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The Call

Vol. E18, Number 12

updated: June 4, 2018

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June 4, 2018

Annual Conference News

The 2018 session of the Holston Annual Conference was held June 10-13 in Lake Junaluska, N.C. Here, we'll list our stories as they are ...

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Annual Conference News

The 2018 session of the Holston Annual Conference was held June 10-13 in Lake Junaluska, N.C. Here, we'll list our stories as they are completed. Look for a final report and PDFs to the daily newspapers soon. For general information, visit AC.Holston.org. Wednesday, June 13 Holston gives $104,884 for South Sudanese friends 2018-2019 Ministerial Appointments Tuesday, June 12 Preview: Tuesday at Annual Conference Unity songs, visuals, prayers conclude long day Annual spouses' luncheon reveals changes for the future Monday, June 11 Preview: Monday at Annual Conference Jesus is good, and 'God shows no partiality' Lay leader's report: Pray that we ... Read more

Job Opportunities

MARYVILLE, Tenn. -- Broadway UMC seeks part-time Youth Director. See job description. 5.30.18 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- Munsey Memorial UMC seeks full-time Director of Contemporary Worship. Ideal candidate will possess ... Read more

Football team helps pack mission kits for Africa

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (June 8, 2018) -- When Jeremy Russell was 15 years old, he helped load the first-ever mission kits that Holston Conference sent to Zimbabwe and Liberia. Nineteen years ... Read more

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 ... Read more

We're doing Annual Conference from A to Z

June 7, 2018 ARE YOU READY? It’s almost time for the 2018 session of Holston Annual Conference, to be held June 10-13 in Lake Junaluska, N.C. By now you’ve studied ... Read more

AC will vote on constitutional amendment Monday night

LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. (June 9, 2018) -- Holston Annual Conference members are scheduled to vote on a constitutional amendment at the beginning of the Monday evening session at 7 p.m. ... Read more

Preview: Sunday at Annual Conference

June 10, 2018 Welcome to the 2018 session of the Holston Annual Conference, held today through Wednesday at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center. This year’s Annual Conference is comprised ... Read more

Delegates prepare for Special Session 2019

LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. (June 11, 2018) -- Sixteen people will represent Holston Conference at a highly anticipated meeting of United Methodist leaders in February 2019. The Holston delegation, elected at ... Read more

Jesus is good, and 'God shows no partiality'

LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. (June 11, 2018) -- Crawling interstate traffic and sudden rainstorms didn’t deter church leaders yesterday as they made their way to Lake Junaluska for the 2018 session ... Read more

Preview: Monday at Annual Conference

LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. (June 11, 2018) -- Good morning! We hope you're feeling well on this first full day of Annual Conference. But just in case, a nurse is available ... Read more

Lay leader's report: Pray that we will not lose anyone

LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. (June 11, 2018) -- Del Holley, Holston Conference lay leader, delivered his annual report today in Stuart Auditorium. "A couple of months ago, I was at a ... Read more

Hands-on Mission kits for Africa valued at $215,681

LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. (June 11, 2018) -- Bishop Dindy Taylor blessed four trucks full of food, health, and school supplies bound for Zimbabwe and Liberia today. Holston churches have collected ... Read more

Unity songs, visuals, prayers conclude long day

LAKE JUNALUKA, N.C. (June 12, 2018) -- The wall stood on the stage last night throughout Alice William’s presentation. Williams, a member of the Commission on a Way Forward from ... Read more

Preview: Tuesday at Annual Conference

LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. (June 12, 2018) -- Morning worship begins at 8:30 a.m with the Dance Ministry team from Fairview United Methodist Church. After Bible study and Holy Communion, we ... Read more

Annual spouses' luncheon reveals changes for the future

WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (June 12, 2018) – Each year, the Holston Conference Ministers’ Spouses break bread together. It is a time of good food, catching up on each other’s lives, and ... Read more

Holston gives $104,884 for South Sudanese friends

LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. (June 13, 2018) -- The Mission Celebration concluded with energetic music and message last night after a busy day of discussion and decisions. The Rev. Fred Dearing ... Read more