Browser Alert!

You are using Version 9 of Internet Explorer which is an outdated browser no longer supported by Microsoft. It is highly recommended that you visit Microsoft's website and download Internet Explorer version 11.

If you choose to use this website using Internet Explorer Version 9 you may experience some less than perfect results, such as visual flaws, un-responsive functionality, and more.

Register for Annual Conference

Volunteers Needed for Saturday Framing/Build.  Call (865) 268-9453 to Signup.

search icon

Can't find what you're looking for? Use the search field below to search for something. Type your search into the search field and select a category.

  • Events
  • Ministries
  • Administration
  • News
  • About Us
  • Church
  • Person
  • Resources
  • Search All
Close Search
Close

Looking for something specific? Click the search icon to start a new search

Print Pageshare on facebookTweet this link

search icon

Ministries

Advocacy | Strength for the Journey

Strength for the Journey 2017

September 11-15, 2017

Wa-Floy Mountain Retreat
Gatlinburg, TN

Registration opens on June 1, 2017 and will remain open until all spaces are filled.

Registrar - SFTJ@holston.org

DOWNLOAD Brochure

Strength for the Journey Retreats for persons living with HIV/AIDS originated in 1988 in the California-Pacific Conference of the United Methodist Church. In 1997 the Holston Conference hosted the first retreat in the Southeast.

The Strength for the Journey retreat is made possible by support provided by the churches of Holston Conference, businesses and individuals from a variety of denominations.

The retreat planning group seeks to embody the Church's role of compassion and love in this epidemic.

 

MISSION STATEMENT:

The mission of Strength for the Journey is to provide a safe, caring and healing community for women and men living with HIV/AIDS by offering an opportunity for spiritual and emotional growth in a supportive and nurturing environment.

Comments from past retreats:

"It gave me a new attitude and renewed my hope and love for all."

"(It was) my first experience in finding a safe place."

". . . I know I'm not alone in the world!"

"I started not to come here, but I'm really glad I did.  It really made me stronger."

 

For more information contact:

Betty Yeomans-Barton, Registrar

(423) 926-7533

sftj@Holston.org