Welcome to Circle Sanctuary!

DSC 3219Founded in 1974 by Selena Fox, Circle Sanctuary is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Nature Spirituality church and 200-acre nature preserve dedicated to networking, community celebrations, spiritual healing and education. Circle Sanctuary sponsors gatherings and workshops at the Circle Sanctuary Nature Preserve in the forested hills of southwestern Wisconsin, USA.

Our vibrant community converges in person at classesFull Moon circles, seasonal sabbats, volunteer days, Sacred Fire Circles and at our annual week-long Pagan Spirit Gathering. Circle Sanctuary also keeps in touch with national and international Pagan communities through our email announcement lists and through our quarterly CIRCLE Magazine.

We also advocate religious freedom through the Lady Liberty League and participate in interfaith dialogues. We serve active and retired troops through our military ministries, and we also operate a 20-acre green cemetery.

Upcoming Events


Green Spirit Festival 7/29 - 7/31

  • Our Sacred Land and the Rhythm Withings logo 2014

    July 29 - 31, 2016
    at Circle Sanctuary Nature Preserve
    near Barneveld, Wisconsin
    Coordinated by Bo & Jenn

    What do Author River Higginbotham, Tailteann Games, Great Bonfires, Drumming, Rituals and Connecting with Friends all have common? All those things and so much more will be part of this year's Green Spirit at Circle Sanctuary. We hope you will join us for the festivities this July 29th through 31st!



Become a Circle Member!

  • DSC 1407Circle Sanctuary is launching a new Membership Program to create stronger connections and better serve the Pagan/Nature Spirituality community.  By creating a more formal membership program, we can open stronger channels of communication; learn from our members about how we can support their spiritual and personal development; and focus on members’ needs now and in the times to come.


Nature Magic Classes

  • selena-mandrakeNature Magic:
    Explorations in Pagan Shamanism with Selena Fox

    Monthly on second Fridays, 7-9pm
    at Circle Sanctuary Nature Preserve
    near Barneveld, WI
    $20 per person per class ($10 for Circle Sanctuary members)
    Advance registration required, as space is limited


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