Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina

Category: CCA in the News


Asheville Faith Congregations Are Going Green

Recently, the Creation Care Alliance and member groups were featured in the¬†Asheville Citizen-Times in an article titled “Asheville Faith Congregations Are Going Green.”

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Letter to the Editor: Candidates Should Care For Our People And Planet

Rabbi Justin Goldstein of Congregation Beth Israel, Reverend Thomas Murphy of the Cathedral of All Souls, and Scott Hardin-Nieri jointly submitted a letter to the Asheville Citizen Times to present a united front ahead of the 2016 presidential election. They…

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Creation Care Alliance featured on radio WPVM

In May of 2016, the director of CCA, Reverend Scott Hardin-Nieri along with CCA steering committee members Rabbi Justin Goldstein of Congregation Beth Israel and Maureen Linneman from Jubilee! Community Church joined McNair Ezzard in the studio to tell their…

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Katharine Hayhoe Discusses Faith and Climate Science at First Baptist Church in Asheville

On April 5, 300 people gathered at First Baptist Church in downtown Asheville for a presentation by climate scientist and evangelical Christian Katharine Hayhoe. Katharine was uniquely able to make the clear connection between science and faith on the subject…

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Heeding Pope Francis on Environment

The Asheville Citizen Times published this editorial piece by Scott Hardin-Nieri reflecting on the importance of the Pope’s address to the U.S. Congress in light of his recently published encyclical on the environment. In the editorial, Scott describes some of…

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Richard Fireman: “The People Shall Perish . . .”

Longtime member and one of the original founders of the Creation Care Alliance, Richard Fireman, recently wrote this opinion piece published in the Asheville Citizen-Times stressing the economic urgency of responding to the threat of climate change.

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