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Celebrate with Sustainability in Mind

The holiday season, unfortunately, is often one ridden with waste. Dumpsters quickly fill, and we know it’s a problem. The waste we see and create is not in the spirit of our gatherings meant to sow love and hope. Still,…

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The Holiday Season: Finding the Divine Amidst the Quiet

December is here. As a practicing Christian, this season is special to me because of Advent and the upcoming Christmas holiday. Advent, the beginning of the Christian liturgical year, is when we wait with joyful anticipation for the birth of…

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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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Call to Action with GreenFaith

On Sunday, October 17th, people of faith from around the world will hang banners from their congregational buildings and homes declaring that now is the time for climate action. We’re inviting you to take part in this global action organized…

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“”Democracy begins with the Habits of the Heart”- Dr. David Orr

With passion, wisdom and wit, Dr. Orr offered insights into some of the symptoms of our sickened Democracy. The interplay of his conversation included climate change, spirituality, racism and the role of government and the commons. He reflected the concern…

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Couch Church- Seeking the Sacred

A week ago today, my disheveled family gathered on the couch with coffee and breakfast tacos in hand.  I did not have high expectations at all for online worship or prayer. We negotiated on what time and which congregation we…

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The Red Wolf, On the Brink- Guest Blog by Christopher Lile

The Red Wolf, On the Brink By Christopher Lile  Photo by Monty Sloan Christopher Lile is the Program Coordinator at Wolf Park, the founder of Concerts for Conservation, and a red wolf advocate for Defenders of Wildlife. A hundred and…

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Good News from the Creation Care Retreat

The Creation Care Regional Retreat Feb. 7-8, 2020 offered powerful connections and resources. The group that gathered on Friday received care, conversation, good food, and intellectual nourishment.  With the clergy, we explored ways of collectively offering hope and dancing with…

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