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The Call

Vol. E16, Number 10

updated: May 16, 2016

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May 16, 2016

GENERAL CONFERENCE 2016 COVERAGE

General Conference is happening May 10-20 in Portland, Ore. Here is a list of ongoing stories, from Holston Conference, through "The Call." For denominational ...

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GENERAL CONFERENCE 2016 COVERAGE

General Conference is happening May 10-20 in Portland, Ore. Here is a list of ongoing stories, from Holston Conference, through "The Call." For denominational news, visit GC2016.UMC.org. Holston makes its mark on #UMCGC -- May 23 Heading home: Delegates reflect on #UMCGC -- May 20 Wil Cantrell: The UMC from 30,000 feet -- May 20 Not just delegates: Other Holstonians in Portland -- May 20 Wil Cantrell: Cooling the hot tea -- May 19 Holston gift to delegates: Pocket prayer shawls! -- May 19 Wil Cantrell: Praying for a ram -- May 18 Wil Cantrell: Praying for the future -- ... Read more

Job Opportunities

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - St. Mark UMC seeks part-time Director of Children’s Ministry. Position requires 20 hours per week. Personal faith in the Methodist tradition is required and experience working with ... Read more

See our May 6 email edition

Here are some of the links and stories in the May 6, 2016, email edition of "The Call." > Holston delegates: What are they thinking?> Here we go! General Conference ... Read more

Committee shuts down plan to build tiny homes for Chattanooga homeless

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (May 10, 2016) -- A local ministry to homeless people is facing its own troubles finding a home for a community of tiny houses it wants to develop ... Read more

Rumors of church split addressed at #UMCGC

Updated 2:45 p.m. (PST) PORTLAND, Ore. (May 17, 2016) -- Following a night of rumors, Holston delegates arrived at Oregon Convention Center this morning to pray and talk about the ... Read more

Holston's gift to General Conference: Pocket prayer shawls!

PORTLAND, Ore. (May 19, 2016) -- If there’s one thing General Conference needs, it’s prayer. When the 864 delegates from around the world arrive at their tables in Oregon Convention ... Read more

Student clean up former church, future museum in Marion

MARION, Va. (May 17, 2016) -- Students and staff from Blue Ridge Job Corps Center in Marion celebrated National Youth Services Day by working at various locations in Smyth County ... Read more

May Obituaries

IN MEMORIAM > Rev. Malcolm Wansley, age 68, on May 14 in Plant City, Fla. See obituary. Read more

Not just delegates: Other Holstonians witness General Conference

PORTLAND, Ore. (May 20, 2016) -- Stroll through the great halls of the Oregon Convention Center during General Conference, and you’ll see many familiar faces. Some are bishops or popular ... Read more