Category: National WCA

First UMC Alcoa Joins WCA

Be sure to take a look at First UMC of Alcoa’s home page. Leaders there yesterday announced their decision to join the Wesleyan Covenant Association in a very public way. As it says in their news release, the Holston Chapter of the WCA is… Continue Reading “First UMC Alcoa Joins WCA”

Election Results

Gregg Benefiel and David Bowden will serve as lay delegates to the Wesleyan Covenant Association’s Global Legislative Assembly, and John Grimm and Ronnie Collins will serve as clergy delegates. Holston WCA members also voted to retain their current board of directors, authorizing the board… Continue Reading “Election Results”

A New Pentecost?

In Acts 1:4, Jesus told his disciples,  “Do not leave … wait for the gift my Father promised.” The Spirit came to those who were waiting in the upper room. I invite you to take these three days of Pentecost, beginning Thursday evening, to… Continue Reading “A New Pentecost?”

Reintroduction

By Chuck Griffin Holston WCA Board Chair Oh my. The water has flowed very rapidly under the bridge the last few months, hasn’t it? COVID-19. (Did I even need to say that?) And of course, there are the virus’ effects on the church. Our… Continue Reading “Reintroduction”

Living in Uncharted Territory

I don’t like change. I don’t like being uncomfortable or not knowing what lies ahead. But it seems this is what we’re being forced into, both in our world and as United Methodists. As the leader of the prayer-focused Holston chapter of the WCA… Continue Reading “Living in Uncharted Territory”