Backyard biodiversity

Imagine a backyard that’s less work, grows food and is good for the environment. Biodiversity is simply an ecosystem that supports a wide array of life. Here’s the catch – it needs to be plants and animals that...

Go native!

It seems that spring is here to stay and I long to go out and get in the dirt! It’s time to start thinking about what to plant in your garden. We all love a pop of color and annuals are a great way to get that....

Water: Common good or commodity?

The demand for water is expected to increase 55 percent by 2030 and at the same time global water resources may only meet 60 percent of the world’s needs. “Africa, India, the Middle East and Australia alread...

“And it was good” – not so much anymore!

God created the heavens and the earth and everything on it – and it was good (Genesis 1:1-25). And then God created man and woman (Genesis 1:27) – to either ‘to work it and keep it’ (Genesis 2:15) or ‘have d...

Energy efficiency rebates in Southern Ohio

Many gas and electric suppliers offer incentives to use energy efficient products. These web links will get you started. Make sure to look at the whole web page and follow all the instructions. Most of these li...

New wine for old wineskins

When we think of creation care at Church of the Advent, Walnut Hills, we think of two main things: first, that we – our people, our building and our world – are all part of God’s creation, and if God created it...

Energy Stewards™: Putting faith into action

Minimizing our energy use helps us be good stewards of the gifts and resources that God has entrusted with us” says Keith Mills, chair of the Earth Stewards group at Fairmount Presbyterian Church in Cleveland H...