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Yule was celebrated Sunday, December 31, 2017. The last day to end the year and welcome 2018. The society met to honor the return of the Oak King and say goodbye to the Holly King till Midsummer.

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Yule 2017, altar with Holly King plaque and Arianrhod, Sunday, December 31, 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

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Yule 2017, altar with candles, Sunday, December 31, 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

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The society gathered to honor the kindred and deities on during the Samhain season Sunday, November 5, 2017. Due to scheduling the ritual was pushed back a few days to allow for accommodations, but the gods and kindred were pleased none the less!

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Samhain 2017, altar with Hekate and Anubis, Sunday, November 5, 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

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Samhain 2017, altar side, Sunday, November 5, 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

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Samhain 2017, altar with candles, Sunday, November 5, 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

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SLPS gathered to celebrate the Summer Solstice Friday, June 23, 2017. After mowing the lawn, moving logs and stacking firewood, the ritual space was clean and ready. Part of doing ritual is coming together to prepare the space, whether clean or dirty, all parts should be a joint effort with the members.

The Holly King took over for the Oak King, acknowledging the path of the sun as it has reached its zenith and will now descend till Winter Solstice. The members sing “Midsummer” by Heather Alexander and read poetry, “Midsummer” by William Cullen Bryant. Almond marzipan cookies and sweet wine toasted the change of kings. The feast included chicken kebabs, lentils, and rice pilaf.

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Midsummer 2017, altar, Friday, June 23, 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

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Midsummer 2017, f to b: Lei Loni and Rachel Figueroa, Ashton Longhurst, April Love, Friday, June 23, 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

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Midsummer 2017, sunset Friday, June 23, 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

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Midsummer 2017, feast: lentils, rice pilaf, chicken kebabs, June 23, 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

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The members of SLPS gathered to honor the full moon goddess and work magic with Thoth on Saturday, January 14, 2017. Offerings in thanks for bringing the members into 2017 were given, and blessings of knowledge and wisdom were petitioned, especially for the America we are all about to enter. Special blessings were petitioned for those who may be vulnerable and unable to defend themselves from what will come after January 20th.

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January 2017 Full Moon Ritual, Thoth on the altar, Saturday, January 14, 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

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The society met to honor the return of the Yule King, born again the longest night, and to give thanks for the blessings of 2016. The Oak King now reigns till Midsummer. A special snow covered pine tree adorned the altar. The members sang “Yule” by Lisa Thiel on her album Circle of the Seasons and prayed to the Celtic God Cernunnos. The offering was a home made chocolate raspberry yule log cake.

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Yule 2016, altar with pine tree, Saturday, December 24, 2016, Salt Lake City, UT

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Yule 2016, Cernunnos, Saturday, December 24, 2016, Salt Lake City, UT

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Yule 2016, altar, Saturday, December 24, 2016, Salt Lake City, UT

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The Time has arrived, orders are now open for our new literary journal Enheduanna! Get a copy today for just $14.99 and $3.99 shipping! Will be printed After October 31.

The inaugural issue of the new journal published by the Salt Lake Pagan Society, Enheduanna contains 28 authors from many Pagan traditions living across the world. 116 pages of content, with poetry, book reviews, short stories, essays, and memoirs, volume 1 is packed full of spectacular new content from brilliant writers. The highlight of the journal is the first part in a five part series of the memoir of a gay activist fae who was at the 20th anniversary of the the Stonewall Riots in New York City in 1989.

Featuring famous Pagan authors: Druid Philip Carr-Gomm, head of OBOD; Druid Ellen Evert Hopman, co-founder of the Order of WhiteOak; and author Raven Digitalis, co-founder of Opus Aima Obscuræ (OAO)

You can order the journal on our publications page

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