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August 28, 2008
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Holstonians reunite in Baghdad

Holston clergy David Knight and Michael Charles were recently surprised to find themselves sharing a service in their respective duties as military chaplains. Plus: Knight thanks Holston churches for sending medical supplies to Baghdad.

More changes for Asbury Inc.
Asbury Place of Johnson City is on the verge of being sold, and residents of its independent living apartments have learned what they suspected for months: They're going to have to move. Plus: Prominent citizens bid farewell. (Johnson City Press)

Maryville Habitat Building
19 churches, lots of hammering
Several congregations in the Maryville District are joining to build two Habitat houses in Alcoa. (The Maryville Daily Times)  

A house for boys
Last week, Holston Home for Children cut the ribbon on a new $1.5 million residence hall that will house 20 adolescent boys. (Greeneville Sun)

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The Call is coming
The September newspaper was printed today and will be postal-mailed to paid subscribers tomorrow. You may download PDFs or subscribe.

Conference Calendar
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2 Picks
  • Loved "Calling All Men"? Or wish you were there? DVDs are available for ordering now through Sept. 5
  • Remember the "financial guy?" Several podcasts of the Annual Conference Discipleship/Finance presentation are now available for download or viewing online.

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UMC-8-28-08 Picks
  • Season of Creation is an innovation in worship in an environmentally challenged world. September is the recommended month to observe the season. (General Board of Discipleship)
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Gospel Choir
  • Gospel singing in Greeneville: Asbury UMC is hosting the 75th Tennessee State Gospel Singing Convention on Sept. 12-13. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail  Robert Bradley or call (423) 552-9001.
  • Tent revival in Knoxville: Beaver Ridge UMC is hosting a tent revival Sept. 28-30. The Rev. Robert Haskins will preach. For more information, e-mail Bonnie Carroll or call (865) 693-9664.

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