The congregation of 1st Church will join fellow churches and members of the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church (an area stretching from North Georgia, through East Tennessee and into Southwest Virginia) in reading the Bible together in the New Year 2022.

According to Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett, this is an opportunity as a community to "open ourselves to experience God's presence on an individual basis and as a conference." 

This initiative will include daily reading, ways to share your thoughts via social media and will also include a weekly podcast featuring meditations by clergy and lay members. 


Each day of the week will include chapters from different writing genres in scripture:

  • Sunday - Gospel
  • Monday - Law
  • Tuesday - History
  • Wednesday - Psalms
  • Thursday - Poetry
  • Friday - Prophets
  • Saturday -Epistles

Download the 2022 Reading Plan

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