Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina

Category: Sermons & Worship Resources


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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Lamenting & Doing Good: Lessons from Jeremiah for Confronting Ecological Crisis

This sermon was offered by CCA director, Sarah Ogletree, on Sunday, September 11th, at St. Mary in the Hills Episcopal Church in Blowing Rock. The lectionary passage for the day was Jeremiah 4: 11-12, 22-28.   Written during one of…

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Welcoming The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration

On June 12th 2022, CCA Director Sarah Ogletree visited The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration in Saluda to welcome them as our newest covenant partner. During her visit, she preached during their two services and also offered a discernment workshop…

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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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