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Newsletter Updates for the Week of March 8, 2021
WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: This special Easter Welcome Table meal is just around the corner and you can help make it happen! A donation of $20 feeds 5 Friends experiencing homelessness and exceptional adversity at this time. DONATE NOW! If you know long-time Haywood Street Friend, Blue, you know about his mother, Ms. Mary Jo...
Michael & Family
I often see Michael from my office window; sitting, smoking, waiting patiently until it is time to pick his two-year-old daughter up from daycare. For our staff, who care tremendously for Michael and his family, it has become painful to ask if they’ve been placed in housing yet. We’ve been asking for four years. The...
Newsletter Updates for the Week of March 1, 2021
WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: What a wonderful day! Thank you to Buncombe County Health Department and Emergency Services staff and volunteers, as well as Haywood Street staff and companions. This Wednesday, over 200 people received COVID vaccinations. And the Downtown Welcome Table served up 500 prime rib meals complete with salad, baked potato, and...
A Letter From Rev. Brian Combs, 3/1/2021
Dear Haywood Street Community, Before the oil paint dried, Janet McKenzie’s icon, “Jesus of the People,” was immediately controversial.  The artist chose an African American woman as her model- thick eyebrows, generous lips, locked hair- to portray a non-binary Savior.  One covered in the unadorned robes of a peasant, a tangle of barbs encircling her...
Newsletter Updates February 22, 2021
WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: Morning Prayer at Haywood happens Mondays – Thursdays at 8:00 am, and generally lasts about 30-40 minutes. Mike leads us on Tuesdays and I do so on the other days. It has been a blessing to begin my days in community with Haywood friends and I am delighted that some...
Recovery Schedule
CURRENT RECOVERY GROUP SCHEDULE: Serenity Service AA: M, T, W, TH, F @ 5:30 pm NA: T, TH @ 8:00 pm CA: W @ 7:30 pm AA Men’s Meeting: Sat @ 9:15 am ALL GROUPS MEET IN THE HAYWOOD STREET SANCTUARY. AT THIS TIME, MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING ARE REQUIRED. IF GROUP SIZE EXCEEDS 25,...
Asheland Avenue Update
Thank you to all who have expressed support and encouragement for our proposal to build deeply affordable housing on Asheland Avenue in downtown Asheville. There has been a flurry of activity and activism over the past week that makes it clear more time is needed to allow the city to discern on how to make...
Newsletter Updates for the Week of February 15, 2021
WELCOME FROM HAYWOOD STREET: UPDATES: Thank you to all who have expressed support and encouragement for our proposal to build deeply affordable housing on Asheland Avenue in downtown Asheville. There has been a flurry of activity and activism over the past week that makes it clear more time is needed to allow the city to...
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