Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina

Category: CCA in the News


Pause that Disrupts- Letter to the Editor

This Letter to the Editor appeared in the Asheville Citizen-Time on Saturday, September 13, 2019. Many thanks to the collective wisdom of Eliza Stokes, Maureen Linneman, Karim Olaechea, and Mary and Kevin Bates. A Pause that Disrupts On Friday, September…

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LED Light Renewal Project

Through a generous grant from the Asheville Merchant Fund, the support of Duke Energy and Lime Energy, and congregational efforts and financing, the Creation Care Alliance has been able to support the work of 6 congregations while reducing energy bills,…

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Creation Care Alliance Launches Guide to Help Spiritual Communities and People of Faith to Act on Behalf of Our Planet

 The Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina has launched the Guide to Cultivating Care for Creation – a new resource for churches, spiritual communities and people of faith looking for tangible ways they can act on behalf of our…

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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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