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Spiritual Hunger
Aug. 20, 2008
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CAM Conference
If you call them, they will come

Many Holston events take years to cultivate an attendance of a few hundred. In its inaugural year, "Calling All Men" attracted an estimated 750 men. What happened at Sevierville Events Center on Aug. 15-16? 


Calling-All-Men-Photo-Gallery
Photo gallery: Calling All Men
36 pictures from the two-day event


Reading-List-8-19-08
Reading List
Six guys, six books. We asked these participants at Calling All Men, "What book is lying on your nightstand?" 


Sunday-Box
Break out of the "Sunday box"
It's Sunday morning. Mom is working. Dad and the kids are at a soccer game. How far should churches go to accommodate conflicting schedules? (Interpreter Magazine) 


Change-for-Children
19 ways to reach kids
Nineteen groups have just won "Change for Children" grants. Here's how  three small churches -- Trentville, West Market, and Community -- used their grants to reach children in the community. (Sixteen more to come in future editions!)


Katrina
It happened three years ago
United Methodist churches are urged to remember the ongoing Katrina Recovery Church Appeal by taking a special offering on or near Aug. 29. Donations are needed as well as skilled workers for the Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama-West Florida Conferences.


Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar
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Holston.org Picks
  • Remember the "declining city" story? Available for the first time, here's an online archive for The Call 2 weekly e-news.
  • Preacher e-mails: The "2008 Holston Conference Handbook and Directory" is  now available for $8.75.
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Grandparents
UMC.org Picks
  • Grandparents' Day on Sept. 14: Here are worship resources from the Board of Discipleship.
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Lake-J-Dam
Opportunities
  • Love Lake Junaluska? Read about the Special Asking to restore the Lake J dam.
  • Cleveland District Mini-Jubilation: Older adults are invited to Broad Street UMC Sept. 15 for preaching by Rev. Charles Lippse and Bible study by Bishop Richard Looney. Call (423) 476-5586 by Sept. 8 for RSVP.
  • Mail for the Youth Office: Please send all youth ministry-related mail (except for Resurrection registrations) to Holston Conference Youth Ministry, P.O. Box 850, Alcoa, TN 37701-0850. Send Resurrection-related mail to: Holston Conference Satellite Office, P.O. Box 2506, Johnson City, TN 37605-2506.

Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church