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


Pagan Spirit Gathering Registration Open!

  • psg 2016 frontCircle Sanctuary is pleased to announce that Pagan Spirit Gathering 2016 will be held from June 19 to 26, 2016, at Tall Tree Lake in Illinois.  Tall Tree Lake is a beautiful 200-acre event ground located near the village of Vienna in southern Illinois.  Already the host of several large events and music festivals, Tall Tree Lake will provide a spacious home for the growing Pagan Spirit Gathering community, against a backdrop of a stunning natural lake.


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.


Welcome Spring Festival 3/19

  • DSC 0063Celebrate the Spring Equinox

    Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 9:30 AM - 7 PM

    at Circle Sanctuary Nature Preserve
    near Barneveld, Wisconsin

    Coordinated by Tereesa and Sharon

    Stepping Into Spring:  The Equinox is here and the Earth is awakening.  The tribe gathers together to celebrate the sun's return to power and experience the signs of renewal and growth, within and without.  Together we will step out of the darkness and into the light, and rejoice in the life bursting forth all around us.



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