Note: A couple of items below involve churches’ access to significant amounts of money!
Upcoming WCA informational events:
Tri-Cities-Area Informational Meeting: 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Holston View UMC in Weber City, Va. The address is 174 Church Street.
Knoxville-Area Informational Meeting: 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, at St. Mark’s UMC in Louisville, Tenn. The address is 3359 Louisville Road.
Chattanooga-Area Informational Meeting: 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, at Collegedale Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Ooltewah, Tenn. The address is 4829 College Drive E.
Because of the large number of speaker requests we are receiving at the Holston WCA, we are strongly encouraging interested churches to attend one of these group events. We are in the process of planning informational meetings in other parts of the Holston Conference, and if needed, follow-up meetings throughout the conference.
The WCA and The Provisum Group invite you to join us for a special webinar to help local churches understand Employee Retention Credits and how to claim them. This live webinar will be held Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. Churches are eligible to receive grants (not loans) of $26,000 per full time equivalent of W-2 employees. This event is particularly helpful to local church pastors, finance committees, and leadership teams.
Access Code: 238-947-989
Please note that this is a GoToMeeting event, not Zoom.
The WCA and the Wesleyan Investment Foundation (www.wifonline.com) invite you to a special webinar to learn about low interest loans available to local churches. This webinar will be Monday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. Eastern.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 878 2965 8621
Want to know more about the Global Methodist Church? Keith Boyette, the chief executive officer and administrative officer of the GMC, spoke to Trinity UMC in Jacksonville, N.C., on July 31.
This is the first of a series of videos from the Rev. Rob Renfroe on why it’s time for traditional Methodists to leave the UMC.
And finally, here’s a useful article answering a couple of questions we receive on a regular basis:
Advance Approval of Local Church and Clergy Membership in the Global Methodist Church
Please be in prayer for Holston WCA leaders as we assist churches with their various questions, and as we try to better understand the constantly changing environment in which we find ourselves.
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