Archive for July, 2007

SPIRITUAL GATHERING FOR MEN in BLOUNTVILLE, TN – Sponsored By: Holston Conference UMM on August 17 & 18, 2007 for a time of Fellowship, Music, Bible Study, Worship. The place is Wheeler United Methodist Church located off exit 63 of Interstate 81 at 211 Sanders Street, Blountville, TN 37617-6323. Telephone 423-323-7267 or Fax 865-688-1403. To register-contact Jim Ball at 276/686-5284 or e-mail: jimb032@wythenet.com.  Registration is $25.00 per person payable at the door or you can mail your registration to Darrell Edmondson, 109 Chatham Lane, Oak Ridge, TN. You can log onto holston.org & check UMM activities for more info. Refreshments and meal is included in registration fee but will need a meal count from you in time to prepare for your meal and refreshments.
If the Abingdon District UMM can be of help to you in the district that might be interested in attending, Contact Bob Carbary 276/475-7032 and leave a message if voice mail answers.


SATURDAY, JULY 28, 2007 at 8:00 a.m. at The Damascus United Methodist Church in Damascus, Va. All men of the Abingdon District churches, clergy/active/retired, are invited to join us for this time of fellowship and  a good meal. For those who may not be familiar with Damascus UMC, it is located on the Main Street of Damascus, Va. It is easily accessed  North bound on I-81 at exit 19, turn right onto Hwy-11, go to stop light, turn right onto Hwy-58, continue approx. 13 miles, church is located on your right about middle of town. Those coming South on I-81 to exit 29, turn left onto Hwy. 91toward Damascus, continue on 91 for approx. 16 miles-more or less, turn right onto Main Street in Damascus, church will be on your left just a short distance down Main Street. We will need a meal count by July 25, 2007 in order to prepare enough food for you. Contact Bob Gray at 276/475-3643 for your meal count–leave a message if answering machine answers. Bring a brother, son, your pastor, and join us on the 28th!


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The Half-Century group will be gathering for lunch at Shatley Springs in Crumpler, NC on August 8th – 12 noon.

Please contact E. Crowder at 944-5967 by Monday, August 6, to reserve your space.

Older Adult Trip — August 20 to Breaks Interstate Park

We will depart from Meadowview UMC at 8:30 a.m. and will enjoy a “Dutch Treat” lunch at the Rhododendron Restaurant. Transportation via a 14 passenger bus will be provided on a first-come-first-served basis. Additionally, we will carpool as necessary. Please RSVP to Tim (944-6836) or the Church Office (944-6842) no later than August 13.

FELLOWSHIPS AVAILABLE: The Cooperative Older Adult Ministry is supported in part by the Margaret Loving Trust. Financial concerns should not be an obstacle for any person who wants to participate. “Fellow-ships” are available for meals and outings. Please contact a pastor for more information.


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