March 26, 2013 

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>>>Holston's annual retreat for older adults, held at MeadowView Conference Center in Kingsport, Tenn. Register by March 31. 

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>>>Keep up with planning for Holston's big meeting in Lake Junaluska, N.C. 

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We asked Marie Willis, member at Mafar UMC in Kingsport Tenn.:     
Marie Willis 3-26-13         
"What book is lying on your
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Why do we celebrate Easter with lillies? Chuck knows.    
   
22 | Easter & Lilies -- Chuck Knows Church
22 | Easter & Lilies -- Chuck Knows Church
  
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Churches find unique ways to save lives in Africa 
 

An Abingdon District teen sold pizza-baking kits. A Knoxville District woman knitted scarves. A Maryville District pastor is getting his head shaved. All over Holston, church members are creating ways to raise $1 million by June and to help their denomination eradicate a killer disease by the end of 2015.

 

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Staying centered: How pastors cope with Holy Week stress
  
"There have been years when I've come all the way into Good Friday and realized I missed the whole week ... I wasn't present. I just did the tasks."
  

 


 

Buffalo Mountain  

Buffalo Mountain by JC Press 3-26-13              
Camp will reopen after devastating August flood 


Buffalo Mountain Camp will have modified schedules this summer as the facility continues to recover from last year's flood, Jason Onks recently told the Johnson City Press.     

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Commentary

Snowy trail 3-26-13                 
"Hear God's word and put it into practice"


The Rev. RuthAnne Henley, pastor of the Draper Circuit in Wytheville District, shares a soulful experience during a Lenten Bible study.   


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