Phina Borgeson

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Episcopal Deacon involved in food system ministry and developing diaconal ministry leaders.

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June 19, 2009

Sister and friends gathered in the chapel of the Community of the Transfiguration, Cincinnati, Ohio, on June 18 to celebrate Sister Priscilla Jean Wright's forty-five years of service in the diaconate. She is believed to be the last...

June 9, 2009

When Congress acts to designate new National Forest areas as wilderness, local economic, political and ecological issues come into play. But what if spiritual values also influenced advocacy and decision making? That is what a small group...

April 23, 2009

On April 21, the eve of Earth Day, the Wyoming Association of Churches gathered representatives of a broadly based coalition to celebrate the passage of national legislation protecting the Wyoming Range, a long chain of mountains running...

April 3, 2009

The bells of Grace Church, Amherst, Massachusetts, pealed down the seconds to the start of Earth Hour, a global energy conservation action of the World Wildlife Fund, on March 28. More than 200 people gathered in the adjacent town common...

March 11, 2009

St. John the Divine in Moorhead, Minnesota, has been unable to afford adequate heat for more than one day a week in recent winters. The cost of fueling the two natural-gas boilers has skyrocketed. Now, with drilling of geothermal wells to...

February 12, 2009

Late one evening, driving home through Regina, Kentucky, the Rev. Johnnie Ross was pulled over by a police officer. He examined his identification, noting, "Father Ross?" The officer, a Baptist preacher, had seen the bumper art of the...

February 11, 2009

Kanuga Conferences Inc., an Episcopal Church camp and conference facility for 80 years, is installing energy-saving solar panels to heat water at its 1,400-acre campus in the mountains near Hendersonville, North Carolina. Stan Hubbard,...

February 2, 2009

Environmental leaders from seven dioceses in Province IV gathered with undergraduates, seminary students, area clergy and lay people at the University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, one of 80 partner sites of the Trinity Institute, on...

December 10, 2008

Environmentalists from congregations around California gathered at All Souls Episcopal Church in Berkeley on December 4 for the second annual Energy Oscars presented by California Interfaith Power and Light (CIPL). "We often get...

November 20, 2008

Church bells around New England will be ringing this month to send the alarm about climate change and call legislators regionally and nationally to action.   In a memo to clergy of the Diocese of Massachusetts, Suffragan Bishop Bud...

November 17, 2008

Episcopal youngsters have enjoyed summer camp for generations, but over the last few decades more and more facilities have opened their doors year 'round for environmental-education programs.   Such programs offered during the...

November 7, 2008

Exploring relationships between science, food and faith, more than 100 participants traveled to Faith Lutheran Church in Clive, Iowa October 31-November 2 for the "Food and Faith: Making the Connection" conference.  ...

October 7, 2008

When the Gardens and Grace Conference met September 29 - October 1 at the Cathedral of the Incarnation, Baltimore, Maryland, one of the highlights was tours of local urban gardens.   "I had the opportunity to visit four lovely...

October 1, 2008

An image gallery accompanying this article is available here.     At Episcopal parishes around the country, increasing numbers of volunteers are putting their faith to work with hoes and trowels, drip systems and...

August 15, 2008

Sixty of 95 congregations have exchanged their incandescent light bulbs for compact fluorescents (CFLs) so far this summer in the Diocese of Ohio’s “How Many Light Bulbs Does it Take to Change an Episcopalian?” campaign to reduce its...

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