Inspired by the words of this message and it’s clear welcome to all, our Session voted to hang this banner outside our sanctuary. Thank you for allowing this artwork to be shared!
A couple weeks ago, around dusk, I heard a knock on my front door. When I answered, a man I’d never seen was standing there. He said “is that your sign?”, pointing to our Let’s Be Neighbors banner which hangs on a frame tied to a tree in our front yard. I said it was… Read More →
I already posted a story and this one is just as great!! When I originally ordered the sign, I wanted the huge 6’ one because I wanted to make the biggest statement I could. When it arrived, it was much smaller. Turns out Barbara was having difficulty with their manufacturer and didn’t know I’d been… Read More →
After the last election we were angry and wanted to put a big middle finger sign in front of our house! Dave came up with this sign and we rolled our eyes. Then, after the last three years of so much hate, we are finally coming around to realize that, of course, compassion and love… Read More →
My husband and I are retired and decided to relocate to NC to be closer to our sons. After finding a house in Weaverville, we wanted to walk the neighborhood to see if it could help us decide if this is where we wanted to live. As we walked down the sidewalk with our sweet… Read More →
I work for a PCUSA congregation in Kennesaw, Georgia, helping with administrative duties. The pastor of Kirkwood Presbyterian Church, Catherine Renken, approached Session (the governing body of the congregation) about hanging a banner on the outside of the church as a sign of welcome to all in our community. The Session immediately approved the motion… Read More →
The congregation I serve — Warren Wilson Presbyterian Church — sits on the campus of Warren Wilson College, a progressive-leaning liberal arts college located just outside of Asheville, NC. Like so many progressive-minded young people today, the students at Wilson are deeply suspicious of institutional faith. So much so, in fact, I sometimes wonder if… Read More →
After the divisiveness after last November’s election, the session at Spirit of Life Presbyterian wanted to share a message to our neighborhood of welcome. We ran across this image created by David Lamotte and felt this is the welcome we wish to share. This third Sunday of Advent, our theme this week is #WordOfWelcome. It… Read More →