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The Call

Vol. E18, Number 3

updated: January 29, 2018

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January 29, 2018

New camp director prepares for record-setting summer

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (Feb. 1, 2018) -- It’s 6 p.m. at Camp Bays Mountain. The Rev. Mary Thompson is four hours away from home, but ...

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New camp director prepares for record-setting summer

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (Feb. 1, 2018) -- It’s 6 p.m. at Camp Bays Mountain. The Rev. Mary Thompson is four hours away from home, but she still has another meeting to attend tonight. “Jeff, what are some of the challenges?” she asks the Camp Bays Mountain director, drawing him into the last bit of conversation that she’s having with a reporter. Soon, the Bays Mountain board members will arrive, and Thompson will finish another long day before driving back to join her husband and baby son in Chattanooga. It’s what she signed on for, and she loves it. Thompson is seven ... Read more

Commentary: Jubilee Project thanks churches for generosity

SNEEDVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 16, 2018) -- The holiday season is a wonderful, busy time at Jubilee Project because of the generosity of many Holston Conference churches. Several churches have taken ... Read more

See our Feb. 1 email edition

Here are some of the stories included in the Feb. 1 email edition of The Call: > Camp ministry projects record attendance in summer 2018> Paralyzed former football player commits ... Read more

Chattanooga church honors MLK with day of service

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Feb. 6, 2018) -- In celebration of Martin Luther King Day, the Chattanooga community joined Hurst United Methodist Church to clean up the historic Beck Knob Cemetery. Volunteers ... Read more

Event on Feb. 23 calls churches to fight human trafficking

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 6, 2018) -- The news was sickening. In October 2017, a missing juvenile from North Carolina was found in a vehicle during a sex trafficking sting at ... Read more

See our Feb. 7 email edition

Here are some of the links and stories in the Feb. 7 email edition of The Call: > Human trafficking event in Knoxville on Feb. 21> Hurst UMC cleans up ... Read more