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CCA listens and shares creation care ideas with Methodists, Baptists, Presbyterians and Givens Estates

We are grateful for the work and ministry of Central United Methodist Church, First Presbyterian Church, Circle of Mercy Congregation and Givens Estates.  They will include creation care in their worship and educational experiences within the next two weeks.  The…

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Activists, faith leaders hold 10-day fast and prayer for climate change

In November Creation Care Alliance Faith leaders helped support a 10-day public prayer and fast lead by Steve Norris.  It was a heart centered reaction to the latest climate reports and deepened the spiritual roots of our collective action.  Brook…

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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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Before the Flood Film in Morganton

Before the Flood Documentary Viewing Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio November 11, 2:30pm Morganton Public Library 204 S King St, Morganton, NC 28655 Free Admission Hosted by Grace Episcopal Church and Burke County Public Library

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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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Clergy Retreat – Resilient Hearts and Communities Reconnect and Restore in the Mountains

Clergy Creation Care Retreat: Inspiring Your Congregation to Care For God’s Creation Sign up Here Thursday, January 17, 2019,  8:15 AM- 6:00 PM Christmount Conference Center, Black Mountain, NC. (Discounted evening lodging on Wednesday and Thursday nights) Designed with clergy in mind, this…

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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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