Outline Of Novice Course Lessons

Novice Course Lesson Outline  

  1. Making Your Book of Shadows/Grimoire – This is that magickal tool that is highly recommended to have. 

1A. What type of things should or could be written or included in your Book of Shadows/Grimoire? 

  Make sure you write down the date you receive the reply for this lesson as that is the date your 1 year and 1 day of study as a novice is done. All lessons must be completed by this date unless given an extension from Rev. Lady Beltane or one of the Council of Elders. To request an extension you will need to submit a 300-word explanation on why you need it. 

  2. Definition of Common Words and Phrases used in Witchcraft 

  3. Explain what defines each Moon phase 

  4. What are some of the magickal correspond for each day of the week? 

  5. Explain where objects representing the elements go when setting up a pentagram.  

  1. Research 6 Gods and 6 Goddesses than explain why you pick thoseparticular Godsand Goddesses to research. 
  2. What is a Witch’s Familiar?  
  3. What are Magical Tools? Please describe any that you have or might want to have someday. (NOTE: Not all the tools you may read about are needed for performing rituals and/or spells.)

8A) Explain why should pick and choose which magickal tools you feel you will need and/or want to practice witchcraft. 

  9. How would you set up a Basic Altar? 

  10. What are the basics of meditation? 

  11. How would you cast a Sacred Circle? 

11A. Why is it important when performing any type of magick to do so in a sacred circle? 

11B. After doing your first sacred circle explain in detail how it felt being in the circle, what you felt went right if you felt anything went wrong, etcetera 

  1. Explain the questions you should ask yourself whenever you write a spell

  12A. Write a Self-Protection spell 

  1. Write a Ritual to perform to cast your self-protection spell in a sacred circle.

13A. Submit for review before attempting to do your ritual and spell. 

13B. After doing the ritual explains in detail how it felt doing it, if you think anything went wrong, etcetera  

  1. What is an Esbat?

13A. How often can an Esbat gathering occur? 

 14. Write an Esbat ritual for a New Moon  

14A. Submit the Esbat ritual before performing it. 

14B. Please explain in detail how do you felt your ritual went 

14C. Write an Esbat ritual for a Full Moon 

14D. Submit the Esbat ritual before performing it. 

14E. Please explain in detail how do you felt your ritual went 

  1. Explain in detail what a Sabbat is 

15A. What the date or dates each are normally observed on  

15B How they are Placed of the Wheel of The Year explains what each Sabbat is observed for.  

15C. Explain the difference in how the Sabbats are celebrated in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres  

  1. Write a Sabbat Ritual for the next Sabbat on the Wheel of the Year for whichever hemisphere you live in (Please put which hemisphere you live in next to the lesson number in the emails subject line)
  2. Write a Ritual for Your Personal Dedication to The Craft. DO you want to do your dedication privately, or with just the Elders or the whole coven?
  3. 14 Question You Should Now BeAbletoAnswer
  4. Write a Review about Being a Novice Within Heart’s Spirit Coven  

Email all lesson to covenlifescoven@gmail.comAll lessons will be reviewed, and you will receive a reply as soon as possible from one of the Elders.  

If you have any questions about any lessons or anything having to do with witchcraft, please email us at covenlifescoven@gmail.com 

All lesson answers and any questions should be sent to covenlifescoven@gmail.com   

Application to Study as a Novice with Coven Life’s School of Witchcraft and Heart’s Spirit Coven

APPLICATION TO BE A NOVICE WITH HEART’S SPIRIT COVEN

Please answer all the questions as thoroughly and from a place of your truth.

Have you read the Student/Coven Members Handbook? Answer Yes or No

If your answer is No please read it before starting on this application.

How old are you?

Where do you live? State or Country Only

What is the main reason you want to join Heart’s Spirit Coven as a novice witch? Please answer with a minimum of a 500-word essay.

Are you formally studying other pagan paths at the moment or in the past and what is your motivation to do so? If your answer is yes then please answer in detail.

