence and knowledge. In addition to spell casting, we also showcase the mystery and magic of world-wide folk religions.

PARTY ATTENDANCE IS FREE!
There is no charge to attend the Party or Open House.

Make your travel plans now to attend this unique 2-day festival of folk magic and spirituality!

Please join us.

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WORKSHOP PROGRAM SCHEDULE:
What's Happening!

PRESENTER BIOGRAPHIES:
Meet the Teachers!




FREE POTLUCK!
Potluck food and beverages will be provided both days.

SEATING
Seating outside of the MISC classes and workshops is somewhat limited, so if you want to spread out and party on the grass, bring a blanket or beach towel or your own portable lawn chairs!

DOGS
This event is DOG-FRIENDLY, as long as yours is a friendly dog. We have a large enclosed dog run available for the use of any dogs who need a break from the folk magic festivities.

HAND FANS
Guests are cordially invited to visit inside Missionary Independent Spiritual Church and receive a complimentary souvenir church hand-fan.

SPONSORSHIP THANKS
The Lucky Mojo Curio Co. donates all materials for these classes.

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Saturday, May 9th, 2009

11:00 AM:
Oil Lamps with Charles Porterfield
Charles Porterfield will give a workshop on the use of Oil Lamps and other forms of Light in hoodoo, and will guide attendees in the preparation of a miniature functional oil lamp they can take home with them and use. ($10.00)

12:00 PM:
Tea Leaf Reading with cat yronwode
This workshop will cover the history and techniques of this traditional form of divination; participants will each receive a genuine fortune telling teacup of their own and will practice their skills on one another. ($25.00)

1:00 PM:
Perfumes and Incense with James Dotson
James Dotson will instruct participants on Perfumes and Incense, their history, how aromatic and energetically active scent formulas are designed, and how they are used in conjure. Students will receive samples of several types of traditional spiritual and magical incenses and will make a simple incense to take home for personal use. ($15.00)

2:00 PM:
Practical Money Spells with Starr Casas
Starr Casas will be teaching a workshop on Practical Money Magic Spells, including how to burn candles, use oils, and make mojo hands for prosperity, and attendees will each receive a signed copy of her popular book on money magic to take home. ($25.00)

3:00 PM:
How to Make a Portable Altar with Carin Huber
Carin Huber has promised to engage attendees with a crafty, artistic, hands-on presentation called How to Make a Portable Altar; all materials will be supplied, and the results should be spectacular. ($20.00)

Saturday Party attendance is absolutely FREE!

Sunday, May 10th, 2009

11:00 AM:
Jack Ball Workshop with catherine yronwode
A special Jack Balls workshop will be held on Sunday for Hoodoo Rootwork Correspondence Course graduates only. This is a 1:45 hour class. ($20.00)

1:00 PM:
Spiritual Foot Washing with Starr Casas & Lara Rivera
Starr and Lara will be demonstrating how to do a spiritual foot washing during this workshop. Attendees will partner up and get hands-on experience. The class is limited to the first 20 people. ($10.00)

2:00 PM:
Cursing with Baby Dolls with Robin York
Robin York will conduct one of her famed workshops on Cursing with Doll Babies -- among the most popular and most-requested topics in hoodoo -- and students will prepare a cursing doll and learn how to use it on an enemy. ($20.00)

3:00 PM:
Container and Bottle Spells with Lara Rivera
Lara Rivera will conduct a workshop on Bottle Spells and Container Spells, and each attendee will participate in creating a bottle spell to take home and use. ($20.00)

Sunday Party attendance is absolutely FREE!

 

cat yronwode will be teaching two workshops: A Tea Leaf Reading workshop on Saturday will cover the history and techniques of this traditional form of divination; participants will each receive a genuine fortune telling teacup of their own and will practice their skills on one another. A special Jack Balls workshop will be held on Sunday for Hoodoo Rootwork Correspondence Course graduates only.

James Dotson will teach on the subject of Perfumes and Incense, their history, how aromatic and energetically active scent formulas are designed, and how they are used in conjure. Students will receive samples of several types of traditional spiritual and magical incenses and will make a simple incense to take home for personal use.

Starr Casas will be teaching a workshop on Practical Money Magic Spells, including how to burn candles, use oils, and make mojo hands for prosperity, and attendees will each receive a signed copy of her popular book on money magic to take home.

Robin York will conduct one of her famed workshops on Cursing with Doll Babies -- among the most popular and most-requested topics in hoodoo -- and students will prepare a cursing doll and learn how to use it on an enemy.

Charles Porterfield will give a workshop on the use of Oil Lamps and other forms of Light in hoodoo, and will guide attendees in the preparation of a miniature functional oil lamp they can take home with them and use.

Lara Rivera will conduct a workshop on Bottle Spells and Container Spells, and each attendee will participate in creating a bottle spell to take home and use.

Carin Huber has promised to engage attendees with a crafty, artistic, hands-on presentation called How to Make a Portable Altar; all materials will be supplied, and the results should be spectacular.

PARTY ATTENDANCE IS ABSOLUTELY FREE! SIGN UP NOW FOR THIS UNIQUE MAGICAL SEMINAR!

There is no charge to attend the Party and Lucky Mojo Open House. Potluck food and beverages will be provided both days. There is no charge to attend the Party and Lucky Mojo Open House.

Seating outside the workshops is somewhat limited, so if you want to spread out and party on the grass, bring along a blanket or beach towl and your own portable lawn chairs!

This event is DOG-FRIENDLY, as long as yours is a friendly dog. We also have a large enclosed dog run available for the use of any dogs who need a break from the festiviies.

The Lucky Mojo Curio Co. will be open on both days for anyone wishing to get some shopping done. Guests are also invited to visit Missionary Independent Spiritual Church and receive a complimentary church fan. Please join us.

Cost for the workshops varies by the cost of ingredients supplied, and runs from $10.00 to $25.00 per workshop> Fees are payable to your teachers on the day of the workshop.

Planning on coming? Drop us a note on the Lucky Mojo Forum and let us know.

 

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