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March 19, 2015
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Appointment Week
'Pocket shawls' remind Cabinet of prayers lifted  by church members

GATLINBURG, Tenn. --   In a hotel conference room in Gatlinburg, 14 members of the Holston Cabinet are working this week to appoint about 100 pastors to new locations for the upcoming year. They're not alone.

Grief & Response
Church reaches out to family after house fire claims three children

GALAX, Va. -- The deceased children had attended vacation bible school and worship at Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, according to the Rev. John Grimm.  

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Global Health
Husband-and-wife doctor team fights malaria in South Sudan

KINGSPORT, Tenn. -- Two years ago, Holston churches worked hard to raise $1.2 million for "Imagine No Malaria." Sharon and Lynn Fogleman are in Holston Conference this month to talk about the ongoing battle against the deadly disease.
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In memoriam: Rev. Tom Markwood, 69, on March 16   


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Upcoming Events
Thomas Amis
House Dedication
April 18
>>Celebrate Holston's newest historic site in Rogersville, Tenn.

Authentic Worship
April 23-25
>>Candler's Barbara Day Miller will lead workshops in two locations: Kodak and Kingsport, Tenn.  
Reading List

We asked Rev. Kevin Blue, pastor at Asbury United Methodist Church in Clinton, Tenn.: "What book is lying on your nightstand?"

What Jesus Said About It, by Henry Koestline

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


1. Commentary: 'We need more holy conversations' 


2. Megachurch pastor shares 'Renegade Gospel' in Pigeon Forge  


Complete March 5 edition 



Next issue: March 30

Way to Give
2015 Mission Offering:
Children & Poverty

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