Annual Conference News

Annual Conference News

The Holston Annual Conference was held June 9-11, 2019, at Lake Junaluska, North Carolina.

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July 9, 2019

Denman winner survives broken home through church


June 27, 2019

Vandals set fire to church while drum group is away


June 19, 2019

AC elects younger delegates, gives $411,854 to mission

United Methodist News Service overview report


June 14, 2019

Final day: Election completed, resolution adopted



Holston elects delegates for conferences in 2020

Ministerial Appointments fixed for coming year

Offering totals $129,733 for addiction ministry

Hands-on Mission Project exceeds 2018 totals

Wednesday on-site newspaper PDF


TUESDAY, June 11

Tuesday voting: Cantrell, Travis, Eldridge, Mosby elected

Long day ends with 3 elections, 3 resolutions

Tuesday on-site newspaper PDF


MONDAY, June 10

Monday voting: Ballard, Goddard, Holley elected

Lay Leader Del Holley: 'Choose the path of devotion'

Members covenant to 'focus on the mission' admidst disagreement

Monday on-site newspaper PDF


SUNDAY, June 9

COSROW applauds female leaders in Holston

Sunday on-site newspaper PDF


June 6, 2019

We're doing Annual Conference from A to Z


May 28, 2019

Pastor Matt Hall: 'I found freedom in calling myself an addict'


May 15, 2019

Leaders ask for fairer representation of young delegates


April 18, 2019

Holston takes up fight against opioid addiction

Web page provides resources for addiction effort