The Very Reverend DR. BILL PHIPPS is currently one of the ministers at Scarboro United Church in Calgary, AB. He was Mod-erator of the United Church of Canada (1997'2000) and is an International President of the World Conference on Religion and Peace.
Phipps has had a varied career as a lawyer, community organizer, hospital chaplain, adult educator, and minister. He has an abiding involvement in social justice work, particularly with interfaith partners and First Nations. He has academic degrees from the University of Toronto, Osgoode Hall Law School, and McCormick Theological Seminary.
Phipps is married to writer Carolyn Pogue, and they enjoy three adult children and their partners, and one grandchild.