Dedication Requirements and Classes


Regular attendance once you are a seeker is necessary to become familiar with both the rituals and the community.  Regular attendance is defined as at least 80% of all offered rituals for local students. Long Distance students will negotiate what regular attendance means with their teacher. Any rituals that are offered and cannot be attended should be communicated as soon as possible to the High Priestess.


Complete the following classes and any associated homework given:

  • Intro to Blue Star: Tenets of Faith, Paths of Power and Wheel of the Year
  • Circle Series:
    • What is a Circle / Circle Etiquette
    • Blue Star Altar Part I
    • Blue Star Ritual Part I
    • Roles of the Four Officiants Part I
  • Craft Series
    • Craft Names
  • Wheel of the Year Series
    • Wheel of the Year, Sabbat by Sabbat


  • Wicca for Beginners: Fundamentals of Philosophy and Practice, by Thea Sabin – Introductory text
  • Seeking the Mystery: An Introduction to Pagan Theologies by Christine Hoff Kraemer
  • Spiral Dance: A Rebirth of the Ancient Religion of the Goddess, by Starhawk – Basic group energy work
  • Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers, and Other Pagans in America, by Margot Adler – Seminal historical text
  • Any 1 other book in consultation with your teacher

Complete the Following:

  • Write an essay on the purpose of ritual.
  • Write a New Moon Circle
  • Perform at least one part of a ritual under the direction of the Priest/ess of the circle
  • Write a letter detailing why you wish to dedicate yourself to the Pagan Gods. What does dedication mean to you?
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the following.
    • Elemental Associations -Take an offered class and complete the assigned homework or write an essay explaining the following:
      • Where the idea of elementals came from and why we work with them as wiccans.
      • The four elements and basic associations (including, but not limited to: directions, season, and qualities .
    • Basic Energy Work -Take an offered class and complete the assigned homework or write an essay explaining the following:
      • What energy is and how you perceive it.
      • Explain a basic energy exercise.
      • Explain the difference between working with the right hand as opposed to the dominant hand.
      • Describe the concepts of centering, grounding and shielding, giving exercises for each one.