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March 5, 2015
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High attendance for 'Renegade Gospel' 

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. --  Describing his own teaching style as the "gift of irritation," Rev. Mike Slaughter challenged conventional church practices and denominational structure with sound bites, statistics, and scripture.
Clergy Gathering
Commentary: 'We need more holy conversation'

CLINTON, Tenn. -- The Rev. Paige Pearson Wimberly shares her experience during conversations on homosexuality, led by Bishop Dindy Taylor at last week's Clergy Gathering.  

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Bearden youth pastor breaks back during sledding accident

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Brad Clower was ready to quit when he decided to take one more ride. That's when he and his sled connected harshly with the metal manhole cover.
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Roof collapses on Big Stone Gap District office   


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Liturgy: March 8 is Girl Scout Sunday

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Upcoming Events
Sisters in Service Retreat
March 14-15
>>Holston United Methodist Women event in Sevierville, Tenn. Topic: "Making Wise Decisions in Midst of Endless Demands."

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March 20-22
>>For youth considering a lifetime of work in the church. Held at Camp Wesley Woods near Townsend, Tenn.  
Reading List

We asked Rev. Richard Lindamood, pastor at West End United Methodist Church in Wytheville, Va.: "What book is lying on your nightstand?"

District Newsletters

Greatest Hits
Our most clicked-upon stories in the last edition:


Churches shelter homeless during dangerous weather (395)


Holston collects 91 percent of 2014 budget (271) 


Complete Feb. 18 edition 



Next issue: March 16

Way to Give
2015 Mission Offering:
Children & Poverty

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