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Faith Notes

Tuesday, Jan. 7

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY, 9:45-11:10 a.m., Billy Graham Training Center at the Cove, Asheville. Patty Stump will lead a women’s Bible study on “Refreshed in Christ from Head to Toe.” An event promotion noted that “Stump is a Bible teacher, author, licensed Christian counselor and conference leader whose aim/pursuit is to share timeless truths that encourage, equip and edify. She is also a contributing writer for Journey Christian Magazine.” Lunch will follow from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission to the Bible study is free. To register, visit

WOMEN’S EVENING BIBLE STUDY, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Billy Graham Training Center at the Cove, Asheville. Kendra Graham will lead a women’s Bible study on “Unrestrained” An event promotion noted that “in the book of Acts, the apostles lived ‘unrestrained’ in the power of the Holy Spirit. Today, that same power is available to the Church. Step into the ‘unrestrained’ life and walk in the calling and the authority that God has for you.” Regarding Graham, the promotion stated that she “balances many titles, including Bible teacher, speaker, spiritual mentor, registered nurse and soccer coach. The wife of evangelist Will Graham, she has a passion for her family and for helping others deepen their relationships with God through intentional studying of His Word.” Admission to the Bible study is free. To register, visit

Friday, Jan. 10

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.

Sunday, Jan. 19

GIRL TRIBE PROGRAM, 11 a.m., Unity of the Blue Ridge, 2041 Old Fanning Bridge Road, Mills River. The Girl Tribe of Unity of The Blue Ridge program will be facilitated by Sharon Oxendine, who is an elder from the Lumbee tribe of North Carolina. The circle is open to girls ages 13-18. “The program will allow the participants a safe space to recognize their spiritual gifts and develop their sense of purpose,” an event promotion stated. “Further, it stated, “Sharon, a group facilitator for over 20 years and a member of Unity, feels strongly that this is the time for us to foster a sense of belonging and a connection to family, community and service in our young women.” The group has been going for one year and is open to new girls.” The group meets once a month for 90 minutes at 11 a.m. on the third Sunday of each month.

AN EVENING AT THE COVE WITH JASON CRABB, 4:45-10 p.m., Billy Graham Training Center at the Cove, Asheville. An Evening at the Cove will begin with dinner (two seatings) in the dining room from 4:45 to 7:05 p.m., followed by a concert in the main auditorium featuring Jason Crabb from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Crabb, according to Wikipedia, is “a Christian music singer and musician. He has been the lead vocalist for the group The Crabb Family. Crabb was voted ‘Favorite Male Vocalist’ at the first annual Harmony Honors Awards and ‘Favorite Young Artist’ at the 2000 Singing News Fan Awards.’” The program will end with a meet-and-greet with Crabb in Ruth’s Attic Bookstore from 9 to 10 p.m. The meal and concert are $59. To register, visit

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 January 2020 13:46


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