Sarah Ogletree holds a BA in sustainable development, with a focus in environmental justice, from Appalachian State University. She earned her Master of Divinity, with a concentration in religious leadership and ecology, from Wake Forest University School of Divinity. Sarah has worked at the intersection of faith and environment for nearly a decade, partnering with organizations like Creation Justice Ministries, GreenFaith, People’s Justice Council, Interfaith Power & Light, United Methodist Women, and Presbyterians for Earth Care. She served as North Carolina Interfaith Power & Light (NCIPL) Program Coordinator from 2019-2021, and now directs the Creation Care Alliance of WNC (CCA). In her role as CCA Director, Sarah is blessed with the opportunity to walk alongside faith leaders and community members here in the Southern Blue Ridge striving to love each other, and the fullness of God’s good Creation, well. Sarah lives in Bakersville, North Carolina, with her husband, dog, and two cats.
Fair trade coffee and refreshments will be on hand, and William Ritter, who is Sarah’s husband, will be providing some mountain tunes for us.
This PAWS event is brought to you by the Hester Center in special partnership with the Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies. “When you want a little justice with your coffee.”