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70 Georgia Churches Leave United Methodist Church Over Homosexuality Debate

Seventy congregations in Georgia have decided to leave The United Methodist Church due in part to the mainline Protestant denomination’s ongoing debate over homosexuality.

The UMC North Georgia Conference announced last Thursday that 70 congregations representing nine percent of their churches and three percent of their members have chosen disaffiliation.

The official date of disaffiliation for the churches will be June 30.

It is expected that many if not all of these departing congregations will join the newly created Global Methodist Church, which was launched as a conservative alternative to the UMC.

Keep reading this article on The Christian Post.

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