Initiation Training Workshop

Scarlet Woman Lodge is hosting Bishop T אריה to offer two days of Initiation Training from Friday, November 24 through Saturday, November 25, 2017 e.v.

This workshop will provide information and training on Minerval, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Degree initiations, with discussion regarding policy, safety, and magick, and we will be rehearsing various portions of the rituals with full temple set-up.

The training is open to all dues current O.T.O. members of 1st degree or beyond in good standing with United States Grand Lodge, and initiates may attend up to their degree. Registration is scaled based on number of degrees attended. The training will be held at Scarlet Woman Lodge, Austin TX.

Initiation Training is required for those who wish to attend Advanced Initiator Training and recommended for those wishing to participate as officers for O.T.O. initiations. Upon completion of this training workshop, we are happy to have our event leader verify your attendance in order for you to register for any upcoming Advanced Initiation Training.

Training Schedule:

Friday, Nov 24:
9:30 am – 10:00 am
Registration & ‘Continental Breakfast’

10:00 am – 10:30 am
General introduction to the whole MMM series (appropriate for those of
Minerval – 1st degree), including discussion of general safety issues.

10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Minerval standards and practices with walk-through and discussion of
relevant policies, safety concerns, ritual stagecraft, and magick.

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Lunch Break (Offsite)

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
I° standards and practices with walk-through and discussion of relevant
policies, safety concerns, ritual stagecraft, and magick.

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm
Break

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
I°, cont.

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Q&A; 1st Day Wrap-Up

Saturday, Nov 25:
9:30 am – 10:00 am
Check-in & ‘Continental Breakfast’

10:00 am – 11:30 am
II° standards and practices with walk-through and discussion of relevant
policies, safety concerns, ritual stagecraft, and magick.

11:30 am – 11:45 am
Break

11:45 am – 1:00 pm
II°, cont.

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Lunch Break (Offsite)

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
III° standards and practices with walk-through and discussion of
relevant policies, safety concerns, ritual stagecraft, and magick.

4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Break

4:45 pm – 6:00 pm
III°, cont.

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Q&A, Event wrap-up

Bio:
Bishop T אריה (Fr. Christeos Pir) has been a member of O.T.O. since 04/04/93, and is a Bishop of EGC and a Sovereign Grand Inspector General. He is past Most Wise Sovereign of Baphomet Chapter Rose Croix, past Secretary and Deputy Master of Scarlet Woman Lodge in Austin TX, and past Master of William Blake Oasis (now William Blake Lodge). He has led seminars and experimental study groups in various subjects for the last several decades at a number of O.T.O. bodies, NOTOCON, Ecumenicon/Sacred Space (a national pagan-oriented ecumenical conference), and at several Texas OTO Conventions (TOTOCONs), as well as a number of academic conferences.


Initiation Training Admission