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Newsletter Updates for the Week of April 6, 2020
WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: Kerri works as Assistant to the Director at Haywood Street Respite. Currently, she is also helping Hannah with Companion coordination. You may see her leading meals, and for a little while, she may be one of the people responding to your calls and emails. (click here to hear her “hello”) We’re...
Newsletter Updates for the Week of March 30, 2020
WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: A small, rotating group of staff and Companions are now serving three meals per week at the Downtown Welcome Table! Every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday, Friends are invited to pick up a home-made meal to go. WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET:UPDATES:A small, rotating group of staff and Companions are now serving three meals...
Pastoral Prayer, Rev. Brian Combs (March 30, 2020)
TO ACCESS THE VIDEO VERSION OF THIS PASTORAL PRAYER, CLICK HERE. Let us pray.  God of every emotion, who took up human residence to reveal the fullest expression of our created intent… We confess that regardless of the calamity, our learned response often goes unchanged: “I’m fine.  No, really, I’m just fine.”  Misdirecting the truth by feigning...
Newsletter Updates for the Week of March 23, 2020
WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: Over 450 friends fed at this week’s Downtown Welcome Table! The Welcome Table meals are currently being held outside and are run by a tiny team of staff and a few Companions — all trained in the required personal and public safety measures. Haywood Street is committed to the frontlines...
An Answer To The Question, “How Can I Help?”
Cherished supporter of the Haywood Street community,  We are overwhelmed by the number of calls and messages, all asking one simple, yet profound, question: How can I help? This week, Buncombe County announced that any federal, state, or local ordinance restricting gatherings or services does not apply to Haywood Street Congregation. In fact, Haywood Street is...
Newsletter Updates: March 20, 2020
WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: Wednesday brought our second outdoor Welcome Table! 300 Friends were invited to enjoy a home-made, to-go style meal and bottles of water. Thank you to all who made this one happen. We currently have enough Companions for Sunday’s breakfast. If you would like to be involved with a meal in...
A LETTER FROM REV. BRIAN COMBS
Dear Haywood St. Community,  The cleric’s essential task is to remind us who we are, and what we were created for, when we forget.  In reaching out by word, my prayer is that we, laity and clergy alike, can remember.  While the phrase is new to our common lexicon, social distancing- assume everyone is a carrier, shun touch, stay...
HAYWOOD STREET UPDATES: MARCH 17, 2020
Following multiple rounds of conversation and input collected from a wide circle, the following short-term plan was developed for the Haywood Street ministries in response to the coronavirus. We’ll adapt as needed and increase our communications in an effort to keep you informed.  From now through Easter (April 12th): Haywood Street Respite will stop accepting...
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