MISSION AND PRINCIPLES

The Council of the Magickal Arts is a broad-based spiritual and civic organization and multi-cultural foundation that is committed to promoting spirituality based on spiritual/ nature-centered/ magickal beliefs and practices. Through multiple fundraising and community building endeavors, CMA supports, organizes, and hosts a variety of religious and educational programs as well as gatherings for members and interested public to celebrate the holidays of Beltane, Samhain, and other religious holidays. CMA offers organization opportunities to increase a sustainable community by promoting, educating, researching, and supporting green technologies. We promote and educate members and the community at large in environmentally friendly construction and life practices.

Principles
These are the guiding principles of CMA:

stone at Brigid's Crossing on CMA landInclusiveness
CMA acknowledges that its effectiveness is based upon the participation of its members and is open to adults of all traditions or religions who wish to celebrate nature, spirit, and community, who are on or wish to explore a spiritual or magickal path.

Tolerance
CMA strives to operate in a spirit of harmony, goodwill, and acceptance towards others as well as to be accurate and nonpartisan in its communications with its members and the general public while expressing the unique value inherent in following a spiritual or magickal path.

CMA neither advocates nor promotes any religion, tradition, or spiritual path and takes no position on credential of any practitioners or clergy.

Confidentiality
CMA safeguards the privacy and confidentiality of its members within limits of United States and Texas law.

Members’ identities, and personal information will not be revealed without the express permission and CMA will defend the legal right to privacy under the laws of the United States.

Liberty
CMA supports personal responsibility and individual freedom of thought, belief, and action. At its gatherings, CMA strives to provide the least restrictive environment possible, consistent with the safety and privacy of all who attend.

Stewardship
CMA strives to enhance the quality of life of members through teaching responsible stewardship of resources and supporting the implementation of and utilizing green technologies to provide the least amount of impact on the biodiversity and ecological integrity of the planet.

Accountability
CMA acknowledges the inherent accountability to the community as the key to organizing effectively and with integrity.