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  • Tennessee legislators, volunteers, bag 19,000 pounds of sweet potatoes

    March 25th, 2015

    Photo 1: Linda Tozer (left) joins Andy and Ellie Holt during a March 24 bagging of 19,000 pounds of sweet potatoes near the Tennessee state capitol. NASHVILLE, Tenn.––For 15 years the Tennessee state legislators have celebrated “Ag Day on the Hill,” a day to shuck corn, visit farm animals and celebrate all things agricultural. … read more

  • Leaders stay for extra training

    March 18th, 2015

    Participants in the Understanding Men’s Ministry training experience take a break during their two-day training session. NASHVILLE, Tenn.–– Some 100 men attended a March 5-8 meeting of conference presidents and prayer advocates. The days were filled with reports, information sessions, a technology seminar, planning meetings, and… read more

  • Storm limits attendance of conference presidents

    March 16th, 2015

    Conference presidents happily gather at Discipleship Ministries following slippery adventures on icy roads. NASHVILLE, Tenn.––Music City is not known for snow storms, but an 8-inch March 5 snow fall, accompanied by 8-degree temperatures and icy roads resulted in flight delays, cancellations, and an 8-hour stand-still on interstate highways. Since Nashville… read more

  • Give away your marbles, says pastor

    March 12th, 2015

    The Rev. Stephen Handy speaks at the opening session of the National Association of Conference Presidents and Prayer Advocates in Nashville. NASHVILLE, Tenn. –– The pastor of McKendree UMC in Nashville, invited presidents of Conference units of UM Men and conference prayer advocates to give away some marbles.The Rev. Stephen Handy told… read more