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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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