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The Call

Vol. E18, Number 20

updated: October 8, 2018

Latest "The Call"

October 8, 2018

When did you know? Eight 'call to ministry' stories

Oct. 18, 2018 | Alcoa, Tennessee When did you know? How did you know? What happened when you felt God loved you and was ...

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When did you know? Eight 'call to ministry' stories

Oct. 18, 2018 | Alcoa, Tennessee When did you know? How did you know? What happened when you felt God loved you and was calling you to work for him for the rest of your life? People who feel "called to ministry" often describe a watershed moment that, even if they tried to ignore it, was unforgettable and undeniable. Pastors might recognize and share their experiences more often because of their training and daily responsibilities, but the passion and tug that lay people feel to share in the Lord’s work can be just as strong. We asked eight of our ... Read more

Hurricane Florence / Michael Response

One month after Hurricane Florence struck the Carolinas, Hurricane Michael slammed the Gulf Coast. Holston Conference is ready to help our coastal neighbors in the following ways: 1. Collect cleaning ... Read more

Heard in Holston: Espiritu Santo congregation needs a home

Oct. 16, 2018 | Briefs from around the conference It was time for something different. With all the news about hurricane response and the ongoing coverage related to the uncertain ... Read more

Church custodian gets spotlight on Hallmark Christmas show

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 12, 2018) – In two months, United Methodists in Sevierville will get to see their church custodian and pastor on a Hallmark Channel Christmas show with Amy ... Read more

Churches ramp up to help Hurricane Michael regions, too

ALCOA, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2018) -- United Methodists in Holston Conference are urged to continue assembling “cleaning kits” and “hygiene kits” to help survivors of this week's Hurricane Michael in ... Read more

Oak Ridge team visits Sager Brown Depot

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Sept. 28, 2018) – Sixteen members from First United Methodist Church of Oak Ridge visited UMCOR’s Sager Brown Depot Sept. 15-22. UMCOR stands for United Methodist Committee ... Read more

See our Oct. 12 email edition

Here are some of the links and stories in the October 12, 2018, email edition of The Call: > Church custodian gets spotlight on Hallmark Christmas show> Cokesbury, other Holstonians ... Read more

Call to Action/ October 2018

Here's what you can do as The United Methodist Church prepares for General Conference in St. Louis in February 2019: Attend a delegate discussion See schedule. Watch the delegation's video. ... Read more