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Vol. E14, Number 22

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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Report from Zimbabwe: The supplies have arrived!

Every year during the Holston Annual Conference at Lake Junaluska there is a moment of celebration as we recognize and give thanks for all of the Hands-on Mission Project supplies -- all the food buckets, health kits, school kits, cleaning kits, and sewing kits -- collected by our churches. It is a high time when ...

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Complete edition is here

For all links and stories in the September 10, 2014, edition of The Call, click here.

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Clergy Gathering postponed

From the Holston Conference offices in Alcoa, Tenn.: "Due to scheduling conflicts, the Clergy Gatherings scheduled for Oct. 8-9, 2014, have been postponed. Opportunity for the Orders of Elders and Deacons and the Fellowship of ...

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United Methodist Women encourage walk-ins for weekend meeting

If you've ever considered attending the Holston United Methodist Women's Annual Meeting, Lynice Broyles hopes it will be this weekend. In fact, walk-ins are encouraged for the Sept. 13-14 meeting in Lake Junaluska, N.C., which ...

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Return from South Sudan: Holston will seek partnerships to continue good work

What did the most recent South Sudan mission team do during their Aug. 13-27 trip? They ... ... visited 10 local churches and met pastors and believers who are planting new churches and sharing Jesus ...

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Job Opportunities

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. -- Ooltewah UMC seeks full-time Director of Student Ministry to oversee youth programs and lead staff team. Requirements include bachelor's degree in youth ministry or related field; five years experience in youth work; ...

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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 887 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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United Methodists are a group of Christians totaling over 7.5 million in the United States alone. The Holston Conference is made up of over 875 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 887 congregations which extend from southwest Virginia, across East Tennessee, and into northern Georgia.

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