Stations of the Cross March 31,2020

828-253-9361 x 227 Stations of the Cross March 31, 2020 Hello everyone.  This is Brother John.  Welcome to our Lenten series of traveling down the dusty streets of Jerusalem as we explore the Stations of the Cross and how they parallel our human experience. If possible, light a candle and join me in prayer. Let us pray:  Lord, as we …

Stations of the Cross March 24,2020

828-253-9361 x 227 Stations of the Cross March 24, 2020 Welcome everyone.  This is Brother John.  During the season of Lent, we have been traveling down the dusty narrow streets of Jerusalem.  As we explore the Stations of the Cross, we see how they parallel the human experience. If possible, light a candle and join me in prayer:     Jesus …

Sunday March 22 Meditation- Vicar Dena

828-253-9361 x 227 Sunday March 22, 2020 Meditation – Vicar Dena The 4th Sunday of Lent  –   March 22, 2020 http://bible.oremus.org/?passage=John+9:1-41&vnum=yes&version=nrsv John 9:1-41 As he walked along, he saw a man blind from birth. 2His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” 3Jesus answered, “Neither this man nor his parents sinned; he was …

Stations of the Cross March 17,2020

828-253-9361 x 227 Stations of the Cross March 17,2020 Hello everyone, this is Brother John.  Welcome to our Lenten series of traveling the down the dusty streets of Jerusalem as we explore the Stations of the Cross and how they parallel our human experience. If possible, light a candle and join me in prayer:   Jesus said, “I am the light …

The Red Door Ministry Continues !

828-253-9361 x 227 The Red Door, Church of the Advocate ministy continues! Church of the Advocate is a worshipping congregation in downtown Asheville that exists for our homeless and vulnerable neighbors. On Sundays we typically provide a hot meal for up to 200 people. On Tuesdays we provide a light breakfast and then a meal for up to 100.  During this time our …

Where Our Red Door Food Comes From

828-253-9361 x 227 Where does The Red Door food come from ? Well, I’m learning that it is like a relay race each week. We actually ask the same question and watch three dynamics come into play on a weekly basis. We serve hot meals and try to include protein, vegies, starches and bread, coffee, tea, and, of course, desert! …

A Message From Our Vicar Dena

828-253-9361 x 227 A Message From Our Vicar Dena In these first two months at Church of the Advocate, with the guidance of many, I am getting more and more oriented to the Red Door ministries. I have an increasing understanding and appreciation of Trinity’s role in supporting COA as they provide us with physical space and support our presence …

A Message From Our Bishop

828-253-9361 x 227 A Message From Our Bishop AUGUST 26, 2019 Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina The Rev. Dena Whalen will begin as the new vicar of Church of the Advocate, Asheville, in early October.   Dena comes to Asheville from Wilmington, North Carolina, where she served as rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church for six years. Dena and …