A celebration of the longest day of the year and the beginning of summer. Celebration of the the Goddess manifesting as Mother Earth and the God as the Sun King. For some Pagans the Summer Solstice marks the marriage of the God and Goddess and see their union as the force that creates the harvest's fruits. One of the eight major annual sabbats or festivals.
General Practices: Lighting to bonfires and watching the sun rise.
Learn more about major religious holidays, requests for religious accomodations, religious student organizations and places of worship in Columbia at diversity.missouri.edu/religions.
Wednesday, June 21