Local Organizations

Each year, groups and individuals come to Pagan Pride Day to share information and network with the Pagan community as well as the general public.

2016 Information Booths

2014 Information Booths:

Americans United for Separation of Church and State/Indianapolis Chapter

Americans United for Separation of Church and State is a nonpartisan organization dedicated to preserving church-state separation to ensure religious freedom for all Americans.

Anabasis OTO

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.

Anabasis Camp is a collective of individuals, united in proclaiming the Æon of Horus, the Crowned and Conquering Child, and in advancing the Law of THELEMA.

Our goal is to cultivate Thelemic thought by nurturing a community of learning, personal growth, fellowship, freedom, and responsibility within the Greater Indianapolis area. Our group offers classes in a diverse range of esoteric studies & practices within the Western and Eastern mystery traditions, including; Magick, I Ching, Qabalah, Tarot, Yoga, Hermeticism, and Astrology.

Central Illinois Pagan Pride Day

Central Illinois Pagan Pride Day’s goal is to promote education and understanding within the local and global community at large about various Pagan faiths and practices. We look forward to welcoming back Bell, Book, and Canto for live performances! With educational workshops, shopping, diviners, children's activities, and a meditation labrynth. there's plenty to do! And don't miss out on your chance to win a fabulous witchy prize from our raffle. CIPPD will be held on October 11th, 2014 from 11am-7pm at Anderson Park in Normal, IL.

Circle of Janus Science Fiction and Fantasy Fan Club

The Circle of Janus is the longest existing Science Fiction & Fantasy fan club of central Indiana. We were founded in 1979 at a time when no other central Indiana SF&F fan clubs existed. Our goal is to serve the local fan community by providing a social forum and gathering place for those with a common interest in SF&F, to promote these genres in all their forms and the promotion of literacy through the SF&F genres. We meet on the first Saturday of every month (other than July, September and December). The meetings are open to the general public and SF&F fans of all ages are welcome to attend.

Elemental Spirits/IPPM

"Elemental Spirits is an ecclectic, open study and worship circle which meets twice per month and celebrates all 8 ""wheel of the year"" holidays.

IPPM is Indianapolis Pagan Prison Ministry and serves inmates who follow Wicca, Asatu or Native American paths. We currently provide services in 9 Indiana prisions."

ELVIN H.O.M.E., INC

Lothlorien Nature Sanctuary is a green haven and center for spiritual retreat dedicated to the healing of the earth and of one another. Part of Elvin H.O.M.E., Inc. (Holy Order of Mother Earth) a federal 501c3 organization. Lothlorien is 109 acres of forested hills and valleys located at the edge of Southern Indiana's limestone belt. It is a place to escape the outside world, drop its concerns and masks, and attune to the natural rhythms of the earth. It is a work in progress, being created and sustained entirely by volunteer labor as an act of love and faith. Lothlorien is open for anyone to visit and attend festivals. We encourage sponsorship. Sponsors can camp and share in the work of perpetuation and regeneration.

Gaia Works Inc

Gaia Works Inc. was founded as an organization to assist community members with basic human needs while preserving their dignity and connecting them with faith-based services that are appropriate for their belief system.We encourage anyone who wants to support an organization that is built on understanding and a desire to give back to their community to join us in fostering and building relationships with those who desperately need our help.Through such events as picnics, parades, festivals, networking events, public awareness campaigns, social activities, media relations, food drives, and many other charitable events, we believe we can make a significant and positive impact on the lives of those who truly need our help.

Game Paradise

Game Paradise is Indy's Only Board Game Library. We feature over 1700 board games that gamers can come in and enjoy right off our shelves in a comfortable 2700 sqft play space in the historic Fountain Square district.

At IPPD we will have a smattering of our favorite titles available to give pride attendees a taste of what is new in the world of board games. There is so much more than just Monopoly and Sorry these days!"

Indy Feminists

Indy Feminists is Indiana's feminist collective. It is a collaborative group of proactive, experienced activists that works to bring positive change to Indiana.

