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The Call

Vol. E18, Number 19

updated: September 24, 2018

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Joy follows Holston deliveries to hurricane region

ALCOA, Tenn. (Sept. 26, 2018) – The Rev. Shannon Ross was moved to tears by Holston Conference’s delivery of buckets full of cleaning supplies to Bladen County, North Carolina, where she serves two small churches. “The Lord has humbled me through this time, and opened my eyes,” Ross said on the telephone Monday night, just a few hours after a trailer driven by Holston United Methodists was unloaded at Clarkton United Methodist Church. “We all look for opportunities to help and wonder if it ever makes a difference. I’m so full of joy and happiness to see what’s happening.” Led ... Read more

Frustration expressed at delegate discussion in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (Sept. 27, 2018) -- People who participated in the Mountain View District’s discussion about the future of the denomination expressed frustration that upcoming decisions could change the church ... Read more

Workshop shares insight on reaching children of color

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 1, 2018) - Second United Methodist Church hosted more than 100 participants for its latest workshop in the “Conversations on Race series,” begun at Church Street United ... Read more

Heard in Holston: Good news outweighs the bad

Oct. 2, 2018 | Briefs from around the conference This is a conflicted time in Holston Conference and The United Methodist Church – and yes, in our country. Every day ... Read more

Holston United Methodist Women look toward unity

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (Oct. 2, 2018) -- United Methodist Women (UMW) from every district in Holston came together Sept. 15-16 for their 45th annual meeting and officer training at Meadowview Resort ... Read more

Discipleship: 5 principles to guide our lives

ALCOA, Tenn. (Oct. 2, 2018) -- As we grow in Christ, there are five principles that guide our lives and our congregation’s life as disciples of Jesus Christ. These principles ... Read more

See our Oct. 3 email edition

Here are some of the links and stories in the October 3, 2018, email edition of The Call: > Insight on reaching children of color> Holston United Methodist Women aim ... Read more

See our Sept. 27 email edition

Here are some of the links and stories in the September 27 email edition of The Call: > Joy follows Holston deliveries to coastal N.C.> Frustration expressed at delegate discussion> ... Read more