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Ministries

Connectional Ministries

Mission

To provide support, continuity, and connection for the ministries of Holston Annual Conference.

Vision

Connectional Ministries staff is aligned and focused to provide support services for projects and priority needs of Holston Conference.

Connectional Ministries Staff

Mike Sluder
Director of Connectional Ministries
Conference Secretary of Global Missions
mikesluder@holston.org
Direct Line: (865) 293-4133

Laura McLean
Associate Director of Connectional Ministries
Youth, College, Young Adults
lauramclean@holston.org
Direct Line: (865) 293-4151

Mary Carol Thompson

Director of Camp & Retreat Ministries
MaryThompson@holston.org

Charlotte Riggins
Administrative Assistant
Annual Conference, Children's, Outreach/Advocacy, Older Adult Ministries, Missions
charlotteriggins@holston.org
Direct Line: (865) 293-4141


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Sub-ministries of Connectional Ministries
Adult

The purpose of Adult Ministries in Holston Conference is to enable local churches and districts to be more effective in reaching out to adult persons of various age groups. Holston has specific ministries geared toward Young Adult Ministries and Older Adult Ministries with a part-time staff person to resource each ...

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African American Ministry Team

WELCOME

At African American churches in the Holston Conference, the gospel is proclaimed, lives are transformed, and disciples are made. The doors of our churches are open and whoever will, let them come in.

Watch for our video series launch at the 2017 Holston Annual Conference.

“I give them eternal ...

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Age-Level Ministries

Age-Level Ministries include the following:

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Audio/Visual Library

The Audio/Visual Library offers DVDs and Bible studies to be used for small groups.

A/V LIBRARY CATALOG [PDF]

ONLINE A/V LIBRARY CATALOG
   - Searchable by title, author, keyword, etc.

A/V Library Q&A

How does it work?
After you have perused the catalog and have spotted a ...

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Discipleship Team

Mission Statement

To provide vision and discernment of God's direction for Holston Conference by coordinating the input of the various teams/groups as it seeks to achieve its mission.

Vision of the Team

Disciples of Jesus Christ are actively engaged in ministry and mission through local congregations, districts, and ...

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Fellowship of the Concerned

Welcome to the Fellowship of The Concerned (FOC), a ministry founded by the Reverend James E. Hankins. The FOC, as Jim affectionately called it, is an e-mail group list which contains news and prayer requests from around the Holston Conference of The United Methodist Church.

Reverend Hankins and his wife ...

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Grants

IN-CONFERENCE GRANTS

 
Change for Children Grant
Sponsored by the Children's Ministry Team
Deadline: February 15
Church Evangelism Program Grant
Sponsored by the Witness Ministry Team
Deadline: September 15 
Ethnic Local Church Concerns "Brick and Mortar" Grant
Sponsored by the Outreach/Advocacy Ministry Team
Deadline: September 1
Handicap Accessibility Grant ...

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Nurture Team

Mission

To nurture and support growth in the knowledge, experience and expression of the love of Christ for the laity and clergy of Holston Conference.

Vision

Churches are alive with spiritually enriched, well-trained disciples living out the love of Christ.

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