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 February 17, 2019 - TEST TIDBITS—ARE MENTAL HEALTH AND DIRT CONNECTED? Ah dirt—the magical medium that assists plants, trees and vegetables to grow and is full of the unseen life of microorganism. Could any of these microorganisms be used to promote health—specifically mental health? These are questions that Dr. Christopher Lowry, integrative physiology Professor at the University of Colorado...

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Week of February 3, 2019 - TEST TIDBITS:  PLASTIC POLLUTION CONTINUES TO RISE   We know that there are at least five or more Gyres in the world’s oceans whose surface areas are filled with various sizes of visible pollution.  We also know that there are deep, deep layers of decomposing bits of plastic pollution that is in suspension or on...

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Week of January 27, 2019 -   TEST TIDBITS: HEALTHY FOOD CHOICE –GOOD FOR YOU & THE PLANET Yet another icy day, the government is still partially shut down, and there are hundreds of environmental issues to worry about—however, sometimes one has to just retreat to a topic that brings comfort. How about a making a quick and tasty vegetable soup?...

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300px-The_Blue_Marble A Poem of Connectedness and Peace - In a time when our society is undergoing a lot of stress and uncertainty, it is often helpful to try to get back to concepts of being fellow earthlings, made in the image of God and sustained by one earth. It is also good to be reminded of our power (both individually and collectively) to...

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flower Resolutions That Will Help the Environment - The New Year is here and we all must get ready to write “2019” on checks and try to remember to keep our resolutions made in the glow of the fading 2018. The resolutions we make and keep this year for the health of the environment are more important than ever. Most of these resolutions you have probably...

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