A WELCOMING TABLE:
A Ministry WITH experiential training event
Haywood Street Congregation, Asheville NC
August 21-22, 2019
At the altar table and around the dinner table, in the meeting room and beside the picnic table, Haywood Street Congregation is thriving in part because of its emphasis on authentic relationship and mutual service. This workshop offers an opportunity to explore Haywood Street's organizational structure and examine best practices for sustainable and transformational ministry WITH friends and communities on the margins.
Haywood Street is a United Methodist mission congregation and faith-based nonprofit , now in it's 10th year of ministry. A focus of the workshop is supporting other congregations in developing or strengthening ministry WITH (not "to" or "for") in their local communities.
Registration and Fees
The cost of the workshop is $185 per person or $150 per person for a team of three or more from the same organization.
Single day registration for either Wednesday or Thursday is $90 per person. Individuals choosing the 'SIngle Day - Thursday' option must 'must have previously visited Haywood Street on a Wednesday or Sunday to experience the ministry.
View the agenda here: A Welcoming Table_Agenda 2019 v2.docx.
Lodging must be booked separately. Lodging is available for workshop participants at Brooks-Howell Home at $80 per night for a single room or $160 per night for a two-bedroom apartment. Brooks-Howell Home is a national mission institution of The United Methodist Church, a continuing care retirement community located in the heart of Asheville. A majority of its residents are retired UM missionaries and deaconesses. To reserve, call (828) 253-6712. For other local lodging options, visit https://www.exploreasheville.com/places-to-stay/
To learn more about Haywood Street Congregation, visit us on the web at www.haywoodstreet.org.
Begins Wednesday at 10 a.m. and concludes Thursday at 4. All meals included. Please let us know if you will be joining for the Wednesday night dinner.
Begins Wednesday at 10 am and concludes Wednesday at 5 pm.
Begins Thursday at 8:30 and concludes Thursday at 4 pm.
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