Newsletter Updates for the Week of December 15th, 2014

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Welcome from Haywood Street A shout-out this week to Adapt Public Relations, organizer of  “12 Days of Giving” in Asheville. From now through December 31st (OK, that’s actually 13 days) 33 local restaurants and businesses have designated a certain item whose sales will benefit Haywood Street, ABCCM and Western Carolina Rescue Ministries. Curate has selected […]

Advent Devotion, Rev. Brian Combs 12/19/14

With all the glossy bows and glittery lights and gaudy gifts, it’s strange that in this season of stimulation we are so often our most drowsy. Perhaps are lethargy comes, not just from the exhaustion of consumerism, but by the lullaby of returning annually to Bethlehem. 33Beware, keep alert; for you do not know when […]

Sermon by Rev. Brian Combs, 12/17/14

It is the hinge of history, the one happening that all of time is measured by.  Buechner says, “…you date your letters and checks and income tax forms with a number representing how many years have gone by since what happened happened.”  Pre Dec. 25th we call B.C., Before Christ.  Post Dec. 25th we call […]

Christmas blessings to all!

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        This was the altar scene at HSC yesterday. Many thanks to Dell Dillard and his crew (think “altar guild”), who faithfully work to help make our worship time meaningful each week.