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Sept. 14

Knoxville, Tenn.

>>>"Spiritual Discipline of Money" with the Rev. Michael Reeves

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LEAD Kids: Children's Ministry Training

Sept.20-21

Townsend, Tenn.

>>>Fall session and retreat at Camp Wesley Woods 

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We asked Carter Cross, director of youth ministries at Cokesbury UMC in Knoxville, Tenn.:   carter cross 8/23/13

"What book is lying on your nightstand?"

 

The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical, by Shane Claiborne

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Josh Lindamood on AT 8/26/13
Chaplain Josh Lindamood pauses for rest in Michaux Forest, Pa., in late July.
Appalachian Trail chaplain
Lindamood struggles with pain,
strives for October finish
 

While the calendar calls him northward, Josh Lindamood is seeking medical care for widespread rash and blisters that are interrupting his six-month journey on the Appalachian Trail.      

 

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Buffalo Mountain
Flood-damaged Allison Lodge 9-26-13
Camp will stop operations Jan. 1 with hopes for renewal plans
                                         
After a devastating flood in August 2012, leaders of Holston's camp in Jonesborough, Tenn., make a "painful" decision. 
 
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Morristown revival

Dancing preachers 8-26-13
Preachers do 'happy dance' after raising $9,632 to dig wells


The Rev. Tom Ballard, Morristown District superintendent, reports that a district revival will lead to fresh water in rural Hancock County.


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