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"Bright Spot" from Annual Conference: Rye Cove UMC in Big Stone Gap District.
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We asked Molly Kate Brannock, winner of the Denman Evangelism Award and member of Trinity UMC in Greeneville, Tenn.:  
Mary Kate Brannock 7-18-12 
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David Graves at SEJ 7-18-12       
The Rev. David Graves speaks at the July 17 "Meet the Nominees" session. (Photo by SEJ Communications)
SEJ Conference begins
Holston has big stake,
anticipates new bishop
This isn't just any jurisdictional conference for Holston. The conference officially opens Wednesday, July 18, at 9 a.m.  
AC roundup

Louisiana Annual Conference 7-18-12          
Conferences talk bishops, focus areas
Holston is mentioned three times in this overview of annual conference action: for building churches in South Sudan, collecting supplies for Liberia and Zimbabwe, and giving to HIV/AIDS ministries.  
Bistro at The Beth

Charmane D. Goins, restaurant owner CTFP 7-18-12            
Ex-convict turns life around to run restaurant   

Charmane Goins is a success story, with the help of the Rev. Lurone Jennings and the Bethlehem Center.  


Read the Chattanooga Times Free Press story ...


Barefoot Sunday

Carolyn Jones washes child's feet KNS 7-18-12              
Woman leads church in collecting 150 pairs of shoes 

A few years ago, Carolyn Jones walked into a shoe store and found more than a pair of shoes. "My son was dying," she said. "I walked around that store in my new pair of shoes and felt good for a few minutes."


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