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Vol. E17, Number 19

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Holston collects school supplies for Puerto Rico

Collection of hygiene, cleaning kits continues Volunteers needed in Florida, Texas Financial donations to UMCOR requested ALCOA, Tenn. (Oct. 12, 2017) -- Holston Conference is responding to the post-hurricane crisis in Puerto Rico by collecting school supplies for the children. While most of Puerto Rico remains without power, many students from the island will be ...

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Jack Ewing retires as Lake Junaluska executive director

LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. (Oct. 19, 2017) -- Lake Junaluska Executive Director Jack Ewing announced today that he will retire on Dec. 31. Over the past seven years Ewing has led Lake Junaluska Coference and Retreat ...

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Greeneville students collect 200 school kits for UMCOR

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 27, 2017) -- Students from Greeneville Middle School spent time over the last two weeks raising money and gathering donated school supplies to send more than 200 backpacks to students affected by ...

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October obituaries

In memoriam: > Rev. Damon Mitchell, age 89, of Sevierville, Tenn., on Oct. 9. See obituary in The Advocate & Democrat. > Rev. Paula Dell Campbell, age 72, died in Hagerstown, Maryland, on Oct. 8. ...

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Aspiring for a spire: Bristol church finally aquires steeple

BRISTOL, Va. (Sept. 30, 2017) — Hunt Memorial United Methodist Church rose up to kiss the sky on Tuesday morning. Anticipate a long relationship to follow. After more than a half-century, Hunt Memorial UMC finally ...

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Finding faith in tragedy: Pastors respond to Las Vegas shooting

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 3, 2017) -- Two days after a shooter killed 58 people and injured hundreds in Las Vegas, local pastors in Knoxville discuss ways to lean on one's faith after tragedy. The Rev. ...

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Commentary: Not a normal day in Rossville, but a holy one

ROSSVILLE, Ga. (Oct. 12, 2017) -- This morning was not a normal day at the office. When I arrived, our administrative assistant Darlene Wilson Hicks told me a young man with a backpack had been ...

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District newsletters

Holston Conference has 12 districts and 874 churches. Here are the most recently provided newsletters for each district: Abingdon July/ August edition Big Stone Gap**************** Chattanooga************** Cleveland August/ September edition Johnson CityDecember edition KingsportOctober edition ...

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Job Opportunities

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- Munsey Memorial UMC seeks full-time Lead Youth Minister to serve as part of youth staff team in ministry to students in grades 7-12. Desired applicant will focus on program and relational ...

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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 881 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 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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