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The Call

Vol. 19, Number 8

updated: April 22, 2019

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April 22, 2019

Creation care chair wants to raise consciousness in Holston

WASHBURN, Tenn. (April 24, 2019) -- It’s standard behavior to use paper plates and plastic cups for our church dinners – and then throw ...

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Creation care chair wants to raise consciousness in Holston

WASHBURN, Tenn. (April 24, 2019) -- It’s standard behavior to use paper plates and plastic cups for our church dinners – and then throw them into the trash during cleanup. Sara Orellana thinks we can do better. “Every church can step out and do just one thing to foster ‘creation care’ this year,” she says. “Rediscover the beauty of your church’s china and reduce your use of plastics and paper.” Orellana is Holston Conference’s new Creation Care chair, a ministry that falls under the Outreach/ Advocacy Team umbrella. She follows the late Brenda Haymore, who led Creation Care for Holston ... Read more

See our April 25 email edition

Here are some of the links and stories in our April 25, 2019, email edition of The Call: > New chair for Creation Care > Munsey's Easter egg hunt> E&H ... Read more

Our Top 5 headlines in April 2019

May 1, 2019 The biggest and best news of all, of course, was the Easter celebration that defines our faith. But in Holston Conference land -- who knew! -- our ... Read more

See our May 2 email edition ...

Here are some of the links and stories in our May 2, 2019, email edition of The Call … > Ask the UMC: Judicial Council decision> Local media shares news ... Read more

May obituaries

In memoriam > Rev. Larry Anderson, age 64, May 15, Knoxville, Tenn. See obituary. > Rev. Ken Luton, May 22, Knoxville, Tenn. Read more