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Vol. E18, Number 24

News for the Holston Conference is reported through The Call. Follow us here for stories of the people of the Holston Conference, our ministries and congregations, and our witness to the world.
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City ministry goes on after van crashes into fellowship hall

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 11, 2018) -- The big question at Magnolia Avenue United Methodist Church this past weekend was: Would the damage caused by the van that crashed into the church on Friday interfere with the ministry that happens on Monday? The answer is no, because the people who serve in this aging church are ...

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Health board: No increase in Medicare premiums in 2019

ALCOA, Tenn. (Dec. 12, 2018) -- The Holston Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits has been advised by Blue Cross / Blue Shield of Tennessee that there will not be any increase in the ...

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Lacrosse team helps share Christmas with needy families

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 12, 2018) -- The Farragut High School men’s lacrosse team dedicated the weekend of Dec. 1-2 to serve Christmas Community Day at First United Methodist Church in Farragut. Under the direction of ...

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Discipleship: 3 steps to welcoming the Incarnate Christ

ALCOA, Tenn. (Dec. 12, 2018) -- In 2016, one of my colleagues visited Rome with her husband during the Christmas season. She took numerous pictures of the nativity scenes in the cathedrals and monasteries. However, ...

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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 2018 newsletter List of churches ...

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Job Opportunities

MARYVILLE, Tenn. -- Middlesettlements UMC seeks Youth Ministry Coordinator. See job description. 12.13.18 BRENTWOOD, Tenn. -- Brentwood UMC seeks Director of Information Technology. See job description. 12.13.18 SPRING CITY, Tenn. -- Spring City UMC seeks ...

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About Holston

Located in the mountains and valleys of east Tennessee, southwest Virginia, and northern Georgia, the Holston Conference is named after the Holston River. In this beautiful setting, the 872 congregations serve their communities and the world with a mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

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About UMC

United Methodists are a group of Christians totaling over 7.5 million in the United States alone. The Holston Conference is made up of 872 congregations in east Tennessee, southwest Virginia and the area of Georgia surrounding Chattanooga.

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Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor

Bishop Taylor was assigned to the Holston Conference in 2012. She presides over the 872 congregations which extend from southwest Virginia, across East Tennessee, and into northern Georgia.



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