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Way to Go. Way to Give.

Last Year's Missions Offering for Children in Poverty in Holston Continues
to Provide Grants


Thank you, Holston, for your generous support of our Conference Mission Offering for Ministry with Children in Poverty over the past two years. These bulletin inserts provide an expression of thanksgiving from Bishop Taylor for the creative ways our churches have built relationships with our community children. Share the insert with your congregations for an update on our giving and ways to continue this ministry.

> Download for MayColor Bulletin | Grayscale Bulletin- A Thank You from Bishop Taylor
Way to go! Way to give! You’ll never know how many lives you have changed.


FEBRUARY 2017 Video:

> Download February Video:  MP4 | WMV
> Download: Color Bulletin | Grayscale Bulletin


> Download Pre-AC Video:  MP4 | WMV
> Download: Color Bulletin | Grayscale Bulletin



80+ bags of books were distributed at Annual Conference!  We look forward to hearing the stories of how those churches are connecting with their local schools.

Announcement: 2016 Missions Offering.
> Download:  MP4 | WMV
Report Your Hours
- Children in Poverty:  Our Stories
- Recent Video Stories


2015 RESOURCES:  "You don't have to go far, Holston - Only $10 and 10 Hours" >>>
Make an individual donation HERE and also update us on your church's hours of service.

View and/or Download the Resource Guide to assist in planning to reach your missions offering goals.
> Download Video: MP4 | WMV
> Download the Updated Resource Guide
Watch Resource Guide Video on YouTube

After reviewing the Resource Guide, download this
missions offering video and/or bulletin insert
to share with your congregation.

> Download Video
: MP4 | WMV
> Download: Color Bulletin | Grayscale Bulletin
Watch on YouTube

TRACK YOUR PROGRESS - Download a "Gifts and Hours" Thermometer for use in your church
> Download: Color Thermometer | Grayscale Thermometer


log Your hours Let's Go, Holston!  685,000 Hours of service.

Download the Grant Application Info on deadlines, etc. included


OCTOBER 2016 Video about Slagle's UMC

> Download VideoMP4 | WMV
> DownloadColor Bulletin | Grayscale Bulletin


AUGUST 2016 Video about Mafair UMC

> Download Video:  MP4 | WMV
> Download: Color Bulletin | Grayscale Bulletin


FROM JANUARY 2016:  Video about another grant recipient
> Download Video: MP4 | WMV
> Download: 
Color Bulletin | Grayscale Bulletin


FROM DECEMBER 2015:  Video about Sensitive Santa for special children
> Download Video
:  MP4 | WMV
> Download: Color Bulletin | Grayscale Bulletin
> Christmas VIDEO available with Jeff Wadley regarding Camp Bays Mountain


FROM NOVEMBER 2015Video about recording your hours for children in poverty
> Download Video:  MP4 | WMV
> Download: Color Bulletin | Grayscale Bulletin
> "Get to Know Rev. Rebekah Fetzer and Susannah's House


FROM OCTOBER 2015Video about children in poverty grant recipients
> Download Video: MP4 | WMV
> Download: Color Bulletin | Grayscale Bulletin
> "Get to Know Barry Kidwell" accompanies this month's video


FROM FEBRUARY 2015:  Bishop Taylor unveils the details of this year's Missions Emphasis.

Bishop Taylor: 2015 Annual Conference Mission Offering>>>
Download Video
Download: Color Bulletin | Grayscale Bulletin
Watch on YouTube

Church Leaders:  Mike Sluder's, Resource Guide video, from February, regarding use of these materials.
Download Mike's VideoMP4WMV

January 2015 Teaser - Bring it Home
DownloadMP4WMVColor bulletin | Grayscale bulletin
Watch on YouTube (30 seconds)

Checkout previous stories and resources for other ministry areas
Many of last year's videos and bulletins have been re-purposed for use anytime of year.

Way to go, Holston Conference. You inspire, feed, equip, strengthen, love and lift up people in our communities and around the world every day. Through your love for Jesus Christ and generous giving, you’ve made a difference for generations past and still do today, in different places and different ways.

Thank you, Holston.
You’ll never know how many lives you’ve changed.
Way to go. Way to give!

Now we turn our attention to children and poverty. Over the coming months, look forward to stories of ministries bringing hope to the most vulnerable here in the Holston Conference.

In 2016, how many more lives can we change?

Stay connected to this page for more information or to make a personal contribution to the Holston Conference 2016 Mission Offering for Children and Poverty.

Don’t use videos in your worship? No problem! There are many creative ways to share these uplifting videos and bulletin inserts with the people who so richly deserve our thanks:

  • Church bulletin board
  • Sermon illustrations
  • Youth group devotional
  • Church website
  • Sunday school
  • Church Facebook page
  • Church mailing

Remember to visit and read “The Call” for resources throughout the year.