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April 23 - May 3, 2024

General Conference

with pastor kip and Amanda onks, general conference delegate

general conference prayer vigil

Holston clergy and laity are invited to be part of a prayer vigil during the upcoming General Conference and can sign-up to pray in 30-minute segments the 48 hours prior to General Conference as well as throughout General Conference. To signup click here or click the sign-up button at the bottom of the post.

During your designated time, please find a quiet place at your home or church to pray. The theme “And Know That I Am God" is from Psalm 46. Prayerfully read and meditate on this scripture passage reflecting on ways that you, your local church, churches throughout Holston and the United Methodist Church can more faithfully "be still and know that I am God."

We invite you to pray for our delegation - Amanda Onks, Rev. Amy Sumrall, Anne Travis, Becky Hall, Rev. Caleb Frazier, Rev. David Graybeal, Dawson Kitts, Del Holley, Donna Mosby, Rev. Dr. Josh Kilbourne, Rev. Kim Goddard, Rev. Kristen Burkhart, Rev. Lauri Jo Cranford, Rev. Dr. Mark Flynn, Rev. Mary Thompson, Nate Roark, Rev. Paul Seay, Rev. Dr. Randy Frye, Reagan Kelly, Rev. Sarah Varnell, Rev. Sharon Bowers, and Rev. Wil Cantrell.


Other prayer suggestions include:

Pray that all we do will be done in love.

Pray that we may all conduct ourselves with mutual respect.

Pray for discernment as decisions are made. 

Pray for our Bishops who will be presiding during the Conference.

Pray for the worship teams and leaders who guide the delegation's work.

Pray for the staff and volunteers in Charlotte, NC who will be serving us while we are there.


If you wish to pray with the daily schedule or current news please use these resources for updated information: 

Thank you for participating in this prayer vigil as we, across Holston, pray together for our leaders and our denomination.

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