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May 20, 2010
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hands on 5-20-10
Ready for AC?
Churches are taking offerings, gathering gifts, and making other plans for the June 13-16 Holston Annual Conference.

flood cleanup 5-20-10
Flood response
Holston will send three more work teams to the Nashville area. The "cleaning bucket" collection has already begun.

pile it on 5-20-10
Pile it on
With so many requests for money and supplies from the conference and other groups, how should local churches respond? Holston ministers offer their approaches.

great giving 5-20-10
Great giving to UMCOR 
In 2010, Holston has responded enormously to disaster relief by giving to UMCOR. Here's the total.

dancing nancy 5-20-10
District Roundup
Dancin' with Nancy in Johnson City; cooking for shut-ins and hospice residents in Tazewell; celebrating new construction in Chattanooga and Big Stone Gap.

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

haiti 5-20-10 Picks
  • Going to Haiti? Haiti is now ready to receive Volunteers in Mission teams. Here are 11 guidelines for United Methodists who want to participate in the massive relief effort.
  • Society for Biblical Studies: An informational breakfast will be held 7 a.m., Monday, June 14, at Annual Conference. Learn about journeying to the Holy Land and other study pilgrimages. Register by June 1.
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peace w justice 5-20-10 Picks
  • Peace With Justice Sunday is May 30 in the United Methodist Church. A special offering will support peace programs at home and around the world. Visit for more information and free offering envelopes.
  • Techshop offers discount software, hardware, and web solutions for United Methodist churches and ministries. Find out more.
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parish nurse 5-20-10
  • Parish nurse training: "Basic Preparation Course for the Parish/Faith Community Nurse" will be held July 9-10 and Aug. 6-7 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville. Cost: $325. Info: Gail Lambert at (865) 777-5104 or
  • Post-Edinburgh 2010 and Interfaith Relationships: Sponsored by the South Asian National Caucus for United Methodists, the meeting will be held at Emmanuel UMC, Evanston, Ill., July 2-4. More info: Registration due: June 15.

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