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Becky Puckett and Lieutenant Steve Ebb receive Holston donations designated for the Gatlinburg Fire Department.
Last of wildfire donations delivered to Sevier Co. firefighters

ALCOA, Tenn. – In the season of Thanksgiving, Holston Conference expressed gratitude to firefighters and emergency medical technicians who saved lives three years ago during the deadly Great Smoky Mountain wildfires. The anniversary happened to fall...

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Holston team ministers with 1,800 children in Zimbabwe

"Hands-on" kits sent by churches distributed to most needy   It’s the hundreds of little faces and their expressions that inspire Amy Carmon to return to Zimbabwe each August. “It’s a blessing to see these kids’ faces ... You see those expressions ...

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Holston prepares to help Hurricane Dorian survivors

ALCOA, Tenn. (Sept. 5, 2019) -- Holston Conference is joining with UMCOR to help survivors of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas and Carolinas. Yesterday, the Rev. Mike Sluder asked district offices to begin collecting “cleaning kits” and “hygiene kits”...

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Offering totals $129,733 for addiction ministry

  LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. (June 12, 2019) -- Holston Conference took an offering of $129,733 to fight opioid addiction during its Missions Celebration last night in Stuart Auditorium. The offering was part of a celebration that included a ministry ...