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Newsletter Updates for the Week of July 6, 2020
WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: Golf for Awareness is on! And while this well-loved event will play out a little differently this year, it is still going to be great (and it’s still for a great cause!) Learn more and register here! Due to recent, positive tests within the community, we are encouraging everyone on...
Newsletter Updates for the Week of June 19, 2020
WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET UPDATES: New weekly donation! Thanks to local, fermented foods company, Sweet Brine’d, we now have nutritious kimchi and sauerkraut available at every Wednesday meal. Thank you Partners In Health & Wholeness for sharing Haywood Street’s efforts during this extraordinary time. More… ANNOUNCEMENTS: 1. This week’s online service is available here. Worship happens...
The Good Samaritan
The Good Samaritan Sermon by Rev. Combs / June, 2020 The namesake of the most famous story in scripture is everywhere. The Good Samaritan Agency for single moms in Bangor, Maine. The Good Samaritan homeless shelter in Bay City, Michigan.  The Good Samaritan poverty provider in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  The Good Samaritan nursing home in Antioch,...
I Can’t Breathe
I Can’t Breathe Sermon by Rev. Brian Combs / June, 2020 Another murder by affixation, this time over a counterfeit $20 bill to buy cigarettes. Soon after, shards of storefront windows littering the sidewalk; ingulphed patrol cars consumed by provoked flames; a nine-year-old boy screaming, “Stop killing us!” Then the noxious burn of tear gas....
Newsletter Updates for the Week of June 22, 2020
WECOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET UPDATES: Investing in environmentally safe products is, unfortunately, challenging for food programs and restaurants in the best of times. But, as we have watched our weekly meal distribution numbers nearly double since March, and as we accept that our meals will be served to-go-style for the foreseeable future, we have felt...
Newsletter Updates for the Week of June 15, 2020
WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: Thanks for stopping by, WMYA! More… We’ve re-stocked our Haywood Street merchandise! Click here to view shirts, patches, hats and more. Online ordering available! (all proceeds benefit our core programs) The Downtown Welcome Table is supported by more than 50 local restaurants, many of which continue to provide take-out and/or...
Newsletter Updates for the Week of June 8, 2020
WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: Meet Eric “The Blue Ridge Boy” Freeman! More… We’ve come so far in just a few months! Click here to read our mid-year appeal. We are now receiving generous, weekly donations from Bruegger’s Bagels and Mother Earth Food. We give our thanks for this bounty! A sweet moment over the...
Faces & Stories, Meet Eric “The Blue Ridge Boy” Freeman
In 1993, Eric went to jail for 90 days on account of stolen goods. While he did his time, he became friends with a man named David. David was being held on marijuana charges, but was allowed to play the guitar. Eric would study the sounds he made and the ways his fingers would twist...
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