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Faith Notes

Saturday, Nov. 2

MEN’S RETREAT, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Bonclarken Retreat Center, 500 Pine Drive, Flat Rock. The 2019 Men’s Retreat will feature Jonathan Lotz, grandson of Billy Graham. Registration is limited to 90 men.To register, visit online at

JURIED ART/CRAFT FESTIVAL, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 204 Sixth Avenue W., Hendersonville. The church will hold its 19th annual Juried Art and Craft Festival. Forty local artists will bring original, handcrafted art and fine crafts for sale, including baskets, oil and watercolor paintings, old-world Santas, jewelry, holiday décor, pottery and wood-turned bowls. The show is one of many missional activities supported by the church. Proceeds will  support a self-help fund for low-income residents of church-owned apartments.

HOLIDAY CRAFT FESTIVAL, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Etowah United Methodist Church, 110 Brickyard Rd., Etowah. The church will hold its annual Holiday Craft Fair, featuring thousands of items handmade over the past year — Christmas-themed and otherwise. Also featured will be a bake sale and lunch centered on homemade soup.

“COATS FOR THE COLD” EVENT, noon-2 p.m., Western Carolina Rescue Ministries, 225 Patton Ave., downtown Asheville. The “Coats for the Cold” event will offer free coats, hats, gloves, scarves and winter gear for anyone. Warm beverages and snacks will be provided. 

STEVE GREEN CONCERT/KEN KINGTON COMEDY, 6:30 p.m., Blue Ridge Community College, 180 W. Campus Drive, East Flat Rock. A fundraiser for the Salvation Army will feature award-winning gospel music artist Steve Green performing in concert, along with Christian comedian Ken Kington. For tickets, which are $40, visit, or call 693-4181.

Monday, Nov. 4

SCIENCE OF MIND CLASS, 7 p.m., Center for Spiritual Living, 2 Science of Mind Way, West Asheville. The Rev. Barbara Waterhouse will lead a class on “The Original Science of Mind Textbook: Lessons 1 and 2. The class will focus on the original teachings of Science of Mind founder Ernest Holmes and on the original “Science of Mind” textbook. Admission is free, but a love offering will be taken.

Thursday, Nov. 7

Abraham-Hicks Discussion GROUP, 6-8 p.m., Center for Spiritual Living, 2 Science of Mind Way, West Asheville. The group will listen to — and discuss — Abraham videos on a range of subjects, including health, relationships and prosperity. “Whether you are new to Abraham or a long-time follower, everyone is welcome,” a CfSL event promotion noted, adding, “Disclaimer: Attending this group is guaranteed to raise your vibration!” Admission is free.

Friday, Nov. 8

SOCIAL JUSTICE MOVIE NIGHT, 7-9 p.m., 1 Sandburg Hall, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville, 1 Edwin Place, Asheville. The UUCA will screen a yet-to-be-announced film. After the screening, a discussion will be held. All are welcome and admission is free.

Saturday, Nov. 9

VETERANS DINNER, 5-7 p.m., Newbridge Baptist Church, 199 Elkwood Ave., Asheville. The church will host a free dinner for veterans and a guest. The event also will feature a posting of the Colors, music, recognition of all branches of service and a guest speaker. To register, which is required by Nov. 1, call 254-7262.

Friday, Nov. 15

MISSION CRAFT BAZAAR, noon-7 p.m., Fellowship Hall, Weaverville United Methodist Church, 90 N. Main St., Weaverville. The church will host its 26th Annual Mission Craft Bazaar over two days. The bazaar will conclude from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 16. The bazaar will feature handmade items by 24 local craftspeople, along with a food court in what is billed as “a family-friendly event.” Free parking will be available in the adjacent lots, as well as along the street.

CELEBRATION/COMMITMENT DINNER, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Center for Spiritual Living, 2 Science of Mind Way, West Asheville. The CfSL Board of Trustees will hold a dinner to celebrate the success of the center. In addition to dinner, the gala “will offer the opportunity to commit your financial support for 2020,” an event promotion noted. “Children are invited to dinner and (to) play in the Youth and Family Center.”

Last Updated on Sunday, 03 November 2019 13:39


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