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Happy 40th Wedding Anniversary to Jon and Diana Magnuson of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Jon and Diana Magnuson are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary – and their friends are celebrating how the couple has touched our lives. Continue reading

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Lake Superior Day 2010: Day of prayer and fasting July 18 near Big Bay, MI for protection of Lake Superior, Yellow Dog Watershed, and Eagle Rock from grips of a sulfide mine

Lake Superior Day 2010 Under the Shadow of Eagle Rock: A Day of Prayer and Fasting July 18, 2010: Day of interfaith prayer and fasting for Lake Superior Day to Honor Eagle Rock, Lake Superior and praying for the protection … Continue reading

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Stand for the Land Rally at Michigan Capitol: They sang, they cried, they proclaimed Mother Nature First! as Native Americans, non-Natives protested the raid on sacred Eagle Rock and continued the fight against Kennecott Eagle Minerals nickel and copper mine on the Yellow Dog Plains near Lake Superior

THEY STOOD UP FOR THE THREATENED LAND ON MICHIGAN’S YELLOW DOG PLAINS NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR !! American Indians, non-Natives joined forces to Stand for the Land at Michigan State Capitol on June 3, 2010 to protest the huge police raid … Continue reading

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Please vote for EarthKeeper/Zaagkii Projects through August 30, 2009: Finalist in “Friends of Elsie” contest

Please Please Please !!! Support the northern Michigan Earth Keeper Initiative & Zaagkii Project by voting through August 30, 2009 Story to vote: Week Ending Apr 05, 09 Creating numerous environment projects that bring together diverse groups, students, American Indians … Continue reading

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2009 Spirit of Place: God and the Bomb, a retreat Benedictine Monastery near Los Alamos National Laboratory

12th Anniversary Retreat
Spirit of Place
Encounters of Spirituality and the Environment

Wisdom in Wilderness: The Poetic Vision of Mary Oliver, a Spirit of Place kayaking trip retreat
Kayaking 40 miles along the shores of Lake Superior coastline
August 3-7, 2009
Cost: $850 (Limited to 10 persons)
Interfaith kayaking trip along 40 miles of Lake Superior shoreline, while reading journals of 16th Century Jesuit Missionaries to the Ojibwa tribe; discussions of spirituality and nature; hearty meals including smoked fish and homemade bread; Lodging in an Historic Inn and rustic lakeside cabins.
Facilitators: Rev. John Magnuson & Rev. Lee Goodwin

God and the Bomb

Science, Faith and the Future of Nuclear Technology
Nov. 12-15, 2009
Pecos Benedictine Monastery, New Mexico
(20 miles north of Santa Fe and 60 miles from Los Alamos)
Historical perspectives on the development of the Atomic Bomb
Small group dialogues on the faith and science with psycho-social insights on the challenge of nuclear technology
Prayers and reflection with members of the Benedictine Community
Ethical considerations for the promise and threat of nuclear energy
Afternoons in Santa Fe and at the Los Alamos National Laboratory with daily hikes in the Sangre de Christo Mountains.
Presenters:
Larry Rasmussen, PhD., Reinhold Niebuhr Professor Emeritus of Social Ethics, Union Theological Seminary
Robert Kraus, PhD., Deputy Director of Research and Development, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Facilitator:
Rev. Jon Magnuson, Director, nonprofit Cedar Tree Institute,
Cost: $850
Limited to 12 persons
Registration Deadline: September 1, 2009
Requires a $250 deposit
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Spirit of Place: Wisdom in Wilderness: The Poetic Vision of Mary Oliver, kayaking trip retreat

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Fly a kite, family picnic: Make plans for Lake Superior Day July 20, 2008 by Lake Superior Binational Forum

Make your Lake Superior Day plans now: July 20, 2008 celebrate the world’s largest, cleanest freshwater lake – annual event sponsored by Lake Superior Binational Forum, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Environment Canada Celebrate Lake Superior Day on Sunday, July … Continue reading

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