Top 10 stories of 2014

Top 10 stories of 2014

Why was "New pastors, new appointments" the number-one story of 2014?

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Shades of Grace: New congregation kicks off in Kingsport

KINGSPORT, Tenn. -- The band walked to the front of the fellowship hall at Mafair United Methodist Church and positioned themselves behind their instruments. The drummer looked out at the 78 people gathered and said: “Well, praise the Lord. Guess ...

Clockwise from left: Lew Kizer, Will Shewey, Catherine Nance and Anthony Burns are starting their second week at new appointments.
New preacher, new appointment: How was the first week?

IT WAS A BUSY FIRST WEEK for Holston pastors appointed to new churches this year. Yet many found joy amidst the transitions and hard work. The Rev. Catherine Nance, senior pastor at First United Methodist of Church in Maryville, Tenn., said she was “...

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June 8-11: Doing Annual Conference from A to Z

  DON'T LOOK NOW, but Holston Annual Conference is less than two weeks away, to be held June 8-11 at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center in western North Carolina. Are you ready? Most of the information you’ll need is available at ...

Sluder selected for newly created missions position

Mike Eastridge, chair of the Holston Conference Personnel Resources Team, has announced that the Rev. Mike Sluder has been selected as associate director of connectional ministries for missions. The Rev. Stella Roberts, Holston Conference director of...

Bishop announces projected appointments

Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor has announced the projected appointments of superintendents for the Big Stone Gap District and Chattanooga District, effective in June. The Rev. Jeff Wright is projected to lead the Big Stone Gap District. Currently senior...