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About UMC

Prayer for General Conference


Phase 3 of Praying Our Way Forward

4-Minute Prayer guide

A Way Forward - daily meditations


Between January 1, 2016 and May 10, 2016, all 131 annual conferences around the globe offered their prayers on one particular day for the gathering of 864 delegates from around the world.

Holston’s day was Tuesday, April 12, 2016.
(Read The Call's coverage of the day.)
For twenty-four hours, we joined our prayers to the chain of conferences in our global family of The United Methodist Church who are seeking that God’s will be accomplished and that we offer a positive witness as we participate in Christian conferencing.

In Holston, we rang our church bells to mark this day of prayer for the General Conference session in Portland, Oregon from May 10 - May 20.

Please remember the General Conference, all who will attend, the work that will be accomplished, and the ministry of our Church that will continue long after the Conference is adjourned.

Bishop Taylor and our Holston delegation of 6 lay persons and 6 clergy also welcome your prayerful support.

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Our prayers matter. Thank you for being part of those offering their prayers for The United Methodist Church and the 2019 General Conference.

Additional Resources available from The Upper Room

Read about Prayer for General Conference in this story from The Call

As GC begins, Holston churches organize prayer services

ST. LOUIS (Feb. 23, 2019) -- Several congregations in Holston Conference are joining the rest of the denomination in organized prayer over the weekend. The special session of General Conference begins Saturday, Feb. 23 in ...

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