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Does your place of worship have a community garden?

Read about one church's community garden experience here. Tracy SimmonsTracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo …

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Community Garden in East Central

Read about community gardens here. Eric BlauerI am Frederick Christian Blauer IV, but I go by Eric, it sounds less like a megalomaniac but still hints at my Scandinavian destiny of coastal conquest and ultimate rule. I have accumulated a fair number of titles: son, brother, husband, father, pastor, writer, …

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The little Kawthoolei Garden in East Central

Community gardens are becoming practical ways to cultivate a more healthy neighborhood and foster opportunities to build more relationships within the community they are planted within. Three years ago, Jacob’s Well started a garden and this year looks like it’s going to be even more fruitful than it has been. …

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Study shows pro-LGBT religious voices underrepresented in national media

GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy and anti-defamation organization, today released ‘Missing Voices: A study of religious voices in mainstream media reports about LGBT equality’ in partnership with the University of Missouri Center on Religion & the Professions. The study analyzes messages presented in national …

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