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Podcasts

Bishop Dindy Taylor: Imagine No Malaria

March 12, 2013

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Bishop Taylor's Welcome Celebration at Concord UMC - September 9, 2012 (MP4)

September 12, 2012

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Christmas Greetings

December 24, 2011

Holiday greetings from the Swanson family. more

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Holston Conference Staff Angel Tree Project

December 19, 2011

Bishop Swanson and conference staff give to Angel Tree Project. more

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Thanksgiving Greeting

November 23, 2011

Thanksgiving Greeting from Bishop Swanson and the Conference Staffmore

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Bishop Swanson - Discusses Resurrection

January 6, 2010

Bishop Swanson speaks about Holston's youth and young adult impact.more

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"Be Jesus to Someone"

October 6, 2009

This is an excerpt from a session at Calling All Men 2009. Jason Roe - Sharing Your Faith in Hard TimesJason invited a young man named Tony to tell his story of how a man ... more

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Bishop Swanson - Discusses Holston's Young Clergy Success

September 28, 2009

Recorded September 3, 2009 for the Methodist Disciple Podcast. more

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Discipleship/Finance Report 2008 Introduction

August 26, 2008

Report introduction at Annual Conference 2008 as presented by Ministry guy and Finance guy.This is footage from June 9, 2008 Holston Annual Conference, Lake Junaluska, NC. Joint presentation of the Finance and Discipleship Teams. more

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Children's Ministry Report 2008

August 26, 2008

This is footage from June 9, 2008 Holston Annual Conference, Lake Junaluska, NC.Joint presentation of the Finance and Discipleship Teams.more

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Camping Ministry Report

August 26, 2008

As presented at Annual Conference 2008.This is footage from June 9, 2008 Holston Annual Conference, Lake Junaluska, NC. Joint presentation of the Finance and Discipleship Teams. more

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Youth Ministry Report

August 26, 2008

As presented at Annual Conference 2008. more

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Middle/Older/Young Adult Ministry Report

August 26, 2008

As presented at Annual Conference 2008. more

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Board of Higher Education Report

August 26, 2008

As presented at Annual Conference 2008 by Ministry guy and Finance Guy.more

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Stewardship Report

August 26, 2008

As presented at Annual Conference 2008. more

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Outreach/Witness Report

August 26, 2008

As presented at Annual Conference 2008. more

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Missions Report

August 26, 2008

Video report from Annual Conference 2008. more

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Teamwork: Happy Together Song

August 26, 2008

Ministry guy and finance guy at Annual Conference 2008. more

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New Church Development Report

August 26, 2008

As presented at Annual Conference 2008. more

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2009 Budget Information

August 26, 2008

Information presented during Discipleship/Finance report at Annual Conference. more

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Holston "Family" Working Together

August 17, 2008

The United Methodist connection is an amazing family network! more

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Bishop Swanson - Sending Forth Service VIDCAST

June 14, 2006

Bishop Swanson preached a powerful Sending Forth message at Annual Conference. more

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Bishop Swanson - Convocation Message

April 11, 2006

Bishop Swanson preached this Worship Communion at Minister's Convocation at Lake Junaluska in February 2006. more

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Maryville Family Helps Iraqi Child

April 6, 2006

UMTV produced a touching video story about a family at First Maryville UMC. The Ousley's have taken in an Iraqi girl who is awaiting surgery to extend her life. more

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Bishop Swanson - Camp Discovery Video Greeting

March 29, 2006

Bishop Swanson sent this video greeting to the young persons gathered at Camp Discovery on March 25, 2006. more

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Holston Conference Older Adult Ministry Podcast

March 27, 2006

Presentation by Bob Bostick at Annual Conference 2005. Message includes important statistics about senior adults. more

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Bishop Swanson - March Forth for Children

March 9, 2006

Bishop Swanson preached at the "March Forth for Children" event March 4, 2006 at First Farragut UMC. Listen to the Podcast. more

