HOLSTON RECOGNIZED FOR GIVING
Holston churches are to be commended for their giving to churchwide Special Sundays in 2010, Bishop James Swanson said. The conference office recently received recognition from the denomination for giving to:
- Human Relations Day
- One Great Hour of Sharing
- Native American Ministries Sunday
- Peace With Justice Sunday
- United Methodist Student Sunday
- World Communion Sunday
"Because of this the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you put your hand to." -- Deuteronomy 15:10b
GREAT BLACK CHURCHES: AUG. 5-6
The African American Ministry Team will present "Great Black Churches: Foundations for Growth" Aug. 5-6 at Lennon-Seney United Methodist Church in Knoxville. The event will focus on the themes of "Rethink, Relaunch, Renew, Revise" and will feature plenary leaders Dr. Teresa Fry Brown and Dr. Harold Lewis. Worship will feature Holston preachers as well as the Rev. Gerald Dixon from Mt. Calvary Church in Nashville. Registration: $25. For more information, visit Holston.org.
MORRISTOWN REVIVAL: AUG. 14-17
The Morristown District invites you to this year's district revival, Aug. 14-17, with preaching by District Superintendent, Rev. Tom Ballard. The theme is "Come to the Mount." Locations:
- Sunday, Aug. 14: Mt. Pleasant UMC, 1751 Mt. Pleasant Road, Talbott 37877
- Monday, Aug. 15: Mt. Hope UMC, 1360 Mt. Hope Road, Mohawk 37810
- Tuesday, Aug. 16: Mt. Airy UMC, 2995 Fish Hatchery Road, Morristown 37813
- Wednesday, Aug. 17: Mt. Zion UMC, 876 Mt. Zion Road, Afton 37616
Mt. Zion will provide a homemade ice cream social after the Wednesday evening service. All services begin at 7 p.m.
BRITT NICOLE CONCERT: AUG. 25
Christian singer Britt Nicole will be in concert Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. in Athens. The concert, hosted as part of Tennessee Wesleyan College's welcome week activities, will be held on the lawn of Wesley Commons. For more information and ticket prices, visit twcnet.edu.
EXPOSED YOUTH RALLY: SEPT. 10
Middlesettlements UMC invites youth to an all-day spiritual event at the "Field of Dreams," 2500 Middlesettlements Road in Maryville. Speakers include Justin Lookadoo, Rev. Micah Nicolaus, and Bishop James Swanson. Praise music will be provided by Roger Williams and the All Mixed Up Quartert, and Find the 01. Registration deadline: Aug. 5. Visit exposedyouthrally.com for more information.
FAITHSTOCK MUSIC FESTIVAL: SEPT. 24
Faith UMC in partnership with 88.3KLove invites the public to a free music festival, Faithstock, featuring local bands Bone Prophet, Crimson Ridge, BRIM, HisVoice, Jon Do and others. The festival will be held 1 to 7 p.m. at 1120 Dry Gap Pike (corner of Rifle Range Road). For free tickets, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, call (865) 688-1000, or pick up tickets at Kings Word Christian Book Store, Black Oak Plaza, in Halls.