Events

February 2021

Sermon Academy for Lent

Monday, February 15, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Online
Our Lenten Sermon Academy will be led by Mandy Taylor Young, Adam Love, and Jonathan Jonas. Mandy is a clergy member of the South Carolina Conference she has served Mt. Hebron UMC in West Columbia, South Carolina and Faith UMC in Lexington, South ...

2nd Sunday in Lent (Purple)

Sunday, February 28, 2021
Lectionary Reading Links: Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16   Psalm 22:23-31  (UMH 752) Romans 4:13-25   Mark 8:31-38 

UMW Finance Committee Meeting

Sunday, February 28, 2021

BOTH/AND Follow Up

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:00 PM
Dear Holston Friends, After one of our most attended and talked about training events, I wanted to send you a reminder about our upcoming Zoom with Jason Moore to follow up on any questions or comments you may have following our BOTH/AND webinar. We ...
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re-Connect

Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:00 AM
Dear Clergy and Laity, As we continue our ministries in these unprecedented times, The Holston Conference Strategy Team (CST) has been working diligently to find ways to reinvigorate the connection across our conference, in our communities and in our...
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World Day of Prayer

Friday, March 5, 2021
The World Day of Prayer was started by a group of women who "desired to pray with and for the burdens of others, to not live in isolation but to acknowledge we are all God's children, and to reinforce the aspects of prayer and action as inseparable".

Clergy Spouses Retreat

Friday, March 5, 2021 to Sunday, March 7, 2021

Visions of the End: Medieval and Renaissance Apocalyptic Cultures

Friday, March 5, 2021 12:30 PM to Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 1:30 PM
Location: Online
The Marco Institute’s 17th annual (virtual) symposium will explore apocalyptic themes found in medieval and Renaissance interpretations of the Book of Revelation written by John of Patmos and the end-times he predicted. Over the course of three days,...

Appointment Week

Monday, March 8, 2021 to Friday, March 12, 2021

4th Sunday in Lent (Purple)

Sunday, March 14, 2021
Lectionary Reading Links: Numbers 21:4-9   Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22  (UMH 830) Ephesians 2:1-10   John 3:14-21 UMCOR Sunday (offering) Girl Scout Sunday (Scouting Ministry Sunday) Daylight Saving Time Begins

5th Sunday in Lent (Purple)

Sunday, March 21, 2021
Lectionary Reading Links: Jeremiah 31:31-34   Psalm 51:1-12  (UMH 785) Hebrews 5:5-10   John 12:20-33

Emory & Henry College Board of Trustees

Friday, March 26, 2021 to Saturday, March 27, 2021
Emory & Henry College Board of Trustees Meeting

Passion/Palm Sunday (Purple or Red)

Sunday, March 28, 2021
Lectionary Reading Links: Liturgy of the Palms Mark 11:1-11 Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29  (UMH 839) ​Liturgy of the Passion Isaiah 50:4-9a   Psalm 31:9-16  (UMH 764) Philippians 2:5-11   Mark 14:1-15:47 or Mark 15:1-39, (40-47)

Holy Monday (Purple or Red)

Monday, March 29, 2021
Lectionary Reading Links: Isaiah 42:1-9   Psalm 36:5-11  (UMH 771) Hebrews 9:11-15   John 12:1-11

Holy Tuesday (Purple or Red)

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Lectionary Reading Links: Isaiah 49:1-7   Psalm 71:1-14   (UMH 794) 1 Corinthians 1:18-31   John 12:20-36

Holy Wednesday (Purple or Red)

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Lectionary Reading Links: Isaiah 50:4-9a   Psalm 70  (UMH 793) Hebrews 12:1-3    John 13:21-32

Memorial Day - District and Conference Offices Closed

Monday, May 31, 2021
Memorial Day Holiday - District and Conference Offices Closed

Independence Day - District and Conference Offices Closed

Monday, July 5, 2021
Independence Day Observance - District and Conference Offices Closed

Labor Day - District and Conference Offices Closed

Monday, September 6, 2021
Labor Day Holiday - District and Conference Offices Closed

Handicap Accessibility Grant Application Deadline

Sunday, October 31, 2021
Deadline for grant application

Thanksgiving Holiday - District and Conference Offices Closed

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 to Friday, November 26, 2021
Thanksgiving Holiday - District and Conference Offices Closed

Christmas Eve - District and Conference Offices Closed

Friday, December 24, 2021
Lectionary Reading Links: Isaiah 9:2-7  Psalm 96  (UMH 815) Titus 2:11-14  Luke 2:1-14, (15-20) More Resources  
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Christmas Holiday - District and Conference Offices Closed

Monday, December 27, 2021
Conference and District Offices Closed in observance of Christmas

Appalachian Ministry Network Hunger and Poverty Grant Application Deadline

Saturday, January 15, 2022
This is a grant managed by AMN.

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