Merry Meet 2018 – Surviving Florida for the Uninitiated

The heat and humidity in South Florida, particularly in August, can be overwhelming for those unacclimated to our climate. Here are ways to stay safe and comfortable: 1. Timing: The beach is a great place to hang out but watch your time. It is best to go earlier in the morning or late afternoon when the heat and sun are less intense. That means- unless you are used to it – avoid the beach 10:00AM to 4:00PM. If you are Read More

Merry Meet 2018 – The Smartphone App to Keep your Schedule

With so much happening – Grand Council, Merry Meet, Concerts, Workshops – how’s a witch on the go supposed to know where they’re supposed to go? You’re in luck! This year, you can tote your schedule around with you on your smartphone via the free app EventsXD. Download it today and start to build your own personalized Merry Meet experience – and help us be a bit greener, too! Our event will be LIVE on the app on Wednesday, August Read More

Getting to Merry Meet 2018 – Directions and Transportation

We are so excited that you will be joining us for Merry Meet 2018! To make sure you arrive safely and in time to participate in everything you’d like to do, we’ve created this handy guide for you. If you are Driving …. Point your Magic Sky Compass (known to muggles as a GPS) here: Embassy Suites Ft. Lauderdale. If you are arriving on wings and using Fort Lauderdale Airport… The hotel has a concierge on property that offers airport Read More

Merry Meet 2018 Rituals

Merry Meet is punctuated by ritual, as we are in the service of Coventina, and at the potential mercy of the Ocean Spirits for a wonderful weekend together. With that in mind, the following rites and rituals are being coordinated by our Ritual Committee for your enjoyment and participation through the weekend. If you have any potential accessibility issues, please let us know asap! We will do our best to ensure everyone can participate to the extent they are able. Read More

Merry Meet 2018 Vendors

Our list of vendors is below! Our vendor room is open to everyone who comes down to the hotel – no registration is required. If you wish to take part in our workshops and evening entertainment, you can pre-pay for your day pass by clicking here. Rabbit Hole Shoppe Hand-blown made in the USA Witch’s Balls, glass fusion tiles, and other bobbles such as glass raindrops, glass prisms Dreamcatcher’s Den Dreamcatchers, soaps, jewelry, wall hangings and readings Lourde’s Alchemy Pagan Read More

Merry Meet 2018 Evening Entertainment

When the sun sets, our Merry Meet is just beginning! Join us after Grand Council for evening entertainment and rituals. All of these activities are included in your registration. Whether you are joining us for the day or the entire Grand Council weekend, register easily with PayPal using our registration link by clicking here. FRIDAY EVENING Event Time Description Concert with Mama Gina 8:00pm-9:00pm Mama Gina, along with her alter-ego Nine Toes the Bard, travels the country, strumming 12 string Read More

Merry Meet 2018 Vendor Payment

Thank you for signing up to vend at this year’s Merry Meet Conference in Ft. Lauderdale. Please use the form below to select the correct number of days you are vending, then click the BUY NOW button to pay for your spot. This will allow you to pay conveniently through PayPal. Please note: you do not need a PayPal account to pay through PayPal. You can use any major credit card without joining. Number of Days Vending 1 Day $15.00 Read More

Merry Meet 2018 Workshops

Merry Meet offers a variety of workshops presented by members of both our CoG family as well as individuals who are friends of EMLC. This page lists all the currently confirmed workshops that will be offered! We will continue to add more workshops as we get closer to the event. A final schedule of workshops will be given out at check-in on site. You can download a copy of our current schedule (and entire registration packet) using this link –CLICK Read More

Leadership Institute 2018

Leadership Institute provides a day-long opportunity for the membership of CoG to engage in skill building and address issues of broad relevance to Witch and Wiccan clergy. For LI 2018 we continue the tradition with a two part program devoted to both our personal development as leaders in our spiritual communities, and to the institutional well-being of CoG. The morning session is entitled, Communication Tools for Pagan Leaders: Transmuting Disagreement into Purpose. This interactive workshop was developed especially for CoG! Read More