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Last dance for Divine Rhythm: New event planned for ages 18-35

Divine Rhythm, Holston Conference's winter spiritual weekend for young adults, has been discontinued after 18 years of ministry. However, a new gathering for seekers ages 18 to 35 is in the works for 2021 -- a collaboration of six United Methodist ...

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Leaders ask for fairer representation of young delegates

  ALCOA, Tenn. (May 15, 2019) -- Leaders of several ministries and teams are uniting to ask the Holston Annual Conference to elect a minimum of two young-adult delegates at its upcoming June 9-12 meeting in Lake Junaluska, N.C. So far, more than 70 ...

Young adults share emotional conversation on 'way forward'

  GATLINBURG, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2019) – A lifelong church member, Marlon Johnson knew at age 13 or 14 that he was called to ministry. “There was never a time when I didn’t identify as a United Methodist,” he said. But at some point, he read the Book of...