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 January 19, 2020 - TEST TIDBITS:  A LITANY FOR DISTURBING TIMES These are indeed disturbing times on many levels.  At the time of the writing of this article, the Articles of Impeachment are being delivered to the Senate where the trial of our president will take place soon.  People are upset, restless and on edge. Across the world in...

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Week of January 12, 2020 - TEST TIDBITS:  ARE YOU SEEING FEWER BIRDS THESE DAYS?   It is not just your imagination if you answered that question with an affirmative nod and a wistful remark about hearing less birdsong these days.  A large study carried out by the Bird Conservancy, Cornell University’s Ornithology Department, the US Geological Survey, the Annual bird...

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Week of January 5, 2020 - TEST TIDBITS:  A PRAYER FOR THE BEGINNING OF 2020 The following is a prayer circulated a number of years ago by the Interfaith Power and Light umbrella organization for Earth Day activities (with a few minor changes).  It is also very appropriate as we begin another new year. May we all double our effort to...

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Week of December 29, 2019 - TEST Tidbits: Report on the Alternative Christmas Market This year, your Trinity environmental Stewardship Team (TEST) chose two charities to receive funds from our Alternative Christmas Market. We chose Episcopal Relief and Development’s programs on women’s educational issues because we believe an educated woman is better equipped to improve her family and community, and to make choices...

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Week of December 22, 2019 - TEST Tidbits: Presiding Bishop’s Christmas Message  This year’s Christmas message from our Presiding Bishop, Michael Curry is especially moving and is so relevant to the times in which we live. You may see, hear and read what he has to say at https://www.episcopalnewsservice.org/category/latest-news or by going to https://youtube.com/watch?=0OQk223PYGY. While at the YouTube site, you may also listen to a very moving...

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