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FIND COVENS, GROUPS & ORGANIZATIONS

 

A Networking Resource for Finding Covens, Pagans,

Spiritual Groups or Like-Minded Individuals in Illinois

 

ARE YOU A SEEKER LOOKING FOR A COVEN, GROUP, MEET UP? WITCHES AND PAGANS DO NOT PROSELYTIZE SO IT'S UP TO THE SEEKER TO SEARCH, CONTACT AND FIND TEACHERS. THIS IS JUST A RESOURCE FOR YOU TO REACH OUT.

 

We are happy to present this page for covens, groups and organizations in the locations listed below. This information on these pages is presented as submitted, we do not know many of the groups that are represented here and only remove groups if serious verifiable allegations are brought to our attention. We encourage you to please use your discretion when meeting strangers, and due diligence in researching the tradition and reputation of the leaders. We suggest you read this BLOG post prior to meeting possible teachers, as well as the DISCLAIMER page.

Hail and welcome Witches, Pagans, Wiccans and Heathens to the Mandragora Magika home page for Illinois!
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS
 
THE SHEKINAH TRIAD OF WICCA

CITY: Arlington Heights

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Kabbalah/Pagan Way

CONTACT NAME: Shelynah, HPSTS

EMAIL: shelynah@yahoo.com

UPDATED: 4/26/2024

 

We are a coven of responsible adults where the Priestess and Priest are both legal clergy since 2001. We teach structured classes, do rituals to celebrate the 8 Wicca festivals, and do magic at new and full moons. We charge a very nominal fee for classes and monthly dues. The Leaders each have careers and do not profit from coven activities.

BOLINGBROOK
 
OAKMOON COVEN

CITY: Bolingbrook

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Celtic Eclectic

CONTACT NAME: Jenna Morningshadow

EMAIL: Oakmooncoven@comcast.net

WEBSITE: OAKMOON COVEN

 

We are a small group in the south-west Chicago suburbs. We are primarily a training coven with classes starting at Samhain. Please feel free to e-mail us with events and friendship as we like to network with our community! Blessed Be!

 
CHICAGO
 
KHEPERU EM INU: TEMPLE OF KEMETIC YOGA

CITY: Chicago

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Ancient Egyptian

CONTACT NAME: Vincent

CONTACT: 773 544 9908

WEBSITE: https://www.darkgoddessinu.com/

UPDATED: 8/13/2022

The temple of Kheperu em INU was founded i 1995 and is is dedicated to worship of the Goddess NUT consort of NU and to mastery of the ‘Khaibit’ or shadow self. Our chaotic tantric rites are timed to the movements of the dark moons and the lunar eclipse cycles. We are pagan mystics dedicated to free exercise of the law of unconditional love: To Encourage the Enlightenment, (Ashuui Tchaas) Nurture the Growth, (Ashui Uah) and Promote the Autonomy (Ashui Nef) of all Beings (em Kheperit).

STAG AND OAK GROVE

CITY: Chicago

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Gardnerian/Alexandrian/NY Wica/Minoan Brotherhood

CONTACT NAME: Steven Bragg

EMAIL: bragg.swwinds@gmail.com

UPDATED: 10/17/2022

Stag and Oak Grove is the overarching entity for the outer court teaching and community circle for the Coven in the Portage Park neighborhood of Chicago. The Coven is primarily traditional Gardnerian, but we also carry the Alexandrian, New York Wica Trad, and New York Welsh traditions, as well as the Minoan Brotherhood for men. Stag and Oak Grove is inclusive and leans heavily to the left. We look forward to hearing from any interested Seekers.

THE WITCHES' CONCLAVE

CITY: Chicago

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Practical/Folk Witchcraft

CONTACT NAME: Wycke Malliway

EMAIL: info@malliwaybros.com

WEBSITE: https://www.meetup.com/thewitchesconclave/

UPDATED: 3/5/2024

The Witches' Conclave is a place to gather, learn, and practice the magical arts. Events include classes, group rituals, discussions, and magical celebrations. Our goal is to give people a place to work magical practices and build a strong community of witches with a reverence for the craft. Events are hosted at the Malliway Bros occult shop in Chicago by the brothers Wycke and Blake Malliway.

 
CRYSTAL LAKE
 
TEMPLE PROPYLAIA

CITY: Crystal Lake

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Alexandrian Wicca

CONTACT NAME: Sharisse and Bryce

EMAIL: propylaian@gmail.com

UPDATED: 5/23/2024

Temple Propylaia is an Alexandrian coven in the greater Chicago area. Those interested in Alexandrian Craft are welcome to contact us. However, we are not accepting new students at this time.