Have you ever or do you now practice any type of dark magick? If the answer is yes please thoroughly explain why you studied it or why you are studying it now. We will not accept an active practitioner of dark/black magick into our school and/or coven

Are you prepared to contribute to the wellbeing and uphold the sanctity of the coven and if so how? (i.e respecting the other students/coven members, the coven High Priestess/Priestess/Priest, the other/students/coven members privacy, etc).

What is the main reason you want to study witchcraft and pagan spirituality through Coven Life’s School of Witchcraft? Please answer with a minimum of a 500-word essay

Will you continue studying with Coven Life’s School of Witchcraft even if you get bored and/or tired of how fast you do your lessons or because of their content? Please explain your answer thoroughly

If you decide to quit studying with us for whatever reason will you still keep the other students and coven member’s identity a secret after you move on? Please explain your answer thoroughly

If you decide to quit studying with us for whatever reason will you still keep the initiations and other closed coven gathering rituals a secret? Please explain your answer thoroughly

Are you willing to question the High Priestess or any of the other Elders if you feel they are doing and/or saying things that may hurt another coven member, and/or student and/or the coven as a whole? Please explain your answer thoroughly

What is your feeling about the phrase ” In Perfect Love and Perfect Trust “? Please explain your answer thoroughly

This completed application and along with your essay answers need to be accompanied with a $10.00 USD donation. Use the DONATE button on covenlife.co Homepage. If you are accepted as a student in Coven Life’s School of WItchcraft and as a member of the Heart’s Spirit Coven the $10.00 USD will go towards your $40.00 USD course fee.

If you are not accepted you receive a refund of $9.50 because of the fees PayPal charges us for transactions.

Once Lady Beltane and the Council of Elders review your application, which usually takes 3 to 5 days, you will receive either a letter of acceptance or one of non-acceptance into the school and/or coven. If we decide to turn your application down we will send an email explaining why we did not accept you and the date we refunded your $9.50 USD. If you are accepted the balance of $30.00 USD for the novice course fee must be paid before you receive your first lesson.

 

Novice Course Lesson Outline

Please read the Student/Coven Member Handbook for what you are expected to do as a novice in the Heart’s Spirit Coven and what you can expect from the High Priestess and Coven Elders along with other needed information. Thank you! The donation to take the Novice Course is $40.00 USD.

Novice Course Lesson Outline

1. Making Your Book of Shadows –

Make sure you write down the date you receive the reply for this lesson as that is the date your 1 year and 1 day of study as a novice is done. All lessons must be completed by this date unless given an extension from Rev. Lady Beltane.

2. Definition of Common Words and Phrases used in Witchcraft

3. Define Moon Phases

4. Corresponding Days of the Week

5. Elemental Placements, Gods and Goddesses

6. What is a Witch’s Familiar

7. What are Magical Tools? Please describe any that you have or might want to have someday. (NOTE: Not all the tools are needed for performing rituals and/or spells.)

8. Set up Basic Altar

9. Meditation Basics

10. Casting Your First Sacred Circle

11. A) Explain the questions you should ask yourself whenever you write a spell

      B) Write a Self Protection spell

12. Write a Ritual to perform with Your Spell

13. Explain what an Esbat is and how many there can be

14. Write an Esbat Ritual 1 for a New Moon and 1 for a Full Moon

15. Explain what a Sabbat is Including Dates They Are On and How they are Placed of the Wheel of The Year – For the Northern and Southern Hemispheres

16. Write a Sabbat Ritual for the next Sabbat on the Wheel of the Year for whichever hemisphere you live in (Please put which hemisphere you live in next to the lesson number in the emails subject line)

17. Write a Ritual for Your Personal Dedication to The Craft. DO you want to do your dedication privately, or with just the Elders or the whole coven?

18. 14 Question You Should Now Be Able To Answer

19. Write a Review about Being a Novice Within Heart’s Spirit Coven Coven

All lessons will be reviewed and you will receive a reply as soon as possible from one of the Elders.

If you have any questions about any lessons please email us at covenlifescoven@gmail.com

All lesson answers should be sent to covenlifescoven@gmail.com

Courtesy Guidelines for All Coven Gatherings and Open Chats

Under revision

Guidelines will be posted by Tuesday, February 24, 2020. Sorry for any inconvenience.