Registration is still open for “A Welcoming Table,” August 21-22. This is a
2-day workshop that includes an intro to the Haywood Street ministries
and covers topics ranging from volunteer management and fundraising
to best practices for transformational, relationship-based MINISTRY WITH
(not TO or FOR) friends and communities living on the margins.
Register today!
One more way to make an offering! We remain grateful for ALL the
ways in which friends of Haywood Street support our mission and
On Sunday, August 4, this latest video by Chris Zaluski premiered at the
Diana Wortham Theatre during the ‘Imagine!’ fresco benefit concert.
We believe it captures the heart of Haywood, our friends, and this
extraordinary project. Click here to enjoy.


1. Reminder of our NEW Sunday schedule:
– Welcome Table meal: 8am-10am
– Clothing closet: 8am-10am
– Worship: 11 am

2. Fresco Live Lunches in August! Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11-1, watch the Haywood Street Fresco come to life! TUESDAYS ONLY — pre-order a boxed lunch with a $15 online donation.

3. September 20: The one and only ‘Golf for Awareness’. Registration now open!


For more information about any of the following, please contact Hannah, Haywood St. Companion Coordinator, at hannah@haywoodstreet.org or 828.575.2477 [ext. 106].
Welcome Table:
Food prep & information sheet
– Come help serve Sunday breakfast! 7:45-10:15!
Clothing Closet:
– Prep: 10AM – 12PM Tuesday and Thursdays
– In need of folks to pick up dirty laundry Tuesdays & Thursdays 10-12
Current clothing need: men’s pants
– Vegetable gardening with Joan: Tuesdays 6:00 pm – dusk & Wednesdays 10-12.
– Flower gardening with Robert Thursday 9-12
– August dates are up on Mealtrain! Click here to access.

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Hey Haywood Street family. My name is Bryan Mitchell and you may have seen me around campus over the years involving myself in the community. This feels like a homecoming for me. I am excited to be caretaking for the holy grounds that we find ourselves in on a weekly basis. Along with many others, I desire to make Haywood Street a welcoming, beautiful, and restful space for all those who find themselves here.

My vocational journey is as varied as they come – city planning, business, and ministry – but my main roles nowadays are husband and father. Finding my way back to work at the place where my calling began feels true and life-giving.  My primary calling is practicing full presence with and listening well to others. Utilizing these gifts, along with the gift of administration, I look to facilitate the spaces, experiences, and conversations for people to explore and practice Christianity. I believe it is through community and spiritual practices that we find the Triune God who whispers the answers to our burning life questions. So chat me up when you see me!

An amazing discovery over the last couple of weeks has been witnessing the presence of saints in our midst. You have surely experienced this before – the joy and surprise at discovering those souls who are caring for others and our space with such faithfulness. On no less than five different occasions last week I witnessed our fellow saints Ann, Abraham, Paul, Philip, and Eric all contributing their love and devotion to our holy place. They are the reason I keep coming back. It is wonderful to be here.

For more faces & stories from our Congregation, click here.