Wiccans http://kcur.org en Kansas City Wiccans Head Out To Observe Solstice http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-wiccans-head-out-observe-solstice <p>For Wiccans, the summer solstice is more than a day to get out and enjoy the sun.&nbsp;The&nbsp;longest day of the year is a holy one in Wicca, and local worshipers took to area parks over the past week to mark the occasion.</p><p>There are several&nbsp;covens (the Wiccan equivalent of a church or synagogue) in the Kansas City area, such as Lushede Grove in Independence, which is lead by&nbsp;a high priestess named J.</p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 21:15:06 +0000 Ryan Schuessler 38863 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Wiccans Head Out To Observe Solstice Why Wicca Is A Misunderstood Religion http://kcur.org/post/why-wicca-misunderstood-religion <p>Friday, June 21 will be the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. And for one religious group it's a time to celebrate the Oak King falling to the Holly King.</p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 23:31:12 +0000 Brian Ellison, Matthew Long-Middleton & Ross Stinemetz 38830 at http://kcur.org Why Wicca Is A Misunderstood Religion