DECATUR
 
BROTHERS&SISTERS OF CRAFT (BASOC)

CITY: Decatur

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: WitchCraft

CONTACT NAME: Trevor

EMAIL: Hebrewking0627@gmail.com

 

Bringers Of Light.

 

ILLINOIS WITCHES

CITY: Decatur

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Eclectic Pagan

CONTACT NAME: Victoria

EMAIL: victoriaclark539@gmail.com

WEBSITE: FACEBOOK

UPDATED: 6/21/2022

 

A safe haven for all those on their magical paths!

 
GRAYSLAKE

 

COVEN OF THE HEALING WELL

CITY: Grayslake

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Wicca/Living Tapestry Tradition

CONTACT NAME: Lady Autumn Kitsune

EMAIL: covenofthehealingwell@gmail.com

 

We are a teaching coven with an emphasis on training Clergy. We offer a degree-based program for beginners as well as those with experience looking for formal training. We place a strong emphasis on ethical practice and tolerance for other beliefs as well as personal choice and personal responsibility. Our goal is to be a spiritual family, as well as a place to learn, grow, and challenge ourselves. We honor and encourage diversity among our members.

 

As a group, we expect openness, trust, and integrity from our members. We desire commitment of time and reliability. We also expect you to have a good life/work balance and be willing to do the deep, personal work that is required for true growth.

 

We honor both the Goddess and God, as well as Androgyny and non-gendered aspects of deity. We are LGBTQ+ inclusive and expect anyone who joins us to be LGBTQ+ friendly as well. CHW is an adult coven; our members must be at least 21 years old.

 

We use a private interview process to meet with you and get to know you, and to let you get to know us. If we think you will be compatible with us, and you think you would like to work with us, there is then a "trial" period of candidacy lasting a minimum of one year and one day. We look forward to hearing from you. Blessed Be!

HIGHLAND PARK

 

CIRCLE OF THE OLD WAYS

CITY: Highland Park

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Old Craft/Folk Craft

CONTACT NAME: Blake Malliway

EMAIL: blake.malliway@crossedcrowbooks.com

UPDATED: 3/18/2024

 

Looking to form a coven of fellow Witches up in Highland Park based on Old Style Craft/Ritual structure, including emphasis on the genius loci, the ancestors, and the folkloric devil. Particularly inspired by the methods of Witchery and folk traditions of the Village Witch. Let’s make some magic together!

JOILET

 

TREIBH-NA-TINTEAN

CITY: Joilet

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Eclectic

CONTACT NAME: Richard

EMAIL: victoriaclark539@gmail.com

WEBSITE: https://joliettnt.org/

UPDATED: 5/22/2023

 

Treibh na Tintean is a Celtic-Eclectic Pagan circle that celebrates as a spiritual outgrowth of, and using facilities owned by, the Universalist Unitarian Church of Joliet. This church is a Welcoming Congregation that respects and honors people of all races, nationalities, sexes, socio-economic classes, religions, ages, physical abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer folks. Many Treibh members are also church members. We are an Open Circle led by a Treibh council & governed by the Treibh na Tintean Agreements. By Air, Fire, Water, Earth & Spirit; by The Gods, Goddess, and Goddex: So Mote It Be!

KANKAKEE

 

COVEN OF THE MYSTIC

CITY: Kankakee

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Eclectic/All

CONTACT NAME: Alexis Blink

EMAIL: Covenofthemystic@gmail.com

 

We are a coven local to the Kankakee area of Illinois. We celebrate all spiritual paths, and celebrate the sabbats according to the pagan calender, with select events/meet-ups in between.

PALATINE

 

SOULFUL CIRCLE

CITY: Palatine

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Pagan

CONTACT NAME: Liana

EMAIL: soulfulritual@gmail.com

UPDATED: 11/8/2023

 

Over 18 all inclusive.,

PEORIA

 

ARTISAN MOON

CITY: Peoria

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Celtic/Spiritual

CONTACT NAME: Alyssa

EMAIL: ArtisanMoonCoven.alyssa@gmail.com

UPDATED: 2/22/2023

 

We are a newly flourishing group focused on education and helping others explore their path. Offering both beginner and advanced classes.

