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Greetings and well met to all who have found this site.
So you are interested in witchcraft? Just exactly what is it anyway? Can Witches point their fingers and make stuff happen? Or is it a wiggle of the nose? Do they ride on brooms?
Wicca is a religion. Although we are not primarily concerned with magic we do embrace it. Wicca is about your place in the Universe. It is about revering nature and the Universe and all of its forces.
It is about learning and growing spiritually. It is about becoming all you can be. It is about learning from life's lessons.
As a religion, Wicca is a way of understanding and interacting with Deity and the Universe. Wicca is a life-affirming path of growth.
Our religion is based on the reverence for Nature and her cycles and respect for the earth and all her creatures. We are taught to see and revere all the forces of the Universe and to see these forces reflected all around us and within each person and thing. You will often hear us speak of "As Above, So Below."
We believe that Deity comes to each of us in a way we can best understand. Each persons path to the Divine is unique and sacred. No one has the right to criticize another's walk with the Divine. For this reason we do not proselytize (actively seek converts).
We celebrate the cycles of the moon and the seasons of the earth. Generally we see the Divine as having both a Mother and Father aspect.
Lady of the Circle in the Oaks is a Proto-Temple of the Correllian Nativist Tradition of Wicca located in Thomasville, North Carolina. The Chief Priest is Rev. Chuck Chapman HP (Rev. Onyx).
If you have read this far and wish to know more about us at Lady of the Circle in the Oaks, please go to the "Membership & Contact" page and send us a message. We will get back to you as soon as possible and endeavor to answer any questions you may have.
The Shrine phone number is (336) 582-0177. You may call at any time. If you reach our voice mail, please leave a message and we will return your call.
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LCO facebook page: Lady of the Circle in the Oaks on Facebook
LCO Facebook public group: Lady of the Circle in the Oaks public facebook group
LCO listing at The Witches Voice: Lady Of the Circle in the Oaks on WitchVox
LCO Google Community: Lady of the Circle in the Oaks on Google Community
Rev Onyx's YouTube Channel: TheRevOnyx
Rev Onyx's WordPress page: The Rev Onyx
Rev Onyx's Public Figure Facebook Page: Rev. Chuck Chapman HP on Facebook
To find the Priest Show on BTR: Pagans Tonight Radio Network
To find LCO on Blog Talk Radio: LCO on Blog Talk Radio
RevOnyx on CNNs iReport: RevOnyx iReport Page
In all things, may you blessed be!
Rev Onyx HP
Events listed as "public" are open to anyone who wishes to attend. Events listed as "members only" require membership in Lady of the Circle in the Oaks. Membership on this site does not iinclude membership in the organization. If you would like to discuss membership, please go to our MEMBERSHIP page and learn more.