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 December 15, 2019 - TEST TIDBITS:  COP 25 MEETS IN MADRID The Climate talks that were scheduled to take place in Chili the fist two weeks in December were moved to Madrid because of political unrest in Santiago, the city that was to be the host.  This week will focus on financial and policy issues geared to move the...

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Week of December 8, 2019 - TEST TIDBITS:  THE DRAWDOWN BOOK AND CHOICES FOR THE ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS MARKET CHARITIES  Every year during Advent, your Environmental stewardship Team (TEST) focuses on several charities to receive your contributions through offering an easy way to honor someone with a very meaningful gift at Christmas.  (Please stop by our table between services or after 10:30...

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Week of December 1, 2019 - TEST TIDBITS:  WHAT DO SMELLY CANDLES, DRYER SHEETS AND CAR  FRESHENERS HAVE IN COMMON?   The Holidays are upon us and everywhere you go you are met with the mouth watering smells of pumpkin pie and apple Brown Betty—mostly not at home, but in the department stores or grocery shelves in the form pf perfumed...

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Week of November 24, 2019 - TEST TIDBITS—A POEM FOR THANKSGIVING The following is a poem written by Dolores LA Chapelle and is found in a book of poems entitled, Earth Prayers From Around The world, edited by Elizabeth Roberts and Elias Amidon.  Thanksgiving is a perfect time for us to thank God for his creation and to remember that it...

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Week of November 10, 2019 - TEST TIDBITS:  A VERY DIFFICULT FALL FOR THE ENVIRONMENT In the past few days and weeks there have been at least four very import things that have happened that affect the health of the environment and should cause concern for those of us who call ourselves Earth Stewards.  The Keystone XL Pipeline had yet another...

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