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On Fire      

April 10, 2008

DelegationHolston youth: Gosh, we're so proud

Holston youth are leading this conference into ministry in bold ways. Stand back ... or better yet, get up and follow them.


FYI at tableA heart for youth

Let's give them the leaders they deserve. Find out more about the F.U.E.L. Youth Ministry Institute. By John Shearer


Snake ImageSnake handling in Holston?

Not exactly. But a member of First Maryville United Methodist Church is presenting his research on serpent handling and faith in the Holston region.

(The Maryville Daily Times)



Reading List-4-10-08Reading List

Who attended the "Clergywomen's Conversation" on March 31? (And what books are lying on their nightstands?)                                                  



Platform-ShoesDress right, or don't come

"I recently visited a church where they had two posters on the wall with pictures of certain clothing styles that were unacceptable or acceptable to wear."
(Leading Ideas: Lewis Center for Church Leadership)



Call April-08The Call is coming

"The April edition of the newspaper was postal mailed on Wednesday, or you can download PDFs here.


CalendarConference Calendar


Central UMC DrawingHolston.org Picks 

  • Free child care will be provided for the Special Called Session at Central UMC, Knoxville, on June 1. Also available: Directions and parking information. Find out more.
  • Registration deadline has been extended for the Mental Health Matters workshops, happening April  12, 13, 17, and 19 in four locations.
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BuzzKillUMC.org Picks 

  • Can you be confirmed twice? Questions and answers on confirmation (from "Methopedia")          
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SoldierOpportunities
  • Let's have a Strength for Service Sunday: UMM effort to support military men and women serving overseas.

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