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News and Announcements

12
May

New Director of Music

Hello there!  Joel P. Rogers here.  I’m your new Director of Music and I want to take a chance to introduce myself.  I am so excited about becoming a part of your congregation and family.  I hope that we will be able to make great music together and lift our voices in praise to a […]

10
May

What’s Next…

Where do we go from here? It’s been nearly three years since we launched our Ministry Plan.  What have we achieved together in that time?  And what’s next on the road to a vibrant and sustainable future?  We gathered after worship on May 5th to explore those questions, and to hear a presentation on several […]

09
Dec

Peace on a Snowy Morning

Suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host, praising God and saying, ‘Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace among those whom he favors!’* Luke 2:14 On this snow-covered morning, it feels very peaceful outside. And as much as I would like for us to soon be […]

08
Dec

Sunday (Dec 9) Service and Classes Cancelled

It appears that the forecast is unfolding just as it’s been predicted for the last several days. So, having conferred with Ken, Grace and Vivian, we have made the decision to cancel our morning worship service tomorrow, along with our Sunday school classes. I’m so sorry that we will not be able to gather for […]

01
Dec

Steve’s Slant

Early last October, acting on a tip from John Laney, I drove over to the Asheville Mall after work one day to take advantage of a sale on men’s wear at Belk.  The men’s wear section is on the second floor so I hopped on the escalator and just as I got off I came […]

01
Dec

Advent 2018

Advent 2018   This year, instead of having one Sunday where the children act out the Christmas story, we are going to explore a piece of the story each Sunday in Advent.  Starting on 12/2, the Angel Gabriel will visit Mary.  Then, watch as Mary and Joseph travel with the faithful donkey to Bethlehem.  And […]

01
Nov

Steve’s Slant

I’ll confess up front that this is not the newsletter article I was expecting to write, given that it’s now November — Thanksgiving month — and that we’re also now just two weeks away from the culmination of our stewardship campaign in support of next year’s budget.  I thought I might write about things for […]

01
Oct

Steve’s Slant

In just a little over a month Americans of all persuasions, living all across the country, have the opportunity to engage in one of the most important civic actions any citizen can perform: we have the opportunity, and the right, to vote.  In casting our individual ballets we have the astonishing privilege of having a […]

06
Sep

Habitat for Humanity

RAPID PROGRESS ON HABITAT FOR HUMANITY PRESBYTERIAN/METHODIST HOUSE #27 PARTNER FAMILY WILL ATTEND OUR SEPT. 30 WORSHIP SERVICE Volunteers from our church began working on Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity’s Presbyterian/Methodist House # 27 in Arden on July 27, and over the first four weeks of construction contributed more than 70 hours of work on […]

01
Sep

Steve’s Slant

Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are now written in a very foreign tongue.  Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them.  And the point […]

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