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SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 
 New pastor for Prague
The Rev. Mark Hicks and his wife, Heather, decided to live and work in Prague before they ever saw the city. They just knew it was the right thing to do. "We're not building hospitals or digging wells or supplying school supplies," said Hicks, the next pastor of the English-Speaking UMC. "It's a purely evangelistic mission." Read the story.
Call to Action
Our last report on the Holston delegation's first "district discussion" received a huge response … so we know you have questions about what you can do as The United Methodist Church approaches General Conference 2019. Here's the answer:
1. Pray. Visit UMCPrays.org.
2. Attend one of the future discussions. Here's the schedule.
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Ministry Matters
Holston United Methodist Women
Annual Meeting: Sept. 15-16 in Kingsport

Holston Administrative Professionals
Annual meeting: Sept. 20-21 in Pigeon Forge

The United Methodist Church
World Communion Sunday: Oct. 7

Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center
Choir Music Weekend: Oct. 19-21

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