Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina

Category: Congregational Stories


What’s So Bad About Plastics?

It may be August, but this piece written by CCA steering team member and covenant partner congregation congregant is too good not to share again. Written by Enrique Sanchez, this article outlines the dangers of plastic and how we can…

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Save the Date: 2022 Concert for Conservation

The Concert for Conservation was born out of a desire of our covenant partner congregation, FUMC Waynesville, to faithfully respond to the reality of the sixth great extinction by working to conserve threatened wildlife. We’re excited to partner with FUMC…

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Welcoming The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration

On June 12th 2022, CCA Director Sarah Ogletree visited The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration in Saluda to welcome them as our newest covenant partner. During her visit, she preached during their two services and also offered a discernment workshop…

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Join us for our Earth Day Vigil

Please join us on Sunday April 24th from 4 – 5 pm at the First Baptist Church Asheville labyrinth and sacred garden as we gather for a time of prayer, music, lament, celebration, storytelling, and community. Speakers and performers will…

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Creation Care Alliance featured in the Guardian “US pastor using scripture to mobilize climate action”

We are excited to share the article written by Mélissa Godin in the Guardian on behalf of Earth Day 2021. “across the US, there is a growing movement of religious leaders who are trying to deploy faith as a vehicle…

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Creation Care Symposium Set for January 28-29

Sacred Lands, Sacred Bodies; Faithfully Caring for People and Place.  Register here https://secure.everyaction.com/3EXokT2WB0iPPS2q_bLKGQ2   Thursday, January 28 – Friday, January 29 Morning and afternoon ZOOM sessions will be offered each day with times and details to be announced soon Download…

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Winter Eco-Grief Circle Dates Announced

REGISTER FOR THE FREE ONLINE 7-WEEK EXPERIENCE BELOW   Register for Winter Eco Grief Circle on Thursdays at noon. (Starts 1/14/21) Register for Winter Eco Grief Circle on Fridays at noon. (Starts 1/15/21) Read more about our work with Eco-Grief in…

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Fires and hope

The images and the words spilling out around us are declaring troubling times. Friends from congregations in California, Oregon, Washington and Colorado have been sharing news of the catastrophic fires raging out West. These tragedies are heaped on top of continued racial injustice,…

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