Indy Poly Meetup

Indy Poly Meetup is a way for people interested in the idea of multiple, honest and open loving relationships to meet and gather to socialize and educate.

IPCOD-Indiana Pagan Community Outreach and Dialogue, Inc.

Indiana Pagan Community Outreach and Dialogue, Inc. (IPCOD) is a grassroots organization dedicated to providing a networking forum for local Earth Based and Non-Abrahamic Spiritual groups in an effort to foster a greater sense of community. Our intentions are to: (1) Promote the appreciation and acceptance of all positive spiritual traditions, philosophies and personal spiritual practices; (2) Be a resource for concise, accurate educational materials about the various faith paths within Earth Based and Non-Abrahamic Spiritual groups, to promote growth and understanding within the Pagan community and the larger community as a whole.

Lactation Station

The Lactation Station is a place for nursing mothers to come take a break and feed their babies in an accepting and communal setting. All mothers and babies welcome, no matter how you choose to feed!

Libertarian Party of Marion County

We are affiliated with the national Libertarian Party and the Libertarian Party of Indiana. The Libertarian Party is the third largest political party in the United States and is the only non-major party with ballot access in the state of Indiana.

Midian Festivals and Events

Midian is a new event location in Southern Indiana. Midian is 25+ acres of beautifully reclaimed limestone rock quarry and lush forests available for camping and large and small events. We are located in Lawrence County just off of state highway 58.

In 2014, Midian has been host to Babalon Rising Festival (8th annual), Southern Indiana Druid and Heathen Event (SIDHE), Iris Camp (3rd annual), Cunning Folk Festival, Indiana Homesteaders Festival, and the Women's Goddess Retreat (6th annual). Come join us for Hallows (Samhain weekend) and Hogswatch (Yule weekend)!

Midwest Pagan Council

The Midwest Pagan Council was founded in 1976 in the greater Chicagoland area, and its purpose is to share information and foster understanding and unity within the pagan community. The Council hosts the Pan Pagan Festival, held in Northern Indiana just south of Knox. It is one of the longest, continuously running outdoor festivals in the country.

Novices of the Old Ways ~ Midwest

Novices of the Old Ways ~ Midwest is a progressive Witchcraft community based in Indianapolis and its surrounding areas. Progressive Witchcraft is not based on a formal tradition, but rather a philosophy of using whatever methods necessary to best serve the immediate and broader communities. Connection with Deity, whomever the individual or group at large communes with, is of vital importance. Our goal is to continue to learn about the Craft, ourselves, and how we can best aid the health of our community and planet.

In NOW, we strive to be in constant communication with the Genus Loci, plant and animal spirits of the Land. We use Magick and ritual to better ourselves and our community. While NOW~ Midwest does have a web presence, its focus is on meeting in person to learn and practice our Craft. Members are encouraged to come out and mingle!

Our Haven

Nestled in the beautiful rills of southern Indiana's countryside is Our Haven, an 175 acre nature sanctuary of beautiful deciduous forests rolling hills and reclaimed fields for all who wish to come enjoy its clear creeks, natural springs, and secluded areas. Our Haven has both private large areas as well as intimate small areas available for you and your group's or event's use.

The vision of Our Haven began for us many years ago. We had a vision to set aside a parcel of land for use and enjoyment by all and for all to live and commune in harmony with each other and with the land. Our Haven is open to all positive paths. All we lack is for you to add your own personal touch to your sacred place and to come enjoy Our Haven.

Pagan Educational Network

The Pagan Educational Network is a grass roots activism network of individuals and groups correcting misconceptions of who we are and what we do as Pagans or Followers of Earth Based Spirituality.

Members are involved in a variety of ministries including; military, Veterans, prison and hospital visits.

Reformed Congregation of the Goddess, International

The Re-formed congregation of the Goddess (RCG-I) is a multi-traditional women's religion. Our members embrace a variety of spiritual paths, the common element among them being a belief in female divinity. Founded in 1982, we are the oldest official recognized women's religion in the United States, as well as the largest with circles and solitary members around the world. For many of us out there it gives us a sense that we are part of a larger whole and part of a community: that within us and perhaps beyond us, something exists which is comforting, strong, female, and divine. For the women of the congregation, this feeling is called Goddess!

