Basic Information

In Miami, Florida, the members of the Religious Order of the Circle of Isis Rising are active in presenting Wicca in a positive light through the media with appearances on radio, national and international television and film. Donations have been made to organizations such as those for the homeless, abused women, animals, and Pagan groups. Open participation in the Diabetes and AIDS Walkathons has helped raise money for these organizations, and also shows Wiccans in positions of service. There is even a public plaque displaying the Coven’s name at the Miami Metrozoo since 1993 for the adoption and past support of the Clouded Leopard, the Coven’s mascot. Participation was also given towards the Pluralism Project out of Harvard University, which explores the religious diversity of America with a CD ROM that was made available in the summer of 1996 for use in colleges, universities, high schools, and other learning centers across the country.

Sabbat celebrations are observed with public rituals. These public rituals are open to attendance by all Kindred Spirits. Other meetings are closed unless special exception is made.

All of our priestesses and priests are Ordained Ministers with the legal right to perform weddings or function in any other spiritual capacity as needed.

Reverend Lady Nicole Everett was the founder of the Religious Order of the Circle of Isis Rising, and reigned as Sabbat Queen until her death on April 10, 2000. She was a writer and psychic investigator with numerous appearances on national and international television and radio. Lady Nicole established the coven branch in Miami before moving to the covenstead sanctuary, Caer Danu, in Oregon.

Reverend Sandra Cheryl Richardson is the Grand Elder High Priestess, and she currently reigns over the Order. Rev. Richardson is an internationally renowned psychic, author, paranormal investigator, and metaphysical lecturer. She has expertise in the psychic realms, the occult, and Witchcraft. Television stations, and has been sought by local (Miami), national (Discovery Channel) and international television (Telemundo) stations. Rev. Richardson has also received positive acclaim from various newspapers in Miami as well as radio programs she has appeared on. Her lectures have been enjoyed at Miami high schools, universities, women’s groups, and various public events. The Miami Police Department also invited her to speak before officers from all over the country on the topic of Witchcraft. Rev. Richardson is the internationally recognized author of the books, “Magicka Formularia” and “Journey of the Soul.”

Reverend James R. Jones is the Grand Elder High Priest and serves as a member of the Board of Directors. He lends assistance in the making of decisions pertaining to the growth and direction of the coven. Rev. Jones is a psychic consultant and he provides lectures on Wicca. He has made numerous appearances on local (Miami), national (Discovery Channel) and international television (Telemundo) stations.