What do United Methodists think? |
Not all United Methodists support President Obama, but those who witnessed his inauguration were awed.
"Please, Mr. President"|
Sometime Republican, sometime Democrat -- what does Ray Robinson think of Obama? Commentary by a retired Holston pastor
African-American ministry in Holston|
Do we have one? A report on a newly formed African-American Ministry Team
Last weekend, 7,000 youth and youth leaders converged in Gatlinburg for Holston's giant annual spiritual event. 4,500 more are expected this weekend.
Remembering Dr. Chilcote |
Holston members share memories of former Emory & Henry President Thomas Chilcote, who died Jan. 21. (Bristol Herald Courier)
Here's what you liked: The top three links in the Jan. 16 edition of The Call 2.
- 1 - A hateful sermon from a Knoxville preacher (548)
- 2 - People of color: What do they read? (347)
- 3 - WTVC: Christmas communion in a bar (260)
More calendar items...
- Jan. 23-25: Resurrection youth retreat in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
- Jan. 23-25: Divine Rhythm young adult retreat in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
- Feb. 2-5: Ministers Convocation in Lake Junaluska, N.C.
- Feb. 15: Special offering for Hiwassee College
- Feb. 16: Change for Children grant applications due
- March 12-14: Ministers' Wives retreat in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
- March 29-31: Jubilation retreat for older adults in Kingsport, Tenn.
- April 17-18: "GREAT Small Churches" conference in Johnson City, Tenn. (info to come)
- April 25: "P.I.C.K. a Partner" training for instructors in Knoxville, Tenn.
- Going to Divine Rhythm? Bring a bandana so the young adult mission team going to Sudan in March can use them for children's activities. Goal: 2,500 bandanas.
- Resolutions for Annual Conference: Submit by Feb. 28 to Committee on Resolutions, Holston Conference, P.O. Box 850, Alcoa,
TN 37707-0850, or SheilaKnowles@holston.org.
More of holston.org ...
- Special offering on Feb. 15: Download a bulletin insert for Hiwassee College.
- 44 Steps Closer: United Methodist News Service gives special coverage to the U.S. presidential inauguration.
More of umc.org ...
- Free videos: Visit UMTV.org for worship, web site, and program resources.
- Souper Bowl of Caring: Get your youth involved in this massive movement to feed the hungry on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1.
- Creation Care: Concord UMC in Knoxville invites you to an environmental program on Feb. 11, 6:30 p.m. Register by Feb. 6 to Janie@concordumc.com.