Our top 5 headlines in November

Our top 5 headlines in November

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If clicks are votes, the following stories and reports were the most-read by our subscribers in this past month's weekly editions of The Call.
 

1. 5 lessons learned from virus survivors

As health officials warn of the dangers of spreading COVID-19 during holiday gatherings, we asked five Holstonians who survived the virus to share lessons learned. From The Call. (Nov. 20) Read story.

 
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2. Donations save church from closing

Christmas came early in Bishop, Virginia, when people from several states sent $40,000 in cash donations and truckloads of food to help a tiny church survive care for its distressed community. From The Call. (Nov. 25) Read story.

 
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3. Estimating financial impacts of church exits

Over the past year, United Methodist financial leaders have faced the conundrum of trying to figure out what a potential church split means for the denomination’s bottom line. From UM News. (Nov. 23) Read story.
 
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4. Student collects disaster supplies for Holston

Hannah Snow had a plan to help families recover from disasters, but she was discouraged when local business managers said they "don't give to churches." From The Call. (Nov. 12) Read story.
 
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5. Legal settlement means Glide leaves UMC

A battle for control of a landmark church in San Francisco has ended with a multimillion dollar settlement in which Glide Memorial leaves The United Methodist Church but retains its famed 330 Ellis Street building. From UM News. (Nov. 6) Read story.
 
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The Call is Holston Conference's weekly newsletter for 853 United Methodist congregations in East Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, and North Georgia. Contact Annette Spence, editor, at thecall@holston.org.