Register Now – Holston Evangelism Conference – April 1st and 2nd

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The Rev. Charles Kyker will be the speaker for the 2011 Holston Evangelism Conference. Kyker, who also appeared at the 2010 Holston Annual Conference, is lead pastor for the four campuses of Christ United Methodist Church in Hickory, N.C.

The Rev. Ken Sloane is the Director of Communications Ministry at United Methodist Communications in Nashville, TN. An ordained elder in the Greater New Jersey Conference, he was a local church pastor for 20 years, a successful new church planter, and Director of Connectional Ministries for that conference before being appointed to the denominations’s communications agency in 2006. He leads the team that has developed “Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors” and the new “RETHINK CHURCH” campaigns. He has a passion for telling the stories of how United Methodists are making a difference, here and around the world!

An admitted Facebook “junkie,” Ken recently had the opportunity to update his relationship status to “Engaged” when he proposed to Holston Conference native and fellow UMCom employee Bridget McKamey Worden. They are planning a wedding in June after Ken comes home from extensive travel to Annual Conference sessions across the country.

The conference will again be held at Cokesbury Center in Knoxville, Tenn.

Friday, April 1

4:00            Workshops (optional, no extra cost, please preregister)
How to Tell Your Story (Charles Maynard)
Evangelism with Facebook and Twitter (Ronnie Collins)
Rethink Church (United Methodist Communications)
5:00 – 7:00  Registration (dinner on your own)
7:00            Session I – Charles Kyker

Saturday, April 2

8:30    Registration
9:00    Session II with Charles Kyker
10:15  Break
10:30  Session III “Rethink Church”
12:00  Lunch (on-site for all who preregistered)
12:45  Round Table discussions
1:30    Closing worship with Bishop James Swanson
3:00    End

Hotel Information

Jameson Inn, 209 Market Place Lane 865-531-7444
(group rate at Jameson Inn – $59.99)

Best Western Inn Cedar Bluff, 420 N. Peters Rd. 865-539-0058

Hampton Inn West, 9128 Executive Park Dr. 865-693-1101

Holiday Inn Cedar Bluff, 304 N. Cedar Bluff Rd. 865-693-1011

Author: Ronnie Collins

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