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Commentary: Holy Week at home isn't gloomy. It's an opportunity. http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/commentary-13612731 Letter to The Call When I saw the news story, “Holy Week looms while churches improvise" in last ... Sun, 05 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT Bishop Taylor: No drive-in worship services during coronavirus pandemic http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/bishop-taylor-no-drive-in-churches-13589472 Bishop Mary Virginia “Dindy” Taylor and her district superintendents have included drive-in or ... Sat, 04 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT Commentary: Holston responds to virus with innovative faithfulness http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/commentary-heritage-is-behind-holstons-innovative-faithfulness-13566044 A letter to The Call Thank you for your recent article highlighting the faithfulness alive and ... Fri, 03 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT Spring storms damage two Knoxville-area churches http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/storm-damage-13565817 The pastors of two churches damaged by spring storms in the last week say they are thankful no one ... Thu, 02 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT Holston college scholarship endowment named for Ed Harmon http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/college-scholarship-endowment-named-for-ed-harmon-13541387 Press release ALCOA, Tenn. – For years to come, students at two United Methodist colleges ... Tue, 31 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT Our top 5 headlines in March http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/our-top-5-headlines-in-march-13541295 What a difference a month makes At the beginning of March, we were fretting about General ... Tue, 31 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT Holston churches gain new vision during virus pandemic http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/revival-amidst-coronavirus-13538243 The buildings may be closed, but the church is alive in Holston Conference. Two weeks after Bishop ... Sat, 28 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Call: March 26 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-march-26-edition-13539048 New visions in a changed world   Two weeks after Bishop Dindy Taylor mandated cessation of ... Thu, 26 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT Holstonians rise up with solutions after coronavirus closures http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/holstonians-spring-up-with-solutions-after-coronavirus-closures-13534127 A week ago, Holstonians were incredulous that worship services in church buildings could be canceled... Thu, 19 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT Staff weigh financial impact, create new methods during pandemic http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/ministry-leaders-create-weigh-financial-impact-create-new-methods-during-pandemic-13533903 Ministry leaders in Holston Conference are bracing for economic shortages related to the spread of ... Thu, 19 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Call: March 19 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-march-19-edition-13535255 Doing church in the coronavirus age   A week ago, Holstonians were incredulous that worship ... Thu, 19 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT Bishop Taylor closes churches until further notice due to virus spread http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/bishop-taylor-clarifies-cancellation-is-mandatory-13441937 March 18 update: Bishop Dindy Taylor has closed Holston churches until further notice. "The good ... Wed, 18 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT Ongoing: Holston will continue to help tornado-stricken neighbors http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/tornado-response-update-march-14-13489074 Some Holston members responded quickly after March 2-3 tornadoes destroyed parts of middle ... Sat, 14 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Call: March 14 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-march-14-edition-13535258 Closed for two weeks   Bishop Dindy Taylor sent two letters to clergy and church leaders this... Sat, 14 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT A message from Bishop Taylor: Urging churches to cease public worship http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/a-message-from-bishop-taylor-13441713 March 13 update: Cancellation is mandatory, not optional My Dear Holston Friends, I did not... Thu, 12 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT Coronavirus resources for churches, media http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/coronavirus-resources-for-churches-13430201 On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization identified COVID-19 as a pandemic. On March 18, ... Wed, 11 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT Our top 5 headlines in February http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/our-top-5-headlines-in-february-13424219 If clicks are votes, these stories and reports were the most-read by our subscribers in last ... Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT Holston prepares to help Tennessee neighbors after tornado http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/holston-prepares-to-help-tennessee-neighbors-after-tornado-13424897 ALCOA, Tenn. (March 4, 2020) -- Holston mission leaders are reaching out to United Methodists in ... Wed, 04 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT El Equipo Hispano celebra los nuevos ministerios http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/el-equipo-hispano-celebra-los-nuevos-ministerios-13424395 In English ALCOA, Tenn. -- El Equipo del Ministerios Hispanos está celebrando el lanzamiento de ... Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Hispanic team awards $88,000 in grants, celebrates new ministries http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/hispanic-ministry-team-grants-13395905 En español   ALCOA, Tenn. -- The Hispanic Ministries Team is celebrating the launch of new ... Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Shell projected next Scenic South District superintendent http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/reed-shell-district-superintendent-13396080 ALCOA, Tenn. -- Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor announces the projected appointment of the Rev. Reed ... Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Call: Feb. 28 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-feb-28-edition-13535261 Shell projected for Scenic South   Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor announces the projected ... Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Convocation looks beyond the fight, equips clergy for future http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/convocation-2020-13294578 PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. -- The elephant in the room was the possible upcoming division of the ... Sat, 22 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Call: Feb. 22 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-feb-22-edition-13535270 Convocation looks beyond the fight   The elephant in the room was the possible upcoming ... Sat, 22 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Holston members begin planning for 'more inclusive' church future http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/umc-next-holston-13284104 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2020) -- In the first large meeting organized by the unofficial group, ... Fri, 21 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Call: Feb. 14 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-feb-14-edition-13535280 Call for leadership   It was a snowy Saturday, but that didn’t stop 90 United Methodists from... Fri, 14 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Black churches call for representation, leadership in Holston http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/strengthening-black-church-for-21st-century-feb-8-13266458 ALCOA, Tenn. -- It was a snowy Saturday, but that didn’t deter 90 United Methodists from standing up... Thu, 13 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Pastors in Southwest Virginia work to help flood survivors http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/pastors-in-southwest-virginia-work-to-help-flood-survivors-13261539 Feb. 14, 2020 update: Disaster-response leaders in Holston's Clinch Mountain District met Feb. 10 to... Sat, 08 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Call: Feb. 5 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-feb-5-edition-13535282 Changing lives since 1985   For 35 years, youth have departed auditoriums near the Great ... Wed, 05 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Resurrection celebrates 35 years of changed lives http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/resurrection-2020-13253595 For 35 years, youth have departed auditoriums near the Great Smoky Mountains on an annual January ... Tue, 04 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT SEJ delegation leaders announce support for separation 'protocol' http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/sej-delegation-leaders-announce-support-for-separation-protocol-13245442 January 30, 2020 Leaders of 14 delegations representing annual conferences of the Southeastern ... Thu, 30 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT En tiempos de tensión, Jerry Russell trabaja más duro para desarrollar líderes jóvenes http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/jerry-russell-builds-leaders-espanol-13230449 In English (Jan. 16) El año pasado, el pastor Jerry Russell decidió que ya no quería ser delegado de... Wed, 29 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Call: Jan. 24 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-jan-24-edition-13195605 Here are some of the links and stories in the January 24, 2020, email edition of The Call: Music ... Fri, 24 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT 5 Holston delegates attend GC briefing in Nashville http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/pre-general-conference-briefing-13173069 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 23, 2020) – Five Holston Conference delegates are in Nashville this week, ... Thu, 23 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Call: Jan. 17 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-jan-17-edition-13195603 Here are some of the links and stories in the January 17, 2020, email edition of The Call: Jerry ... Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT In tense times, Russell works harder to develop young leaders http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/jerry-russell-builds-up-church-leaders-for-the-future-13147555 En español Jan. 16, 2020 Last year, the Rev. Jerry Russell decided he no longer wanted to be a ... Thu, 16 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Call: Jan. 9 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-jan-9-edition-13195602 Here are some of the links and stories in the January 9, 2020, edition:   Delegation leaders ... Thu, 09 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT Holston leaders reassure members after coverage of new proposal http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/holston-leaders-reassure-church-members-after-media-coverage-of-separation-plan-13140424 Jan. 8, 2020 Leaders and pastors throughout Holston Conference scrambled over the last week to ... Wed, 08 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT Thompson commentary: The gift of clergy kids http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/gift-of-clergy-kids-13139507 By Mary Thompson Many staff parish committees of local churches have sat around a table with their ... Tue, 07 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT Holston delegation responds to proposed separation plan http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/delegation-responds-to-proposed-separation-plan-13135710 January 4, 2020 The Holston Conference delegation to General Conference 2020 has issued the ... Sat, 04 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT Holston's top 10 headlines of 2019: The struggle is real http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-struggle-is-real-13135030 In 2019, we sent out 55 email editions of The Call featuring more than 400 news stories. If ... Fri, 03 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Call: Dec. 31 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-dec-31-edition-13137133 Here are some of the links and stories in the December 31, 2019, email edition of The Call:   ... Tue, 31 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT All the way from Bethlehem, Peace Light comes to Holston http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/peace-light-of-bethlehem-13132583 A light that originally came from the grotto where Jesus was born now lives in a hot water heater in... Mon, 30 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT Grieving loss of son, Knox pastor invites others to 'Blue Christmas' http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/grieving-loss-of-his-son-pastor-invites-others-to-join-blue-christmas-service-13117129 By Donn King The Christmas season is a time for joy and celebration, but it is difficult for ... Thu, 19 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT The Call: Dec. 19 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-dec-19-edition-13117466 Here are some of the links and stories in the December 19, 2019, email edition of The Call: Dutch ... Thu, 19 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT Dutch Valley Christmas: Decorations connect members with memories http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/dutch-valley-christmas-13116504 CLINTON, Tenn. -- At Dutch Valley United Methodist, the Christmas decorations are beautiful, but ... Wed, 18 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT 14 Holston pastors reveal: "My favorite Christmas gift" http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/14-pastors-confess-the-best-christmas-present-i-ever-received-from-church-members-13110955 We asked Holston Conference pastors to share their favorite Christmas gifts from congregants over ... Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT Pitching in to help Camp in the Community recover from theft http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/camp-in-the-community-recovers-13110871 ALCOA, Tenn. (Dec. 13, 2019) -- Church and community members are pulling together to help a Holston ... Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT The Call: Dec. 13 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-dec-13-edition-13117464 Here are some of the links and stories in the December 13, 2019, email edition of The Call: Holston... Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT Last of wildfire donations delivered to Sevier Co. firefighters http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/last-of-wildfire-donations-delivered-to-sevier-co-firefighters-on-thanksgiving-day-13103720 ALCOA, Tenn. – In the season of Thanksgiving, Holston Conference expressed gratitude to firefighters... Mon, 09 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT