Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina

Category: Congregational Stories


First United Methodist, Waynesville Launches a Creation Care Ministry!

First United Methodist Church of Waynesville is launching a Creation Care Ministry this month.  Read this beautiful theological celebration Blog Post by Rev. Keith Turman.  “FUMC Waynesville has always had a heart full of love for the humans around us,…

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“…A Few Things Happened” Guest Blog from Rev. Selena Wright

We share this story with deep gratitude for the work of Climate Interactive and Rev. Selena Wright. A story of ongoing ripples of grace, healing, and justice from a colleague in ministry. Recently while at a clergy retreat, my friend…

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Youth are serving and learning at Mission Earth w/ Asheville Youth Mission and CCA on Oct. 20th

Our Fourth Annual Mission Earth Youth Service Learning event concerning faith and the environment is set for Sunday, October 20 from 12:30-5:30 pm at First Presbyterian Church, 40 Church Street. Middle & high school youth groups are invited to join…

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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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Wild Goose Festival 2019 Reflections

The Creation Care Alliance was part of the rich ecosystem of the Wild Goose Festival again this summer in Hot Springs. Our team hosted table conversations and workshops about climate change and creation care for faith communities, using our Guide…

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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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Youth: Listening to those who stand to lose so much

Ehret, a 12th grader from Loveland, Colorado who is a youth group member of Heart of the Rockies Christian Church where I served years ago called me last week to tell me about how his faith had driven him to help organize…

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Let There Be (LED) Light

The Creation Care Alliance of WNC Helps Congregations Save Money With Climate Solutions- Like they do on most Sundays, the Jubilee! Congregation in downtown Asheville sang sacred songs, read from scripture, and took in the sermon from their Rev. Howard…

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