Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina

Category: Reflections


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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Eco-Spirituality: An Invitation

In the busyness of Earth Month actions, events, and the rest of our lives, it can be easy to forget to spend time with creation as a part of creation. And so, here are a few ideas to help you get outside and spend intentional time being…

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Resource Highlight: Lenten Studies

Many Christians and Christian faith communities are beginning to think about the season of Lent. For this reason, we want to highlight two great Lenten studies that emphasize the work of creation care, its importance to faith, and how ecological…

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The Holiday Season: Finding the Divine Amidst the Quiet

December is here. As a practicing Christian, this season is special to me because of Advent and the upcoming Christmas holiday. Advent, the beginning of the Christian liturgical year, is when we wait with joyful anticipation for the birth of…

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Sacred Space, Sacred Rights: Reflecting on the Braiding Sweetgrass Book Study

In our discussion of Part 3 in Braiding Sweetgrass last week, we addressed the idea of extending human rights to nature. In this section of the text, Robin Wall Kimmerer underscores the benefit of interacting with  nature in a relational…

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All We Can Save, Book Review

“Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis” is an anthology of essays and poems written by 41 essayists and 17 poets, all women.  In this collection of writings, this diverse group of women—scientists, journalists, farmers, lawyers, teachers, activists, innovators,…

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Summer Eco-Grief Circles are Open- Featured in the Mountain Xpress

Join us for an Eco Grief Circle this May Thursday, May 13-June 24, at noon ET. Sign up here.  You can read more about Eco-Grief Here. This Seven-week Online experience will be offered in sessions that last about 1 hour…

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