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January 20, 2015
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Kingsport churches give Christmas offering of $217,000 to build school in South Sudan 

Mickey Rainwater was sitting in the downtown Farmers Market last summer, watching the mayor auction off cakes to raise money for South Sudan, when he thought he heard a voice in his head.

He's really glad he listened. 
6,500 attend first weekend of youth retreat /
About 3,500 more expected this weekend

Here's a glimpse of Resurrection's Jan. 16-18 weekend in Gatlinburg, Tenn. ... in the words and images of the participants.
Special Video
Appalachian Trail chaplain featured by United Methodist Communications

David Smith, Holston's 2014 
Appalachian Trail chaplain, is featured in this new national video from United Methodist Communications.

Holston's Appalachian Trail Outreach Ministry (ATOM) team recently announced the 2015 chaplain. Look for a story soon about Bert "Wildcat" Emmerson, 66, a member at First United Methodist Church in Maryville, Tenn.
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Concord spends MLK Day serving others  


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Upcoming Events

Divine Rhythm
Jan. 30-Feb. 1
>>Holston's annual spiritual event for adults ages 18 to 35, held in Gatlinburg, Tenn.  

Clergy Gathering
Feb. 23-26
>>Continuing education for Holston pastors, relocated this year to Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

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We asked Rev. Will Shelton, associate pastor at Keith Memorial United Methodist Church in Athens, Tenn., "What book is lying on your nightstand?"

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