Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina

Category: Public Comments & Testimony


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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World Day of Prayer for Creation

Today, September 1 is the World Day of Prayer for Creation. Here are some prayers and resources on the first day of this Season of Creation.  Prayer for Creation and the Beatitudes by Baptist Rev. Katherine Smith Prayer with Food…

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Youth: Listening to those who stand to lose so much

Ehret, a 12th grader from Loveland, Colorado who is a youth group member of Heart of the Rockies Christian Church where I served years ago called me last week to tell me about how his faith had driven him to help organize…

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Activists, faith leaders hold 10-day fast and prayer for climate change

In November Creation Care Alliance Faith leaders helped support a 10-day public prayer and fast lead by Steve Norris.  It was a heart centered reaction to the latest climate reports and deepened the spiritual roots of our collective action.  Brook…

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Fast and Prayer for Climate Nov. 12-21

Rev. Laura Collins offered prayers on Monday to support Dr. Steve Norris in his Thanksgiving fast for people and creation as we face climate change.  He plans to fast for 10 days and will be present at Vance Monument from…

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STRAWS MOVIE DOCUMENTARY ABOUT SINGLE-USE PLASTICS TO SHOW IN ASHEVILLE

STRAWS DOCUMENTARY ABOUT SINGLE-USE PLASTICS TO SHOW IN ASHEVILLE 7:30 PM on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, 789 Merrimon Ave RSVP Here ASHEVILLE, NC – With colorful straw history animation narrated by Oscar winner Tim Robbins, STRAWS…

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Letter of gratitude and encouragement to AVL City Council regarding new City Manager

The Asheville City Council is discerning the best candidates for the next City Manager.  The CCA Director wrote a letter of gratitude and encouragement to the Council. September 25, 2018 Dear Council Members,  As you seek to hire a gifted and…

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Moving beyond coal – and the rhetoric around it. Guest Columnist Sarah Ogletree and Abbey Ende

CCA Intern, Sarah Ogletree and Asheville High School Student, Abbey Ende wrote a column for the Asheville Citizen-Times regarding coal and hopes for the future.  They wrote: “To address the complicated social, environmental, and economic issues of coal in America,…

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