Terra and Luna

We are a Traditional Alexandrian wiccan circle that has just celebrated our one year anniversary.

The Troth

The Troth is an Asatru association dedicated to educating and community building for those interested in the Asatru Religion.

Transylvanian Lip Treatment

Transylvanian Lip Treatment has been performing at the Irving Theater since June 2010. We do a shadowcast of the Rocky Horror Picture Show every month and a quarterly performance of Repo the Genetic Opera. We have also performed at several horror conventions. This will be our first performance at Gen Con 2014!!! Super excited to tell others about our Rocky Family!!

The Damien Center

The Damien Center is one of Indianapolis Pagan Pride Day's primary charitable beneficiaries. Their mission is to empower persons in Central Indiana affected by HIV/AIDS to move forward each day with dignity and to lead the fight to prevent the spread of HIV.

2013 Information Booths:

ELVIN H.O.M.E., INC

Lothlorien Nature Sanctuary is a green haven and center for spiritual retreat dedicated to the healing of the earth and of one another. Part of Elvin H.O.M.E., Inc. (Holy Order of Mother Earth) a federal 501c3 organization. Lothlorien is 109 acres of forested hills and valleys located at the edge of Southern Indiana's limestone belt. It is a place to escape the outside world, drop its concerns and masks, and attune to the natural rhythms of the earth. It is a work in progress, being created and sustained entirely by volunteer labor as an act of love and faith. Lothlorien is open for anyone to visit and attend festivals. We encourage sponsorship. Sponsors can camp and share in the work of perpetuation and regeneration.

Americans United for Separation of Church and State/Indianapolis Chapter

Americans United for Separation of Church and State is a national, nonpartisan educational organization dedicated to preserving the constitutional principle of church-state separation as the only way to ensure religious freedom for all Americans.

The Mankind Project of Indiana

The Mankind Project of Indiana is a group of men dedicated to living lives of integrity, accountability, and commitment, through association with other men. The Indiana Center, founded in 1992, has 15 groups of men in the Indianapolis metro area who meet at various times during the week. The group is not faith-based; men of all faiths -- including no faith -- have joined and are represented here.

Novices of the Old Ways ~ Midwest

"Novices of the Old Ways ~ Midwest is a progressive Witchcraft community based in Indianapolis and its surrounding areas. Progressive Witchcraft is not based on a formal tradition, but rather a philosophy of using whatever methods necessary to best serve the immediate and broader communities. Connection with Deity, whomever the individual or group at large communes with, is of vital importance. Our goal is to continue to learn about the Craft, ourselves, and how we can best aid the health of our community and planet.

In NOW, we strive to be in constant communication with the Genus Loci, plant and animal spirits of the Land. We use Magick and ritual to better ourselves and our community. While NOW~ Midwest does have a web presence, its focus is on meeting in person to learn and practice our Craft. Members are encouraged to come out and mingle!

Pagan Educational Network

"PEN is involved in the following ministries, prison, military, homeless, hospitlized veterans. We are also work with Circle Sanctuary in many of their activities. More information can be found in our newsletter ""Water""."

Midwest Regional Local Council of The Covenant of the Goddess

Our Haven

Nestled in the beautiful rolling hills of southern Indiana's countryside is Our Haven, an 175 acre nature sanctuary of beautiful deciduous forests and reclaimed fields for all who wish to come enjoy its clear creeks, natural springs, and secluded areas. Our Haven has both private large areas as well as intimate small areas available for you and your group's or event's use.

The vision of Our Haven began for us many years ago. We had a vision to set aside a parcel of land for use and enjoyment by all and for all to live and commune in harmony with each other and with the land. Our Haven is open to all positive paths. All we lack is for you to add your own personal touch to your sacred place and to come enjoy Our Haven.

