Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina

Category: Prayers & Meditation Practices


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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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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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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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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Pursuing Environmental Justice on MLK Day- Guest Blog

The article below was originally posted in 2019, we hope that on this day celebrating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that you may engage in building the beloved community.   You can find a listing of…

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Creation Care Fall Hike with CCA and MountainTrue

BearWallow Mountain  sign up here December 4, 9-noon.   Join us for a contemplative fall hike up Bearwallow mountain. This easy-to-moderate trail climbs one mile through lovely mountain forest, and opens up onto a large grassy field at the top. This…

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Pause that Disrupts- Letter to the Editor

This Letter to the Editor appeared in the Asheville Citizen-Time on Saturday, September 13, 2019. Many thanks to the collective wisdom of Eliza Stokes, Maureen Linneman, Karim Olaechea, and Mary and Kevin Bates. A Pause that Disrupts On Friday, September…

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