Earth Day vigil and celebration set for April 22

Here’s the press release from WNC Green Congregations:

ASHEVILLE—At 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, WNC Green Congregations will host their second annual Earth Day Vigil in downtown’s Pritchard Park.

“HOPE RISES!” is an interfaith vigil celebrating God’s creation and, in response to our changing climate, calling on people of faith to care for it.

All are welcome for an evening of song and reflection and to hear a message of hope from local faith and community leaders. Speakers include:

Members of the First Presbyterian Church Youth Group

Rabbi Wolf Alterman, Chaplain, CarePartners

Dr. Mallory McDuff, Warren Wilson College and the Cathedral of All Souls

Rev. Mark Ward, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville

Rev. Amanda Hendler-Voss, Land of the Sky, United Church of Christ
Rev. Steve Runholt, Warren Wilson Presbyterian Church

Rev. Nancy Sehested, Circle of Mercy

Program includes music by the Jubilee! Choir.

Western North Carolina Green Congregations is a network of faith communities bringing practical and hopeful solutions to our region through education, service & advocacy. Our work is an expression of our love of God & creation. Learn more

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