(Photo credit: Beth Sefcik) By Rev. Dr. Phyllis Tippit Weather is created by changes in air pressure–the highs and lows the weatherman is always talking about. One way to think about these differences in pressure is that hot air is lighter and thinner, cold air is thicker and heavier. When two different air masses collide […]
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By Merrill Helms (Sponsored by Creation Care Ministry) What to do with your live Christmas tree and wreaths after the holidays? Compost them through the city! It is very easy, free, and runs from December 26 to January 16! All materials are taken to the Regional Composting Facility in Plano and converted to compost. Guidelines […]
By Laurie Jay (Sponsored by Creation Care Ministry) Why take a moment to focus on Styrofoam a week before we celebrate Christmas? Because during this treasured time is when we encounter it on a far greater scale. This week, our Creation Care Ministry would like to share a few facts as well as offer information […]
By Tom and Pat Laney (Sponsored by Creation Care Ministry) Almost half the paper consumed in the United States every year is for wrapping items and decorating in the holiday season. Our Creation Care Ministry Team has some tips for gift wrappings that would reduce, reuse, repurpose, and recycle to keep all that wrapping paper […]
By Merrill Helms (Sponsored by the Creation Care Ministry) As we move into the holiday season, this is a great time to think about our personal impact on the environment. On average, household waste increases by more than 25% from Thanksgiving to New Year’s. Food waste, shopping bags, packaging, and wrapping paper add up to […]
By David Walk (Sponsored by the Creation Care Ministry) I enjoy my walks with my dog, Sammy Su, and as we circle the block we encounter many creatures. Here are a sampling of the butterflies we see: This butterfly bush is the most active plant in my landscape, attracting bees, butterflies and snap dragons. During […]