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October 21, 2015
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Renovation at Alcoa Conference Center projected for Nov. 5 completion

ALCOA, Tenn. -- Eight years after the Holston Conference headquarters moved from Knoxville to Alcoa, the building at 217 South Rankin is undergoing construction to make more room for staff members and to meet fire-code requirements.
Sexual Ethics
Bishop Taylor: 'Church needs to be a safe place for everybody'
CHICAGO -- About 200 bishops, conference leaders, pastors and others attended "Do No Harm," a sexual ethics summit in Chicago on Oct. 15-17. Bishop Taylor was a member of the design team.

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'The day I lost Momma,' by Bishop James Swanson


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Same-sex wedding complaint moves forward


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Upcoming Events
Women in Ministry Retreat

Nov. 8-10

>>Country Pine Lodge in Sevierville, Tenn.


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United Methodist Student Sunday

Nov. 29

>>Support college students with these resources and a special offering.


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Reading List
We asked Rev. Wil Cantrell, associate pastor at Concord United Methodist Church in Knoxville and delegate to General Conference:
What book is lying on your nightstand? 

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Something inspiring from Kingsport District
Cassidy UMC youth participate in
Cassidy UMC youth participate in "Homeless Night Out"

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


1. East Ridge fights to help 72 homeless families


2. Want to help flood victims in S.C.? Do this


3. Munsey closes doors, goes to school for Sunday worship


October 8 edition



Viral Shot
Our Facebook readers loved this photo of two swinging pastors, Rev. Melissa Smith and Rev. Dan Kelly!