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 July 5, 2020 - TEST TIDBITS:  CELEBRATING THE 4TH WITH MEDITATION & PRAYER This year’s celebration of the beginning of our country will be different because of the threat of the new coronavirus.  This pause in our regular big stadium of fireworks, large festive gatherings and carefree days at crowed amusements gives us a bit of free time to...

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Week of June 28, 2020 - TEST TIDBITS:  SHOULD WE BE CONCERNED WITH A HEAT WAVE IN SIBERIA? Last week, we learned that a town in Russia’s Siberian Region hit a high temperature of 100.4 degrees(F).  This was after an extremely warm spring and last half of the winter.  In fact, Russia had the hottest winter on record this year—with temperatures...

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Week of June 21, 2020 - TEST TIDBITS:  ADJUSTING AND THRIVING IN OUR “NEW NORMAL” Feeling depressed, anxious, frustrated, angry, lonesome and uneasy?  There are good reasons for us to feel these emotions—our easy, breezy early spring has bloomed into the reality that we are living in new times and must adjust to survive. We still have an environmental crisis on...

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Week of June 14, 2020 - TEST TIDBITS:  TRUMP SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER TO EXPEDITE INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS Last Thursday, June 4, 2020, President Trump signed another wide sweeping executive order to help fast-track infrastructure projects on such things as highways and pipelines and to do so while skirting the environmental rules and regulations that, for the most part, were put into place...

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Week of May 31, 2020 - TEST TIDBITS:  DONATIONS ARE MADE FROM THE TEST ACCOUNT In a land and a time far away—or so it seems.  Your Trinity Environmental Stewardship Team plucked tiny stems from raisins and mixed up the many, many ingredients for the Christmas treat known as Plum Pudding. The Team was led by wonderful cook and member, Vashti...

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