Sandwich Sunday and Celebration

Posted by admin on Feb 23, 2013 in Meeting News

The fourth Sunday of every month is our “Sandwich Sunday”, a time for sharing favorite dishes, desserts, and conversation. This particular Sandwich Sunday will include a celebration of our newest member, Gita L., who has transferred her membership from Columbia SC Meeting to Asheville. Join us in welcoming Gita, now a familiar face to most and a strong presence in our community, by bringing a dish that reflects your ethnic background, or a cuisine you especially like. Everyone is welcome: whether you bring food or not, there is always plenty to share!


Heart To Heart Celebration

Posted by admin on Feb 15, 2013 in Uncategorized

This is the culmination of our annual Secret Pals activity, linking adults and youth through the weekly exchange of little gifts “from your Secret Pal”. After rise of Meeting for Worship, we will gather in a circle and, one by one, the identity of each Secret Pal will be revealed. Whether or not you participated, plan to attend this fun and joyous event, full of laughter and hugs!


New Documents On Our Website

Posted by admin on Feb 1, 2013 in Meeting News

. . . an outgrowth of our recent worship sharing session on Quaker testimonies

Queries For Worship Sharing On Quaker Testimonies

Guidelines For Worship Sharing


Camp G.L.O.W.

Posted by admin on Feb 1, 2013 in Meeting News

Congratulations to Camp GLOW!

Asheville Friends help fund education and empowerment for girls in Swaziland

Our Meeting’s contribution to Swazi Camp GLOW Project made a big difference, even to the point of enabling the existence of Swazi Camp GLOW and supporting the timely training of camp volunteers and staff! The remaining balance of needed funds was donated.

And the full project funding (total around $18,000 inclusive of local Swazi community contributions) of $11,593.36 in cash donations and Swaziland Peace Corps matching grant funds is now reportedly on its way to the Swazi Camp Glow Project Organizing Committee. Stephanie and the other 16 Peace Corps Volunteers who are the Organizing Committee will evidently be able to keep rolling out Swazi Camp GLOW as soon as the current holiday is over.

For more information about Camp GLOW, please visit this excellent blog on a recent Camp GLOW in Rwanda:

Camp GLOW Rwanda, January 2010

And you can keep up with Stephanie’s wonderful work in Swaziland by following her blog:

TravelPod: Peace Corps Swaziland!

Congratulations to Stephanie, to Peace Corps Camp GLOW Swaziland, and to Asheville Friends Meeting, for bringing to life this answer to the Kabarak Call for Peace and Eco Justice!

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