QUAD CITY

 

COVENANT OF BONE AND BRANCH

CITY: Quad City

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Contemporary Traditional Witchcraft

CONTACT NAME: F.B.Nottson

EMAIL: bone.and.branch.coven@gmail.com

UPDATED: 11/16/2020

 

Hail to you Seeker/s! Bone and Branch is a coven which lives and practices as a version of Contemporary Traditional Witchcraft. Our teachings largely come from our shared teacher, Steven Posch. And we are a Sibling coven to an older coven within the same tradition. Our traditions are strongly based in the land which we are nourished on, and steadily we keep one foot in the past, one in the future straddling the hedge of the modern. We recommend, before contacting us, you head over to Steven's Blog. https://witchesandpagans.com/pagan-culture-blogs/paganistan.html

 

Once there, we recommend you spend some time reading his varied entries. If what you read interests you. Then please do contact us, at the email above. May the Horned Rise to meet you.

RINGWOOD

 

DISCIPLES OF THE GROVE

CITY: Ringwood

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Open to earth based spiritualities

CONTACT NAME: Kerri

EMAIL: Disciplesofthegrove@protonmail.com

WEBSITE: https://www.kerriconnor.com/gathering-grove

UPDATED: 11/8/2022

The Gathering Grove is a family friendly eclectic Pagan/Earth based spiritual group. Services offered include Sabbat Rituals, Full Moon Rituals and Dances, New Moon Rituals, Drum Circles, and Weddings. The Gathering Grove offers two outdoor ritual locations with ceremonial fire pits, The Spiral Labyrinth, a library, indoor ritual space, indoor meditation/yoga/sauna room, Maypole Commons with stage and area suitable for public performances. The Gathering Grove is a registered (501) (c) (3). Donations are tax deductible.

SCHAMBURG

 

PANTHEA UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST PAGAN FELLOWSHIP

CITY: Schamburg/NW Suburbs

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Eclectic Pagan

CONTACT NAME: Melanie Silver

EMAIL: mwpaganwomen@gmail.com

UPDATED: 1/22/2024

We welcome all who are interested. Over 18 please (under 18 with parents permission) LGBTQ WELCOME

SILVIS

 

FOUR WINDS WITCHERY

CITY: Silvis

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Eclectic Witchcraft

CONTACT NAME: Elizabeth Blackthorn

WEBSITE: Https://fourwindswitchery.org

UPDATED: 7/15/2024

 

Empowerment, Community, Advocacy We have offerings in person and online. We strive to uphold the sacred tradition of sharing witchcraft knowledge across generations. We believe that learning, practicing your chosen Path, and connecting with community should be universally accessible, without bias or cost barriers. Four Winds Witchery is dedicated to establishing a secure environment where individuals from diverse magickal traditions can gather to expand their spiritual journey. As a nurturing community and coven, we encourage lifelong connections among practitioners, fostering a culture of love and inclusivity towards all mystical paths.

URBANA

 

DISCIPLES OF THE GROVE

CITY: Urbana

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Eclectic

CONTACT NAME: Cj

EMAIL: Disciplesofthegrove@protonmail.com

UPDATED: 12/16/2021

So, we're a small coven built of quality members. We follow no specific path, other than that of seeking knowledge. We have an eclectic mix of Wiccans, druid, neo-shamanic practitioners, Hoodoo practicioners, LHP devotees, pagan pantheists, and monotheistic spiritualists. What we all share in common, is a insatiable hunger for knowledge, mutual respect, and a tight-knit family-like environment.

 

If you're seriously dedicated to pursuing knowledge of the craft regardless of path, and want to dedicate time and energy to both your own personal growth, and that of the group, please get in contact with us for more info!

 

We do have a local meeting group, but we are admittedly mostly online. This way, we stay open to anyone worldwide with a good internet connection, Facebook, and a strong desire to grow in their own path.

WAUKEGAN

 

ANCIENT OAK SEED GROUP

CITY: Waukegan

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: OBOD Druidry

CONTACT NAME: Ogion

EMAIL: Ogion888@aol.com

UPDATED: 12/21/2022

Looking for people to celebrate the wheel of the year, study and other activities, in the OBOD tradition.

WESTVILLE

 

MYSTICS OF THE GOLDEN AGE SANGHA

CITY: Westville

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Hindu/eclectic

CONTACT NAME: Adi

EMAIL: MysticsofTheGoldenAge@protonmail.com

UPDATED: 11/4/2022

Brand New spiritual group in Vermilion county IL. Founder has 15 years experience in a Hindu/Sanatana Dharma lineage, with some experience and interest in Taoism, Western Magick and Chaos Magick. Whatever your spiritual background or interest, if you have a sincere interest in spiritual growth and making high quality spiritual friends contact Adi for more info. Thanks

Bolingbrook
Grayslake
Kankakee
Decatur
Quad City
Chicago
Urbana
Westville
Arlington Heights
Ringwood
Waukegan
Peoria
Joilet
Palatine
Schamburg
Highland Park
Crystal Lake
Silvis
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