Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina

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Asheville Citizen Times: In The Mountains, Environmentalism Isn’t Partisan

Environmental concern crosses economic, political and religious lines as explored by this Asheville Citizen-Times editorial reflecting on The Climate March and March for Science of 2018.

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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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The Spirituality of Climate Action with Tim DeChristopher

On November 7, 2016 we gathered in a circle at the Asheville Quaker Meeting house to hear music and stories of hope and courage. Tim DeChristopher shared about his work resisting climate change by bringing a faith-filled voice to activism and…

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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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Meditation on Creation Care by Maureen Linneman

This reflection can be accompanied by subjects of the season such as flowers, feathers, etc. and by lighting a candle to symbolize Presence and Light. Eyes can be closed, feet grounded on the floor, grounded in the mission to be…

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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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Micah Challenge USA produces powerful 20 minute video “For the Love of” about love, the Paris Climate Talks, and faith in God

Micah Challenge USA, a group focused on ending poverty and promoting justice in the world, published this excellent short video after the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP 21. The video follows and tells the story of…

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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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