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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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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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Sermon at St. Luke’s: Praying with Our Feet

This sermon was preached by CCA Director Sarah Ogletree at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Boone, North Carolina on Sunday, August 29th, 2021. The sermon text is John 13: 1-11.    Today, when tragedy strikes, many of us take to…

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Join CCA Labyrinth Walk

Have you ever walked a labyrinth? Perhaps you have walked many. Regardless, you’re invited to join in this meditative practice with CCA’s intern, Aundreya. Each labyrinth walk is unique in its own way. This walk will focus on Creation work…

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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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Letter from Scott regarding moving into a new role and building on the foundations of compassionate climate action

The CCA Director is moving into a new role. And the Creation Care Alliance is building on the foundations of compassionate climate action. Dear friends and supporters, After 6 years of wonderful work collaborating with individuals and congregations in Western…

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Eco-Grief Circle- Evening Group

Creation Care Alliance Eco-Grief Circles   Join us for an Eco Grief Circle this Fall.This Seven-week Online experience will be offered in sessions that last about 1 hour and fifteen minutes.  Together we will explore grief and sorrow, anxiety and fear, guilt and shame,…

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Eco-Grief Circle- Evening Group

Creation Care Alliance Eco-Grief Circles   Join us for an Eco Grief Circle this Fall.This Seven-week Online experience will be offered in sessions that last about 1 hour and fifteen minutes.  Together we will explore grief and sorrow, anxiety and fear, guilt and shame,…

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