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The Call

Vol. E17, Number 15

updated: August 14, 2017

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August 14, 2017

3 Holston pastors join protest for peace in Charlottesville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 12, 2017) -- For a group of three friends, and pastors, going to Charlottesville, Virginia, was a calling — one that ...

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3 Holston pastors join protest for peace in Charlottesville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 12, 2017) -- For a group of three friends, and pastors, going to Charlottesville, Virginia, was a calling — one that was spiritual. “We were warned several times that our lives were in danger. That by going to where we were going that we were risking injury and that we were risking death. And we had to be o.k. with it.” said the Rev. Anna Golladay, associate pastor at St. Elmo United Methodist Church in Chattanooga. The three pastors – all from Tennessee — drove to Virginia to spread peace. They were invited by a group called ... Read more

Job Opportunities

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Fountain City UMC seeks male Intern to work with Student Ministry and NET after school-programs. Responsibilities within the Student Ministry include Wednesday-night youth program, Sunday-night small groups, ... Read more

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 GapOctober/ November edition Chattanooga******Not available Cleveland ... Read more

Holston pastors stand against racism

ALCOA, Tenn. (Aug. 18. 2017) -- In the first days after deadly protests in Charlottesville, Va., numerous United Methodist pastors from the Holston Conference went to the pulpit or their ... Read more

Bishop Taylor: Resist evil, injustice, and oppression

August 13, 2017Alcoa, Tennessee My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, The events of the past week have reminded us how quickly human relationships can deteriorate and permanent damage occur. ... Read more

United Methodist mission runs deep and wide through Marion

MARION, Va. (August 16, 2017) -- You can’t see it, but a United Methodist river runs through Marion. It starts on the east side of town at a mission that ... Read more

Financial support for Harry Howe, Project Crossroads

In order to be a mission and meet the needs of those we serve, we are dependent upon financial gifts to support our ministry. Gifts may be sent directly to ... Read more

Knox pastor rejoices in back-to-school party for foster kids

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 1, 2017) -- "I want to be President!" the rising 5th grader said. "President of what?" quipped her foster brother. "Of the United States of America, but ... Read more