Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina

Category: CCA in the News


Gardner-Webb University Caring for Creation

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C.—Gardner-Webb University is celebrating Creation Care/Earth Week this week with a series of programs to highlight the ways people of faith can preserve the integrity, beauty, and health of God’s creation. CCA is excited to participate with the…

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Earth Day Vigil-“Walking the Path”

Sunday, April 28, 2019 4:15pm-5pm Walking the Labyrinth    5:30 p.m.-Vigil with Reception to follow First Baptist Church Sacred Garden/Labyrinth 5 Oak Street, Asheville, NC 28801 Often times, we cannot fully see the destination in our ecological, social and spiritual…

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Fossil Free Presbyterians reflect on Clergy Retreat

Farmers, faith leaders and scientists came together at the Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina‘s clergy retreat in January. They explored how the damage the Dust Bowl caused a climate scientist’s family farm affected his outlook, the connection between climate…

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Clergy/Faith Leader Retreat echoes

Last week about 45 faith leaders from 10 denominations gathered at Christmount Conference Center in Black Mountain to explore Sabbath as restorative resistance with Dr. Norman Wirzba, experience Story Medicine with Laura Lengnick, learn climate science from Deke Arndt and…

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Activists, faith leaders hold 10-day fast and prayer for climate change

In November Creation Care Alliance Faith leaders helped support a 10-day public prayer and fast lead by Steve Norris.  It was a heart centered reaction to the latest climate reports and deepened the spiritual roots of our collective action.  Brook…

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Fast and Prayer for Climate Nov. 12-21

Rev. Laura Collins offered prayers on Monday to support Dr. Steve Norris in his Thanksgiving fast for people and creation as we face climate change.  He plans to fast for 10 days and will be present at Vance Monument from…

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STRAWS MOVIE DOCUMENTARY ABOUT SINGLE-USE PLASTICS TO SHOW IN ASHEVILLE

STRAWS DOCUMENTARY ABOUT SINGLE-USE PLASTICS TO SHOW IN ASHEVILLE 7:30 PM on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, 789 Merrimon Ave RSVP Here ASHEVILLE, NC – With colorful straw history animation narrated by Oscar winner Tim Robbins, STRAWS…

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Faith in (climate) crisis: Why Asheville should vote yes on renewable energy/ OPINION

CCA Director, Scott Hardin-Nieri, offered a Guest Editorial with the Citizen-Times on the eve of the City Council Vote on the 100% Renewable Energy Resolution. “And just as I know it is necessary for faith communities to take bold, lasting…

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