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Vol. 19, Number 3

News for the Holston Conference is reported through The Call. Follow us here for stories of the people of the Holston Conference, our ministries and congregations, and our witness to the world.
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Young adults share emotional conversation on 'way forward'

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2019) – A lifelong church member, Marlon Johnson knew at age 13 or 14 that he was called to ministry. “There was never a time when I didn’t identify as a United Methodist,” he said. But at some point, he read the Book of Discipline and faced the fact that his ...

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Missional-hub training features $45,000 in 'seed money'

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Feb. 14, 2019) -- Leaders from each of Holston Conference’s nine districts participated in a “Train the Trainers” event Feb. 8-9 at Hilton Garden Inn. About 85 people participated in two days ...

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Commentary: Pasqua honored for 22 years as camp leader

On Jan. 31 in Lakeland, Florida, the United Methodist Camp & Retreat Ministries Association awarded the Rev. Randy Pasqua the "National Legacy of Leadership Award" for his distinguished service in camping ministry. This is the ...

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Our 5 top headlines in January

Here comes February! In case you missed any, here are The Call's most-clicked headlines in January 2019. See January Top 5.

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District Newsletters

Here are the most recent, available editions of district newsletters within the Holston Conference, along with other helpful links. Districts are listed from north to south. NEW RIVER DISTRICT February 2018 newsletter List of churches ...

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Job Opportunities

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. -- Central UMC Bean Station and Noe's Chapel UMC Morristown seek Pianist for Sunday morning services. See job description. Contact the Rev. Amy Aycock at amy.aycock3@gmail.com. 2.11.19 BRENTWOOD, Tenn. -- Brentwood UMC seeks ...

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About Holston

Located in the mountains and valleys of east Tennessee, southwest Virginia, and northern Georgia, the Holston Conference is named after the Holston River. In this beautiful setting, the 872 congregations serve their communities and the world with a mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

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About UMC

United Methodists are a group of Christians totaling over 7.5 million in the United States alone. The Holston Conference is made up of 872 congregations in east Tennessee, southwest Virginia and the area of Georgia surrounding Chattanooga.

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Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor

Bishop Taylor was assigned to the Holston Conference in 2012. She presides over the 872 congregations which extend from southwest Virginia, across East Tennessee, and into northern Georgia.



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