District Superintendent:  Elihugh J. Kilgore, Jr.

Administrative Assistant:  Stacy Underdown

Mailing Address: P.O.Box 3382, Cleveland, TN 37320
Physical Address: 920 Mouse Creek Road N.W, Cleveland, TN 37312

Phone:     (423) 476-8221

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News Hiwassee District

The Rev. Andrew Lay and Ally Lay were married May 23. A Lay's potato chip vending machine was a star attraction at their downsized reception.
When the chips are down: Couple adapts to pandemic wedding

ATHENS, Tenn. --  Ally Lay had some big plans for her wedding to the Rev. Andrew Lay. She never dreamed a pandemic would change almost everything and lead to a vending machine full of potato chips. The couple was married May 23 at Keith Memorial ...

Pam Wells takes diapers, food and other supplies to a mobile-home park hit hard by tornadoes in Ooltewah, Tenn. Photo by Lisa Parker
Crisis upon crisis: Chattanooga churches aid tornado survivors

At a time when others were staying home to save their nation from the coronavirus, members from local churches in Chattanooga and Cleveland had to put on their masks and step out to save a community. Church members headed out with chainsaws to help ...

An early-morning storm destroyed the home and car of Scott and Susan Farley, driving them and their two daughters outside for the night. Photo by Troy Hamilton.
Chattanooga, Cleveland hit hard by Easter storms

  April 13, 6:30 p.m. In Chattanooga, residents were cleaning up from storms today while continuing to practice social distancing and facing the likelihood of a night without electricity. After checking on the church where he serves as senior ...

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5 preaching tips for beginners and beyond

By Charles Ensminger Preaching is no easy task. It takes time, dedication, deliberation, and prayerful consideration – and this is before you even step behind the pulpit.  If you are just beginning your journey as a preacher or even if you are a “...

Trying to understand: 2,600 attend district meetings after GC

 March 6, 2019 FIVE DAYS after the conclusion of General Conference, about 2,600 Holstonians gathered to pray and learn how decisions made in St. Louis would affect their local churches.  Under the name 3/3@3, all of Holston Conference’s nine ...

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Easter outreach: Church hosts 550 for helicopter candy drop

  ATHENS, Tenn. (April 5, 2018) -- Easter egg hunts are fine for some churches, but Trinity United Methodist Church had a different idea for reaching out to the community at Easter. On Saturday, March 31, Trinity invited the community to the local ...