Events

November 2019

TN Wesleyan University Board of Trustees

Friday, November 1, 2019
TN Wesleyan University Board of Trustees

World Community Day

Friday, November 1, 2019
World Community Day

Emory & Henry Fall Board Meeting

Friday, November 1, 2019 to Saturday, November 2, 2019

Election Day

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Election Day

MV - Retired Ministers Fellowship

Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Retired Ministers Fellowship Thursday, November 7⋅12:00 – 2:00pm Davy Crockett Restaurant, 3282 E Morris Blvd, Morristown, TN 37813 Organizer: christinecoley@holston.org  

CCYM Meeting

Saturday, November 9, 2019
Location: To Be Determined
CCYM Meeting

UMVIM Team Leader Training November 2019

Saturday, November 9, 2019
Location: First UMC, Oak Ridge
  TRAIN YOUR LEADER! UMVIM TEAM LEADER TRAINING WILL BE OFFERED IN HOLSTON CONFERENCE    SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Price: $26 at the door Who Should Attend: UMVIM Team Leaders needing this training and any persons interested ...
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Lay Servant/Speaker Training - MV

Saturday, November 9, 2019 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Experiencing the World of the Bible: Elusive Archaeology of Exodus

Monday, November 11, 2019 to Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Location: Foundation for Evangelism
In  this  seminar, sponsored by the Intentional Growth Center and the Foundation for Evangelism and  led by Dr. James Fleming, we  will study the sparse archaeological clues that, with a discerning eye, can be examined to reveal how life would have ...
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Experiencing the World of the Bible II: Biblical Roots of Interfaith Conflict & Understanding

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 to Friday, November 15, 2019
Location: Foundation for Evangelism
This  seminar, sponsored by the Intentional Growth Center and the Foundation for Evangelism and led by Dr. James Fleming, begins with a foundational understanding of the roots of interfaith conflict and continues with an informed conversation about ...
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Wild and Wonderful Senior Event

Thursday, November 14, 2019
Location: First UMC, Morristown
Worship, workshops, for senior adults in Mountain View District. Lunch included.

Board of Ordained Ministry - Fall Meeting

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Resurrection Talent Results Due

Friday, November 15, 2019
Resurrection Talent Results Due

SEJ Clergywomen's Conference: Uncharted

Monday, November 18, 2019 to Thursday, November 21, 2019
Location: Hyatt Regency, Jacksonville
Ministry is beautiful, challenging, rewarding, and frustrating. Where we end up is often not where we first sought out to be; sometimes that turns out beautifully and sometimes…it doesn’t feel so beautiful. The theme “Uncharted” was chosen with great...
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National Bible Week

Sunday, November 24, 2019 to Sunday, December 1, 2019
National Bible Week

Thanksgiving Holiday - District and Conference Offices Closed

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 to Friday, November 29, 2019
Thanksgiving Holiday - District and Conference Offices Closed

Camp in the Community Host Church Application Deadline for 2020

Saturday, November 30, 2019
Camp In The Community Host Church Application Deadline for 2020

Candidacy Summit Registrations Due

Sunday, December 1, 2019
Candidacy Summit Holston Conference Center Alcoa, TN    

Hispanic Ministry Program Grant Application Deadline

Monday, December 2, 2019
The Hispanic/Latino Ministries Team invites local churches to submit grants for Hispanic/Latino ministries and outreach for 2020. Grant applications must be submitted by Monday, December 2, 2019. A signature from your district superintendent is ...

2020 Candidacy Summit - Late registration

Monday, December 2, 2019 to Sunday, December 16, 2001
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HOLY SPIRIT SEMINAR

Friday, December 6, 2019 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Christ UMC Dayton, Ohio
God has gifted the church with equipping ministries. Apostles, prophets, pastors, teachers and evangelists are sent by Jesus to impart and activate gifts and anointings for the work of the ministry. Join us for the 8th Annual Holy Spirit Seminar, “...

