Max Cooper/Carolina Public Press

Support nonprofit news that’s accountable to you

Give today and NewsMatch will match your new monthly donation 12x or double your one-time gift, all up to $5,000.

ASHEVILLE — Nearly 100 people gathered at downtown Asheville’s Pritchard Park on Tuesday, April 22, to celebrate Earth Day during the second annual vigil held by Western North Carolina Green Congregations.

A network of faith communities, the organization organized “Hope Rises,” an interfaith vigil to celebrate “God’s creation and, in response to our changing climate, (to call) on people of faith to care for it,” according to information from the group.

Below is a gallery of photos from the event.

[galobj viewid=86]

Max Cooper

Max Cooper is a contributing photojournalist with Carolina Public Press. Contact him at max@maxcooperphoto.com

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *