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By Gayla Shoemake
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Earth Day: Learning how to care for trees

 

Last updated 5/6/2022 at 1:21pm

Gayla Shoemake

The "Blessing of the Trees" ceremony at Edmonds United Methodist Church.

Earth Sunday was Edmonds United Methodist Church's Earth Day Celebration, and trees were the theme this year. As we know, trees sequester tons of carbon, they are home to birds and many animals, they help to limit floods and reduce erosion, they add oxygen, they purify the air, they reduce heat via the shade they produce, and they beautify the land we live on.

In the Children's Message, Risa Vargas talked about trees and the environment, and listened to children who reported that they did care for the trees and the environment.

In her sermon, Pastor Joanne Cole Campbell explained how tre...



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