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 March 29, 2020 - TEST TIDBITS:  INSPIRATIONAL READINGS & WORLD WATER DAY We can all use a little help these days to keep the fear down and to help us to make the best of our situation.  Here are two poems and an essay for you to read and enjoy. The essay is written by local author, Ken Lassman...

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Week of March 22, 2020 - TEST TIDBITS:  SOME HINTS FOR REMAINING AT HOME These are, to say the least, stressful times.  However, the circumstances can be viewed as an opportunity to draw closer together as families and communities.  Mental health experts tell us that working on projects and goals and following a loose schedule can help us make it through...

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Week of March 15, 2020 - TEST TIDBITS:  A FEW POSITIVE ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIONS TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE Listed below are a few positive solutions that might prove very helpful in bringing down the amount of carbon dioxide emissions and in keeping the global temperature of the earth below the goal set by the Paris Climate Accord (less than a 2 degree ...

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Week of March 8, 2020 - TEST Tidbits: Time for a Mini Break? Most of us would agree that we need a break. We are worried over the spread of the corona virus, the election non-stop polling and rallies, the uncertainty in the world economy, continued environmental assaults and our own personal issues. Of course, we know that taking a break does...

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Week of March 1, 2020 - TEST TIDBITS—TAR SANDS OIL IS IN THE NEWS AGAIN   Tar-sands crude oil production is in the news again.  Just last week the Canadian mining company, Teck Research, walked away from a $15.7 billion dollar (US $), 2060,000 barrels per day project just days before final permits in Alberta, Canada.  The company cited lack of...

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