"Let thine innermost divine self be enfolded in the rapture of the infinite."
- Charge of the Goddess
Online and in all the churches in the ATC circle, we offer spiritual guidance, officiate rites of passage ceremonies, and touch lives through our hospital and prison chaplaincy programs. For those who are homebound or do not have a local church with which to worship, we bring the Mother Church to you through our online ministry program.
The ATC is the sponsoring church for Woolston-Steen Theological Seminary, certified by the Washington Board of Higher Education to grant degrees in Wiccan Ministry. Graduate with an Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate in Wiccan Ministry.
All the churches within the ATC circle offer many opportunities for community with as much or as little commitment as you like.
The two primary festivals sponsored by the mother church are Hekate's Sickle and Spring Mysteries. Both of these festivals offer powerful spiritual experiences to those who actively participate in the workshops, rituals, and rites of passage offered. These are two events you surely will not want to miss!
The ATC is legally recognized by the government and honored by other faiths as a Wiccan church. We have helped a great many Wiccan churches throughout the world to gain legal recognition. We have churches in the U.S., Canada, Australia, Ireland, Italy, France, South Africa, New Zealand, and we are still growing. Contact the Mother Church to join our circle of churches today!
Every year, twice a year, the ATC presents two remarkable festivals: Spring Mysteries and Hecate's Sickle in Nordland, Washington. Here congregants participate in opening circle at Spring Mysteries.
Register for Hecate's Sickle 2015 here: www.sickle.me
2nd & 3rd Degree Clergy
These new Second Degrees High Priests and Priestesses share a smile in their new Tabbards after their Initiation.
Church members gathered to celebrate the holiday.
SENIOR CLERGY FROM CANADA & U.S.
A happy reunion for ATC Archpriestess and High Priest of the Mother Church with the senior clergy of ATC Canada.
SEMINARY CLASS OF 2012
Showing school unity at Pagan Unity Festival in Tennessee.
The ATC empowers small local churches with big church resources to meet the needs of pagans worldwide - Goddessfest, Boise, Idaho, by Golden Thread Grove.
BONDS ACROSS TRADITIONS
The ATC isn't the only church making a difference in the world today. By combining our efforts, we are more effective. ATC Archpriestess Rt. Rev. Belladonna Laveau with renowned Selena Fox at Circle Sanctuary, working together to heal our world.
NOT SO VERY DIFFERENT...
Members of the Mother Church gathered for Yuletide festivities. Sabbats usually observed the Saturday before the astrological date of the sabbat. Check local calendar for details.
BECOMING A MEMBER OF THE ATC FAMILY
Do you see yourself reflected back in the eyes of our family? We welcome you to join us, so that we can help you grow in your connection to the Lord and Lady. Becoming a member is easy. Just start participating at whatever level is comfortable to you.
Do you run your own group? Apply to be an affiliated church.
Rt. Rev. Belladonna Laveau and other members of the Mother Church visiting our newly Affiliated Church, Covenant of the Silver Branch, Nampa, Idaho.
Respect, unity, teamwork, and tolerance for those who differ from us are ideas we don't take lightly at the ATC.
See the many happy faces of the Mother Church working and worshipping together for the betterment of Mother Earth. Click an
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"“We see God in everything: as a single, supreme, infinite, and holy energy often referred to in other cultures as “The All”, the “Great Mother”, the Tao. We believe this holy energy is the source of all things, eternally expressing Itself in infinite ways while maintaining universal balance between Its masculine and feminine aspects. The easiest way to for us as humans to conceptualize this supreme force is as holy parents, hence our frequent reference to Deity as both “God and Goddess”. "
Meet the senior clergy of the Mother Church
ArchPriestess of Aquarian Tabernacle Church and Dean at Woolston-Steen Theological Seminary. Bella’s book, Awakening Spirit, is used by our US Military to help chaplains minister to Wiccan Troops, and is part of the Freshman core curriculum in the Seminary. A Navy Veteran, Mother of three, and Spiritual Counselor; Bella is a 10 year veteran of full-time Wiccan ministry. Her current passion is to create a benefits package for Wiccan Clergy to help provide the resources for groups and leaders to be successful in their ministry.
High Priest of the Mother Church in Index, WA. and High Summoner of the ATC, Intl. A lifelong student of the craft, his work is in the political and media arenas. Dusty is also Dean of Marketing and Public Relations at Woolston-Steen Theological Seminary.
High Priestess of the Mother Church in Index, WA ., the High Maiden of the ATC, Itnl., and an amazingly talented artist. Cassie is a professional spiritual counselor, and brings many talents to ATC as the local church's main administrator. She is an elder in the Eleusinian Priethood and is the Executive Director of the Church Festivals.
Mike is our Summoner and a 2nd degree High Priest at the Mother Church, a master gardner and herbalist, and retired Navy. A long time member of the ATC, Mikey is a walking Archive of the History of the Mother Church. He's a trusted advisor and in charge of conflict resolution within the church membership.
ATC founder, the late Rt. Rev. Pete "Pathfinder" Davis, was an exemplary leader and mentor for the
greater Pagan community. Establishment of our global church, acceptance of Wicca by federal and
state governments and taxing authorities as a legitimate religion, the right to have the pentacle on
veteran's headstones, and the establishment of the only Wiccan seminary sanctioned by the state to
confer academic degrees in Ministry are only a part of his legacy.