Our By-laws

 

Coven Meetings

7.0 Business Meetings

7.1 All members who have attained the degree of Priest/ess will meet when necessary to discuss matters of spiritual training and other matters of the clergy. It is expected that all members of the clergy will make every reasonable effort to attend these meetings.

7.2 All members of the Coven are required to attend an annual business/planning meeting, which is to be held at or about Imbolc, to plan events and issues for the upcoming year. It is expected that every member of the Coven will make every reasonable effort to attend this meeting.

7.3 Ad-hoc meetings may be called at any time by any member, as the need arises. All members are encouraged to attend these meetings.

7.4 The Secretary will chair and will take notes of all business meetings. If the Secretary is unable to chair a meeting, a Trustee will act as the chair.

8.0 Sabbats and Esbats

8.1 When possible, the Coven will gather to celebrate the eight Sabbats of the Wheel.

8.1.2. All members of the Coven are expected to make every reasonable effort to attend these Sabbats.

8.1.3. As the Coven's anniversary is celebrated at Lammas, it is expected that all members of the Coven will attend this Sabbat.

8.2 When possible, the Coven will gather to celebrate the thirteen Esbats of the Wheel.

8.2.1. Esbats may be held as circle, or as coven building/social time.

8.2.2. All members of the Coven are expected to make every reasonable effort to attend these Esbats.

9.0 Initiations and Elevations

9.1 All members of the coven are required to attend coven initiations. Each member will make every reasonable effort to attend.

9.2 Every clergy member of the appropriate degree is required to attend coven elevations. Each clergy member of the appropriate degree will make every reasonable effort to attend.