Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina

Category: Congregational Stories


Couch Church- Seeking the Sacred

A week ago today, my disheveled family gathered on the couch with coffee and breakfast tacos in hand.  I did not have high expectations at all for online worship or prayer. We negotiated on what time and which congregation we…

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Get to know your Tree Neighbors

Get to Know Your (Other) Neighbors with the Asheville Tree Map, written by Rhys Burns Even in this time of social distancing, we are being encouraged to spend time outside as long as we are away from other people.  Learning…

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Love and humanity during a crisis (COVID-19)

It is clear that “business as usual” has been disrupted by COVID-19 and our reactions to this uncertainty are varied. Many of us have encountered great challenges and yet beauty and compassion remain visible and within reach. I have been…

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Congregations with Online Worship/Prayer

Several faith communities are offering worship and prayer services online- click the links below to learn more.  Let us know if you would like us to add your congregation to the list by filling out this form.   Photo Credit to Land…

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The Red Wolf, On the Brink- Guest Blog by Christopher Lile

The Red Wolf, On the Brink By Christopher Lile  Photo by Monty Sloan Christopher Lile is the Program Coordinator at Wolf Park, the founder of Concerts for Conservation, and a red wolf advocate for Defenders of Wildlife. A hundred and…

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Good News from the Creation Care Retreat

The Creation Care Regional Retreat Feb. 7-8, 2020 offered powerful connections and resources. The group that gathered on Friday received care, conversation, good food, and intellectual nourishment.  With the clergy, we explored ways of collectively offering hope and dancing with…

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Youth, Faithful action and Climate Concerns: Mission Earth 2019

70 Middle School and High School aged youth & adults from seven local congregations (Grace Covenant Presbyterian, Circle of Mercy, First Congregational, Grace Baptist, First Presbyterian Church, the Cathedral of All Souls, and Land of the Sky UCC) came together…

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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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