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Vol. E14, Number 24

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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Pie-in-the-Face Challenge: 2 Pastors Collaborate on Special-Needs ministry

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- Natalie Justice, age 31, is a high-energy kind of pastor. Just a few days -- hours, actually -- before her surgery to treat breast cancer, Justice was campaigning nearly round-the-clock to raise money and awareness for a new ministry. Justice and her fellow pastor, 34-year-old Christi Taylor, are navigating their own ...

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The Call "Digest" is an easy-to-print, mini-version of our weekly e-news. Download our October 1 edition in English or Spanish. 10.1.14 edition in English: "Hands-on" supplies arrive in Africa / Amidst decline, UMW find hope ...

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Job Opportunities

SEYMOUR,Tenn. -- Seymour UMC seeks part-time Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries. Successful applicant will have excellent written and oral communication skills. Previous experience with directing similar programs is highly preferred. A bachelor’s degree ...

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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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