FIND COVENS, GROUPS & ORGANIZATIONS

 

A Networking Resource for Finding Covens, Pagans,

Spiritual Groups or Like-Minded Individuals in North Carolina

 

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 North Carolina!

 

ASHEVILLE

 

MOTHER GROVE GODDESS TEMPLE

CITY: Asheville

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Divine Feminine

CONTACT NAME: Byron Ballard

EMAIL: mothergrovetemple8@gmail.com

WEBSITE: MOTHER GROVE GODDESS TEMPLE

 

The purpose of the Mother Grove is to maintain a permanent sanctuary where people of all faith traditions may openly and safely celebrate the Divine Feminine, the Goddess of a Thousand Names, the Mother of All.

 

We celebrate in a small urban Temple where we welcome our babies, marry our lovers, and bury our dead. This sanctuary holds the dreams and practices of a richly diverse community whose needs include a place of worship, programs for religious education of children and adults, a base for outreach into the larger community and many other religious activities.

 

What if there was a community of people who believe as you do? Who see the Divine as Female, a Mother, as Earth? What if there was a place, a sanctuary where you could celebrate the Goddess as you see Her in all her many names and faces...

 

We are open to all who seek the Divine Feminine.

 

 

CHAPEL HILL

 

CIRCLE OF THE COILED THICKET

CITY: Chapel Hill

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Gala Tradition of Witchcraft

CONTACT NAME: Fen Ci

EMAIL: fen.ci@icloud.com

CONTACT: FACEBOOK

 

This is a group for gay or bisexual men in and surrounding the Durham/Chapel Hill, NC area who are seekers of the spiritual growth found in pagan spirituality and witchcraft.

 

Though we are not accepting new coveners, we are open to correspondence about what we do. You can be friends of the coven, attend any open events we host, and walk your spiritual path alongside us at times. All of us are enriched by the people we meet.

 

 

CHARLOTTE

 

CORVINIAN COVEN

CITY: Charlotte

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Gardnerian Wicca

CONTACT NAME: Corvus

EMAIL: corvusofthewica@gmail.com

WEBSITE: CORVINIAN COVEN

 

Corvinian Coven is a Gardnerian outer court operating in the Charlotte, NC area. We adhere to the tradition as passed to us by our Long Island elders. Corvinian Coven is open to sincere seekers. Before contacting us, please read "Traditional Wicca: A Seeker's Guide by Thorn Mooney".

HAWKFIRE COVEN

CITY: Charlotte

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Gardnerian Wicca

CONTACT NAME: Wren Robin

EMAIL: hawkfirecoven@gmail.com

WEBSITE: HAWKFIRE COVEN

 

Hawkfire Coven is an on-line Gardnerian outer court, dedicated to sincere Seekers of diverse backgrounds who, for equally diverse reasons (including economic, geographic, etc.), cannot pursue Gardnerian Witchcraft in a traditional coven. Since the egregore formed in a physical coven is a truly unique and exceptional experience, Hawkfire Coven will also help sincere Seekers locate covens within their geographic region before admitting them to its own outer court.

 

FAQs

  1. This is an inclusive and intersectional coven.

  2. It's an on-line coven, but initiations/elevations will be in person.

  3. If Seekers simply need help finding physical covens near them, I will help, because I love this craft and it's the least I can do.

  4. If a Sincere Seeker can't join a traditional coven due to distance, income, physical reasons, non-inclusivity, etc. then Hawkfire Coven may be a good option.

  5. Hawkfire Coven is open to different time-zones, experience levels, and beliefs, but is a traditional Gardnerian Coven. 6) For international Seekers, Coven meetings are run in English. For details visit https://hawkfirecoven.wixsite.com/home/ for details; To learn more about HPS Wren Robin, visit https://hawkfirecoven.wixsite.com/home/blog

TEMENOS TIS SELENIAS

CITY: Charlotte

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Artemisian – Moondancers Covenstead

CONTACT NAME: Faol

EMAIL: temenos_selenias@yahoo.com

 

Moondancers Covenstead is based in Roswell, NM, and Charlotte, NC, and we share the Star Grove. The Grove is our teaching space, much like an “outer Court” in Gardnerian and Alexandrian traditions. We are not Wicca, nor are we British Traditional. We are a traditional Witchcraft Trad that comes from the McFarland Dallas Dianic/Faerie Faith background, trained through Osmara of Temenos Matrix in the mid late 70's thru the mid 1980s. We bring forward a lot of lore and tradition from these roots.

