Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina

Category: Reflections


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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Youth, Faithful action and Climate Concerns: Mission Earth 2019

70 Middle School and High School aged youth & adults from seven local congregations (Grace Covenant Presbyterian, Circle of Mercy, First Congregational, Grace Baptist, First Presbyterian Church, the Cathedral of All Souls, and Land of the Sky UCC) came together…

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Wild Goose Festival 2019 Reflections

The Creation Care Alliance was part of the rich ecosystem of the Wild Goose Festival again this summer in Hot Springs. Our team hosted table conversations and workshops about climate change and creation care for faith communities, using our Guide…

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Fossil Free Presbyterians reflect on Clergy Retreat

Farmers, faith leaders and scientists came together at the Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina‘s clergy retreat in January. They explored how the damage the Dust Bowl caused a climate scientist’s family farm affected his outlook, the connection between climate…

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A Time to Wait and a Time to Act: COP24 and the Season of Advent

My children will both go back to school today after three and a half days off for snow-related cancellations and delays. During this time there was sled run building, movie watching, hot chocolate, fort creating, reading, knitting and anticipation. You…

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Webinar: From Climate Reports to Moral Imperatives

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 1:00 PM Recently, a couple of major climate reports have been released that highlight the impact of climate change on our world and the urgent need to act. To help faith communities understand the insights…

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Rabbi offers Hanukkah wisdom for Climate Change

Today will mark the 6th night of Hanukkah and as we face the predictions of darkened skies for an upcoming snowstorm in Western North Carolina our awareness of our need for Light at this time is deepened. Rabbi Arthur Waskow…

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It Was a Week of Listening . . .

This past June, I joined other church leaders, farmers, foragers, justice advocates and theologians for the Wake Forest School of Divinity Summer Institute in Swannanoa – or as we called it throughout the week, Katuah, the Cherokee name for these parts of Western North Carolina.

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