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 we get weather. Usually the air over the arctic, […]
What to do with your live Christmas tree and wreaths after the holidays?
Why take a moment to focus on Styrofoam a week before we celebrate Christmas?
Almost half the paper consumed in the United States every year is for wrapping items and decorating in the holiday season.
As we move into the holiday season, this is a great time to think about our personal impact on the environment.
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 the upcoming Monarch […]
Making your own custom lotions at home can be fun. It’s no more difficult than cooking up a good meal.
A great way to bring nature to you is to feed the birds! Kids love to watch which new birds come to the feeder every day. Here are some quick tips on how to set up your own bird paradise in your backyard/yard area.
If you’re looking for some fun outdoor activities for kiddos young and not-so-young, Creation Care is sending along a handful of ideas this week. Our first fun adventure is the miraculous dragonfly!
Reverend Joseph Whitner served as the Pastoral Associate at Trinity Presbyterian Church of McKinney for 10 wonderful years. While Joseph primarily assisted with pastoral care for the ill and homebound, he constantly shared his love of nature and the outdoors as well. As a child and a young man, Joseph’s family was never sure what […]
That’s the amount of plastic produced every twelve months which is the same as 50 MILLION pounds a month, or 1.6 million pounds per day…after day, after day. That’s what it takes to make the water bottles, containers, sports equipment, medical supplies, discs, etc. It never stops, and the real question to ask ourselves is: […]