 

We look for seekers who have dedicated their lives to the Craft. We feel that our Artemisian Craft has a lot to give a dedicated seeker in spirituality, animism, energy work, magick, tarot, herbology and most of all – working with others and growing together. Within our structure, Priestess and Priest function as equals, with the High Priestess having the last word on serious matters within the Circle. We follow a three degree system, which includes five Elemental intensives to reach the 2nd degree, and five solar passages to attain the 3rd degree. Our three-degree system is actually 13 degrees.

 

We are starting anew in Charlotte, and are looking to consider applications from dedicated, well grounded men and women over the age of 21. All witchcraft experience levels welcomed, all serious seekers will be considered. First meetings occur in a mutually determined public venue. Please utilize the provided email, stating your Craft name, age/attestation that you are over the age of 21, Craft background, Craft goals, and why you would be interested in working in a coven setting. Blessed Be.

TEMENOS TON IERON PETRON

CITY: Charlotte

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Minoan Brotherhood - Eleutheria Line

CONTACT NAME: Artemisios V.V. X

EMAIL: temenos_ieron_petron@yahoo.com

 

Temenos Iéron Petrón is a Grove of the Minoan Brotherhood, located in Charlotte, NC. We are a new Grove and are looking forward to growth in the spirit and vision of this Mystery Tradition founded upon British Witchcraft by Eddie Buczynski. We are a three-degree initiatory tradition that applies rigor and sincerity to the pursuit of veneration of our Gods, and the Mysteries of our Tradition. We recognize that our Tradition is not appropriate for every man.

 

We are looking to consider applications from dedicated, well-grounded men. All witchcraft experience levels welcomed; all serious seekers will be considered. First meetings occur in a mutually determined public venue. Please utilize the provided email, stating your Craft name, age/attestation that you are over the age of 21, Craft background, Craft goals, and why you would be interested in working in a gay male coven setting.

 
 
FUQUAY VARINA

 

SOUL INTENT ARTS

CITY: Fuquay Varina

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Animistic

CONTACT NAME: Kelley Harrell

EMAIL: kelley@soulintentarts.com

WEBSITE: SOUL INTENT ARTS

 

Soul Intent Arts offers embodied soul tending though Nature, so that you leave the planet better than you found it. Classes, personal mentoring, and intensive training in runes, soul healing and tending, and animistic life so that you can elder well, die well, and ancestor well.

 
 
GREENSBORO

 

COVEN BLACK ROCK

CITY: Greensboro

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Gala Witchcraft

CONTACT NAME: Casey Giovinco

EMAIL: galawitchcraft@gmail.com

WEBSITE: COVEN BLACK ROCK

 

Coven Black Rock is the hearthstone coven of Gala Witchcraft. We are a male mystery tradition, which explores the role that Gay men have played as magical workers for their tribes throughout history. Our purpose is to help Gay (and Bisexual) men reclaim a sense of pride in their heritage as witches, while helping them uncover their unique place within the cycles of fertility.

 

Aside from the fact that we are an all-male coven of gay and bisexual male witches, we are also a traditional coven. We work within the standard 3 degree system that has become so commonplace today. We do recognize and honor the innate polarity that exists within each individual, and we work with the Horned God of Witches and the Goddess of Fertility. While we are a living tradition that recognizes the need for new wisdom, we are also constantly striving to maintain the integrity of the original material and traditions that have been handed down to us.

 

Much of our training is taught orally and through practice in the style of the old guard, British Traditional Witchcraft (BTW) methodology, but we do not claim to be BTW ourselves.

 

Our coven occasionally has room to add serious Gay male adult seekers who self-identify as male. In general, we ask that seekers be at least 25 years of age before seeking initiation.

WITCHES AND PAGANS AND SHAMANS OH MY! SOCIAL GROUP

CITY: Greensboro and Surrounding Area

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: N/A

CONTACT NAME: Chuck (Onyx) Chapman

WEBSITE: MEETUP

 

Feel like coming out of the broom closet? Do you feel like it just doesn't pay to cook up the cauldron for one? Well, there are a lot of us out there. From the seasoned to the newbies, from the solitary to the coven goer..... all are welcome. Share some stories, some knowledge, some appetizers, and drinks ...... or cakes and ale. Get to know others into the Craft and the curious alike. Bring your books, crystals, cards, and questions if you like.

 

It is a policy of Meetup that all Meetup members have to be 18 years of age or older. Membership to this group will be terminated if this policy is violated. We host local meets and virtual meets.

