Covenant of the Goddess: Science Statement

Fort Lauderdale, FL, August 16, 2018:  During the 2018 Grand Council of the Covenant of the Goddess (COG), held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, attending COG members adopted a scientific statement reflecting their support of scientific methods. The author of the statement, Andrea Kendall, member and an Interfaith Representative of the Covenant, explains, “In a society where science and religion sometimes find themselves at odds, the Covenant of the Goddess, whose members follow a nature-based religion, wishes to state support for >> Read More

Covenant of the Goddess Nominates New Board

This past weekend, Covenant of the Goddess met in Ft. Lauderdale (hosted by Everglades Moon LC) for Grand Council. A recap of this event is forthcoming. As part of Grand Council, a new National Board was concensed on. Help us welcome the 2018-2019 board, who will be sworn into their positions at Samhain: Welcome the incoming CoG board! L-R: Thea, Canu, Azrael, Amber K, Janine National First Officer: Canu National Second Officer: AzraelNational Pursewarden: Qabal National Membership Officer: Thea National >> Read More

Covenant of the Goddess Releases Statement on Recent Violent Events and Racial Inequality

Covenant of the  Goddess released a statement about recent violent events and racial inequality. We, the members of the Covenant, acknowledge and share the concern that many in our world and within our Pagan communities have voiced regarding inequalities in justice. We find that all life is sacred, and as such, all lives matter. Today, we the members of the Covenant especially stand together with the people who are not privileged by race and class and say to you: Your >> Read More

More Memories of Merry Meet

This week we have another EMLC member sharing her memories of the most recent Grand Council/Merry Meet in Atlanta. Lady Bridget Sidhe-Lyric, HPS of Witch and Famous, and our outgoing National Membership Officer, shares her experiences at Merry Meet below. This year’s annual meeting of Covenant of the Goddess (called Merry Meet for the festival side and Grand Council for the business meeting) took place in Atlanta, GA at the Crown Ravinia Hotel from Aug. 21-24. As usual, events started >> Read More

Covenant of the Goddess Votes In New Board

Each year, Covenant of the Goddess holds its annual meeting. At Grand Council, decisions are made that impact the whole of the Covenant.  During this consensus-based meeting, offers are elected.  We’re so pleased to welcome in the new board, who will take the reigns at Samhain, 2014.  May Coventina guide you as you do the work of the Covenant! And here’s who’s who: First Officer: Kathy Lezon (Everglades Moon LC) Second Officer: Zenah Smith and Stachia Ravensdottir (Touchstone LC) Public >> Read More

Reflections on Merry Meet

EMLC’s own Cat Perron, who will be serving the Covenant as National Membership Officer on the National Board from 2014-2015, provides us with her reflections on this year’s Merry Meet and Grand Council.  This year’s Merry Meet was held in Atlanta, GA, and our gracious hosts Dogwood Local Council, did an amazing job! My first Merry Meet was fabulous!  Particularly because I had one of my BFFs, Deborah, with me. Where do I start? On Thursday, The Leadership Institute was >> Read More

Covenant of the Goddess establishes an educational Abuse Advisory Committee

NEWS OUT OF GRAND COUNCIL: During Grand Council, 2014, Covenant of the Goddess established an Abuse Advisory Committee to “advise, educate, and support the Covenant on issues of physical and sexual violence.” The new committee will consist of members who have professional expertise and training in this field. The primary duties of the committee “include the provision of education to COG members on issues of abuse, consultation to the National Board when needed, and consultation to COG coven and solitary >> Read More