Church Events & Services – January 2018

Unitarian-Universalist Church of Asheville

If You’re Not Right, You’re Wrong
Sunday, January 14
9:15 & 11:15 a.m. In an increasingly polarized world, politically, socially, and emotionally, it’s hard to find a way to compassionate interaction. Rev. Lisa Bovee-Kemper, Associate Minister. 1 Edwin Place, Asheville. Phone (828) 254-6001.

Unitarian-Universalist Church of Swannanoa Valley

Sunday, January 14
11 a.m. What can we learn from the daily reality of suffering? Can suffering transform our lives as well as the lives of others? Rev. Michael J. S. Carter. 500 Montreat Rd., Black Mountain. Phone (828) 669-8050.

WNC Baptist Fellowship Church

20th Annual Tribute to Children and Youth
Sunday, January 14
One Youth At A Time will present oratorical presentations from area youth beginning at 3 p.m. Special musical presentations will be performed by youth church choirs and praise dancers. Also speaking at the event will be Mr. Matthew Bacoate, Sr., of Non-Profit Consultant Services of WNC. 240 Haywood Street, Asheville.

West Asheville Presbyterian Church

Benefit Concert for Habitat for Humanity
Sunday, January 14
Performers include Asheville MusicWorks children’s ensemble, Aaron “Woody” Wood, Eleanor Underhill, Laura Blackley, Aaron Price, Kat Williams, Richard Shulman, Donna Marie Todd & Andy Gwynn, Kevin Smith, and Shalene Hill. This free annual concert begins at 6:30 p.m. 690 Haywood Rd., Asheville.

Greater Works COGIC

Repenting, Restructuring, Renewing, Refocusing
Sunday, January 14
Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance MLK Service held at 6 p.m. Guest minister will be Rev. Dr. O.T. Hill. Other ministers include Rev. Damita Wilder, and host pastor Superintendent Ronald Gates. 25 Forsythe Street, Asheville.

St. James A.M.E Church

Annual MLK Fish Fry
Monday, January 15
11 a.m. Held in conjunction with the MLK Jr. Peace Walk. Enjoy a hot fish sandwich before or after the walk. 44 Hildebrand St., Asheville

Hill Street Baptist Church

Town Hall For The Poor People’s Campaign
Tuesday, January 16 Postponed until February 8
A Town Hall to kick off the Poor People’s Campaign in Western NC will be held from 7-9 p.m. For more information, contact Richard Fireman at, (828) 645-0469, or (828) 206-8877. 135 Hill St., Asheville, NC 28801.

St. James A.M.E Church

Zumba Class
Saturday, January 20
The Health Care Ministry invites you to a Zumba class from 1-3 p.m. The free class will take place in the Walker Fellowship Hall. Call (828) 253-5191 for more information. 44 Hildebrand St., Asheville. Rev. Brent La Prince Edwards, Pastor.

Congregation Beth HaTephila

5th Annual CBHT Souper Bowl
Sunday, February 11
From 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. at Dave Family Social Hall. Presented by the Lotte Meyerson Tikkun Olam committee. 43 N. Liberty Street, Asheville 28801. For more information, contact Craig Frustaci at (828) 253-4911 or email

Ride to HKonJ Moral March on Raleigh

Monday, February 10
Need a ride to the Moral March on Raleigh? Each year, on the 2nd Saturday in February, thousands of HKonJ marchers from many partner organizations flood downtown Raleigh, NC where the HKonJ People’s Assembly convenes and marches to the North Carolina State Capitol.

Bus departs from Asheville (exact meeting location TBA). Contact Edward Peters with questions, including details on how to register, at (336) 601-9534 or


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