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May 26 

>>>One of six Special Sundays in the United Methodist Church, with an offering that benefits peace-related ministries.  

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>>>Annual gathering of church leaders and ministry representatives 

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Kid smiles over pineapple 5-20-13    

Pineapple rescue
Volunteers help Society of St. Andrew
salvage food, feed the hungry

Every Tuesday and Thursday, volunteers from Concord United Methodist Church go to a Knoxville business to save buckets of fresh fruit from going into the trash. The fruit is then delivered to places where inner-city children and the homeless can enjoy the fresh, nutritional food they don't always get.


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UM Reporter closes

      Communion at UMR 5-20-13   
Citing financial losses, UMR Communications ceases operation
The historic company offered independent news coverage of the denomination, regularly winning prestigious press awards.     



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Slack, Smith slice pizza 5-20-13               
Chilhowie teen saves lives
with pizza project 

The grandson and great-grandson of United Methodist preachers uses his foodie skills to take-and-bake an original idea for Imagine No Malaria.

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Boston Marathon

Martha Mullen UMR 5-20-13                  
United Methodist helps arrange burial of bombing suspect  

Martha Mullen said she was acting out of Christian compassion in helping to arrange the burial of suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev in Virginia.   

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