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October 12, 2001

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What Is The Sunday Call?

Holston Conference churches now have access to an exciting new tool which should be very popular among participating churches. The Sunday Call is now online at for churches to download, print and insert into their Sunday bulletins.

Since less than five percent of local church members receive Holston’s official publication, The Call, the Conference Communications Team has been studying methods to spread news to a larger population.

The Sunday Call will be an attractive 4.25 x 5.5 inch (half letter-size page) document which will contain news of general interest to local churches. This size fits neatly into most church bulletins. Persons will be able to download the publication in either of two formats. The first format, a PDF file, can be opened using an Acrobat Reader (which is installed on most newer computers). Persons can download a free copy of the Acrobat Reader (see top of this page). This version will be the preferable option, contain both articles and photos. In style, it will have a similar look to The Call.

Persons who don’t have access to an Acrobat Reader can download the Microsoft Word version of The Sunday Call. It will have less graphic elements (pictures, etc.), but contain the same text as the PDF version of the publication.

The Sunday Call is designed “two up,” which means churches can print the file on their printers, then copy the pages (front and back) on standard letter-size paper. These pages can be cut in half to get two copies from each sheet of paper.

Each Wednesday a new edition of The Sunday Call will be available online. There is no cost to any Holston Conference church to reprint The Sunday Call. For more information, contact Donna Hankins, Holston webmaster, at

October 12, 2001 Issue

Still Grieving
“God must grieve that we, sons and daughters, commit such violence against one another,” writes Bishop Ray Chamberlain. “God must weep because we children can’t get along.” Page C2

Happy Campers
Attendance at Holston Conference summer camps continues to rise. But it takes “significant dollars” to provide ministries that will attract children — and adults — for years to come. Page C4

Nice Shirt
Are these cool or what? The winning Resurrection 2002 T-shirt design — and how to get one of your own. Page C3

Pensions Update
A regular feature in future issues of The Call: Monthly progress reports from The Legacy of Commitment campaign office.
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Unless otherwise noted, all articles written by Annette Spence Bender

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