At African American churches in the Holston Conference, the gospel is proclaimed, lives are transformed, and disciples are made. The doors of our churches are open and whoever will, let them come in.

“I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one can snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all; no one can snatch them out of my Father's hand. I and the Father are one.”- John 10:28-30


News African American Ministry Team

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Black churches call for representation, leadership in Holston

ALCOA, Tenn. -- It was a snowy Saturday, but that didn’t deter 90 United Methodists from standing up for the Black Church by attending a “fellowship and information session” held at the Alcoa Conference Center on Feb. 8. The gathering was a ...

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New partnership will help strengthen 5 black churches

ALCOA, Tenn. (June 5, 2019) -- What can we do to help our African-American churches become stronger? With the help of a new initiative, five churches will soon be chosen to receive coaching and training needed to build up the black church in Holston ...