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Rev Gigis B.O.S.
Female Coming of Age Ritual
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Order of service:
Cast Circle, Call Quarters, Invoke God, and Goddess, Invoke Ancestors, Statement of Purpose, Act of Power, Thank the Ancestors, Thank the Deities, Dissmiss the Quarters, Close Circle
Items Needed:
Sage Incense, White Candle
Ritual:
Casting Circle
Priestess:
Behold, I do cut apart a space between the realms of humankind and of the Mighty Ones -a Circle of Art, to focus and contain the power raised herein.
Calling Quarters
Father:
Welcome, O Guardian of the Watchtower of the East, power of Air and intellect. I pray that You will be with me this night in my circle, and that You will give Your blessing and Your aid to this my undertaking! I bid You a fond welcome
Mother:
Welcome, O Guardian of the Watchtower of the South, power of Fire and manifestation. I pray that You will be with me this night in our circle, and that You will give Your blessing and Your aid to this my undertaking! I bid You a fond welcome
GrandFather
Welcome, O Guardian of the Watchtower of the West, power of Water and emotion. I pray that You will be with me this night in our circle, and that You will give Your blessing and Your aid to this my undertaking! I bid You a fond welcome
GrandMother
Welcome, O Guardian of the Watchtower of the North, power of Earth and integration. I pray that You will be with me this night in our circle, and that You will give Your blessing and Your aid to this my undertaking! I bid You a fond welcome
Invocation of the Goddess
Mother
I call upon The most ancient of Goddesses Gaia, Mother of all. Please aid us in this the most presous of occations, This rite of passage.
Invocation of the God
Father
I call upon the oldest of Gods,and father to all. Please aid us in this the most presous of occations, This rite of passage.
Invocation of the Ancestors
GrandParrents
I call upon the Ancestors of all paths, and traditions, and the Ancestors of those family members that have come to be joined togeather so that you may bare witness to, and aid in this rite of passage.
Statement of Purpose
Priestess
We have come here today in celebration of _________ comming of age. To celebrate ________ change within the circle of life. We ask that the Goddess, and God bless and protect ______ in her journey. We ask that you be kind in your invinate wisdom when giving her the lessons of life. We ask that you help to guide her into becoming a caring, and giving person that has love in his heart now and always for all living things.
Act of Power
Priestess
Why have you brought forth this female child today?
Mother & Father
We have brought her here to have her recognized by the Goddess, and God, and to ask for aid in raising her under the pagan faith. We ask for aid with teaching her how to walk as one with the Goddess and God.
Priestess
Are you willing, and ready to accept this aid?
Mother & Father
Yes with love in our hearts we are ready, and willing to accept aid.
Priestess
___________ please come stand in the presence of the Goddess and God. Know that you are loved by them, and so in turn by their blessing may you walk always within their Love.
As we celebrate the Goddess, whom is the giver of all life, and the oldest of all Gods, As she has taken on may changes through her intire existance, so shall you, as you pass through the child stage into your young woman stage, as the Goddess did so very long ago.
_________ please light the white candle on the altar.
The Guardian of the west whom is the keeper of the waters of life. Please drink ofter from her well.
Guardian of the west please watch over this child, please fill her with all the joys of life
________ Do you have a question?
Please try to always listen to the Crone for she holds the wisdom of life.
Guardians of the North please watch over this child, and guide her with your knowledge
________Do you have any questions?
Family and friends of this child please come forth and present any gifts, and or words of wisdom.

Parents of this child do you have any final words?
Parrents
We promise to honor, love and respect you. We promise to teach you all you wish to learn, and to learn from you aswell. And when you are ready we promise to let you fly free to discover your own way through lifes journey.
Priestess
Blessed be to the children, for they truely are our future.
Thank the Ancestors
Grandparrents
Beloved ancestors, your wisdom and your example guide us
we pray that you will be with us as we go forward, and that we may call upon you in the future.
We thank you for your aid now and at all times.
We offer you our love and respect. We bid you honor and fond farewell.
Thank the God
Father
Beloved God and Father to all. Your wisdom and knowledge guides us in our journey. We offer you our love, and thank you for your presence, and your aid now, and at all times. We offer you gratitude and respect, and bid you honor and a fond farewell
Thank The Goddess Gaia
Mother
Gaia Mother to all, and the oldest of all Goddesses your wisdom guides us through lifes journey. We offer you our love, and thank you for your presence, and your aid now, and at all times. We offer you gratitude and respect, and bid you honor and a fond farewell.
Dismiss the Airts
Mother
Guardian of the Watchtower of the North we thank You for Your presence here tonight -
we thank You for Your aid, and Your guidance. may there be peace between Us now and always.
Go if You must -stay if You will. we bid You hail, and farewell
Father
Guardian of the Watchtower of the West, we thank You for Your presence here tonight -
we thank You for Your aid, and Your guidance. may there be peace between Us now and always.
Go if You must -stay if You will. we bid You hail, and farewell
Mother
Guardian of the Watchtower of the South, we thank You for Your presence here tonight -
we thank You for Your aid, and Your guidance. may there be peace between Us now and always.
Go if You must -stay if You will. we bid You hail, and farewell
Father
Guardian of the Watchtower of the East, we thank You for Your presence here tonight -
we thank You for Your aid, and Your guidance. may there be peace between Us now and always.
Go if You must -stay if You will. we bid You hail, and farewell
Uncast the circle
Priestess
As Above, So Below. As the Universe, so the Soul.
As without, so within the circle is open but unbroken
So mote it be

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