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St. Louis Contact

For any of you traveling to observe the Special General Conference in St. Louis: Kim Goddard, the head of the Holston Conference delegation, invites you to let her know you are there. This is so she can inform you when the Holston folks in…

Exit Plans Detailed

This article from United Methodist News Service provides extensive details about a possible exit plan for conferences or churches unhappy with any results of the General Conference. It is distinctly possible that some form of an exit plan will be the first item to…

Peace Be with You

By Chuck Griffin Holston WCA Chair Oh, the anxiety. Oh, the chatter! I say that in my Holston Wesleyan Covenant Association role, as a person who gets phone calls and e-mails from worried Methodists. I say that as pastor of a church. As February…

Statement to Delegates

During today’s Holston Conference “Listening Post,” delegates to the United Methodist Church’s February General Conference heard from people wanting to express opinions about upcoming legislation related to homosexual ordinations and marriages. The Holston Wesleyan Covenant Association gave the delegates this statement: First, we would…

The Antidote to Anger

By Chuck Griffin Holston WCA Chair In my last reflection, I spoke about the anger orthodox Methodists sometimes feel when we consider how the authority of Scripture, a traditional feature of the movement, is suddenly being downgraded by leaders in the United Methodist Church….