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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 ...

Divine Rhythm participants pray for Holston Conference delegates and Bishop Dindy Taylor on Saturday night, Feb. 2.
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 ...