Appointment Cabinet

Saturday, December 7, 2019
Location: Holston Conference Center
Appointment Cabinet

Conference Staff Christmas Luncheon

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 12:00 PM

Extended Cabinet Dinner

Friday, December 13, 2019
Extended Cabinet Dinner/Picnic

4th Sunday of Advent (Purple or Blue)

Sunday, December 22, 2019
Lectionary Reading Links: Isaiah 7:10-16 Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19 (UMH 801) Romans 1:1-7 Matthew 1:18-25
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Christmas Holiday - Offices Closed

Tuesday, December 24, 2019 to Wednesday, December 25, 2019
Conference and District Offices Closed in observance of Christmas Day

Mountain View District Office Closed

Tuesday, December 24, 2019 to Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Mountain View District Office Closed

Kwanzaa Begins (through January 1)

Thursday, December 26, 2019
December 26 - January 1
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Holston Home 5th Sunday Offering

Sunday, December 29, 2019
Fifth Sunday offering for Holston Home for Children, Inc.
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2020 LPLS Registration due

Wednesday, January 1, 2020 to Wednesday, July 1, 2020
2020 LPLS Registration due Questions: ClergyServices@holston.org

Annual Reports due to Conference Secretary

Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Reports due from Extension Ministries, Deacons, Medical Leave, Etc    

Appalachian Ministry Network Hunger and Poverty Grant Application Deadline

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
This is a grant managed by AMN.

Five Things About Dementia from a Faith Perspective

Friday, January 17, 2020 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Online Webinar
More than 16 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. An estimated 5.8 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s, and that number is climbing. How can churches respond? How can churches equip ...
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Lay Servant/Speaker Training - TV

Saturday, January 18, 2020 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

SEJ Cabinet Consultation

Monday, January 20, 2020 to Thursday, January 23, 2020
Location: Epworth By the Sea
Register now to attend the annual SEJ Cabinet Consultation at beautiful Epworth By The Sea! Come worship, fellowship and network with fellow District Superintendents and Director of Connectional Ministries Appointees. Program includes music, plenary ...
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Creativity Orlando

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:00 AM to Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 4:00 PM
Location: Wyndham Garden Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs Resort
What to expect from this Leadership Nexus event: HOPE for the CHURCH from theologians, pastors and experts in creative leadership  INSIGHT into connecting with our ever changing culture  FREEDOM to dream and think outside the box about being the ...
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Winter Conference

Sunday, January 26, 2020 to Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Location: Epworth by the Sea
Keynote Speaker: LEN WILSON, Creative Director at St. Andrew UMC, a large church in Plano, TX. He is a storyteller and expert strategist in communications and creativity in church life. After GC 2019, each church will need a clear, concise, creative ...
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Launching Leaders: Developing Leaders in the Local Church

Thursday, January 30, 2020 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Online Course
This event will be led by Phil Schroeder and Kay Kotan. Leaders do not develop just because we want leaders developed. Leaders develop because we have an intentional, step-by-step process to ensure the best possible outcome. As you take off on this ...
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UMW Committee Meetings and Conference Exec Committee

Friday, January 31, 2020 to Saturday, February 1, 2020
UMW Committee Meetings and Conference Executive Committee

UMW Finance Committee Meeting

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Proposed resolutions and petitions due to Committee on Petitions and Resolutions

Sunday, March 1, 2020
Any proposed resolution or petition must be in the hands of the Committee on Petitions and Resolutions. This gives the committee time to meet and compile its report for inclusion in the Book of Reports   

From Readiness to Launch – Starting a New Worship Service in an Existing Church

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Online Course
Worship is — even now in our 21st century de-churched American culture — the single most important way for your church to reach new people with your understanding of the Gospel. Many new people are interested in giving Christianity a try. Most will ...
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Five Things for Being a Good Visitor to Someone w/Dementia

Thursday, March 12, 2020 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Online Webinar
More than 16 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. An estimated 5.8 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s, and that number is climbing. How can churches respond? How can churches equip ...
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Foundation Spring Grants Deadline

