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Sunday, August 26, 2018

Oregon chapter of MUFON and McMenamins History present...

Women & Spirituality: Paganism

6 p.m. doors, 7 p.m. event

Free

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Women & Spirituality: Paganism

Women & Spirituality: Paganism

Presented by Montana Jordan, Occult Specialist

In this lecture, we will explore the meanings of spirituality and paganism with an emphasis on womanhood and femininity. We will theorize the main accepted areas of paganism, survey its differing branches ranging from Shamanism to witchcraft to the Goddess Movement, compare archaic to contemporary paganism, examine the main pagan sabbats, and finally, discuss how paganism infiltrates institutionalized religion. 

About the Speaker:

Montana Jordan is an internationally-renowned paranormal and parapsychological researcher, with over 20 years of personal and professional field work experience. Montana has an academic specialty in occultism and the esoteric, and is employed as an independent consultant to several local and intercontinental research organizations. Montana is also a published freelance writer, specializing in holistic healing and all things occultic. In addition to taking on casework and holding lectures, Montana teaches classes on occult-related topics, and is frequently a guest to a myriad of radio, podcast and film projects. Montana is a proud two-time direct descendant of two distinct bloodlines from the Salem Witch Trials. She is the tenth great-granddaughter of the historical Susannah North Martin, hanged in 1692. She is also the tenth great-granddaughter of the historical Rebecca Shelley Addington Chamberlain, who died in prison in 1692 whilst awaiting execution. Montana maintains that, because ghosts are interdimensional energies, the whole of the paranormal and parapsychological fields are subtopic to the studies of theology and spirituality. Both an ordained minister and pagan priestess, Montana is obtaining her PhD in holistic theology. 

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Join us once a month to hear from experts in unexplainable phenomena - think UFOs, extraterrestrials, Bigfoot, ESP, ghosts and beyond. Come have a beer and a burger handcrafted beverage, concessions, and/or a slice of pizza, settle in and learn something new from a curated line-up of scholars, experiencers and others.

According to Wikipedia: "Paranormal events are phenomena described in popular culture, folklore and other non-scientific bodies of knowledge, whose existence within these contexts is described to lie beyond normal experience or scientific explanation.

A paranormal phenomenon is different from hypothetical concepts such as dark matter and dark energy. Unlike paranormal phenomena, these hypothetical concepts are based on empirical observations and experimental data gained through the scientific method.

The most notable paranormal beliefs include those that pertain to ghosts, extraterrestrial life, unidentified flying objects, psychic abilities or extrasensory perception and cryptids."

We thank the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) for coordinating and hosting this programming at the historic Mission Theater.

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About Mission Theater

Featuring Music, Movies & Events

Our historic Mission Theater in Northwest Portland features special movie screenings, live music, engaging talks, select sports event screenings and other fun experiences—join us for the next event! We’ve installed a much larger screen & a thundering new sound system, and have space for you to either sit or stand.  

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We’ve got a full bar, pizza, salad and concessions for you to enjoy.

Theater pricing and policies 
•  All shows are 21 and over unless accompanied by a parent or guardian, or unless stated otherwise.
•  Doors will open approximately 30 minutes before show time, unless stated otherwise.
•  Admission is $2 for adults and children for shows starting before 5pm, $4 for adults and $3 for children after 5pm, unless stated otherwise.
•  Daily ticket specials only apply to standard movies and are not available for special screenings or events.

Accommodations Closed Captioning 

Our theater offers a quality entertainment experience for deaf, hard of hearing and vision impaired guests. Our movie showings are closed captioned, and we offer individual Captiview closed caption devices that sit in your seat’s cupholder. In addition, we offer two types of headphones: hearing impaired headphones that amplify the dialogue, or visual impaired headphones that describe the scenery and action. Just inquire before showtime to use any of these devices.

Please note: Mission Theater is wheelchair accessible.

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We’ll serve you a meal or a snack to enjoy while you sit and take in the feature film. Enjoy pizza by the slice or whole pie, salads and movie concessions – along with both non-alcoholic beverages and our own handcrafted ales, wines, hard cider and beer (plus guest taps).

History

The location that serves as one of McMenamins favorite neighborhood theater pubs was the locus of great spiritual zeal beginning in the 1890s. That's when the Swedish Evangelical Mission established its church here....

From a church to a theater-pub, the Mission's history ain't exactly saintly. Click here for more info!

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