Category: Organizing

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”

Fear Not!

A Holston WCA Gathering Pastors and church leaders in the southern end of the Holston Conference are invited to a gathering Sunday afternoon, Feb. 9, to hear more about the benefits of joining the Wesleyan Covenant Association. The Fear Not! event will be held… Continue Reading “Fear Not!”

Loving Guidance

We at the Holston WCA would like to share the words of one pastor who is dealing with the developments in the UMC in a loving, thoughtful way. He’s right—to not guide congregants during this time would be unloving. A Love Letter to My… Continue Reading “Loving Guidance”

It’s Time …

Can we at the Holston WCA be frank? If you are a traditional-minded Methodist who has not yet joined the Wesleyan Covenant Association, it’s time. Church memberships are also available. If it’s clear what direction your congregation is headed, it’s time. Be counted. Yeah,… Continue Reading “It’s Time …”

What We Need

By Chuck Griffin Chair, Holston WCA Board The so-called “Protocol Statement” has everyone’s attention at the moment, and rightly so. We should remember it is far from a done deal. But it also provides a clear outline for how theologically liberal and orthodox United… Continue Reading “What We Need”