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Newsletter Updates for the Week of November 23, 2020
WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: Wednesday was Thanksgiving at Haywood Street. Every year, this day becomes an epic endeavor, an exposing of small miracles and a remembrance of this incredible ministry of abundance. The lines for receiving meals were longer than we’ve experienced and lasted well past our normal hours of serving. Clearly, the feeding...
Newsletter Updates for the Week of November 16, 2020
WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: Haywood Street remains committed to the health of the community. Masks are always available, hand washing and sanitizing stations are still in place, and multiple wellness checkpoints are setup around campus to ensure the safety of our devoted companions. A big “Thank you” to everyone who has continued to care...
Newsletter Updates for the Week of November 9, 2020
WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: Inspiring news moment! A couple of Haywood Street’s youngest congregants held a hot apple cider fundraiser and raised nearly $100 for Haywood Street Community Development (as well as BLM and Brother Wolf!). Thank you Rennie and Levi! We’re grateful to announce that our beloved Organist, Edward, will be providing music...
Newsletter Updates for the Week of November 2, 2020
WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: This write-up does a great job at explaining the innovative partnership between Asheville Strong, Haywood Street and local restaurants. The relationships that have been formed between the Downtown Welcome Table and the Asheville, culinary community over the past eight years, have only been strengthened through the challenges of this exceptional...
Newsletter Updates for the Week of October 26, 2020
WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: A letter from Rev. Brian Combs regarding plans for Haywood Street housing. More… Here is the current recovery meeting schedule, beginning November 2. All groups will meet in the sanctuary. There is an occupancy limit of 25 and everyone must wear a mask. Overflow will be able to gather under...
A Letter From Rev. Brian Combs, 10/30/20
Dear Haywood St., At our annual retreat six years ago, the board voted unanimously on two long-range priorities: the fresco and deeply affordable housing.  Now that principal artist Christopher Holt has completed his tear-invoking depiction of the Beatitudes, an unparalleled act of grace in pigment and plaster, our focus, in addition to existing Spirit-led ministries,...
Newsletter Updates for the Week of October 19, 2020
WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: Feel invited to view this documentary on Daniel Noell. Before his prison sentence began, Daniel regularly sang in worship, frequented the Welcome Table, and stayed at Haywood Street Respite. Learn more about the film here. A note from Chef Katie Button — Food has an incredible way of bringing people...
Eulogy for Bruce, October 2020
We do a disservice to the dead when we hallow their memories in stained glass, pretending they were perfect.  Bruce Lee Abshire was anything but perfect, and wonderfully so.  Some of his most memorable imperfections included: doing laps around the sanctuary in a hotwired golf cart clutching a live chicken, bootlegging moonshine across the County line in...
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