Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina

Category: Sermons & Worship Resources


Sermon in Hendersonville: Listening Ears & Enough For All

This sermon, preached at First Congregational Church of Hendersonville on May 8th, 2022, was adapted from a sermon preached in October of 2021. The text referenced is Psalm 104: 1-9 from the NRSV. The original sermon was titled “Remembering Who…

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Worship Resources for your Earth Day service

Looking for inspiration as you prepare your Earth Day service? Here are some great resources:    Old Turtle by Douglas Wood speaks to the young and young at heart about our sacred relationship with all beings and God. It is…

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Sermon in Hendersonville: On the Mountain, In the Community

This sermon was offered by CCA Director, Sarah Ogletree, at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Hendersonville on February 27th, 2022. The scripture was Luke 9 : 28-36.    In today’s passage, Jesus withdraws to the mountain to pray with three of…

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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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Sermon in Saluda: Remembering Who We Are, Becoming Ourselves

This sermon was preached by CCA Director Sarah Ogletree at The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration in Saluda, North Carolina, on Sunday, October 17th, 2021. The sermon text is Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35c.   Psalm 104 tells of the beauty…

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Sermon at St. Luke’s: Praying with Our Feet

This sermon was preached by CCA Director Sarah Ogletree at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Boone, North Carolina on Sunday, August 29th, 2021. The sermon text is John 13: 1-11.    Today, when tragedy strikes, many of us take to…

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Preaching Advent and Creation Care

On Oct. 29 people from 14 states representing 7 denominations came together to explore the Christian Season of Advent as it intersects with creation care and social justice.  See full video below. The meeting included  15-minute teachings & exegesis on…

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Advent Hearts and Minds: Preaching and Self Care with Creation Care in Mind. 

A conversation for and with clergy people. Oct. 29, 4-5:30 PM Eastern Time   Register Here.  We wait. We are in the midst of deep challenges globally and locally as our congregations face the division associated with an upcoming election as well…

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