March 13, 2014 

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March 14-15

>>>Rev. Jorge Acevedo will speak at Cokesbury Center in Knoxville, Tenn.  

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United Methodist Men's Day with the Bishop

March 29

>>>Meeting, lunch, worship with Bishop Dindy Taylor at Middlebrook Pike UMC  in Knoxville, Tenn.

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We asked Bill Campbell, Holston Volunteers in Mission coordinator and member at First Broad Street United Methodist Church in Kingsport, Tenn.:   
"What book is lying on your nightstand?" 


A Mission Journey: A Handbook for Volunteers, by General Board of Global Ministries

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Emory & Henry College students pray for the victims on Feb. 25. Photo by Isaac Short

Tragedy in Glade Spring

College, church respond after violent death of family

When four family members died after a domestic-violence tragedy in Glade Spring, Va., United Methodists from Emory & Henry College and State Street United Methodist Church helped the community grieve and find hope.


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Appalachian Trail chaplain

David Smith starts six-month journey on Ash Wednesday

It just worked out that the A.T. chaplain headed to Georgia on the same day other Christians began their Lenten journey. But David Smith, 69, is giving up a lot more than Facebook or chocolate.

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Ash Wednesday

Maryville pastors offer Lenten reflections in midst of busy week
From 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on March 5, Rev. Asa Hendrickson Majors sat in a Starbucks with a bowl of ashes and a small bottle of oil. She got by with only two cups of coffee. 
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