Florida Pagan Pride Day Events 2017

It may only be the middle of Summer, but we’re updating the information for Pagan Pride Day (PPD) events around Florida. Are you looking to participate in Pagan Pride Day events in your area, but aren’t sure when or where they might be? Or are you planning to attend a PPD event and want to know if members of EMLC will be there so that you can meet us and see if you want to join our Local Council (here’s >> Read More

EMLC: Our Year In Review

Right after Grand Council last year, our local Pagan Pride Days “season” started.  We had booths and gave out information at several of those across the state, including Fort Lauderdale and Treasure Coast.  EMLC members organize and run the Treasure Coast Pagan Pride at the Savanah’s Preserve in Fort Pierce.  We will again have booths and give out information at those this year, and hopefully also have a presence at Jacksonville’s Pagan Pride Day as well. Florida is a large >> Read More

Holding Space for Orlando

On Monday, June 19th, 2016, Everglades Moon invited people of all faiths to join them as they held space for the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting. All were invited to remember the victims and send loving, healing energies to their families and friends, as well as for our nation as a whole. Witches, Christians, and energy workers of all faiths joined together under the Full Moon on the Summer Solstice. From Florida to Yaxuna, from North Carolina to Kentucky, >> Read More

Official Statement: Everglades Moon LC on the Orlando Pulse Nightclub Shooting

For Immediate Release: On behalf of the Witches and Wiccans of Florida, Everglades Moon Local Council extends our deepest condolences to all those affected by the recent horrific violence against the LGBTQ+ community at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, FL . That such an act of hate could happen in our own back yard has shaken us to our core. We stand with everyone responding to this violence, Queer, Questioning and Straight, in solidarity and with love. We offer our >> Read More

Our Philanthropic Update

Everglades Moon Puts our Money where Our Hearts Are through Donations Everglades Moon Local Council does more than just serve as a way for the witches and pagans of Florida to connect and grow. Our members decided that we would use some of our council funds to make donations to charities around Florida. To make the most impact, charities were selected in North, South, East, and West Florida. We have been busy making people happy, making life a little easier >> Read More

Official Statement: EMLC on Escambia County Murders

We at Everglades Moon Local Council (Covenant of The Goddess) are saddened by the violent Deerfield Drive triple homicide, in our home state of Florida. We hope the person(s) responsible are swiftly brought to justice. We are also disappointed that the mainstream media chose to twist the statements made by the Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan and Sgt. Andrew Hobbs. The media, with intent to make a tragic story go viral, portrays members of our community in an inappropriate and >> Read More

EMLC Elects New Board

At our annual meeting this past weekend, Everglades Moon LC members elected our new board.  This board will take over at Samhain. We thank you all for volunteering for these positions! May Coventina guide you in working to make our Local Council even better in the coming year. Giant thanks to those EMLC members who were part of this past year’s board. Thank you for your continued service to the Covenant! Please help us welcome some fresh faces and some >> Read More

CoG News: New Board and Successful Grand Council

The 2013 Covenant of the Goddess Grand Council in Salem, MA has now come and gone.  Many EMLC’ers were able to make it up for the event and represent the great state of Florida (and the great Witches and Wiccans who call it home)! For those who do not know, Grand Council is when the members of Covenant of the Goddess get together to do the Covenant’s work. It’s when budgets are decided upon, bylaws are reviewed, proposals are made, >> Read More

Beltane Craft: Your Personal Maypole

I’d like to share with you a craft to make your own personal Maypole.  This is great to make with small children as you describe what Beltane is to them.  You can also make this with your coven if you cannot dance the Maypole for some reason. All the materials I used for this project I was able to purchase at my local craft store.  To make this project, you will need:   A short wooden dowel, about 8″-12″ A >> Read More