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July 24, 2008
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District-Names
Which districts increased in membership?

Holston leaders are celebrating a rare, if small, increase in church membership. Here's how the numbers add up by district. 


Bishops-Swanson-and-Taylor
SEJ update
The Rev. Jerald Russell was not elected bishop. Bishop James Swanson was reassigned to Holston Conference. If you want to know more about the July 16-19 Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference, visit the SEJ site.


Reading-List-7-23-08
Reading List (for the recently retired)
What kinds of books do clergy members read when they've just been sprung from the pulpit?


Same-Sex-Statement-Void
Bishop rules "void" on same-sex statement
Bishop Beverly Shamana says retired clergy in nothern California and Nevada could face disciplinary charges if they perform gay marriages. (UMNS)


Assembly
Super summer
Did anyone in your church attend Junior High or Senior High Assembly? Here are 50 photos from the July 7-11 youth gathering at Hiwassee College.


Youth-News
MORE youth news
A senior high student writes about her Assembly experience. The CCYM elects new officers. And the Connectional Ministries office announces a new staff member.


Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar

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Clergy-Golf
Holston.org Picks
  • Fore: The 2nd annual Clergy Golf Tournament is scheduled for Sept. 4 in Morristown, Tenn.
  • Forms: Visit the conference finance site for the 2009 budget, apportionment info, housing allowance info, and other downloadables.
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Chalice
UMC.org Picks
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National-UM-Campers
Opportunities

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