Texas Local Council Covenant of the Goddess
Texas Local Council Covenant of the Goddess

The Covenant of the Goddess was founded in 1975 to foster cooperation among Witches and to secure for Witches and Wiccans the legal protection enjoyed by members of other religions, to issue clergy credentials and to educate the public about Wicca and Witchcraft.  Since its formation, it has also taken an active and prominent role in interfaith work. For more about CoG, see the National CoG website at www.cog.org.

The Texas Local Council of the Covenant of the Goddess was codified by the Covenant in 1995 and serves North Texas and the surrounding areas. Since the Texas Local Council formed, our mission has been to serve our North Texas Pagan and Wiccan community with education and representation by presenting and sponsoring public rituals and Wicca 101 Classes.

 

We are also active in supporting local Pagan Unity festivals Pagan Pride Day celebrations and sponsor and present public Sabbat rituals and Wicca 101 classes in two locations across the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

 

Our council meets four times a year from January through October for local business planning. We meet on Sunday mornings at 10:30 AM and our 2017 schedule will be as follows:

  • January 15
  • March 26
  • June 4
  • October 1

 

If you are interested in becoming a member of our Council to help us serve our community, we welcome you to attend a business meeting, a public Sabbat, or a Wicca 101 class to learn who we are and find out how you can help. Contact us at contact-txcog@txcog.org for information on attending a local council meeting or see our Classes and Rituals pages for information on attending a Sabbat or a class. 

 

Our current local council officers serving from November 1, 2016 to October 31, 2017 are:

 

 

To contact the board, email txcogboard@txcog.org

To learn more about CoG be sure to read the "COG FAQ" or visit our Wicca 101 Classes or Public Sabbats to pick up a brochure!  

 

The Texas Local Council of Covenant of the Goddess follows a Code Of Ethics:

 

An ye harm none, do as ye will. 

 

Witches within CoG agree on an ethical code known as the Wiccan Rede, "An it harm none, do what ye will," which honors the freedom of each individual to do what one believes is right, but also recognizes the profound responsibility that none may be harmed by one's actions. 

 

If you are interested in joining our Local Council, here is how you can become a member:

  • Attend meetings and events of TXLCCoG to get to know us
  • Fill out an application form
  • Write a statement of practice for your group (or self as a solitaire)
  • Obtain two (2) letters of recommendation (one of which must be from a member of TXLCCoG and the other can be from another CoG member or someone known to CoG)
  • Donate the tithe amount

 

You can find an application and step-by-step instructions on the National CoG website here: http://www.cog.org/how-to-join

 

If you are a Witch who is not yet a member, you should know what the Covenant of the Goddess is already doing for  you, and why you should support its efforts on your behalf. To learn more, click "About CoG" and download What CoG Already Does For You below:

What CoG Already Does For You
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