The current Holston Conference delegation was elected in June 2019 by the Holston Annual Conference.
The delegation includes 6 lay members, 6 clergy, and 4 alternates (2 clergy, 2 lay).
The 16-member delegation was elected to represent Holston Conference May 5-15, 2020, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. However, the Commission on General Conference has postponed the global meeting to 2024.
In order of election, current delegates are:
- Emily Ballard (leader)
- Rev. Kim Goddard (first elected clergy)
- Del Holley
- Rev. Wil Cantrell
- Anne Travis
- John Eldridge
- Donna Mosby
- Rev. Paul Seay
- Rev. Mary Thompson
- Rev. Randy Frye
- Rev. Sharon Bowers
- Becky Hall
- Rev. Lauri Jo Cranford (alternate)
- Amanda Onks (alternate)
- Charles McEntyre (alternate)
- Rev. Josh Kilbourne (alternate)
Church members are invited to share their questions and concerns with the delegation by writing to email@example.com.
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