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The Call

Vol. E18, Number 16

updated: August 6, 2018

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August 6, 2018

United Methodist Women prepare for new districts in 2019

ALCOA, Tenn. (April 7, 2018) -- The 872 congregations of Holston Conference have been living into a new organization of nine districts with new ...

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United Methodist Women prepare for new districts in 2019

ALCOA, Tenn. (April 7, 2018) -- The 872 congregations of Holston Conference have been living into a new organization of nine districts with new names since January 2018. However, the United Methodist Women (UMW) of Holston Conference decided to hold off on reorganizing from 12 districts to nine until January 2019. Lynice Broyles, Holston UMW president, says the group’s leaders have been praying about and preparing for the changes, which involve about 10,000 total UMW members in east Tennessee, southwest Virginia, and north Georgia. “Holston Conference UMW has a ‘District Redistricting Team’ appointed, and they have been working diligently to ... Read more

Job Opportunities

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Colonial Heights UMC in South Knoxville seeks part-time Youth Director. Send resumes to Lisa Atkins at office@colonialheightsumc.org. 8.8.18 CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- St. Elmo UMC seeks part-time Nursery ... Read more

District Newsletters

Here are the most recent, available editions of district newsletters within the Holston Conference, along with other helpful links. Districts are listed from north to south. NEW RIVER DISTRICT February ... Read more

Commentary: Even through disagreement, we stand as one

Parker Kitts, a member at Harriman United Methodist Church, was one of 330 young adults who went to Johannesburg, South Africa, for the fourth Global Young People’s Convocation. Delegates from ... Read more

Commentary: Pastor returns to hometown to reap the harvest

BLUEFIELD, Va. (July 19, 2018) – First United Methodist Church of Bluefield – “First Church,” as we locals call it – has a long history of service to its mission. ... Read more

Heard in Holston: RezKidz shuts down after six years

August 8, 2018Briefs from around the conference End of the road for RezKidz The design team for RezKidz shocked Facebook followers on July 24 by announcing that the Christian children’s ... Read more

See our Aug. 8 email edition

Here are some of the links and stories in the August 8, 2018, email edition of The Call: > Holston UMW regroup into new districts> RezKidz shuts down after 6 ... Read more