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The Call

Vol. 19, Number 6

updated: March 25, 2019

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March 25, 2019

Hiwassee College closing in May

March 29, 2019 (UMNS) -- Hiwassee College, a United Methodist-related college founded in 1849 to educate first-generation college students in rural Appalachia, is closing ...

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Hiwassee College closing in May

March 29, 2019 (UMNS) -- Hiwassee College, a United Methodist-related college founded in 1849 to educate first-generation college students in rural Appalachia, is closing May 10 for financial reasons. The college’s board of trustees voted this week to close the Madisonville, Tennessee, school at the end of this spring semester. Hiwassee College is the second United Methodist-related school to announce closure this year. Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vermont, announced in January that it would close some time after the 2019 spring semester, also due to financial issues. A news release issued by Hiwassee noted the school was “proud of ... Read more

See our March 27 email edition

Here are some of the links and stories in the March 27, 2019, email edition of The Call: > Prayer led to Traditional Plan, supporters say> 2019 Annual Conference offering: ... Read more

Prayer led to decision for Traditional Plan, supporters say

ALCOA, Tenn. (March 25, 2019) -- When Gerald Browning sent an email to the Holston Conference communications office, he asked a question that has been asked by many United Methodists ... Read more

March Obituaries

IN MEMORIAM > Rev. Charles Dixon died on March 30. See obituary. Memorial contributions may be made to Camp Lookout, 3130 Highway 157, Rising Fawn, GA 30738. > Rev. Mathilda ... Read more

United Methodists welcome girls into new 'Scouts BSA' troops

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (April 3, 2019) -- It’s not easy being one of the first female Scouts BSA troops. But the six girls who formed Troop 1010 didn’t let the naysayers ... Read more

See our April 4 email edition

Here are some of the links and stories in the April 4, 2019, email edition of The Call: > Hiwassee College closing in May> United Methodists welcome girls into BSA> ... Read more