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‘Faith on tap’: Episcopal bishop hits the pubs to chat up young adults

By Rebecca Rosen Lum
Contra Costa Times

WALNUT CREEK — Episcopal clerics, including the bishop, hit a downtown pub to talk faith with 20- and 30-somethings.

Churchgoers on a mission to sober up sinners?

Not at all. “Faith on Tap” is about bringing together young adults hungry for community, rousing discussion and a meaningful life. It’s spreading across the country faster than a moonshine delivery.

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Eco-palms do wonders for the wild

By Rebecca Rosen Lum
Contra Costa Times

Apr. 1–Each year on Palm Sunday, Christians jubilantly re-enact Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem, waving a combined 300 million palm fronds in the United States. That makes for a green market in more ways than one.

But environmentalists say the traditional method of harvesting palms wastes more than it nets and damages valuable rain forest. And although sales may shoot through the roof, middlemen consume most of the profits.

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