Membership in WiCoM is available at several levels depending
on the individual desire for participation and dedication to the
community. General membership is the basic membership category
available to Wiccan initiates and grants entitlement to vote on
general issues of the organization. Other categories are Associate
(non-voting), Elder, and Minister. The newsletter may be available
to non-members for a small fee.
Voting Members must first be an Associate Member in good standing (dues-current). Then they may at any time petition the Elders' Council for admission to Voting status. Typically, the Voting Member will be at least a first-degree initiate or higher. The petition will be acted on at a regularly scheduled and duly-convened Elders' Moot. Voting Members' annual dues are currently $35.00.
Members who are seeking instruction in Wicca and do not wish to affiliate with an established group may be interested in classes which are aimed at providing a basic competency. Within WiCoM, it will meet first-degree requirements when completed. The entire class cycle is intended as a full year's study, but student may enter the cycle at any point. Please see the Classes page for details of the currently scheduled units of the curriculum.
Please contact our General Representative at GenRep@wiccanchurchmn.org with any inquiries. WiCoM assures the confidentiality of all your responses. If you wish answer only those questions necessary for WiCoM's General Representative to contact you. You may also send the form along with any questions, to:
But What Am I Agreeing To When I Join?
Our complete Members' Handbook is currently undergoing revisions to improve readability and organization, but a copy of the WiCoM's By Laws as filed in the Office of the Secretary of State are HERE. (pdf)
But ... “Is It Worth It?” & “What do dues get me?”
The Church was organized to provide benefits for members that were not generally available to individuals. In joining an organization, individuals give up some personal freedoms in exchange for the benefits the organization provides. Members should strive to act in the best interests of the Church and its membership. People will never totally agree on every topic or action, but it would be hoped that people will keep in mind that the church is made up of individuals, and that criticisms and disagreements will be conducted with the Wiccan Rede in mind, “An it harm none, do what ye will.”
“The Law of Three” is also considered to be in effect, whatever you sent out returns to you threefold. It will also be good for people to keep in mind that we are all in the church because of shared beliefs and goals. Sometimes the differences become all too apparent, and the shared ideals are taken for granted. A good guideline for continuing church membership might be:
If the answer to most of these questions is "yes," then membership is probably worth it.
GREAT! How do I join?
Download this Membership Application (pdf), print it, complete it, and mail it with your check to the address above. (We're working on getting online payment available, please be patient.)
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