Mission and Ministry Wish List 2007-08

Mission and Ministry Wish List 2007-08

Alton Park Empowerment Ministry
Chattanooga District

• Art supplies (magic markers, modeling clay, watercolor paints, finger paints, and collage materials such as feathers, buttons, seeds, and ribbon)
• New or gently used dolls, toy trucks, and toy cars
• Elementary chapter books
Contact: Lisa Nichols

Bethlehem Center
Chattanooga District

• Prayer partners
• A volunteer coordinator (who will work as a volunteer)
• Opportunities to share the
mission of the Bethlehem Center through seminars, workshops, and revivals
Contact: Lurone Jennings

Big Stone Gap District
Community & Renewal Project

• Books for ages toddler to 9
• Fifty $15 Wal-Mart or Food City gift cards
• 3 skeins of homespun yarn to make prayer shawls
• Clean, gently worn clothes (sizes XXL and larger) for thrift stores
• Regulation soccer ball and
• Ruled filler paper and other school supplies (needed year-round, but especially in August and January)
Contact: Nancy Hobbs

Buffalo Mountain Camp
Johnson City District

• Colored string and hemp string for making jewelry
• Newsprint for making posters and signs
• Markers
• Projector (for worship, capable of using with a computer and Microsoft PowerPoint)
Contact: Jason Onks

Camp Dickenson
Wytheville District

• Laminating film
• $50 gift cards to buy gasoline
Contact: Camp Dickenson office

Camp Lookout
Chattanooga District

• Waterproof digital camera
• Duct tape for crafts, repairs, and overnight camping trips
Contact: Don Washburn

Camp Wesley Woods
Maryville District

• Large flatbed trailer
• Horse quality hay
• Liquid Rit dye for tie dying (bright colors)
• Power tools (drills and saws) for repairs and maintenance
Contact: Joy Bragg

Holston Conference Camp and Retreat Ministries

• $300 scholarships to send
children to camp
• Lesser amounts for partial
Contact: Charles Maynard

Holston Conference
Children’s Ministries

• A prayer partner for every child in every church
• The celebration of “Children’s Sabbath’’ in each church
• Church staff and members greet each child by name
Contact: Anita Henderlight

Holston Conference Missions

• Sticks of lip balm for children served in Alaska
• Scholarships in any amount for students in Zimbabwe
• Volunteers for Wesley House of Knoxville for reading or other assistance, and monetary gifts for the after-school program
Contact: Bill Daugherty

Holston Conference
Older Adult Ministries

• Currently meeting to
determine future needs
Contact: Bob Bostick

Holston Conference
Sudan Action Team

• $1 to buy notebook paper and a pencil for a child in Yei, Sudan
• $5 to buy a textbook for a child in Yei
• $10 for a mosquito net to prevent malaria in Yei
• $55 to buy a college textbook for “Lost Boys’’ now living in Holston
Contact: Lori Sluder

Holston Conference
Young Adult Ministries

• $75 scholarships for young adult mission trips
Contact: Lori Sluder

Holston Home
for Children

Morristown District

• New clothes for children, especially teens: polo shirts, khaki pants, jeans (without holes or worn places), casual or athletic shoes
• $20 donations to purchase concert and theater tickets
• Wal-Mart gift cards
Contact: Laura Phillips

Jubilee Project
Morristown District

• Rolls of stamps
• Two new or gently used gas-powered lawn mowers
• New or gently used copier for moderate to high volume
Contact: Steve Hodges

Morristown District Hispanic Ministries

• $500 scholarships to send
Hispanic youth to Resurrection spiritual weekend in January (registration fee, lodging,
transportation, and meals)
• $250 scholarships to send
Hispanic youth to summer camp
Contact: John Thompson

Project Crossroads
Abingdon District

• Lowe’s gift cards (to buy drill bits, saw blades, tape measures, and other construction
Contact: Harry Howe

Strength for the Journey
(Retreats for persons living with HIV/AIDS)

* Churches to commit to yearly donations

* $250 scholarships for campers living on limited incomes

* Donations to furnish craft supplies, office materials, and snacks

* Prayers

Contact: Ginny West Case

Wesley House
Community Center

Knoxville District

• $200 scholarships for one semester of tutoring
• 1 hour of volunteer tutoring for elementary students
• $50 Wal-Mart gift cards for family emergencies (clothing or food)
• $200 scholarships for inner-city children to attend Camp Wesley Woods for 1 week
• 2 hours per month to serve on a committee (program, special events, etc.)
• $50 Sam’s Club gift cards to buy three days of after-school snacks
• Opportunities to speak to church groups about Wesley House ministries
Contact: Richard Gibson

Wesley Foundation –
University of Tennessee

Chattanooga District

• A volunteer with tree removal expertise (to remove trees
causing damage to the roof and utilities)
• Volunteers to help with outdoor beautification (installing a walkway, drain lines, and ornamental trees)
• Volunteers to lead special interest groups on topics like church history, Methodist history,
Christian financial principles, etc.
Contact: Keith Moore

Wesley Foundation –
University of Tennessee

Knoxville District

• Lowe’s gift cards for paint and other supplies
• Wal-Mart gift cards (for food and paper products)
Contact: David Jackson

Wesley Foundation –
University of Virginia
College at Wise

Big Stone Gap District

• Digital video camera for developing recruiting videos
• Food City or Wal-Mart gift cards to purchase student meals
• 2 new or used computer desks
• Laptop computer
• Cokesbury gift cards to purchase Bible study/discipleship curriculum
Contact: Beth Tipton

Wesley Foundation –
East Tennessee
State University

Johnson City District

• Gift cards from Kroger or Food Lion for providing dinner
Contact: Jerry Everley
(423) 929-2121

Wesley Foundation –
Radford University

Wytheville District

• A $20 donation will buy snacks for Tuesday and Thursday afternoon tutoring sessions for children in grades K-2, led by Wesley students
Contact: Martee Buchanan

If you want your Holston-related ministry to be included in this list – or if you want to change or update your list – contact thecall@holston.org.