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 of November 29, 2020 - Thanksgiving Thoughts and Wishes In the midst of the pain, loss, disappointments, and contentions  that weary us; our yearning to resume our in-person connections; our seeking strength and support for our families’ needs to be met, sometimes it’s hard to remember all that we still have for which to be thankful.  One of those things...

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Week of November 22, 2020 - TEST Tidbits The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Website (www.usda.gov) says that in the United States, an estimated 30 to 40 percent of our food supply is wasted: Food that uses land, water, labor, and energy — and that could have helped feed families in need — ends up in landfills! Here’s a tasty, nutritious recipe (good...

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Week of November 15, 2020 - TEST TIDBITS:  THE DESTRUCTIVE AND DANGEROUS 2020 HURRICANE SEASON This hurricane season has been officially called the most active on record with 29 named storms.  Even as this article is being written, Florida is bracing for more terrible winds and rains.  Here are the statistics—29 named depressions, 12 hurricanes, total damage (so far) more than...

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Week of November 8, 2020 - TEST TIDBITS:  MONITORING INDOOR AIR IN YOUR HOME We are all concerned about the quality of our outdoor air—especially in states where wildfires have been raging for a long time.  We also should be concerned about the quality of our indoor air as well.  This pandemic has greatly increased our wish to disinfect all surfaces...

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November 1, 2020 - TEST TIDBITS: A PRAYER FOR THE 2020 ELECTION The election season for 2020 is about over and tensions are running high. Many have already voted early or with mail-in ballots. Others will make it to their polling places and cast their vote in the usual manner. Voting should be a joy as well as a right and a duty. The...

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