Call 2 Header-6-22-09

All God's Children
October 23, 2009
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clergy guaranteed 10-22-09Clergy jobs: Guaranteed for life? 

A study group asks if the denomination can continue to pay for a practice that has disappeared in other U.S. workplaces. (UMNS)

lord's tomatoes 10-22-09
Saturday night special
The Call visits just one of many Lord's Acre sales happening in Holston this month. Lord, what a night.

reading list kizer 10-22-09
Reading List
They were pretty busy with all that eating and bidding and laughing. We managed to pull six away from the Lord's Acre sale to ask ...

trinity med clinic 10-22-09
Empty church, free med care
A former Oak District church building is approved to become the site for a free medical clinic. (The Oak Ridger)

lake renovate 10-22-09
 Cool news from Junaluska
Two lodges at Lake J are undergoing major renovations, including air conditioning for your Annual Conference comfort. (Lake Junaluska CRC)

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

Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar
  • Oct. 23: Hiwassee's Kefauver Gala in Knoxville
  • Oct. 23-24: Early Response Training in Knoxville
  • Nov. 8: "Adventures in Missing the Point" in Chattanooga
  • Nov. 29: United Methodist Student Sunday
  • Nov. 30: Deadline for health insurance changes
  • Dec. 1: Deadline for Worker's Compensation questionnaire
  • Jan. 11: Deadline to submit 2009 apportionments
  • Jan. 15-17: Resurrection youth event in Gatlinburg
  • Jan. 17: Human Relations Sunday
  • Jan. 22-24: Resurrection youth event in Gatlinburg
  • Jan. 29-31: Divine Rhythm young adult event in Pigeon Forge 
  • Feb. 15: Change for Children grant applications due
  • March 5-6: March Forth for Children training in Bristol
  • March 6: UMM Day with the Bishop in Rogersville
  • March 11-13: Ministers' Wives Retreat in Sevierville
More calendar items...

clergy gathering 10-22-09 Picks
  • Clergy Services page: Here you'll find domestic violence resources from Clergy Gathering; info on candidacy, course of study, and local pastors school; sexual ethics and vacation policies; and other information.
More of ...

all saints 10-22-09 Picks
  • All Saints Day: Worship planning helps, a Holy Communion Service, hymns, and scripture for Nov. 1. (GBOD)
  • UM Student Sunday: Bulletin inserts, stories, a children's sermon, and FAQs for Nov. 29.  (UM Communications)
 More of ...

st andrews garden 10-22-09
  • I come to the garden ... The St. Andrews Community Garden Worship Service will be held Oct. 25 at 5 p.m. in Chattanooga. Instrumental music, poetry, joys and concerns.
  • Still thinking about Lake Junaluska? Visit this online calendar for info on Christmas concerts, ski trips, confirmation weekends, Native American retreats, and other year-round opportunities.

Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church