May 1-3, 2016
at The Haywood Street Congregation
Asheville, North Carolina
New Places for New People and Vibrant Ministry with the Poor:

Experience the
Haywood Street Congregation 
 in Asheville, North Carolina.

At Haywood Street, people carrying all their worldly possessions in ragged backpacks worship and eat alongside privileged professionals, stay-at-home moms, students and the working poor-a diversity of race, ethnicity, age and class that is not typical of United Methodist Churches.

To learn more about this church, watch this video.

"Table" is the central metaphor at Haywood Street. At the altar table or dinner table, in the meeting room or around the picnic table, this strikingly diverse congregation is thriving in part because of its emphasis on authentic relationship and mutual service.

There are 2 tracks available during this training:
Track A
is for individuals who have not previously attended worship or lunch at Haywood Street Congregation. It begins with Sunday dinner at the Downtown Welcome Table and includes informational and experiential sessions on Monday and Tuesday.
Track B
is intended for individuals in the local or regional area who have visited before and are interested in attending the Monday and Tuesday sessions to learn more about the organization and structure of the ministry.
A group discount is offered for either track when a team of three people from a single organization register.
This intimate and hands-on training offers an opportunity to experience the transformational ministry and worship that occurs within an organizational structure that provides order and yet allows room for the Spirit to move.
Date : May 1-3, 2016

Track A begins on Sunday, May 1 @ 4 pm, with dinner at the Downtown Welcome Table, followed by the evening worship service. The program ends Tuesday, May 3rd @ 4 pm. Enrollment is limited to 30.    
Track B begins on Monday May 2nd @ 8:30 am and ends on Tuesday May 3rd @
4 pm. Enrollment is limited to 70.  
Place: Haywood St Congregation. 297 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801 

           TRACK A - Sunday through Tuesday
           $175 individual registration 
           $450 for a team of 3 from a single organization           
           Registration includes programming plus 6 meals.
           TRACK B - Monday and Tuesday
           $125 individual registration  
           $300 for a team of 3 from a single organization.
           Registration includes programming plus 5 meals 

: There are a limited number of scholarships available. They will be
   granted on a first-come first-served basis. To apply for a scholarship
   click here.

Registration: To register, click on this link.                

: Asheville Regional Airport, Asheville, North Carolina.

Lodging: Must be booked separately. A limited number of rooms are available to workshop participants at Brooks-Howell Home at $60 per night for a single room or $30 per night for a shared room or 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.
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