Phina Borgeson

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

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May 15, 2007

Stephen Meyer grew up in Davis, California, where one of his first jobs was working for a neighbor pulling weeds. The neighbor was the breeder of the Ace tomato, the first variety harvestable by machine, the kind seen heaped in eighteen...

May 13, 2007

People of all faiths from around Michigan's Upper Peninsula turned in tens of thousands of pills, liquids and personal care products including narcotics with an estimated street value of half a million dollars during the third annual Clean...

April 29, 2007

There are two walls of resistance to evolution, observed David Sloan Wilson, founder of the Evolutionary Studies Program at Binghamton University, in his April 20 address to the Ecumenical Roundtable on Science, Technology and the Church,...

April 17, 2007

The Climate Protection Program of the United States Environmental Protection Agency will on May 1 recognize the work of the Rev. Sally Bingham as a "protector of the climate." But Bingham, president of the Regeneration Project and co-...

April 10, 2007

Earth Keeper team member Kelly Mathews of Big Bay, Michigan, and her husband Chris recently cleaned out their medicine cabinets and found one bottle of prescription sinus medication that was 18 years old.   "I wonder how many...

March 25, 2007

"The Food that Sustains Us" is the theme of the National Council of Churches (NCC) Eco-Justice Program's observation of Earth Day Sunday, April 22. Each year, the NCC produces a resource to help congregations engage in the Earth Day...

March 18, 2007

The scientific, public policy and faith dimensions of water issues were explored March 8-9 in Sewanee, Tennessee, by participants gathered for ENTREAT (Enter Now the Reflection, Education, Action Treatise), a collaborative program at the...

March 18, 2007

The scientific, public policy and faith dimensions of water issues were explored March 8-9 in Sewanee, Tennessee, by participants gathered for ENTREAT (Enter Now the Reflection, Education, Action Treatise), a collaborative program at the...

February 27, 2007

Engaging one another's "Baptismal Ministry Reports" was at the center of the agenda when Living Stones partners gathered in Spokane, Washington, February 17-20. "Most of us usually just race forward with ministry,"...

November 12, 2006

The William and Mary Swing Hospitality Pavilion will be a welcome addition to the Diocese of California's retreat and conference center, Bishop's Ranch in Healdsburg, California, for a host of reasons. "When people come here," said Sean...

July 9, 2006

Bulldozers can destroy crops, but not the movement to save the urban farm at 41st and Alameda in Los Angeles. Leaders among the 350 families who have tilled the 14 acres designated July 7-10 as International Days of Solidarity. Centered...

May 22, 2006

"We used to pay to have this property mowed; it was a huge lawn," says Sister Catherine Grace of the Community of the Holy Spirit, speaking about the Bluestone Farm and Learning Center in Brewster, New York. The Community now is in its...

May 15, 2006

"Not long ago three of us coworkers had a long car drive to an offsite location on business," recounts Sheldon Hutchison. Others were surprised to learn that he is a priest, Canon Missioner to Silicon Valley in the Diocese of El Camino...

May 8, 2006

When John Kunz was a child involved in the life of Emmanuel Church on the Northside of Pittsburgh, the warmth of that small urban congregation helped him form attitudes of humility and generosity and the foundational value of helping one...

May 1, 2006

While the debate over the many ethical implications of stem cell research rages, studies in molecular genetics, genomics and cell development continue to yield new information. One of the learnings which may be surprising to many is that...

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