HENDERSONVILLE, NC: First United Methodist Church hosts a full-day program “Jesus for Today” with speaker Bishop William H. Willimon on Saturday, Feb. 3, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the church’s Barber Christian Life Center.
Willimon is a professor of theology at Duke University Divinity School, a retired bishop in the United Methodist Church and author of more than 60 books on Christianity. Baylor University identified Willimon as one of the 12 most effective preachers in the country.
Program reservations are accepted through the church’s website at www.fumchvlnc.org until Tuesday, Jan. 30. A $10 fee per person includes lunch and will be collected at the door. Childcare is available by reservation until Thursday, Jan. 25; register children’s names and ages by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.