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The Call

Vol. E18, Number 17

updated: August 27, 2018

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August 27, 2018

Goddard asks district to 'hold steady' in first discussion

POWELL, Tenn. (Aug. 29, 2018) -- “Hold steady.” That’s what the head of Holston Conference’s delegation told church leaders Sunday during the first of ...

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Goddard asks district to 'hold steady' in first discussion

POWELL, Tenn. (Aug. 29, 2018) -- “Hold steady.” That’s what the head of Holston Conference’s delegation told church leaders Sunday during the first of several district discussions about the shaky future of The United Methodist Church. “Let’s just hold steady and seek to hold together,” the Rev. Kim Goddard said to church leaders during the Tennessee Valley District’s meeting at Powell United Methodist on Aug. 26. “We are Methodists for a reason. We are methodical if nothing else, so let’s just hang on.” Goddard spoke to about 150 pastors and lay members from Knoxville-area churches, gathered for annual business but ... Read more

Heard in Holston: What happened to the lost 'Journal'?

August 27, 2018 | Briefs from around the conference Hello, I’m Annette, editor of The Call for lo these many years. I read a lot of newsletters and columns – ... Read more

Discipleship: Questions that lead to discovery

ALCOA, Tenn. (Aug. 29, 2018) -- As the associate director of connectional ministries for discipleship within the Holston Conference, I have responsibilities that include working with pastors and congregations as ... Read more

See our Aug. 30 email edition

Here are some of the links and stories in the August 30, 2018, email edition of The Call: > Report: First district discussion on UMC future> Goodman plans to speed ... Read more