Upcoming Events: 03.16.2018

March 16, 2018 |

Nominations for the Jubilee! Board Now Open
The Jubilee! Nominating Committee is looking for persons who would be interested in serving a three year term of office on the Board of Directors.  To be considered, a person must have completed the Pathways to Membership program and be an active supporter of Jubilee! for a minimum of two years, contributing both with their time and with a pledge of financial support.  If you are interested in nominating yourself or suggesting the name of someone else, please email Paul Howey at [email protected] gmail.com or Barbara Brady at [email protected]

Spirituality & the Unconscious
…Five Thursdays starting March 22nd, 6:30 – 8 pm
Lawson Sachter & Sonja Kjolhede, co-abbots of Windhorse Zen Community, will be leading this five session conversation, concluding on April 12th. The experience will be a combination of talk, group interaction and meditation—each session will be a time for focused exploration of rich, complex issues that profoundly affect our lives and the world around us. Relevant readings will be sent out before each session to those who register in advance. Although each evening will be presented as an independent segment, these sessions will naturally build on each other.  To sign up or for more information go to http//windhorsezen. org/spirituality-and-the-unconscious/

Three Celebrations on Easter Sunday, April 1st
…Join us at 8:30, 9:45 or 11: 15 am
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In order to accommodate the number of Jubilants participating on Easter Sunday, we will offer three Celebrations (and because it is the first Sunday of the month) — the first at 8:30 am with Communion, the second at 9:45 am and the third at 11:15 am.  Nurture Classes will meet at their regular times and a nursery will be available during the 9:45 & 11:15 am Celebrations.  We will also welcome Howard’s return from his sabbatical leave.

Who Is Up this Month?
As most people know, our own Lauren Fortuna is serving as Liturgist at all Celebrations. On March 18th Jubilee! Minister Chris Andrews from Baton Rouge, Louisiana will again provide our sermon.  Chris is a retired United Methodist Minister who was the senior pastor of the largest UMC in the state of Louisiana. Finally, on Palm Sunday, March 25th, Cathryn Davis Zommer from Charleston, SC, will be with us again. Rest assured that our Celebrations will be meaningful and uplifting.

Calling of the Bears Ceremony
Thursday, March 22nd at 7 pm at Jubilee!
At the Solstice, with Cherokee elder Yona Frenchhawk we celebrated the time of the bears going into their caves and gathering strength inside Mother Earth. On March 22nd (the Spring Equinox) also with Yona, we will celebrate the return of the bears.

Pilgrimage to Assisi, Italy? Interested? Let’s Talk!
…Sunday, March 25th at 2 pm
Jubilee! is hosting an exploratory meeting to discuss a Sacred Pilgrimage to Assisi, Italy, to walk in the footsteps of St. Francis. We are looking to gather a small group who is interested in going. The seven days would include airfare, hotel, two meals/day, pilgrimage walks, yoga and movement meditation and staying in a preserved castle in the medieval town in central Italy’s Umbria region. Are you interested? Join us.

Children’s Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 31st at 11 am at Hanger Hall
The  not-so-traditional Easter Egg Hunt for Jubilant Children ages 10 years and younger will be happening on Saturday, March 31st at 11 am at Hanger Hall, 31 Park Avenue, North, 28801 near downtown Asheville. If your children will be participating, be sure to bring wrapped candy or hard boiled eggs to Hanger Hall before the hunt begins.

Seeds for Celebration Available
…The theme is “You Crack Me Up”
Want to know what’s happening in our Celebrations during the spring quarter, the Via Transformativa?  Pick up a copy of the Seeds for Celebration on the counter in the Hospitality Room or go to our website—on the homepage select Sun-day Celebrations, click on the Seeds & Recordings link, then click on Seeds for Celebration. Have a gift to offer in one of our Celebrations? Email Howard at [email protected]

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