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Emory & Henry Founders Day

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Holston Home 5th Sunday Offering

Sunday, March 29, 2020
Fifth Sunday offering for Holston Home for Children, Inc.
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Appointment Cabinet

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Good Friday - Offices Closed

Friday, April 10, 2020

Extended Cabinet

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Extended Cabinet

Appointment Cabinet

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Board of Ordained Ministry Meeting

Thursday, April 16, 2020

UMW SEJ Meeting

Friday, April 17, 2020 to Sunday, April 19, 2020
Location: Mobile, AL

Earth Day

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Administrative Professionals Day

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

TN Wesleyan University Board of Trustees

Friday, April 24, 2020
TN Wesleyan University Board of Trustees

Orientation for Full Connection membership

Friday, April 24, 2020 to Saturday, April 25, 2020
April 24-25, 2020 at Camp Bays Mountain

Foundation Board Meeting

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 12:00 PM

Council of Bishops Meeting

Thursday, April 30, 2020 to Monday, May 4, 2020

Beyond the Basics of Online Church

Thursday, May 7, 2020 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Online - webinar
Ready to take your online worship to the next level? Maybe you started online ministry because of Covid-19 but now you are thinking about how this ministry might reach new people when the pandemic ends? If so then join for a Good Idea Webinar taking ...
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Emory & Henry Commencement

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Mother's Day

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Practical Strategies for Church-Based Community Transformation

Saturday, May 16, 2020 1:30 AM to 3:30 AM
Location: Online webinar
The global refugee crisis continues to rise at a high rate. Now there are more displaced people around the world than ever in our history. The role of the church to respond to this global crisis remains vital as ever. In this webinar, we will discuss...
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Extended Cabinet Spring Picnic

Thursday, May 21, 2020
Extended Cabinet

Appointment Cabinet BAC Review

Friday, May 22, 2020

Memorial Day - Offices Closed

Monday, May 25, 2020

Book of Reports distribution deadline

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Book of Reports will be distributed to delegates of the Annual Conference in electronic format. http://ac.holston.org  

UMW Finance Committee Meeting

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Healthy Stewardship in the Local Church

Monday, June 1, 2020 to Friday, June 5, 2020
Location: Online Course
Taught by Dr. Ann Michel, this Wesley Seminary course will consist of an Exploration of the biblical and theological basis for healthy congregational stewardship and a survey of best practices for cultivating generosity.. 1.5 CEUs Topics include: ...
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Bishop's Day With Ordinands

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Emory & Henry Summer Board Meeting

Friday, June 5, 2020 to Saturday, June 6, 2020
Location TBA

Full Connection Member Orientation

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Moving Day for Transitioning Pastors

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Father's Day

Sunday, June 21, 2020

Deadline for inclusion in 2020 Journal

Thursday, June 25, 2020
 Any report or item for inclusion in the 2020 Journal must be in the hands of the Conference Secretary by this date

2020 Memorial Service

Saturday, June 27, 2020
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Responding to the Opioid Crisis

Saturday, June 27, 2020
During the Vietnam War the United States lost 58,220 men and women.  The cause of these deaths came about for many reasons: gun shot, drowning, disease, explosions, crashes and the list can go on and on.   In 2017 the United States lost more than ...

Adverse Childhood Experiences - Virtual Webinar

Thursday, July 30, 2020 3:00 PM to Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 4:30 PM
Children, teens, and their parents are living through COVID-19!  Some children and teens have experienced the trauma of abuse, addictive parents, the threat of school shootings, violence, or other traumatic experiences. The Faith Community can be one...

2nd Corinthians: Live with Prof. N.T. Wright

Monday, August 3, 2020 11:00 AM to Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 2:00 PM
Location: Online Course
How can a church overcome deep divisions? How can you face persecution and become more resilient? How do Christian leaders 'lead' in the face of opposition from within their own congregations? These difficult questions were present for the church in ...
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Still in Mission Series

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 to Friday, November 20, 2020
#StillinMissionSeries connects the church to the work of missionaries from all over the world to your home through Zoom. These missionaries have answered God’s call to mission during an uncertain time, and your virtual & financial support through ...

