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Rob Parsons

Rob is the lead instigator, co-conspirator, and visionary behind WithALL. WithALL is a church in reverse, changing they way we create well-being for all and with all in our rural county. Additionally, Rob was just elected to the Polk County School Board and is the Pastor of Saluda United Methodist Church. Most recently Rob has served as the Church Vitality Specialist for the Blue Ridge District of the United Methodist Church. In addition to his pastoring churches, Rob has also served with Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, Polk County Behavioral Task Force, Head Start Policy Council, and the Board of Directors for the UNC-Asheville Prison Education Program.Rob is an avid white water kayaker as captured in his TED Talk Cultivating My Capacity for Awe and Other Lessons Learned Kayaking on the Green River.He's married to Ali Heston and has three grown children, Micah, Caleb and Zoe.

Sat 12:00pm - 12:50pm Confessions of a Church in Reverse: How Law Enforcement's plea, Be the church and be in the jail transformed us and our community. Methodist