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Newsletter Updates for the Week of January 7, 2019
              WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: This week we celebrate Haywood Street Respite’s fifth birthday! We give thanks to all staff, companions, and community partners like Mission Health. We also thank every friend who has walked through our doors with the strength and vulnerability to heal within these walls....
Shameless
Shameless Sermon by Rev. Brian Combs, 1/6/18 Luke doesn’t want any distractions.  In his Gospel, the birth of Jesus doesn’t include a supernova exploding in the sky, a shining star high in the east that might keep us staring at the cosmos.  There’s no exotic magi, strange astrologers from even stranger lands that excite our...
Newsletter Updates for the Week of December 31, 2018
              WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: Thank you Mountain Xpress for covering this year’s Homeless Persons’ Memorial. We are grateful to have hosted this meaningful service. ANNOUNCEMENTS: 1. Haywood Street has two Community Residency positions available. Click here to learn more! 2. Mark you calendars! Friday, January 18, 8:30...
In continuing with our “Going on Ten” series (celebrating Haywood Street’s upcoming tenth birthday), let us delight in the reflections of Rev. Joy Moss, Associate Pastor at Skyland United Methodist Church. Q.) Can you share a memory from Haywood Street’s very first year? Why do you think that memory has stayed with you? A.) I...
Newsletter Updates for the Week of December 24, 2018
              WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: If you missed it, click here to read this great Mountain Xpress article featuring the Downtown Welcome Table! The wonderful write-ups continued this week. We give our thanks to the Citizen Times for this cover story on the Haywood Street Fresco. ANNOUNCEMENTS: 1. There will be...
Newsletter Updates for the Week of December 17, 2018
              WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: Mark your calendars and tell your friends! This year Haywood Street was blessed to host Asheville’s Homeless Memorial Service. We give thanks to all who prepared this event, those who spoke and those in attendance. May the souls of these friends rest peacefully: Jackie,...
Luke 3: 7-18   What Then Shall We Do?
Luke 3: 7-18   What Then Shall We Do? Sermon by Pastor Mark Siler, 12/16/18 I think it’s safe to say that John the Baptist does not really get the Christmas spirit, or at least the Christmas spirit as we have come to think about it.  It’s the 3rd week of Advent, the week before we...
We All Need Each Other
Our vision of community is rooted in the belief that each person has something to give and each has something to receive, that indeed we all need each other. This perspective forms the basis for our companion ministry, where everyone who walks through the door — whether for food, clothes, prayer, recovery meetings or any...
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