Cultivating Community: If you Build a Bird House, the Birds Will Come

Bluebird nest box. (cc image courtesy edgeplot via flickr)

[Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly church activities, Cultivating Community, published on Thursdays.] When churches talk about being “seeker-sensitive,” they’re not talking about attracting wildlife to Sunday … [Read more...]

A Garden Plan for Food and Wildlife

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Part 2 of Lines in Winter: Mapping Your Patch of God's Green Earth [Ed. note: this article is part of our series of weekly family activities called Family Fun, published on Fridays] Gardening for food and wildlife helps bring us close to … [Read more...]

Feed the Birds in the Bleak Midwinter

Cultivate places where God's creatures can find rest and nourishment in winter.

by Joanna Pritchard [Ed. note: this article is part of our series of weekly family activities called Family Fun, published on Fridays.] Seeds, berries and insects are scarce in winter. Birds flock to feeders for a welcome meal, especially … [Read more...]