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The Call

Vol. E16, Number 18

updated: September 12, 2016

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September 12, 2016

Hispanic congregation parades into leased Sevierville facility

Leer esta historia en español SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 19, 2016) -- Cars honked. Phones tweeted. Flags waved. On a 95-degree afternoon in Sevierville, about ...

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Hispanic congregation parades into leased Sevierville facility

Leer esta historia en español SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 19, 2016) -- Cars honked. Phones tweeted. Flags waved. On a 95-degree afternoon in Sevierville, about 70 members of a United Methodist congregation marched 2.8 miles from their former building to their new home. They were noticed. “Hey, who is that?” one man asked from the passenger seat of an old van that slowed down along Veterans Boulevard. On Sept. 7, the congregation Ministerio del Espiritu Santo officially moved from their six-year home at First United Methodist Church to the modern behemoth on the hill now known as “The Connexion.” Led by ... Read more

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FRAKES, Ky. -- Henderson Settlement seeks Human Resources/ Office Manager. Minimum two-year degree in business-related field and human resources experience are required. Send resume and cover letter to accountant@hsumc.org. For ... Read more

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How do you welcome the immigrant? Don't treat him like a project

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 19, 2016) – “People are not projects. This is about relationships.” “It’s one thing to welcome someone to your church. It’s another thing to make them your ... Read more

District newsletters

Holston Conference has 12 districts and 881 churches. Here are the most recent available newsletters for each district: AbingdonJune/ July edition Big Stone GapNot available ChattanoogaNot available ClevelandAugust/ September edition ... Read more

September obituaries

In memoriam: > Rev. Charles Lippse, age 82, on Sept. 2. See obituary in Chattanooga Times Free Press > Becky Louter, age 46, on Sept. 16. See United Methodist Women ... Read more

See our Sept. 15 print story: "Digest"

"Digest" features a story from "The Call" in English and Spanish. "Digest" is produced around the 1st and 15th of every month. Sept. 15 edition: "Good ol' Rocky Top: How ... Read more

Wytheville area churches 'dream big' for women's conference

FAIRLAWN, Va. (Sept. 2, 2106) -- On Aug. 27, the congregations of Morgan's Chapel and Dublin United Methodist Churches in the Wytheville District of Holston Conference joined together to hold ... Read more

Bishop Taylor joins in blessing Tennessee Wesleyan's new name

ATHENS, Tenn. (Sept. 21, 2016) -- Tennessee Wesleyan University held a consecration ceremony Thursday, Sept. 15, to bless the institution’s new university name and vital mission. The ceremony included featured ... Read more

For 64 years, Knox church sells candied apples at fair to fund mission work

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 14, 2016) -- This might look like a normal candy apple booth, but it serves a higher purpose. Members of Fairview United Methodist Church in Knoxville have ... Read more