Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina

Category: Educational Resources


Scavenger Hunt: Neighborhood Natives and Meditation.

What do Oaks, Violets, Native Bees and Robins have in common?  They are native species in Western North Carolina and they are part of the CCA Neighborhood Natives Scavenger Hunt. While we are caring for our human neighbors by maintaining…

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CARES ACT offers Financial Support for Faith Communities-Covid-19

CARES ACT PROVISIONS PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM for CONGREGATIONS. Photo by Sheila Mraz at Earth Day Vigil 2018 Your denomination will know more about this opportunity but we wanted to offer this potential resource in the midst of the ongoing financial…

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Earth Day Sunday Resources

April 22nd will be the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day CCA has gathered some resources to support your congregation in honoring, celebrating or teaching about creation care in this season. Several congregations will offer sermons, classes or teachings on the…

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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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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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