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The Call

Vol. E17, Number 17

updated: September 11, 2017

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September 11, 2017

Holston churches go into gear to help hurricane survivors

ALCOA, Tenn. (Sept. 12, 2017) – Holston churches have been assembling cleaning and hygiene supplies over the last two weeks as neighbors to the ...

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Holston churches go into gear to help hurricane survivors

ALCOA, Tenn. (Sept. 12, 2017) – Holston churches have been assembling cleaning and hygiene supplies over the last two weeks as neighbors to the south are recovering and bracing for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Jose. On Sept. 12, the Rev. Harry Howe and Mark Stransky departed Project Crossroads in Marion, Va., with a trailer loaded with 650 “cleaning kits” and 800 “hygiene kits.” The kits, which have been stockpiled in district offices and other storage areas throughout Holston Conference over the summer, will be delivered to UMCOR’s Sager Brown Depot in Baldwin, Louisiana, on Sept. 13, according to Howe. UMCOR, ... Read more

Job Opportunities

SEYMOUR, Tenn. -- Seymour UMC seeks part-time Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries. See complete job description. 9/22/17 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Church Street UMC seeks full-time Custodian. Position requires ... Read more

Emerald Avenue UMC celebrates 25 years of youth foundation

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 11, 2017) -- Just over 25 years ago, Emerald Youth Foundation officially launched out of Emerald Avenue United Methodist Church to reach more children and their families ... Read more

District newsletters

Holston Conference has 12 districts and 874 churches. Here are the most recently provided newsletters for each district: Abingdon July/ August edition Big Stone Gap**************** Chattanooga************** Cleveland August/ September edition ... Read more

Booker Scruggs remembered as beloved United Methodist, musician, mentor

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Sept. 11, 2017) – On the first Sunday morning after Booker Scruggs passed away, a woman picked up her saxophone and stood at the front of the church ... Read more

Strategy Team shares map, lists of 9 new districts

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 7, 2017) -- Meeting today at The Connexion, the Strategy Team released a map of Holston Conference's nine new districts and lists of churches by district. "This ... Read more

Scholarship fund, concert in Scruggs memory

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Sept. 11, 2017) -- The BWUMC Booker T. Scruggs II Fund has been established in memory of a beloved United Methodist, musician, and mentor. Booker Scruggs, a member ... Read more

Urgent need for home-builders in October

ALCOA, Tenn. (Sept. 6, 2017) -- Volunteer teams are urgently needed -- especially in October -- to build the next four houses for Gatlinburg fire survivors. Email Luke at Appalachia ... Read more