Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina

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Faith in (climate) crisis: Why Asheville should vote yes on renewable energy/ OPINION

CCA Director, Scott Hardin-Nieri, offered a Guest Editorial with the Citizen-Times on the eve of the City Council Vote on the 100% Renewable Energy Resolution. “And just as I know it is necessary for faith communities to take bold, lasting…

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Creation Care Alliance Pre-Gathering Celebration!

Collaborators, Supporters, Volunteers, and Friends join us for the Creation Care Alliance Pre-Gathering Celebration! Wednesday, October 24, 5:00-6pm Just before the Mountaintrue Fall Gathering New Belgium Brewery (outside at the Liquid Center) 21 Craven Street Wednesday, October 24, people will come together…

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Mission Earth in the News “Teaching youth the value of God’s creation”

The Creation Care Alliance and Asheville Youth Mission collaborative project Mission: Earth was highlighted in the Hendersonville Blueridge Now Paper.  By Amy B. McCraw http://www.blueridgenow.com/news/20181005/teaching-youth-value-of-gods-creation “In many faith traditions the love of God/Divine and the love of our neighbors are core…

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Letter of gratitude and encouragement to AVL City Council regarding new City Manager

The Asheville City Council is discerning the best candidates for the next City Manager.  The CCA Director wrote a letter of gratitude and encouragement to the Council. September 25, 2018 Dear Council Members,  As you seek to hire a gifted and…

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CCA supporting the Foothills Creation Care Alliance (FCCA) Inaugural Event

CCA Director, Scott Hardin-Nieri will support the inaugural event for the Foothills Creation Care Alliance as they continue to build their network of people of faith who are caring for the earth and loving their neighbors.  Below is the press…

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Join the 21-Day Eco-Challenge

Join the 21-Day Eco-Challenge- CCA Registration is open. In his book Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard, Chip Heath suggests that leaders who are seeking organizational change may slip into ideas about others like “Why are these…

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Piney Mountain United Methodist Church to Reduce Carbon Emissions by 386 Tons- Featured on Asheville.com

CCA Partner Piney Mountain UMC was featured on Asheville.com for their work with neighbors sharing LED Lightbulbs.”Piney Mountain United Methodist Church in Candler will reduce carbon emissions by 386 tons and save $72,000 over 10 years as the result of a new initiative.

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Moving beyond coal – and the rhetoric around it. Guest Columnist Sarah Ogletree and Abbey Ende

CCA Intern, Sarah Ogletree and Asheville High School Student, Abbey Ende wrote a column for the Asheville Citizen-Times regarding coal and hopes for the future.  They wrote: “To address the complicated social, environmental, and economic issues of coal in America,…

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