Vision: How Free You Be? by Howard Hanger

Is freedom just another word for nothing left to lose? Is freedom a beacon shining in the dark? Is freedom what you get when you’re e…man…cipated? Or is freedom only found in the… mind and heart? You can always ask the question, “Are we ever truly free?” Is freedom an always-worthy goal? It could easily […]

Upcoming Events & News: 07.05.2019

Stories on Asheville’s  Front Porch …Saturdays, July 6, 13, 20 & 27 at 10:30 am Come to Jubilee! every Saturday in July from 10:30 to 11:30 am to hear talented story tellers tell tall tales and whimsical stories.  It will happen rain or shine. Jubilant Bob Falls will be the guest teller on July 20th. […]


During a public meeting in March 2016, the community of Mombin Crochu in North East Haiti issued a desperate plea for help to Village Partners International (VPI). Twenty-six children in the region had died within the year from severe malnutrition. Hurricane Matthew and chronic drought had severely reduced local agricultural food production. Simultaneously, eleven USAID […]

Upcoming Events & News: 06.21.2019

Farewell John and Ray…Welcome New Board Members …Hello to Elizabeth, Jenny and Patrick In the month of June, the Jubilee! Board is saying goodbye to John Busse and Ray Raymond who have completed their terms in office. And, we are saying hello to three new persons who are beginning their terms beginning July 1st. The […]

Vision: Evolution…GK-PID & Jesus by Howard Hanger

First: A little molecular biology. Don’t worry; it won’t last long. Life on earth at its start was pretty boring. Miraculous, yes, but in a wearisome kind of way. Everything was single-celled organisms. And all these single-celled bad boys did was live and die and produce more single-celled organisms. Family reunions back then had to […]

Upcoming News & Events: 06.21.2019

Ending…At Least for the Summer Sunday, June 2nd was the last 8:30 am Celebration & Communion for the summer, that is for the months of July, August and September.  A decision about the return or “reinvention” of the service will be made in the fall when Amy assumes her responsibilities as our Minister of Ritual […]

Vision: To All Jubilants…A New Minister Is Selected

It has been a very full year since Howard Hanger announced on May 13, 2018, that he would be retiring this coming August.  The transition began immediately, and it has been a deeply thoughtful and thorough process from start to finish.  And now, the Board of Directors of Jubilee! is thrilled to announce that Amy […]

Upcoming Events: 05.24.2019

We Are Still Collecting Reading Glasses for Haiti Even though the medical mission trip to Haiti could not happen in March due to the civil unrest, we are still collecting NEW reading glasses for Jubilant Terry Deal to distribute when the trip is rescheduled. All strengths can be used, but stronger is better! Please place […]

Vision: In Gratitude by A Grateful Jubilant

Several months from now, as we are joyfully celebrating Howard’s long-serving visionary leadership and openly and warmly welcoming our new Minister of Ritual and Celebration, how will we look back upon the time our community is going through now? As we look back from that viewpoint, I think many Jubilants will be agreeing that our […]