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Thin Places: Waterrock Knob

This reflection was written by CCA Director Sarah Ogletree on Oct. 24th for the national Presbyterians for Earth Day newsletter.    In my work, I often speak to congregations about the importance of creation care. The beginning of the talk…

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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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Resource Highlight: Celebrating St. Francis

Today marks the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi. The feast commemorates the life of St. Francis, who was born in the 12th century and is the Catholic Church’s patron saint of animals and the environment.  Many congregations in…

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Fall Book Study: All We Can Save, An Eco-Justice Conversation

Earlier this year, we gathered to read Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Katherine K. Wilkinson’s acclaimed compilation, All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, & Solutions for the Climate Crisis. It was a powerful time of conversation and learning. That’s why we’re doing…

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Sacred Space, Sacred Rights: Reflecting on the Braiding Sweetgrass Book Study

In our discussion of Part 3 in Braiding Sweetgrass last week, we addressed the idea of extending human rights to nature. In this section of the text, Robin Wall Kimmerer underscores the benefit of interacting with  nature in a relational…

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BOOK STUDY- All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis

CCA is excited to host an “All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis”  Circle series for those seeking to discover, explore and participate in meaningful conversation about climate change and climate action.   The All…

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Creation Care Symposium Set for January 28-29

Sacred Lands, Sacred Bodies; Faithfully Caring for People and Place.  Register here https://secure.everyaction.com/3EXokT2WB0iPPS2q_bLKGQ2   Thursday, January 28 – Friday, January 29 Morning and afternoon ZOOM sessions will be offered each day with times and details to be announced soon Download…

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