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Church Bylaws

The constitution and bylaws of the church, ratified at our first business meeting by unanimous consensus of the founding members and later registered with the state, are the establishing documents of our church. They were carefully written and debated over (and modified) before they were finalized. Care was taken to provide an organizational structure which would meet not only the legal requirements of NC and the USA but also foster the practices of ethical Wiccans. A hypertext version of both are available here: NC Piedmont Church of Wicca Bylaws 
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Attendance Policy
Most of our church services and events are open to any who wish to attend. Disruptions are not welcome, however, and in order to assure participants a positive spiritual experience, NCPCOW reserves the right to exclude individuals or groups at our discretion. Services such as funerals, handfastings, imitations or other personal rites performed for individuals are considered private functions and attendance to these may be restricted. Minors who wish to attend church functions must have permission from their parent or guardian. 

Recommended Reading List

For Starters

True Magick, by Amber K, Llewlleyn Publications, ISBN 0-87542-003-6
Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner, by Scott Cunningham, Llewellyn Publications, ISBN 0-87542-118-0
Living Wicca: A Further Guide to the Solitary Practitioner, by Scott Cunningham, Llewellyn Publications, ISBN 0-87542-184-9
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Wicca and Witchcraft, by Denise Zimmerman & Katherine A. Gleason, Alpha Books, ISBN 0-02-863945-6

Further Reading

Buckland's Complete Book of Witchcraft, by Raymond Buckland, Llewlleyn Publications, ISBN 0-87542-050-8
A Witch's Bible: A Complete Witch's Handbook, by Janet & Stewart Farrar, Phoenix Publishing, Inc., ISBN 0-919345-9-21
Drawing Down the Moon, by Margot Adler, Penguin Books, ISBN 0-14-019536-X
Earth Power: Techniques of Natural Magic, by Scott Cunningham, Llewellyn Publications, ISBN 0-87542-121-0
Spiral Dance: A Rebirth of the Ancient Religion of the Goddess, by Starhawk, Harper & Row Publications, ISBN 0-06-067535-7

For Advanced Readers

The Triumph of the Moon, by Ronald Hutton, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-285449-6
Aradia: Gospel of the Witches, by Charles G. Leland, Phoenix Publishing, Inc., ISBN 0-919345-10-7

Background & Reference

Covencraft: Witchcraft for Three or More, by Amber K, Llewlleyn Publications, ISBN 1-567180-18-3
The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth, by Robert Graves, Noonday Press, ISBN 0-374504938
Book of Hours: Prayers to the Goddess, by Galen Gillotte, Llewellyn Publications, ISBN 0-56718-273-9
The Meaning of Witchcraft, by G. B. Gardner, Red Wheel/Weiser, ASIN 0877281556
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Recommended Links

The Witches Voice

The Web's best networking tool for Wiccans and other Pagans.

Wrens Nest
News of particular interest to Pagans

ReligousTolerance.org
Promotes understanding and tolerance for all non-destructive faith groups.

Ten Thousand Villages
Ten Thousand Villages provides vital, fair income to Third World people by marketing their handicrafts and telling their stories in North America.

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Spiral Scouts

The North Carolina Piedmont Church of Wicca is in the process of forming a circle with SpiralScouts International. SpiralScouts was created in 1999 as the Aquarian Tabernacle Church 's answer to mainstream scouting programs, such as those offered by the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Camp Fire groups. Our program was developed to be as inclusive as possible in all areas: it features coed groups and leaders and is nondiscriminatory in all regards (sexual orientation, religion, gender). The flexibility of the SpiralScouts program is a novel feature, allowing individual groups to determine the exact manner in which they will pursue their own unique goals. After word of the program spread, the ATC formalized SpiralScouts into an expanded program, offering its first charters in 2001. The program is now available to anyone, worldwide.
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Mailing Address
NC Piedmont Church of Wicca PO Box 3 
Shelby NC, 28150

Phone Number
(704) 300 6608

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