Annual Conference 2014 News

Annual Conference 2014 News

The theme for the 2014 session of Holston Annual Conference was "Always": "Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever!" Hebrews 13:8

The 2014 session of Holston Annual Conference was held June 8-11 at Lake Junaluska, North Carolina.
The Call: Sunday, June 8, 2014, print edition
The Call: Monday, June 9, 2014, print edition
The Call: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, print edition
The Call: Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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  The 2014 session of the Holston Annual Conference begins today at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center. Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor will preside as resident bishop. The theme is "Always: Yesterday, Today, Forever," based on Hebrews 13:8. ...

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