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Prayers and Possibilities

Your Holston WCA delegates to the Wesleyan Covenant Association Global Legislative Assembly seek your prayers Friday. Jeff Weiss is your lay delegate, and Chuck Griffin is your clergy delegate. (With Holston WCA board approval, Chuck is filling in for Rowland Buck, who is unable…

A Word from the Holston Foundation

The Holston Foundation has helped Methodists prudently invest money for the benefit of the kingdom since 1981. The organization’s executive director has released a statement assuring churches and individuals that General Conference 2019 will not negatively affect the group’s ability to serve current or…

Unashamed! Simulcasts

Three churches in the Holston Conference will be hosting simulcasts of the Wesleyan Covenant Association’s Unashamed! Nov. 3 event. First UMC 200 S. College Ave. Bluefield, VA 24605 (276) 326-1466 West End UMC, at the Wytheville Meeting Center 333 Community Blvd., Wytheville, VA 24382…

Okay, So Now What?

By Rowland S. Buck Chair, Holston WCA On Saturday, Aug. 25, 160 people from all over the Holston Annual Conference convened to organize the Holston Wesleyan Covenant Association. As we sang our opening hymn, “Victory in Jesus,” I was encouraged, not just by the…

Wish List

By Chuck Griffin Change is scary for a lot of people. Change creates incredible opportunities, however. I’m trying to keep that second principle in mind as the United Methodist Church moves toward General Conference 2019. It seems there are four basic possible outcomes: Dissolution….