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News and Announcements

04
Jan

Waking Up White

This Sunday (Jan. 15th), our Fellowship Class will begin a conversation around white privilege – what it looks like, how to be aware of it in our own lives, how to overcome it in the service of mutuality and fairness.   The discussion will be centered on the book, Waking Up White, by Debby Irving.   So […]

22
Dec

It’s Almost Christmas!

Christmas Day is almost here — and this year it’s a Sunday!   To help celebrate this joyous day, we invite you to come to church early and enjoy coffee and pastries in the Parlor *before* the service, starting at 10:15am.   Once you’ve enjoyed a Christmas treat, then you can come into the sanctuary and enjoy […]

16
Dec

Service for Bob Keener

We will host a service of celebration and remembrance for Dr. Robert (Bob) Keener this Saturday in the Chapel at 3:00pm.   PLEASE NOTE:  Steve Williams will offer pre-service music starting at 2:30pm, so be sure to get here early!   The Congregational Life Committee welcomes additional support for the reception that will follow in the Ransom […]

04
Dec

Reclaiming Christmas

Every Christmas the Presbytery of Western North Carolina offers “gifts that give twice” that both honor your family members and friends and help those with specific needs.  There are options for both adults and children so everyone can be involved! By supporting the mission programs of our Presbytery, you are, in fact, honoring the birth […]

01
Dec

Steve’s Slant

Advent I’ve always understood this special season conceptually.  We take time to prepare room in our hearts and minds and lives to receive a fresh infusion of the Divine, a fresh burst of God’s Light in the winter darkness.  But to a certain extent my understanding of Advent has been more theoretical than practical, more […]

20
Nov

Weekly News (November 20, 2016)

November 20, 2016 at Warren Wilson Presbyterian Church (Submitted by Corise Gambrell) The annual harvest display began outside the doors of the Chapel with bales of hay, farm tools, and pumpkins. A split-rail fence bordered the front of the Chancel.  The Chancel display included evergreen branches, corn stalks, and leaves. A farm kitchen was set […]

13
Nov

Weekly News (November 13, 2016)

November 13, 2016 at Warren Wilson Presbyterian Church (Submitted by Corise Gambrell) Steve welcomed the congregation.   He reminded us to bring food for SVCM next week as the harvest display will be in place.  Church members can sign up to help with the display. Just For Fun is December 2, and there is a signup sheet for […]

09
Nov

Waging Hope

Dear friends, More than any time in my memory, yesterday felt less like an election day and more like a referendum on the kind of country we want to be – a feeling that was widely shared by people all across the country and all across the political spectrum, in red states and in blue. […]

06
Nov

Weekly News (November 6, 2016)

November 6, 2016 at Warren Wilson Presbyterian Church All Saints Sunday (Submitted by Corise Gambrell) Steve welcomed everyone to All Saints Sunday.  He also noted the proximity to Election Day.  At tonight’s Back Porch Session, Matt Hoffman will tell stories about fear.  Phil Jamison’s band will be the featured music.  There will be two prayer services at the […]

01
Nov

Steve’s Slant

I have written in this column before that, ordinarily, this is by far my favorite time of year.  Outside, fall continues to dazzle like a living tapestry.  Pumpkins and apples fill the fruit and vegetable stands, and shorts and t-shirts have long since given way to jeans and sweatshirts. Inside, we trade iced tea for […]

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