UMW Social Action Workshop

Saturday, August 8, 2020
Online Live Event - Watch for more information coming soon!

Foundation Legacy Sunday

Sunday, August 16, 2020

TN Wesleyan University Board of Trustees

Friday, August 28, 2020
TN Wesleyan University Board of Trustees

2020 Local Pastor Licensing School (LPLS)

Saturday, August 29, 2020 to Saturday, October 24, 2020
Location: Online

Ethnic Local Church Concerns Grant Application Deadline

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
“Brick and Mortar”

HIV/AIDS Grant Application Deadline

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Labor Day - Offices Closed

Monday, September 7, 2020

Local Pastor Licensing School

Friday, September 11, 2020 to Sunday, September 13, 2020
  Local Pastor Licensing School   We are truly excited to be sharing with you in this important endeavor. This experience, we trust, will launch a life-long journey of growing and learning in ministry in a humble spirit of fellowship and faith.  
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Holston Home Board of Trustees Meeting

Thursday, September 17, 2020

UMW Spiritual Enrichment/Annual Meeting

Saturday, September 19, 2020
Live ZOOM Meeting

Elder and Deacon Written Materials Due

Monday, September 21, 2020

Extended Cabinet

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Extended Cabinet

Appointment Cabinet

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Leadership Institute

Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:00 AM to Friday, September 25, 2020 at 1:15 PM
Location: Online Trainnig
 Join Adam Hamilton, Bishop Michael Curry, and Ronald Heifetz and others ONLINE for 2 days of inspiration, practical ministry tools and proven strategies to strengthen your church and your own leadership. 0.6 CEUs for main event. Additional CEUs ...
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Local Pastor Licensing School

Friday, October 9, 2020 to Sunday, October 11, 2020
  Local Pastor Licensing School   We are truly excited to be sharing with you in this important endeavor. This experience, we trust, will launch a life-long journey of growing and learning in ministry in a humble spirit of fellowship and faith.  
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Extended Cabinet

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Extended Cabinet

Appointment Cabinet

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

UMW Committee Meetings and Conference Exec Committee

Friday, October 16, 2020 to Saturday, October 17, 2020
UMW Committee Meetings and Conference Executive Committee

UMVIM Team Leader Training October 2020

Saturday, October 17, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: First UMC, Oak Ridge
  TRAIN YOUR LEADER! UMVIM TEAM LEADER TRAINING WILL BE OFFERED IN HOLSTON CONFERENCE    SATURDAY, October 17  Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Price: $26 Who Should Attend: UMVIM Team Leaders needing this training and any persons interested in leading ...
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TN Wesleyan University Board of Trustees

Friday, October 30, 2020
TN Wesleyan University Board of Trustees

Foundation Board Meeting

Friday, October 30, 2020 12:00 PM

Handicap Accessibility Grant Application Deadline

Saturday, October 31, 2020
Deadline for grant application

CCYM Meeting

Saturday, November 7, 2020

Extended Cabinet

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Extended Cabinet

Appointment Cabinet

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

BOM Fall Meeting

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Offices Closed - Thanksgiving Holiday

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 to Friday, November 27, 2020

Holston Home 5th Sunday Offering

Sunday, November 29, 2020
Fifth Sunday offering for Holston Home for Children, Inc.
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World AIDS Day

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Extended Cabinet Christmas Dinner

Thursday, December 3, 2020
Extended Cabinet

Appointment Cabinet

Friday, December 4, 2020

Candidacy Summit Registrations Due

Monday, December 7, 2020

Holston Home Board of Trustees Meeting

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Conference and District Offices Closed - Christmas Holiday

Thursday, December 24, 2020 to Friday, December 25, 2020

Appalachian Ministry Network Hunger and Poverty Grant Application Deadline

Friday, January 15, 2021
This is a grant managed by AMN.

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