 

 

 

LEXINGTON

 
MYSTIC MOONS

CITY: Lexington

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Neo Pagan/Eclectic

CONTACT NAME: Tori Ann

EMAIL: copperhair23@gmail.com

 

Merry Meet. If you have found yourself here and now reading this, and it resonates with you, then you have found your place. This is an ALL Female coven group I am organizing. I am only 20 years old but my soul is much older. I am looking for females no older than 25 to join me. If you have felt lonely or longed for that companionship, that sister bond to connect on a deeper level and to relate with your spiritual beliefs, then I say fate has guided you here and Welcome. I began my path at 13 years old but I am by no means an expert nor a high priestess. In this coven, I will of course be the organizer, but we are all equals here. Id Love to meet up and share our experiences with eachother and become close as sisters to worship nature and build upon eachother and see where it takes us.

RALEIGH

 
RALEIGH PAGANS, WITCHES, CORRELLIAN WICCA

CITY: Raleigh

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Paganism, Wicca, and Witchcraft

CONTACT NAME: Raven Ric

EMAIL: darkravenric@yahoo.com

WEBSITE: MEETUP.COM

 

The three Meetup Groups meet as one and have done so for the last 17 years. Three groups because not every one identifies as the same, though our paths are all similar. Our goal has always been to provide a safe causal meeting place for like minded people, either new to their path, looking for help to find one, or old to their path, but new to the area, to be able to talk with like minded people and find out about groups, events, and resources in the Raleigh area. When asked why I've been doing this for the last 17 years, my first response is to give back to the Pagan Community, but it's also getting to meet such a wonderful, interesting group of people. No matter what anyone can say about us, it's never that we're boring. So whatever your path is, or going to be, stop by Meetup.com, join the group that most applies to you, and stop on by one of our meetups where there's always interesting people and conversation.

 

RUTHERFORDTON

 

COVEN OF LEAVES

CITY: Rutherfordton

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Gardnerian

CONTACT NAME: Mortellus

EMAIL: covenofleaves@gmail.com

WEBSITE: COVEN OF LEAVES

 

Coven of Leaves is a Gardnerian coven operating in Rutherfordton NC. We adhere to the tradition as passed to us by our Long Island elders, and are open to individuals of all ages, races, sexual orientations, identities, and backgrounds. We are open to seekers of all skill levels, as well as initiates seeking a new home. Interested individuals can message us at covenofleaves@gmail.com.

 

 

 

WAKE FOREST

 

CIRCLE OF THE AWAKENED FOREST

CITY: Wake Forest

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Traditional Gardnerian Witchcraft

CONTACT NAME: Kylia Heartsong

EMAIL: Hearts333@aol.com

 

"And thou who thinkest to seek Her, know thy seeking and yearning shall avail thee not unless thou knowest the mystery; that if that which thou seekest thou findest not within thee, then thou wilt never find it without thee" Merry Meet!

 

We are an established British Traditional Gardnerian Witchcraft teaching group located in the Raleigh/Wake Forest area. We are 3* Initiates of the same. We are open to seekers SPECIFICALLY interested in the possibility of being initiated into a formal Gardnerian Coven, if mutually desired. Our training is NOT based on a "year and a day" model, as a Seeker's journey progresses differently and in their own time. This is a commitment of time and patience. If you seek training in British Traditional Gardnerian Witchcraft it is important that you thoroughly research this Tradition as all Traditions are different, and not suited to every seeker. We highly recommend reading, Traditional Wicca: A Seeker's Guide by Thorn Mooney and Stewart Farrar's "What Witches Do".

 

We will email you a short application and once completed, we can set up a face to face meeting (in a public venue, of course) . Our application is NOT optional. It is important for us to determine if our teachings and your expectations are one in the same. That said, there are no right or wrong answers, we just want to learn more about you!

 

We are open to individuals of ALL orientations and gender identifications. Our ties are based on love, trust and respect. If you come to us, we expect nothing less from you. Drama and prejudice has no place in Sacred Space. In Darkness, Light!

WILMINGTON

 

TRISKELE ROSE WITCHCRAFT

CITY: Wilmington

TRADITION OR SPIRITUAL PATH: Avalonian Witchcraft

CONTACT NAME: Annwyn Avalon

WEBSITE: TRISKELEROSE

Triskele Rose Witchcraft is an Avalonian Witchcraft Tradition. Our teachings are heavily influenced by Traditional Witchcraft, Modern Witchcraft, Western Mystery, Oracular Spirit work, and Folk Magic.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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