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We should be rigorous in judging ourselves and gracious in judging others.

John Wesley

Let’s Talk:  Jurisdictional Conference

Let’s Talk: Jurisdictional Conference

Members and friends of Pittman Park, It has been awhile since I have posted an update, that’s largely because there has not been much development in the last few months related to the future and direction of the United Methodist Church since our last Annual Conference Session.  However, next week Jurisdictions and Central Conferences will gather to conference for the purpose of electing bishops...

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Let’s Talk: South Georgia Conference Trustees Update

Let’s Talk: South Georgia Conference Trustees Update

Hi Pittman Park, I want to share with you an update from our South Georgia Conference Trustees regarding questions about how churches might disaffiliate after paragraph 2553 sunsets on December 31, 2023.  At Annual Conference this June, Our South Georgia Conference Trustees brought legislation to our Annual Conference that would allow churches the opportunity to wait until after General...

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Let’s Talk:  Called Session of Annual Conference

Let’s Talk: Called Session of Annual Conference

This Saturday, August 20, 2022 a special session of the South Georgia Annual Conference will be held to ratify the decision of 61 churches to disaffiliate from the United Methodist Church.  I ask for you to be in prayer for these churches and for our Annual Conference as we navigate forward into the future.  Especially, be in prayer for our church as we begin talking about where our...

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The Structure of The United Methodist Church

The Structure of The United Methodist Church

The structure of the United Methodist Church can be confusing at times. After all, we are a denomination made up of conferences that enable churches to remain connected with each other for our mission of "Making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world."  Our unique polity (structure) gives our denomination particular strengths and weaknesses.  Take a look below for more...

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Let’s Talk

Let’s Talk

Communication is important. Our new Let's Talk blog page is a source to help us stay informed and up-to-date as we have conversations about our church, our denomination, and the future. The page incudes links at the bottom with information from the United Methodist Church, The South Georgia Annual Conference, as well as other helpful resources for your consideration. Upcoming Conversations...

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Resources

Learn more about the United Methodist Church and the disaffiliation process for South Georgia.

What We Believe

The Articles of Religion of the UMC READ
The Confession of Faith of the UMC READ
The Apostle’s Creed READ
The Nicene Creed READ
John Wesley’s Sermons READ
Notes on the New Testament from John Wesley READ

South Georgia Conference Disaffiliation Page

Review the disaffiliation process and information provided by the South Georgia Conference HERE
Download the Disaffiliation Policy HERE
Review Wespath FAQs HERE

Disaffiliation FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions about Disaffiliation from the South Georgia Conference.

Thoughts on Remaining in the UMC in 2022 to 2024

Thoughts on Remaining in the UMC in 2022 to 2024 by Dr. Scott Hagan and Rev. Thad Haygood.

Disaffiliation Considerations for Local Churches

Potential benefits, challenges, and unintended consequences for clergy and local churches considering disaffiliating provided by the South Georgia Conference.

A Comparison of the UMC and the GMC

Review a comparison chart of the United Methodist Church and the new Global Methodist Church.

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