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News Archive

The Rev. Willie Kitchens (far right) and the praise band from Christ UMC in Chattanooga led worship and balloting music for two days at Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference. Photo by Annette Spence.
Holston faces shine among SEJ participants

Several persons with Holston Conference ties were among the leaders and servants at Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference Nov. 2-4 in Lake Junaluska, North Carolina! Here’s the list and their roles:   Rev. Susan Arnold: Support staff. Answered ...

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'Heart of wisdom': Taylor preaches at SEJ memorial service

BY JESSICA BRODIE LAKE JUNALUSKA, North Carolina -- One of the realities of life is that our days are numbered, so let’s fill our days with wisdom and a faithful heart. That was the word from Bishop Mary Virginia "Dindy" Taylor, who preached the ...

The 2022 session of Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference will be held in George Stuart Auditorium, located on Lake Junaluska. (Photo courtesty of Lake Junaluska)
Delegates head to Lake Junaluska for SEJ Conference

Update (4:30 p.m., Nov. 1) - Leamon Burl Lawson, lay delegate, also will not be attending Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference. Because there are no remaining lay alternates available, Holston Conference will be represented by 23 voting delegates ...

Amy Morgan (standing in back) leads Orange Grove Center volunteers in delivering fresh vegetables to a food pantry. Photo by Dennis Flaugher
Trenton church shares garden food through ingenuity

TRENTON, Ga. -- It’s 95 degrees at 3 p.m. Most people would seek a cool sheltered place to spend the afternoon. Not Jimmy Reeves. He’s walking amongst lush vegetable plants beneath the beating sun, explaining how his church found ways to connect the...

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The Call newsletter: June 11, 2022

Annual Conference wrap-up: Holston prays, stays together  Some may have come to Holston Annual Conference June 5-8 expecting to see the division plaguing the larger United Methodist Church played out in Lake Junaluska. For many, ...

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June 8: Schedule for last day of Annual Conference

Top Stories Annual Conference works through resolutions with close votes Clergy retirees share wisdom in video   Wednesday Schedule All events inside Stuart Auditorium 9 a.m. Hymn and Prayer Congregational Development United Methodist Men ...

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June 7: Run (or walk) through resolutions, retirement recognition

Top Stories Swanson returns to Stuart Auditorium for night of mission, ministries Visit these displays in Harrell Center auditorium today   Tuesday Schedule All events in or outside Stuart Auditorium   7:15 a.m. 5K Run/ 1-Mile Walk  8:30 a.m. ...