The North Georgia Conference had barred churches wishing to leave the UMC from disaffiliating before the 2024 General Conference
The North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church can’t just press “pause” on disaffiliations from the denomination by churches in its area, according to a ruling Tuesday (May 16) by a Georgia judge.
A Wisconsin bishop had required clergy whose churches were disaffiliating to give up their jobs or their credentials.
The United Methodist Judicial Council ruled Tuesday (April 25) that clergy will not automatically lose their credentials if their churches leave the denomination.
(RNS) — “Let our people go!” reads a statement shared over the weekend by the Wesleyan Covenant Association, a network of theologically conservative United Methodists. While the phrase might be borrowed from Moses in the ...
The Judicial Council ruled Tuesday (May 10) that only the General Conference, the denomination’s global decision-making body, can determine the process and conditions for annual conferences to disaffiliate from the United Methodist Church.
The North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church has sued Mt. Bethel Church in East Cobb and is seeking to seize control of the church's assets after mediation attempts to keep the church within ...