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01
Aug

Steve’s Slant

Georges-Pierre Seurat was a French painter from the 19th century.  He is most famous for helping to pioneer a style of painting known as pointillism.  In this method, the artist applied hundreds of small individual dots of paint to a canvas.  Up close these dots looked just like the name implies–like a blotch of tiny […]

26
Jul

Associate in Ministry Position Available

The Warren Wilson Presbyterian Church is searching for a part-time Associate in Ministry to help enrich our congregational life and deepen our spiritual nurture. We are a progressive-leaning congregation with a rich history and a storied past. We have recently completed a comprehensive ministry plan that charts our path forward to what we believe will […]

01
Jul

Steve’s Slant

I want to use this space this month to update all of you about the status of the Waldrop bequest.  In particular, and in the spirit of transparency, I want to fill you in on where we are in our discernment process centered on how to steward this gift to maximize its benefit. And I […]

12
Jun

Swannanoa Community Garden Clean-up

Volunteering in Our Community We got our hands in the dirt for a good cause on June 11th.  The children and adults teamed up together to harvest, turn compost, weed, plant, capture bugs and play at the spring Service project.   The Swannanoa Community Garden contributes to the Bounty and Soul organization. They help assist families and individuals […]

05
Jun

Pentecost Sunday

Children help with Pentecost Sunday  June 4, 2017 The children helped “chime” in our Pentecost service up in the choir loft with Ms Vivian.  After a lesson with Ms Sandy on what a special day this is for the church, they frolicked through the sanctuary with rings of red, ribbon “fire” during the first hymn.  They were enacting the […]

01
Jun

Steve’s Slant

In 2014 Rutger Bregman, a Dutch historian and journalist, published a book called Utopia for Realists.  In it, he makes a surprisingly convincing case that, despite what we might currently believe about the state of the world, life is getting better for the overwhelming majority of the world’s citizens. He carefully documents how human beings […]

01
May

Steve’s Slant

“What’s in a name?”  It’s one of the most famous lines from one of the world’s greatest plays.  The question is posed by Juliet, who asks it of Romeo, by way of arguing that their love can overcome the bitter rivalry that separates their two families, the Montagues and Capulets. With Easter now in our […]

16
Apr

Easter Banner

“God Within Us” The children’s Sunday school class went on a painting journey together to discover the season of Lent.  We read Bible stories that followed the lectionary and discussed how Lent can help us focus on being the best versions of ourselves.  Our painting reflects how God’s love lives in all of us, even […]

01
Apr

Steve’s Slant

Lent is always, at least in part, a journey of reflection and discovery.  But this year that has been especially true for us here at the Warren Wilson Presbyterian Church.  Recent changes in federal policy (some of them proposed, some of them already in effect), regarding our Muslim and immigrant friends and neighbors have concerned […]

12
Mar

Sunday (March 12) Service and Classes Cancelled

Good morning!  Well, the forecasts were correct: we got our winter wonderland. In light of the snowy conditions of the roads to and from church, and the hazardous walkways around church, we are cancelling Sunday school and church for today.    We are grateful that the weather held off long enough for us to hold a wonderful, […]

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