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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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Holston Annual Conference pushes on virtually amid crises http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/annual-conference-carries-on-virtually-14118883 Condensed from four days in western North Carolina to 150 minutes over a digital screen, the 2020 ... Thu, 02 Jul 2020 00:00:00 GMT Our top 5 headlines in June http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/our-top-5-headlines-in-june-14118006 Here or there If clicks are votes, the following stories and reports were the most-read by ... Wed, 01 Jul 2020 00:00:00 GMT Experience propels Chattanooga man to fight poverty, racism http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/jasir-bey-14031392 Justice Profiles: This is the second story in a new series. CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Jasir Bey knows ... Sun, 28 Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT Welcome back: Holston churches return to in-person worship http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/holston-churches-return-to-in-person-worship-14030848 For the congregations that waded through the paperwork and procedures to return to in-person worship... Sat, 27 Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Call: June 25, 2020 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-june-25-2020-edition-14115249   To reopen or not For the congregations that waded through the paperwork and ... Thu, 25 Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT 12 examples: Holston churches speak, stand, kneel to fight racism http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/holston-members-speak-educate-kneel-pray-to-fight-racism-14022639 Throughout Holston Conference, United Methodists are speaking up, protesting and taking other ... Thu, 11 Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT Abingdon pastor wonders if protests will lead to change http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/justice-profiles-barbara-doyle-14022452 Justice Profiles: This is the first story in a new series. En espanol ABINGDON, Va. -- The Rev. ... Thu, 11 Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT Pastora de Abingdon se pregunta si las protestas llevarán a un cambio http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/pastora-de-abingdon-se-pregunta-si-las-protestas-llevar-n-a-un-cambio-14028547 Perfiles de justicia: Esta es la primera historia en una nueva serie. In English   ABINGDON, Va.... Thu, 11 Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Call: June 11, 2020 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-june-11-2020-edition-14028995 Will protests matter? The Rev. Barbara Doyle spent the last two weekends at ... Thu, 11 Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT When the chips are down: Couple adapts to pandemic wedding http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/pandemic-wedding-amid-the-potato-chips-14021864 ATHENS, Tenn. --  Ally Lay had some big plans for her wedding to the Rev. Andrew Lay. She never ... Wed, 10 Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT Holston welcomes two new deaconesses http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/holston-welcomes-two-new-deaconesses-14015390 COVID-19 has changed a lot of things and many events have been cancelled. However, it did not stop ... Thu, 04 Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Call: June 4, 2020 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-june-4-edition-14018165 Let there be peace On Pentecost Sunday, May 31, Bishop Dindy Taylor joined other United ... Thu, 04 Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT Video made by local church warms hearts during dark days http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/video-warms-hearts-during-dark-days-14015503 DUNLAP,  Tenn. -- All Pam Kiper wanted to do was make a video that would allow her church family to ... Thu, 04 Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT Our top 5 headlines in May 2020 http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/our-top-5-headlines-in-may-14011472 Facing the day If clicks are votes, the following stories and reports were the most-read by ... Mon, 01 Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT Emergency grants inspire churches to target their neighbors' needs http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/churches-identify-needs-during-pandemic-14010230 When the pandemic shut down businesses and sent people to shelter in their homes, some people ... Thu, 28 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT Ready when disaster happens: Mission supplies needed now http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/disaster-kits-needed-14010430 Mission leaders are asking congregations to collect cleaning and hygiene supplies so Holston ... Thu, 28 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Call: May 28, 2020 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-may-28-edition-14010526 It's not about us When the pandemic shut down businesses and sent people to ... Thu, 28 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT Missionaries depart Prague church due to virus-related problems http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/mark-heather-hicks-depart-prague-14001519 En espanol BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Two months ago, the Rev. Mark Hicks was immersed in his ministry as ... Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT Pandemia de COVID-19 provoca salida de misioneros/as metodistas http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/pandemia-de-covid-19-provoca-salida-de-misioneros-as-metodistas-14018234 In English Traducción y adaptación: Leonor Yanez** 22 de mayo de 2020 | BRISTOL, Tennessee   Hace ... Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Call: May 22, 2020 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-may-22-2020-edition-14011461 May 22, 2020 Prague interrupted Two months ago, the Rev. Mark Hicks was ... Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Call: May 14, 2020 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-may-14-2020-edition-14011458 The stated latest Bishop Dindy Taylor provides an update on the closing of Holston church ... Thu, 14 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT The best and worst of times with 10 clergy moms http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-best-and-worst-of-times-with-10-clergy-moms-13992940 Being a clergy mom was never easy.  But when the coronavirus shut down schools and sent children ... Fri, 08 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Call: May 8, 2020 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-may-8-edition-13993769 Life as a clergy mom Being a clergy mother was never easy. But when the coronavirus shut ... Fri, 08 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT Holston members discuss 'what's next' in visioning webinar http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/6-ways-to-prepare-for-the-new-pandemic-church-13989906 6 ways to prepare for the post-pandemic church What’s next? As church leaders struggle for footing ... Thu, 07 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Call: May 1, 2020 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-may-1-2020-edition-13706205 Will the kids be alright? Mike Pugh sees a change in the people who are coming through for ... Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT Directors announce: No camp this summer http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/no-camps-this-summer-13705535 Dear Holston Family, Holston Camp & Retreat Ministries has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 ... Thu, 30 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT Our top 5 headlines in April 2020 http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/our-top-5-headlines-in-april-13771664 April showers If clicks are votes, the following stories and reports were the most-read by ... Thu, 30 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT Wytheville cafe provides hot meals for hungry families, despite pandemic hurdles http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/open-door-cafe-13653490 WYTHEVILLE, Va. -- Mike Pugh sees a change in the people who are coming through for hot lunches at ... Thu, 30 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT Crisis upon crisis: Chattanooga churches aid tornado survivors http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/crisis-upon-crisis-local-churches-step-up-to-do-tornado-response-13626994 At a time when others were staying home to save their nation from the coronavirus, members from ... Fri, 24 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Call: April 24, 2020 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-april-24-2020-edition-13769529 Crisis upon crisis Church leaders use the words “surreal” and “crazy” to describe the ... Fri, 24 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Call: April 16, 2020 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-april-16-2020-edition-13624421 Dangerous new world   As people around the world stay home in the fight to foil the ... Thu, 16 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT United Methodists work in dangerous new world to help others http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/united-methodists-work-in-dangerous-new-world-to-help-others-13621273 Interviews with 11 frontliners   Ashley Hammer’s voice over the phone is stretched thin. She’s ... Thu, 16 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT Chattanooga pastor, wife share terrifying tornado experience http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/mckees-survive-storm-13619085 En español CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- The Rev. Adam McKee was unaware that a deadly storm was bearing ... Tue, 14 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT Pastor y su esposa vivieron terrible experiencia por tornado en Chattanooga http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/14026336 In English Traducción y adaptación: Rev. Gustavo Vasquez ** 14 de abril de 2020 | CHATTANOOGA  El ... Tue, 14 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT Chattanooga, Cleveland hit hard by Easter storms http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/chattanooga-cleveland-hit-by-easter-night-storms-13616343   April 13, 6:30 p.m. In Chattanooga, residents were cleaning up from storms today while continuing ... Mon, 13 Apr 2020 11:50:00 GMT 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 The Call: April 3, 2020 edition http://holston.org/news http://www.holston.org/newsdetail/the-call-april-3-2020-edition-13624420       Holy Week looms as churches improvise United Methodist churches ... 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 The Call: Top 5 headlines in March 2020 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, 2020 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, 2020 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, 2020 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