Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina

Category: CCA in the News


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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Piney Mountain United Methodist Church to Reduce Carbon Emissions by 386 Tons- Featured on Asheville.com

CCA Partner Piney Mountain UMC was featured on Asheville.com for their work with neighbors sharing LED Lightbulbs.”Piney Mountain United Methodist Church in Candler will reduce carbon emissions by 386 tons and save $72,000 over 10 years as the result of a new initiative.

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Moving beyond coal – and the rhetoric around it. Guest Columnist Sarah Ogletree and Abbey Ende

CCA Intern, Sarah Ogletree and Asheville High School Student, Abbey Ende wrote a column for the Asheville Citizen-Times regarding coal and hopes for the future.  They wrote: “To address the complicated social, environmental, and economic issues of coal in America,…

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