Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina

Category: CCA in the News


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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Mission Earth in the News “Teaching youth the value of God’s creation”

The Creation Care Alliance and Asheville Youth Mission collaborative project Mission: Earth was highlighted in the Hendersonville Blueridge Now Paper.  By Amy B. McCraw http://www.blueridgenow.com/news/20181005/teaching-youth-value-of-gods-creation “In many faith traditions the love of God/Divine and the love of our neighbors are core…

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CCA supporting the Foothills Creation Care Alliance (FCCA) Inaugural Event

CCA Director, Scott Hardin-Nieri will support the inaugural event for the Foothills Creation Care Alliance as they continue to build their network of people of faith who are caring for the earth and loving their neighbors.  Below is the press…

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Join the 21-Day Eco-Challenge

Join the 21-Day Eco-Challenge- CCA Registration is open. In his book Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard, Chip Heath suggests that leaders who are seeking organizational change may slip into ideas about others like “Why are these…

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