Why Fire? Why Fire Now?

Why Fire? Why Fire Now?

Experiencing the sacred is about connecting with something much larger than ourselves. The Sacred Fire Community is a global network of people bringing a sense of the sacred back into our world. Operating locally, through gatherings in the presence of more…

Our Community Fires and the Dance of Deep Community

Our Community Fires and the Dance of Deep Community

What are the qualities of the Sacred Fire Community that keep people coming back for more? Even when we uncover our weaknesses and faults, encounter our attachments and expectations, and even face our fears about conflict, we keep jumping into more…

The Keys to Deep Community: Lifeways Programs

The Keys to Deep Community: Lifeways Programs

Could one of the foundations of deep community be that it’s grounded in the lifeways of the people? Sacred Fire Community Lifeways is bringing forth programs that initiate these ways for people of western culture whose lifeways are long lost. more…

Birth

Birth

Our experience of being born and welcomed shapes who we are and how we relate with life. What happens when we engage family, community, and Divine in this powerful right of passage? We create a sustainable future, one baby at more…

Initiation into Womanhood

Initiation into Womanhood

The vital and timeless ritual of initiation has been lost to our modern culture. As a result, many young people are confused or resistant about entering into adulthood. They long to discover their life’s purpose and their relationship to the more…

Young Men's Initiation

Young Men’s Initiation

The vital and timeless ritual of initiation has been lost in our culture, leaving young people confused about their purpose and their relationship to the whole of life. Without the guidance and support of ritual and community, the powerful drives more…

Prayer

Prayer

Experience what happens when you take down the walls separating human beings from the living world. Heal your life by relating deeply to nature, each other, yourself. We speak about being ‘connected,’ but do we experience that? In the experience more…

Women

Women

  The feminine is incredibly strong and connective, like the force that both gives and holds life together. In traditional cultures there are regular cycles when women come together with elder women to become reoriented, refocused, and renewed. The Ukalai women’s more…

Men

Men

Embark on a pilgrimage to your soul. Strip away society’s baggage, and learn to balance action, compassion, feelings and achievements in daily life. Ukilái: (Uh-key-lá-ee) is a word in the Huichol indigenous language that means “a man who has reached a more…

Transitions

Transitions

Engage with the deep purpose behind the transitions in your life by listening to the deep knowing of your heart. Learn practices and skills to reap the full benefits of change and growth in this two-day program. The Lifeways Transitions more…

Dying

Dying

Our culture has taught us that death is isolating, a suffering to be avoided at all costs. Our ancestors had a different view: death is a peaceful, nurturing transition, a step toward the next stage of existence as the cycle more…

Fire Stories

  • Message from the Executive Director
    Message from the Executive Director

    By Bill Sutton, Executive Director In this issue of ATF, I’d like to bring more visibility to the structure and the people behind what we call the Sacred Fire Community Organization.  But first, I want to share some of the highlights of more…

  • Meet a Firekeeper: Reyna and Roger Menadue
    Meet a Firekeeper: Reyna and Roger Menadue

    Around the Fire caught up with Roger and Reyna Menadue, SFC Firekeepers in Alice Springs, Australia in late March 2016. Fellow Firekeeper Christine Staub conducted the interview. CS: Hello Reyna and Roger. I’m so glad you have the time to more…

  • Mesa Life Project
    Mesa Life Project

    In April 2004, during a private audience with Grandfather Fire[1], Deanna Jenne was given a mission to gather others of like heart and to establish a community in which its members would model living from a balanced and mutual relationship more…

Fire Work

  • Help the Sacred Fire Community and have fun!

    These are exciting times to participate in the Sacred Fire Community. We are re-dreaming, re-structuring, working to provide as much support as possible to local hamlets. Here is a wonderful opportunity to do all of that!! Marketplace Events Coordinator As more…

  • Many Helping Hands!
    Many Helping Hands!

    Our Grandmothers taught us that many helping hands make for light work, and how right they were! It is not only the sharing of the load, but maybe more so, it is the joy of the connection and companionship that more…

  • Come Join Our Team!

    These are exciting times to participate in the Sacred Fire Community organization. We are re-dreaming, re-structuring, working to provide as much support as possible to local hamlets. Here is a wonderful opportunity to do all of that!! Marketplace Events Coordinator more…

Hot News

  • REDISCOVER THE COMMON HEART OF THE FEMININE
    REDISCOVER THE COMMON HEART OF THE FEMININE

      As women we can find ourselves feeling distressed by the extreme divisions and oppositions we are witnessing locally, nationally and globally. We may find these disparities echoed internally which give way to confusion and uncertainty. Our challenge is to reconnect more…

  • Ukilai Mens Retreat – Rediscover yourself in the rugged Scottish Highlands
    Ukilai Mens Retreat – Rediscover yourself in the rugged Scottish Highlands

    Join us as we venture out of our daily lives and immerse ourselves in a unique and stunning landscape so we can disconnect from our minds and reconnect with the energy and strength that is our masculinity. Surround yourself with more…

  • Young Womens Initiation 2016 application deadline
    Young Womens Initiation 2016 application deadline

    This rite of passage is led by elders of the Sacred Fire Community. They are trained and experienced in holding a container for people of western culture while honoring the deep ancestral connections that bring forth transformation. Initiation 2016 application more…

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