Our By-laws


The Membership

4.4 Rights of the 2nd Degree

4.4.1 May cast circle without restriction.

4.4.2 May teach classes within and for The Coven and workshops and classes outside of The Coven.

4.4.3 May train students in the Craft.

4.4.4 May form study groups/protocovens. They are strongly urged to work with a partner of the 2nd or 3rd degree in such endeavors, as the temptation/opportunity to misuse authority is thus greatly diminished.

4.4.5 May lead rituals for themselves, their students, and for members of The Coven. [Changed - Feb 2017] Is expected to lead at least one Sabbat each turn of the Wheel if possible.Must lead at least one Sabbat ritual/celebration within the Wheel cycle.

4.4.6 May perform initiations with a partner of 2nd degree, or with a partner of 1st degree who has had clergy rights bestowed by the Trustees for the purpose of initiating, if a 3rd degree is present and in accord with the ceremony.

4.4.7 May attend 2nd degree elevation ceremonies and circles to which they are invited.

4.4.8 May refer to self as "A Priest/ess".


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