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Formed?: May 2006

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Coven of the Tangled Pines

Age Range/Type: Adult
Located in: Murfreesboro/Nashville, Tennessee
Key Contact: Jessi

Spiritual Path: Wild Thorn Hollow
Status: Established Group
Community Support: Legal Clergy... Teaching Available

Group Overview: Coven of the Tangled Pines was founded in the summer of 2006, and over the years, we have gone through many evolutionary stages and been the spiritual home of a wide variety of members. Currently, we are home to ten women and men from a number of walks of life.

We practice in and serve as the founding coven of Wild Thorn Hollow, a path of the wild craft. Ours is a very fluid and free-spirited path, ecstatic and shamanic in nature, that evolves just as we do. We do what works for us and what comes naturally, tend to be spontaneous, and while we can certainly have an appreciation for history and tradition, we will readily discard old methods and views in favor of new ones if they no longer speak to us. Our paths plunge deep into the shadows just as much as they meander through the light, and we are guided by a call to embrace the balance of nature, connect with the Gods and the beings of the Otherworlds, and better understand ourselves as a part of the whole. More information about Wild Thorn Hollow can be found here on Witchvox, and at

The way that these things play out on a meeting-to-meeting basis in Coven of the Tangled Pines are wide and varied. Many of our workings are geared toward things like gaining a deeper understanding of the self, forging stronger relationships with the Divine and the multitude of spirits and energies of this and other worlds, strengthening our bonds with one another as coven mates, working to further our skills as Witches, working toward charitable goals, the give and take of teaching and learning, etc. Our plans may include ritual, ranging from unscripted and spontaneous to more ceremonial in nature, meditation, trance, journeying, energy work, invocation, divination, necromancy, or any number of other similar activities. Additionally, we also set aside time at each esbat for any spell work currently needed by our members. We are all about pushing our own limits, driving ourselves and one another to go further in our Craft, so we are always looking for ways to be creative, try something new, and achieve intensity of experience.

From a logistical standpoint, between sabbat gatherings, full and dark moon esbats, and open events held or attended by the coven, our members commit to anywhere from 2 to 4 meetings per month. New members meet with us on a more fluid schedule, and are likely to start with something like one meeting a month, working up to full time attendance. Meetings are most often held in the evenings, with the start time for esbats being 7:00 pm, and most sabbat gatherings staring at 6:00 pm, unless otherwise specified. We do our absolute best to hold all of our gatherings on the actual days they fall on, to actually tap into the energy when it is present. When scheduling esbat meetings, we try to check the actual time when the full or dark moon peaks, and schedule our meeting to catch it before its peak, which means that sometimes our meetings will actually be held the evening before you see the full or new moon appear on the almanac, depending upon what time during that day the peak occurs. We want coven to be a place of joy and fulfillment - not one of stress. Though we do expect our members to make coven a priority in their lives, we do realize that sometimes scheduling conflicts occur. The most important thing to note here is that openness, honesty, and preparedness are key. The moment a member knows of a conflict, it should be communicated to the High Priestess so that any alternate plans can be made if needed.

We are by no means merely a social club, and if you are looking for something purely social, this isn't the group for you. However, our meetings do meet needs both spiritual and social for our members. In addition to the time we spend actually in circle, doing ritual or whatever we have planned for the evening, we also spend some time socializing, chatting, catching up, and just generally being there for one another. For those few nights a month, we preserve that time for ourselves and each other, keeping the focus on what we do as a group, and not worrying about being on a specific timeline, so at times it should be noted that our meetings may run late. We all share in the responsibilities of maintaining the coven - each contributing to things like cakes and ale, sabbat feasts, ritual supplies, etc.

We are an initiatory coven, making a distinction between members at the dedicant and initiate levels. As we move forward on our new path, this structure will become more specifically defined.

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