The Holston Conference Commission on the Status and Role of Women (COSROW) is committed to full participation and inclusion of women in the total life of the United Methodist Church.

For more information, contact Sharon Bowers, Holston Conference COSROW Chair, 423-329-7012.


COSROW applauds female leaders in Holston

  LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. (June 9, 2019) -- Let us pause to give thanks for progress in the Holston Annual Conference, says the Rev. Sharon Bowers. As two long-time clergy leaders prepare to retire, the Commission on the Status and Role of Women ...

Clergywomen organize for sexual ethics, fair treatment

  ALCOA, Tenn. (Nov. 20, 2018) -- A small group of clergywomen want Holston Conference’s total 256 clergywomen to be treated fairly in matters of sexual ethics, inclusiveness, education and leadership. On Nov. 14, five pastors met in the Alcoa ...