Martha Stearns Marshall Month of Preaching
Since 2007 in February Baptist Women in Ministry has urged churches to invite women into their pulpits. In 2015, several hundred congregations participated in this event honoring a woman who preached during the 1800’s at the Sandy Creek Baptist Church in North Carolina, and later Georgia.
If you church will participate, please send this information to Ashley Robinson. Women in our area you might call upon are:
Rev. Kelly Belcher, Asheville 828-505-7085
Dr. Sherrie Adams, Boiling Springs and Asheville 704-406-4399 GWU prof. of religion
Rev. Dr. Linda Jones, Winston-Salem CBFNC office 888-822-1944 Campus ministry coordinator
Rev. Carol Dalton, Asheville 828-259-6055 Chaplain, Women’s Detention Center
Rev. Rebecca Mathis, Sylva firstname.lastname@example.org
Rev. Stephanie McCleskey, Mars Hill 828-689-1299, chaplain Mars Hill University
Rev. Aileen Lawrimore, Weaverville 828-776-6038 Youth Minister, FBC Weaverville
Rev. Jessica Williams, 828-779-0626 or 779-6601 Asheville church planter
Rev. Dr. Wanda Kidd, Mars Hill, 828-507-5723 CBFNC Campus Ministry Coordinator
Rev. Donna Shook, Marion 828-659-6935
Rev. Ka’thy Gore Chappell, Winston-Salem 888-822-1944 Theological Education Coordinator CBFNC
Rev. Gail Coulter, Hendersonville, 828-698-2385 CBFNC Regional Coordinator, retired pastor
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History and Sound – April 5 – First Baptist Church of Asheville
Find out about the architecture of First Baptist Church in Asheville, and stay for an organ recital.
Wayne Caldwell was born in Asheville in the middle of the last century. He first became passionate about literature in Miss Laura Douglass Harrell’s English classes at Enka High School. He has three degrees in English, from UNC-Chapel Hill, Appalachian State, and Duke. In a former life he taught composition and literature at North Carolina Central and Union College (Schenectady NY). He is the author of novels about this area, Cataloochee and Requiem by Fire. Since the mid-seventies he has worked at Ambiance Interiors, the family interior design business in Asheville.
Tate Addis received a Bachelor of Music (piano) degree from Wichita State University, and a Master of Music and Artist’s Certificate (piano) from the University of Missouri – Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance under Robert Weirich. While in Kansas City, Tate served as organist at Second Presbyterian Church from 2008-2013. This experience led him to pursue further training as an organist at Yale University’s School of Sacred Music from which he graduated in May of this year with a Master’s in Organ Performance.
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Kate has presented at several CBF General Assemblies, Baptist Women in Ministry convocations and at Alliance of Baptists gatherings. Worship at Providence begins
at 10:30 a.m.
Kate will also be giving a concert on Saturday, April 9, at the Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship, 409 E. Patterson Street, 828-693-3157. Tickets are $15.