Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina

Category: Public Comments & Testimony


Announcing the 2023 Retreat and Symposium!

After a break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, our winter retreat and symposium are back! We’re so excited to gather this winter and hope you will join us. This time is designed with creation care professionals, volunteers, lay leaders, and…

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Our Love Led Us Here: A Reflection on the NCUC Carbon Plan Hearing

This post was written by CCA Director Sarah Ogletree. She is pictured here (right) beside CCA summer intern Liz Richardson (left). The posters being held by Sarah and Liz were made by volunteers Jan Williams Ritter and Kaete Syed. Thank…

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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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Call to Action with GreenFaith

On Sunday, October 17th, people of faith from around the world will hang banners from their congregational buildings and homes declaring that now is the time for climate action. We’re inviting you to take part in this global action organized…

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Help Solar in Buncombe July 21

A Historic Vote On Solar July 21 Share your faith and passion for a clean energy future.  Learn more here.  On July 21, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners will vote on whether or not to move forward with a plan…

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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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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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