About Us

Originally started classes in 2002 and officially Founded on July 4th 2007, the Wiccan Family Temple tradition at its core, is a practice based upon many traditions. This core tradition has been conceived by two eclectic witches by harmonizing and synergistically blending time honored tradition(s) into practical modern based witchcraft. The Temple follows the Wiccan Rede and Wiccan traditions. We believe in the threefold law, but do not necessarily believe in covens. Coven are not for everyone. We respect Witches of all traditions, levels and we enjoy coming together to celebrate, raise energy and commune in LIKE MIND.  The Wiccan Family Temple creates an environment where witches can learn, share and gather to trade knowledge, experience and power. We study in solitude as well as in groups to gather hands on experience. The study of the divine and the craft and is an infinite process. We believe that a wise witch who is Wiccan never stops learning.  For there is an entire world to learn about and many traditions to be. Our tradition has dedications NOT initiations. We believe that Wicca and Witchcraft is a way of life that should be shared with the entire family.  We welcome our members to bring their children and their non-Wiccan family members to share in our open celebrations. We love to chant, sing and dance.  We believe in healthy living, taking care of the Earth, our communities and the environment. The Wiccan Family Temple strongly believes in becoming politically involved and aware.

 

OUR FOUNDERS

Starr Ravenhawk

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Starr has been involved New York City Pagan Community for over 17 years. She organizing and serving the community by providing lectures, classes, workshops and festivals. Starr has been a practicing Eclectic Solitary Wiccan Witch since 1990 and in 1993 created Charmed by Starr. Orginally Starr trained with the Minoan Sisterhood, then came to the Cabot Tradition of Wicca. There Starr attained 1st and 2nd degree under the wise teachings of Laurie Cabot. In 1993, Starr opened her first shop based out of the 14th Street Video Haven (Home of New York City’s Pagan Community Center). Then in 1998, Starr moved over to Halloween Adventure to add her charm to it. Finally in 2005, finally the Charmed By Starr store opened. Also in 2005, the Charmed By Starr website was launched. Still wanting to make a more positive impact, Starr help create the Wiccan Family Temple in 2007. Starr specializes in The Enchanted Candle Spell Castings teachings.

Luna Roja

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Luna is an Eclectic Solitary Wiccan Witch.  She studied theology, mythology and magic since she was a child, where magic seems to have always been a part of her life. Luna is a teacher, artist and scientist by trade, which means that she cannot be a part of any religion that cannot accept evolution. Becoming Wiccan was like coming home to her. She is now teaches classes at The Wiccan Family Temple Academy of Pagan Studies.

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