History

Where did we come from? This is a chronology of Tejas Web milestones, starting with the ever-unfolding present and moving back into the mists of time…

 

  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
    • October-November – Regional Dandelion Gathering
  • 2013
    • December – The Pentacle of the Great Turning workshop
  • 2012
    • October – Samhain Awakening workshop
  • 2011
    • December – A Divination Restorative workshop
  • 2010
    • December – Dancing with the Fae workshop
    • March – WildFlower Gathering
  • 2009 
    • October – WitchCamp: Cerridwen’s Cauldron
  • 2008
    • November – Magic and Aikido workshop
  •  2007 
    • June – Speaking with True Tongues workshop
    • March – WitchCamp: The Dwarves and the Dreamer
    • March – Magical Activism workshop
  • 2006
    • September – WildFlower Gathering
  • 2005 
    • October – Samhain WitchCamp: Dancing with Dionysus
  • 2004 
    • October – Samhain WitchCamp: The Mysteries of Lilith
  • 2003 
    • October – Samhain WitchCamp: Rhiannon
  • 2002 
    • October – Samhain WitchCamp: Isis and Osiris
  • 2001
    • October – Samhain WitchCamp: The Witch’s Journey
    • March – Village WitchCamp (families): The Castle and the Village
    • January – Tejas Web Elements of Community weekend
  • 2000
    • November – Circle Round Study Group cell forms (no longer active)
    • October – Teaching cell holds open meeting on support for distance teaching and classes
    • September – Family camp weekend
    • June – Meeting on parents and children at camp decides to offer two full witch camps in 2001
    • Spring/summer – Men’s and Parents’ Affinity Groups form (no longer active)
    • May – Family camp cell forms (no longer active)
    • March – 7th WitchCamp: Inanna 
  • 1999
    • November – Community action cell forms (no longer active)
    • Fall – Tejas Web gets its own domain name and moves web page to a commercial provider
    • August – Tejas Web consenses on Reclaiming Principles of Unity
    • Spring – Tejas Web e-mail list moves to an eGroup service
    • April – 6th WitchCamp: Bridging Past, Present and Future
    • March – Tejas Web gets 501(c)(3) (tax exempt non-profit) status
  •  1998 
    • October – Tejas Web consenses on its bylaws
    • Fall – Teaching cell begins offering classes
    • April – 5th WitchCamp: Baba Yaga
    • Sometime in 1998 – First Tejas Web web page
  • 1997
    • November – First Spokes chosen to attend meeting of the newly-formed Spokescouncil
    • October – Tejas Web incorporates, gets a PO Box, a checking account, and a sales tax permit
    • May /June – Tejas Web structure meetings. Topics: how Tejas Web makes decisions, consensus body and cells, quarterly meetings, and pursuing non-profit tax-exempt status. Initial cells were defined as Communications (no longer active), Camp, Teaching/training, Ritual, and Financial/legal (which dissolved after its purpose, to achieve incorporation and tax-exempt status, was achieved.
    • April – 4th WitchCamp: Tam Lin
    • Sometime in 1997 – Tejas Web begins use of e-mail for announcements
  •  1996
    • Fall – Newsletter begins appearing on a quarterly basis
    • September – Labor of Love Days weekend at Belle Springs
    • April – Tejas Web consenses on Vision statement.
    • March – 3rd WitchCamp: Twelve Wild Swans
  • 1995
    • October – Tejas Web offers Spiral Dance ritual at CMA Samhain and at (then) Planet Theatre
    • September – Tejas Web consensus training workshop
    • July – First Tejas Web organizational/planning meeting
    • June – Tejas Web begins offering public rituals
      March – 2nd WitchCamp: Dismemberment of the Goddess
    • Spring – Newsletter begins on an occasional basis
  •  1994 
    • March – 1st Tejas/Southwest Intensive (WitchCamp): Demeter and Persephone