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Vol. E18, Number 9

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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Church members help clean up park in Lebanon

LEBANON, Va. (April 24, 2018) -- Members of Lebanon Memorial United Methodist Church, in celebration of Earth Day, spent a cool but beautiful Saturday morning cleaning up the picnic area, creek bank, and walking trail at J. S. Easterly Park in Lebanon. The park is a popular place for picnics, reunions, tennis, walking, exercising and ...

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April obituaries

In memoriam: > Rev. Kenneth Bailey, age 74, April 9 in Albertville, Ala. See obituary in Times Free Press. > Rev. David G. Smith, age 70, April 18 in Knoxville, Tenn. See obituary.

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District Newsletters

Here are the most recent, available editions of district newsletters within the Holston Conference, along with other helpful links. Districts are listed from north to south. NEW RIVER DISTRICT February 2018 newsletter List of churches ...

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Job Opportunities

LENOIR CITY, Tenn. -- Central UMC seeks full-time Director for Clubhouse Central Pre-school and After School ministry. See complete job description. Email applications by May 4 to SPRC Chair Steve Abercrombie at cumc@centralmethodist.com. 4.19.18 TOWNSEND, ...

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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 881 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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