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September 5th Pagans in the Park, 11:30am at Hwy 74 Ingles
September 8th Esbat, 12:00pm at Hollis Rd Site
September 13th Book Club, 7:00pm at Gastonia Books-A-Million
September 15th Gaston LGBTQ Pride, Gastonia NC
September 22nd Mabon, 4:00 pm at the Whitney Household
October 3rd Pagans in the Park, 11:30am at Hwy 74 Ingles
October 11th Book Club, 7:00pm at Gastonia Books-A-Million
October 13th Samhain Shindig, 7:00 pm at the Whitney Household
October 27th Samhain 5:00pm at Hollis Rd Site
November 7th Pagans in the Park, 11:30am at Hwy 74 Ingles
November 8th Book Club, 7:00pm at Gastonia Books-A-Million
November 10th Business Meeting, Noon at the Brown Household

Book Club - The church holds a Metaphysical bookclub and discussion group which meet at Books-a-Million in Gastonia, NC the second Thursday of each month. The meetings start at 7:00pm and are open to the public. Each month we feature a book or topic of interest to Wiccans. Non-Wiccans are welcome to attend and contribute to discussions, of course. These meetings are not intended as a forum for debating the merits of Wicca itself, however, and disruptive individuals will be asked to leave. click here for directions to Books-a-Million.


Esbats - We hold esbats centered around the moon in various phases to honor the Goddess and to work magick. These gatherings are also a time of fellowship and social bonding. In the afternoon, we;ll hang out by the (or in!) the creek and socialize, and when it starts to get dark we'll celebrate our rites. Esbats are typically held at the church's rustic site on Hollis road in Ellenboro. Please call or email for directions


Pagans in the Park - Come join us for lunch and fellowship in the park! Bring a bag lunch or some fast food and enjoy the fresh air, sunshine, and good conversation. We will meet at the Play ground at the Shelby City Park (or in Ingles cafe on Hwy 74 if the weather is harsh) the first Wednesday of each month. Feel free to dash over from the office or bring the kids. See you there! click here for directions.


Business Meetings - Business meetings give members a chance to be part of the church's decision making process. Typical agenda items include scheduling and budgeting for rituals and other special events. The meeting is usually held in the small meeting room at the Shelby Memorial Library. click here for directions.


Mabon - Mabon, also called Harvest Home, is the Neopagan festival of the Autumn Equinox. Like the Sprng Equinox, it's a time of balance between dark and light, when there are equal hours of day and night. It is also the second of the year's three harvest festivals. We celebrate Mabon as a multi-course dinner party. Since the courses and portions have to be carefully planned and prepared, we ask that people who wish to attend RSVP at least a week prior to the event. Please call or email for directions


Samhain Shindig - Each year, before Samhain, we like to have a little social gathering as an opportunity to have fun and fellowship with our church family. This is a BYOB costume party with appetizers and snacks. Please call or email for directions


Samhain - Samhain is the time of year when the veil between worlds is thinnest. It is a time of honoring anscestors and friends who have passed. We usually mark the occasion by enacting the descent of the Goddess.click here for directions.


Gaston Pride - NCPCOW will have a booth at the Gaston Pride festival, and one of our clergy will be participating in the interfaith presentation. Gaston Pride website.



*******Notice*******
NCPCOW Events are family friendly and child-safe. If you have a legal requirement to appear on any sexual offender registry, either state or federal, then you are not allowed at our events or services. We also reserve the right to ask disruptive or disrespectful individuals to leave the premises of any church event, regardless of the event's location.