North Georgia Conference Sues Mt. Bethel (“a holy place”) Church


Mt. Bethel Church : North Georgia Conference“The North Georgia Conference is suing Mt. Bethel Church after attempts at mediation failed. The suit is seeking that the court require the transfer of all assets to the conference. After a failed attempt at mediation, the months-long dispute between the North Georgia Conference and Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church has landed in civil court. The North Georgia Conference is the largest such regional body in the U.S. in terms of membership, encompassing nearly 800 churches and 350,000 United Methodists. By some counts, Mt. Bethel is the conference’s largest church. The legal dispute between North Georgia and Mt. Bethel comes as The United Methodist Church appears to be heading for its own split.”

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