Monthly Archives: August 2018

We Are Each Other’s Angels (audio only)

Sunday, August 19, 2018
Lisa Forehand, Guest Speaker
Angels are often thought to be heavenly emissaries who are sent to bring messages to earth. What if angels are not winged wearing long robes, but rather are mere mortals just like us? Can we be earthly angels to each other? Lisa will share her experience hiking the Make-a-Wish Trailblaze Challenge where on the 28.3 miles she was blessed to encounter all sorts of angels. Click on title to continue.

Transitions and Possibilities (audio only)

August 12, 2018
Rev. Claudia Jiménez, Minister of Faith Development
Join our newest staff member in a reflection on the challenges of transitions and the possibilities of new beginnings. It’s not just dramatic changes in our lives that invite us to revisit the goals and vision that propel us forward. Click on the title to continue.

What Are We Missing? (no audio or text available)

Sunday, August 5, 10am -Single Service
Chris Highland, Guest Speaker
With stories from his years of chaplaincy in jails, streets and a private school, his journey from faith to freethinking, and his deep delight in Nature, Chris will present central questions that awaken curiosity for both secular and spiritual people.

Chris Highland teaches classes on Freethought at the UNCA Reuter Center and writes the weekly “Highland Views” columns for the Asheville Citizen-Times. Now a humanist celebrant, he was an interfaith chaplain in jails and on streets in the San Francisco Bay area for decades. His new book, A Freethinker’s Gospel, will be published by Pisgah Press this fall. Chris and his wife, Carol, a Presbyterian minister, live in North Asheville.