Trinity Environmental Stewardship Team (TEST)

Trinity Environmental Stewardship Team (TEST) does not aim to be “the environmental stewards” of Trinity Parish, but rather aims to provide information, examples, and opportunities to support the conviction that God calls everyone to be good stewards of the earth. We love to demonstrate that caring for God’s creation is a joy – and often downright fun!

 

Week or February 28, 2021 - TEST TIDBITS:  REV. EVAN ASH’S JESUS PRAYER APPLIED TO CURRENT EVENTS The Diocesan Creation Care Task Force has divided itself into four working groups.  Rev. Ash is a member of the group tasked with the spiritual aspect of creation care., The other working groups deal with land use, connecting with the legislature and the building...

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Week of February 21, 2021 - Test Tidbits There are a multitude of theories out there about the origin of the coronavirus and now varieties of covid-19 that have cause so many deaths, lingering illnesses, economic disturbances and social upset.  Researchers and scientists have been able to develop several vaccines and medicines and procedures that will, eventually, bring this pandemic under...

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Week of February 14, 2021 - TEST TIDBITS—A PRAYER FOR DISRURBING TIMES The following litany, written by Trinity Environmental Stewardship Team chairperson, Nancy Hanson, in 2016, is so appropriate at this time of unease.  We are all struggling with the ongoing pandemic’s restrictions on our lives.  We are grieving the loss of friends and family and of those unknown to us. ...

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Week of February 7, 2021 - TEST TIDBITS:  A DIRECTORY OF IMPORTANT CONTACT INFORMATION FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS Because we live in a representative democracy, keeping those who represent us in making and carrying out policies is of the upmost importance.  Voting is the best way to see that we have on place well qualified, fair-minded, honest and solution oriented individual.  There...

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Week of January 31, 2021 - TEST TIDBITS—UPDATE ON THE LAND INSTITUTE   Kansas is the home of an internationally known organization that is dedicated to bringing farmers, scientists, and communities together using what they refer to as “Natural Systems Agriculture”.  Founder, author and visionary, Wes Jackson, was one of the first to use the term “sustainable agriculture” and to go...

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