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Newsletter Updates for the Week of March 11, 2019
              WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: With the planting of this beautiful Rosemary, we can now declare the Loaves & Fishes Garden has begun again! We are thrilled to welcome Joan Pinegar as our new Garden Lead and we welcome all who would like to spend time in this...
Newsletter Updates for the Week of March 4, 2019
              WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: Congratulations to Atlas Branding, who’s Haywood Street logo design was chosen among 40,000 logos for the upcoming Logo Lounge Book 11!  This week, we thank the students of Vanderbilt who dedicated part of their spring break to helping care for the Haywood Street...
Newsletter Updates for the Week of February 25, 2019
              WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: The dynamic duo was back this week and served up another beautiful, collaborative meal. Thank you Gan Shan Station and Table for being such devoted partners of the Downtown Welcome Table. Did you know that Sunrise Community now operates out of Haywood Street? Among...
Responding in Relationship
Responding in Relationship Sermon by Rev. Brian Combs, 2/24/2019 Redaction criticism is the study of editorial changes.  Scholarship that’s focused on how the biblical writers arranged, organized and even revised their reflections on God, sometimes well after the oral history was written down.  Some of the most cherished stories in scripture likely have redacted endings....
A Letter from Rev. Brian Combs
Dear Haywood St. Congregation and beyond, As the son of a Mexican, Spanish, and Indian mother, I was asked ten thousand times as a child, “what are you… black, brown, mixed, mulatto, mongrel, illegal, terrorist?” The only place free of interrogation was the Church. In Sunday school and worship, in youth group and summer camp,...
Newsletter Updates for the Week of February 18, 2019
              WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: It is always such a joy to be in community with 67 Biltmore. We give thanks for the abundant meal they provided at the Wednesday Welcome Table. Each month, as Haywood Street approaches its 10th birthday, we look to folks who have been...
Going on Ten
Reflections from Jill Gottenstrater   Q. Can you share a memory from Haywood Street’s very first year? Why do you think this memory has stayed with you?  A. I will never forget this day back in the very early days of Haywood Street. Brian was sharing a message of Jesus’ love from the front of the...
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