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Vol. E14, Number 19

News for the Holston Conference is reported through The Call. Follow us here for stories of the people of the Holston Conference, our ministries and congregations, and our witness to the world.
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Typhoon, debate, then unity: Holston participants return from young people's convocation in Philippines

Maddie Steiner and Paige Trent arrived in Tagaytay, Philippines, at 12:30 a.m. on July 16. It was the beginning of the first day of the Global Young People’s Convocation and Legislative Assembly. Two hours later, the women were awakened and told to pack their things. Typhoon Rammasun had arrived, and their safety in the Center ...

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Complete edition is here

For all links and stories in the July 29, 2014, e-news edition of The Call, click here. Stories include: Kingsporters participate in Global Young People's Convocation Sunday storm damages churches, homes, cars Kidwell talks about ...

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Homes, churches, and superintendent's car damaged by July 27 storms

Holston members were among the victims of Sunday night’s storms throughout the region, although there were no fatalities or injuries. Pastor Jim Mullen had just left his home in Speedwell, Tenn., to return his wife ...

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- Munsey Memorial UMC seeks part-time Director of Children's Ministry to lead care and Christian education for newborns to 6th grade and their families. Salary is competitive and position has potential to ...

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About Holston

Located in the mountains and valleys of east Tennessee, southwest Virginia, and northern Georgia, the Holston Conference is named after the Holston River. In this beautiful setting, the 887 congregations serve their communities and the world with a mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

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United Methodists are a group of Christians totaling over 7.5 million in the United States alone. The Holston Conference is made up of over 875 congregations in east Tennessee, southwest Virginia and the area of Georgia surrounding Chattanooga.

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Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor

Bishop Taylor was assigned to the Holston Conference in 2012. She presides over the 887 congregations which extend from southwest Virginia, across East Tennessee, and into northern Georgia.



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