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Newsletter Updates for the Week of February 11, 2019
              WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: If you think you may want to be involved with the bounty of this year’s gardens, join us for this meeting. Lots of exciting plans in the works!   A huge serving of gratitude for new Chefs @ Welcome Table parter — Eating...
Jesus Wept
Jesus Wept Sermon by Rev. Combs 2/10/19 No book has a higher Christology, the study of Christ, than the Gospel of John.  His persistent focus on divinity is evident throughout: instead of being born to Mother Mary, Christ existed eternally; upon meeting someone for the first time, he knows their thoughts before they do; face-to-face...
A Good Death
A Good Death Sermon by Rev. Brian Combs 2/3/19 It is 92 miles from Nazareth to Jerusalem.  Considering the 3000 feet of elevation change, most travelers need three days to complete the journey.  But after giving birth six weeks earlier, her body still swollen and fragile, mother Mary likely took twice as long.  With Joseph,...
Newsletter Updates for the Week of February 4, 2019
              WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: After having donated 500 handmade plates just months ago, East Fork Pottery supported the Welcome Table again by preparing an incredible Sunday meal — creme brûlée and all. We give thanks to their huge crew who put lots of love into this offering. The...
The Next Step
A special General Conference of The United Methodist Church will take place Feb 23-26 in St. Louis, to set policy around issues concerning the participation of LGBTQ individuals. As a Reconciling Congregation, our hope is that the UMC will modify its policies to allow for the full participation of ALL people, in EVERY aspect of...
Newsletter Updates for the Week of January 28, 2019
              WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: In an effort to offset taxes and keep Haywood Street merchandise a true fund-raising endeavor, all shirts and hats are now $25 each. Available in the main office and online! ANNOUNCEMENTS: 1. Interested in helping with maintenance / Haywood Street campus care? Contact...
Angela
Angela “There’s this hole in the balcony. You know the one I’m talking about? It’s that dark hole up in sanctuary. When all my plans for sobriety…for shelter had fallen through, I started running; ran straight to Haywood Street. I was going to crawl in that hole, Brook. Crawl in and never come out.” The...
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