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July 30, 2009
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facebook faces 7-29-09The Facebook bunch

It's growing so fast. Is that a good thing? A reality chat with Bishop James Swanson

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Reading List
We asked these Holston members with Facebook pages, "What book is lying on your nightstand?"     


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Foiled by flu
A Morristown District church cancels worship due to a swine flu case. (Greeneville Sun)  


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Losing TennCare
First Bristol UMC hosts a revealing workshop for citizens losing their health care coverage. (Bristol Herald Courier)


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'No' to restructure
Holston wasn't the only conference voting against amendments that would have made the church in the U.S. a regional body. (UMNS)


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Best of summer
We're posting the best pics from each of our four conference camps throughout the nine weeks of summer!


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Greatest Hits
Here's what you liked! Top three links in our last edition:


Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar
More calendar items...


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Holston.org Picks
  • Why do we pay apportionments? A new series of bulletin inserts use real-life Holston stories to explain.
  • What's new in the A/V Library? Download the list.
  • Why would you miss this? Registration fees for Calling All Men go up after July 31. See you in Sevierville Aug. 7-8.
  • Where is that phone number? Order a 2009-10 Conference Handbook and Directory. $9.50 each.
  • What's happening next year? Order a 2010 Conference Calendar. $8.50 each.
More of holston.org ...


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UMC.org Picks
  • Weavings is a Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life. Find out how you can get it online.
  • September is National Recovery Month. The General Board of Church and Society recommends this "toolkit" at www.recoverymonth.gov.   
 More of umc.org ...


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Opportunities
  • Sulphur Springs Camp Meeting with Bishop James Swanson as preacher: Aug. 7-9.
  • Cokesbury Leadership Academy: Register now for starting date of Sept. 15.

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