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The Call

Vol. E15, Number 20

updated: November 16, 2015

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November 16, 2015

Giving Tuesday begins Dec. 1 at 12 a.m. Central Time

Please support these Holston-related ministries on Giving Tuesday. The Board of Global Ministries will match the first $1 million in online donations on Dec. ...

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Vol. E15, Num. 20

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Giving Tuesday begins Dec. 1 at 12 a.m. Central Time

Please support these Holston-related ministries on Giving Tuesday. The Board of Global Ministries will match the first $1 million in online donations on Dec. 1 beginning at 12 a.m. Central Time. (1 a.m. EST) Find out more about UMC #GivingTuesday. Give now. Use these ministry names or Advance project numbers to search for and indicate the ministry you wish to support: CHURCH & COMMUNITY WORKERSBrooke Atchley 3021859Mark Stransky 803003Koni Purscell 982931 SOUTH SUDAN MINISTRIESSouth Sudan Shalom Ministry for Orphan Care 3020787 Agriculture 3021296Micro-Finance Empowerment 3021289Education 3021433 Bee Keeping and Animal Livestock 3020638 Building Churches and Nursery Schools 3021297Pastor Support 3021431 ... Read more

Get ready for Giving Tuesday: Holston leads SEJ in first-half participation

ALCOA, Tenn. (Nov. 19, 2015) -- As Holston members approach “Giving Tuesday” on Dec. 1, they can be proud their conference leads others throughout the Southeast in participation and per ... Read more

When churches love schools: 10 tips for great partnerships

Posted Nov. 16, 2016 In Hiltons, Va., a church began a reading program and built an outdoor classroom. In Maryville, Tenn., three churches are partnering to offer semi-weekly suppers and ... Read more

Cokesbury's donations to flood victims amaze coordinator of project

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 11, 2015) -- Shortly after Larry Langford decided to send supplies to South Carolina residents affected by the recent flooding, he enlisted the help of the congregation ... Read more

Open enrollment for Holston health plan ends Nov. 30

Things you need to know: • The “High” plan and the “Middle” plan are being combined into a single PPO plan effective January 1, 2016. You do not need to ... Read more

Mafair children raise money, pack food bags for hungry students

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (Nov. 4, 2015) -- It's hard to believe that a year has gone since Mafair United Methodist Church began our Kidz Helping Kidz mission project. Our 3rd, 4th ... Read more

United Methodists pray, wrestle with emotions after Paris attacks

See complete story on Storify ... ALCOA, Tenn. (Nov. 18, 2016) -- Church members in east Tennessee and southwest Virginia reel between faith and fear after terrorist news. Here are ... Read more

See our Nov. 19 email edition

Here are some of the links and stories for the Nov. 19, 2015 email edition of The Call: > United Methodists wrestle with emotions after Paris> 10 tips for great ... Read more