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It was at Barbara Bates Smith’s performance of “Ivy Rowe” in October of 2014 that I first learned of Haywood Street Congregation. She spoke then about the Story Circle and what it meant to people. By early 2016, I was not only a regular companion at the DWT but had also joined the Story Circle […]

Companion Corner – Debra Heath

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Haywood Street community – meet Debra! Deb is a new companion who has started helping in the kitchen for our Sunday Welcome Table ministry. How long have you been a part of this community? “I’ve been in Asheville for 25 years, but I’ve been coming to Haywood Street for the past 3 years. I was […]

Companion Corner – Leroy Clayton

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How long have you been a part of this community? “It’s been about 5 or 6 months. Since last year. Recovery brought me here. This is my way of giving back to the community. I needed something to keep me occupied. I wanted to give back for all of my wrongs.” Why are you a […]

Companion Corner – Kat Douglas

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How long have you been a part of this community? One and a half years Why are you a companion? Why are you here? I started coming because my Journey Group volunteers once a month, but just kept coming each week because I enjoy it so much. I want my children to see what life is […]