“An Astounding Welcome” — Sermon by Rev. Brian Combs, 6/14/17

Biblical scholars argue that the Book of Acts is one long committee meeting.  First on the agenda for the early Church is who should be welcome. The majority opinion must have been: let’s stay in Jerusalem and maintain our members only club, a small collection of men who believe like us, who act like us, […]


He says I can call him “Fish.” Says, “I didn’t even know this garden was here. I would take these vegetables home, but the thing is Haywood is home.”

Newsletter Updates for the Week of June 5, 2017

              Welcome from Haywood Street: This week we were blessed with another amazing youth choir–the Impact Singers from Winter Park, Florida! We continue to enjoy our visiting campers. Keep an eye out for ice cream in the park most Monday afternoons! Find more pictures and stories from our congregation here. […]

“Identity Matters” – Sermon by Rev. Brian Combs, 6/7/17

Exiled in Babylon, displaced from the Promised Land and disoriented by life without a Temple, the Jewish people were in doubt.  And if faith is primarily about remembering all that God has done and is doing, then the Jews were starting to forget. The Book of Genesis is Moses’ written response, a poem about the […]