Gaia Works Inc

Gaia Works, Inc. is a Faith-Based Community Service Organization in Indianapolis that is open to anyone who believes in Riligious Tolerance and promotion of that belief though Community Service work.

Temple of Eternal Light

We are a spiritual and magickal group dedicated to personal improvement and group fellowship. We welcome all positive paths to the Divine. We currently have members with interests and backgrounds in a variety of spiritual and magical paths, including Paganism, witchcraft, Hermeticism, shamanism, Voudou/Santeria, Druidry, and psionics. We have an established ritual circle in Bloomington, IN, are currently forming a new ritual circle in Terre Haute, IN, and also have members in Indianapolis.

Circle of Janus Science Fiction and Fantasy Fan Club

The Circle of Janus is the longest existing Science Fiction & Fantasy fan club of central Indiana. We were founded in 1979 at a time when no other central Indiana SF&F fan clubs existed. Our goal is to serve the local fan community by providing a social forum and gathering place for those with a common interest in SF&F, to promote these genres in all their forms and the promotion of literacy through the SF&F genres.

UUI CUUPs

"CUUPs - Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans (an open circle)

IPPM - Indianapolis Pagan Prison Ministry (currently active in 6 local prisons leading Asatru and Wiccan groups)

All are on facebook"

The Damien Center

Our mission is to empower persons in Central Indiana affected by HIV/AIDS to move forward each day with dignity and to lead the fight to prevent the spread of HIV. We envision Central Indiana free of the suffering caused by HIV/AIDS. Until then, we envision that every HIV-affected person in Central Indiana knows that The Damien Center is a safe and welcoming place so that no barriers separate people from the services they need to prolong and enhance their lives.

Indy Poly Meetup

We are a social networking, support, and discussion group providing community and a sense of belonging or experience vault. This group is meant for people who are in and/ or looking for open, honest non-monogamous and polyamorous relationships.

Registered 2011 Information Booths:

Americans United for Separation of Church and State--Indiana Chapter

UUI CUUPS/ Indianapolis Pagan Prison Ministries

Circle of Janus

Founded in 1979, The Circle of Janus is the longest existing Science Fiction & Fantasy fan club of central Indiana. Our goal is to serve the local fan community by providing a social forum and gathering place for those with a common interest in SF&F, to promote these genres and the promotion of literacy through the SF&F genres.

Gaia Works, Inc

Gaia Works, Inc. is a Faith-Based Community Service Organization in Indianapolis that is open to anyone who believes in Religious Tolerance and promotion of that belief though Community Service work.

Re-Formed Congregation of the Goddess

Lothlorien

Our Haven Nature Sanctuary

Temple of Eternal Light

2010 Information Booths:

Pagan Education Network

Lothlorien

Gaia Works

Thalia Clan

The Circle

The Pagan Alliance of Kokomo

Re-Formed Congregation of the Goddess - Crossroads

Leia's Army

Circle Of Janus

Ringing Anvil

Owl Wood Circle

Society for Earth-based Religions - BSU

Our Haven Nature Sanctuary

Gathering of the Grey Moon Inc

2009 Information Booths:

Americans United for Separation of Church

Pagan Education Network

Indy Feral

The Circle

Cat's Haven

Lothlorien

The Damien Center

Gaia Works

Indy Husky Club

Libertarian Party of Marion County

Northern Lights Sled Dog Rescue

Owl Wood Circle

School of Metaphysics

Thalia Clan

Witch School

2008 Information Booths:

Pagan Education Network

Lothlorien

The Damien Center

Gaia Works

Indy Husky Club

Libertarian Party of Marion County

Thalia Clan

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful

2007 Information Booths:

Vampire Rave Coven and House MembersCats Haven

Damien Center

Pagan Education Network

UUI CUUPS

Black Bear Protogrove, ADF

GaiaWorks

Libertarian Party of Marion County

Thalia Clan

Pride of Indy Marching Band and Color Guard

Social Southside Pagans

Dragon's Eye Coven