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October 24, 2008
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Clergy-Gathering
Clergy, here's straight talk from your own peers 

When 370 Holston preachers crowded into a Morristown church earlier this week, they already knew a lot about the speakers. What did they hear?


Reading-List-10-22-08
Reading List
We interrupted the lunch of six people attending Clergy Gathering to ask this question. 


Flood
Give thanks, make flood buckets
As Thanksgiving approaches, a request is made for a conference-wide drive to help replenish UMCOR supplies depleted by recent hurricanes.


Firewood-Ministry
Firewood ministry still serves basic need
When Curtis Neeley knocked on the door of this elderly Kingsport woman, it took a while for her to answer. That's because she was in her bed, just trying to stay warm. (Kingsport Times-News)


Wings
Wings
In his October column for The Call newspaper, Bishop James Swanson emphasizes one word for us: Community.


Mohney

Remembering Mohney

Chattanoogan.com:  "The passing of a mentor from one's youth is cause for reflection of how that person's life shaped your own."

Chattanooga Times Free Press: "Dr. Ralph Wilson Mohney ... was remembered as a man of vision."



Greatest-Hits-Illustration Greatest Hits
Here's what you liked: The top three links in last week's (10/16/08) edition of The Call 2.
  • 1 - What books are these four associate pastors reading?
  • 2 - Oneida kids reach out to needy people on the roadside.
  • 3 - UMNS commentary: The gravy-train rescue of the rich.


Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar
More calendar items...


Divine-Rhythm
Holston.org Picks
  • Want to reach young adults? Invite them to a weekend in Pigeon Forge. Divine Rhythm happens Jan. 23-25. 
  • We want to reach MORE. This weekly e-mail was created to connect and strengthen ministries throughout Holston. Invite your congregation to sign up for a free subscription at www.thecalltwo.holston.org. 
More of holston.org ...


UM Student Day
UMC.org Picks
  • They really need us: As financial resources are stripped away, young people need to know that education is still within reach. Offer Them Christ by celebrating United Methodist Student Day on Nov. 30.
  • Pray Now: A prayer for the United States presidential election. 
 More of umc.org ...


Veterans-Day
Opportunities
  • How to help a veteran: A free bulletin insert from interfaith Mental Health Ministries offers practical suggestions for reaching out to veterans and their families. Veterans Day is Nov. 11.

  • Evergreen and Beyond: That's the name of a 445-recipe cookbook supporting youth ministries at Evergreen UMC in Wytheville, Va. Cost: $10 plus $2 shipping. E-mail Brenda Fowler or call (276) 228-8972.

  • Sorry about that: Last week's telephone number for ordering Allen Memorial UMC cookbooks was incorrect. Call (423) 745-1560 to support older adult ministries in Athens, Tenn.


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