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DECEMBER 31, 2018

Top 10 stories of 2018 

 
At the end of another year of writing and sharing news and stories from Holston Conference, it's always telling, and sometimes surprising, to review what readers clicked on the most. See the list.

Remembering influential Christians

 

United Methodists this past year marked the passing of multiple trailblazing women, a Holocaust survivor, a world-changing evangelist and a Bible popularizer. From United Methodist News Service. Read the story.

Bishops' letter to LGBTQ community

 

The Council of Bishops shares a letter with the global LGBTQ community as the church approaches General Conference in February 2019. "May we see the image of God in one another, treat one another with tenderness, and love one another fiercely." Read the letter.

14 ways to fail at hospitality

 

Begin the new year by reviewing how a visitor may experience your church the first time. Here's a checklist of ways your church may unintentionally send signs of unwelcome. From United Methodist Communications. 

Read the list.

HOLSTON CONFERENCE CALENDAR

Holston Delegation
GC Listening Post: Jan. 12 in Knoxville

 

United Methodist Communications
Human Relations Sunday: Jan. 20

 

Holston Youth Ministries

Resurrection: Jan. 25-27 in Pigeon Forge

 

Holston Young Adult Ministries
Divine Rhythm: Feb. 1-3 in Gatlinburg

 

Holston Children's Ministries
Change for Children grant applications: Feb. 15

 

Wesley Leadership Institute
Convocation: Feb. 18-20 in Pigeon Forge

 

Holston Older Adult Ministries
Jubilation: May 6-8 in Pigeon Forge

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