Our Illustrious Speakers
Raven Grimassi is a published author of many titles on Witchcraft and Wicca. He brings over 45 years of personal experience in the practice of ritual, magic, spell-casting, and occult mysticism.
Raven is the Co-Directing Elder of the Ash, Birch and Willow Tradition, a system reflecting the commonality of European rooted traditions of Witchcraft. The ABW system is based upon the Thorn Path of Witchery, which is an Old World practice of Witchcraft. Raven began focusing on this system in 2004 when introduced to the inner ways of the Thorn Path. Raven is also the co-Director of the Fellowship of the Pentacle - an umbrella organization for his work through various sources.
John Beckett is a Druid in the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids and an ordained priest in the Universal Gnostic Fellowship. He is the Coordinating Officer of the Denton, Texas Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans and a member of the Denton Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.
John writes a blog, Under the Ancient Oaks; musings of a Pagan, Druid, and Unitarian Universalist.
Rev. Ellen Cooper-Davis
Rev. Ellen is the Unitarian Universalist minister for Northwoods Unitarian Universalist Church located in The Woodlands, Texas. She is also writes the liberal religious blog, Keep the Faith, for the Houston Chronicle.
Kaleen is an astrologer and a Sumerian Priestess. She teaches magic and astrology locally and enjoys swimming, writing and gardening.
John R. Nelson
John will be lecturing on
The Death And Rebirth Of Magic In Western Culture