Tuesday, Feb. 12

Delegates help explain GC to local media

Left to right: Rev. Wil Cantrell, Rev. Randy Frye, and Rev. Carol Wilson

ALCOA, Tenn. (6 p.m., Feb. 12) — Local media throughout the Holston area are beginning to publish stories about General Conference in response to press releases and other resources provided by Holston Conference communications staff.

On Feb. 4, WATE in Knoxville aired this story featuring the Rev. Wil Cantrell, Holston delegate and associate pastor at Concord United Methodist. The reporter, Don Dare, is a member at Fountain City United Methodist.

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On Feb. 11, WJHL in the Tri-Cities aired this story featuring the Rev. Carol Wilson, senior pastor at Munsey Memorial United Methodist, and the Rev. Randy Frye, senior pastor at First Broad Street United Methodist.

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Cantrell, Wilson, and Frye are among 12 Holston delegates, plus four alternates, who will travel to St. Louis Feb. 23-26 for the special session of General Conference.

The Rev. Tim Jones, Holston director of communications, is continuing to speak with media. The resulting stories will be shared here through “GC News.”