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Unity, no fights at Annual Conference

The 2010 Annual Conference approved a new tithe-based apportionment without a fuss, then gave $216,558 in cash for mission and ministry.

Photo: CFA President Gary Grogg explains the new apportionment.

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Here they are
Ministerial appointments for the 2010-2011 year, fixed on the last day of Annual Conference, June 16. (PDF)

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Daily news
Download PDFs of the Annual Conference newspapers

bishop profile 6-22-10
Swanson's Reading List
Cokesbury Bookstores offers a discount on the Bishop's picks for summer reading.

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How does Holston compare?
United Methodist News Services is posting reports from other annual conferences. Holston's report will be added soon.

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Best of Summer: Week 2 
We're posting the BEST photos from our conference camps during the 9 weeks of summer.
Also ... Best of Summer: Week 3!

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Greatest Hits
Here's what you liked! Top three links in our last edition
  • 1,350 - Five burning questions on apportionments
  • 385 - Correction: Annual Conference voting
  • 157 - Steve and Diantha Hodges: Moving to Sudan

adult ministries 6-22-10 Picks
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calendar 6-22-10 Picks
  • Denominational calendar: United Methodist Communications' 2011 calendar is now available in 10 designs, with info on liturgical colors, lectionary readings, Special Sundays, and more. Order,  
  • Go ahead, ask: InfoServ, the quick information service of the UMC, now offers live chatting. Get answers to the top questions or ask your own.
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soulfeast 6-22-10
  • SoulFeast is preaching and teaching, daily Sabbath rest, and inspiration for fresh ideas. The Upper Room sponsors this July 18-22 event at Lake Junaluska, N.C.
  • Nukewatch: Holston's Peace With Justice Team recommends "Resistance for a Nuclear Free Future," July 4th weekend at Maryville College and the Y-12 Nuclear Weapons Complex. Registration deadline has been extended.
  • Christian Academy of Knoxville is offering at 50 percent tuition discount to the children of full-time pastors. Visit

Conference Calendar
Conference Calendar
  • June 20-25: Youth in Mission Week in Sneedville
  • July 5-9: Jr./Sr. High Assembly at Emory & Henry
  • July 22-24: UMW School of Christian Mission in Kingsport
  • Aug. 1: Holston Night at the Smokies Ballpark in Kodak 
  • Aug. 1-4: 200th Jonesville Camp Meeting 
  • Aug. 1-4: 192nd Sulphur Springs Camp Meeting in Jonesborough
  • Aug. 6-7: Early Response Disaster Training in Ooltewah
  • Aug. 7: Great Black Churches conference in Knoxville
  • Aug. 8-11: Page's Camp Meeting in Radford
  • Aug. 13-14: Calling All Men in Knoxville
  • Aug. 21: Holston Adult Ministries Conference in Knoxville
  • Aug. 21: UMW Social Action Workshop in Knoxville
  • Sept. 1: Grant application for HIV/AIDS ministry due
  • Sept. 10-11: Abolishing Poverty in Appalachia in Kingsport
  • Sept. 17-19: F.U.E.L. Retreat for youth workers in Cleveland
  • Sept. 18-19: Native American "Gathering" in Tellico Plains
  • Sept. 18-19: UMW Annual Meeting in Lake Junaluska
  • Sept. 23-24: Holston Secretaries Assoc. in Pigeon Forge
  • Oct. 2: "Funding Your Church's Vision" in Knoxville
  • Oct. 3: "Funding Your Church's Vision" in Abingdon
  • Oct. 3: World Communion Sunday
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