Clergy Services

Rev. Jan Avende – ADF Clergy & Initiate

(contact me at to schedule an appointment or service, or for more information.)

I do charge for many of these services, but generally work on a sliding scale.  Additionally, members of my grove, as well as supporters of my Patreon, receive significant discounts.  Here’s some basic price points for common services, and if you have question about exactly what a service includes, please ask:

Wedding Paperwork Only$50
Rite of Passage$200
House Blessing$75
Baby Blessing$100
Parent Blessing$100
— Div including write-up (or asynchronous)+$60
Magic Consultation$60
Personalized Prayer & Image$30
Misc Hourly Rate$40/hr

If you don’t see the particular skills, strengths, or services you’re looking for in the section below, please email me at and we can chat to see if I can meet your needs. If I can’t and you’re an ADF member, you can look over the listings that other ADF Clergy have made to see if one of them can meet your needs.

The following are a list of my specific skills and strengths as an ADF Priest and Initiate:

Advanced Seer

  • Can provide help learning seership techniques common to all methods of sortilege (runes, tarot, ogham, etc.)
  • Can provide help learning seership techniques common to oracular divination
  • Can provide in-depth readings and advanced insight using the Greek Alphabet Oracle

Advanced Spiritworker

  • Can lead meaningful trance journeys for a variety of audiences using various trance induction techniques
  • Can assist in writing scripts for successful trance journeys
  • Can assist in initiating, developing, or troubleshooting diety and other spirit relationships
  • Can trance journey on your behalf to contact spirits or problem-solve spiritual problems
  • Can help you create an effective magical working for you to perform on your own
  • Can perform magic on your behalf for a variety of purposes

Experienced Liturgist

  • Can assist in writing effective High Day rites, lunar rites, and meaningful devotionals
  • Can provide scripts and templates for High Days and lunar rites
  • Can provide prayers on a variety of topics
  • Can pray for or with you for a variety of reasons

Rites of Passage

  • Can work with you and provide scripts and templates for a variety of Rites of Passage (including weddings, funerals, memorials, parent and baby blessings, gender claimings, coming of age, etc)
  • Can officate/lead important rites of passage for you (including weddings, funerals, memorials, parent and baby blessings, gender claimings, coming of age, etc)

Pagan Parenting

  • Can share personal experience raising pagan children and navigating the various challenges that come with that (including how to pray with children around, how to involve children in a family practice, and providing resources for school regarding your families religious beliefs)
  • Can help develop a children’s education program for your grove or small group
  • Can provide resources and activities to support you in raising your children pagan

Experienced Bard

  • Can point you in the direction of songs for various needs, both in an out of ritual.
  • Can provide recordings and lyrics to a variety of songs
  • Can write songs for specific needs and purposes
  • Can write stories for use in rituals or children’s programming
  • Can write poems and invocations for various ritual purposes

Experienced Teacher

  • College education at the Ohio State University:
    • Bachelors Degree (major in English, minor in German);
    • Masters Degree (Grades 7-12 English Langauge Arts Education)
  • Can provide help conducting research, writing study program responses, or learning how to cite your sources using MLA citation format
  • Can provide help navigating and developing online course that meet best practice standards for adult learners
  • Can explain complex ADF (and other religious) concepts in an accessible way