Below is a collection of recent announcements from Friends that represent our continuing commitment to social justice and welfare.
Anne Welsh tells us:
Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministry needs supplies for their Food Pantry!
Here’s the list they sent us– please bring to our Meeting foyer or to SVCM..
thanks so much:
- Canned green beans, corn, pork and beans, red kidney beans, and pinto beans; we also need sugar, all-purpose flour, soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, and shampoo.
- You may drop off items at 101 N. Ridgeway Avenue, Black Mountain, NC.”
Susan Murty shares:
“You are invited to attend a presentation about sanctuary Wednesday June 21 at 3:30 PM in the Assembly Room at Highland Farms. Bill Ramsey will talk about the sanctuary movement and the work being done to organize sanctuary in western North Carolina. He has been working with congregations throughout the region who are interested in supporting sanctuary for undocumented immigrants who are at risk of detention and deportation. Our Friends Meeting has expressed support for the effort.”
…and Erica Burns tells us:
“White Horse Black Mountain is hosting a benefit for the Carolina Refugee Resettlement Agency (CRRA) this Sunday, June 25 at 3 pm. David LaMotte and Black Mountain Presbyterian Church are partnering in this event.
For more interesting information on this event see this link:” http://www.whitehorseblackmountain.com/2017/06/refugee-awareness-event-on-sunday-june.html