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2023 Year At A Glance

AFFILIATION UPDATE – December 10, 2023

On December 10, 2023, the members of Church on the Hill voted unanimously to accept the Church Leadership Council’s recommendation to join the Global Methodist Church.

Effective, January 1, 2024, Church on the Hill of Gwinnett County (our legally incorporated name) will join the growing list of congregations becoming part of the Global Methodist Church. To date there are over 4,100 churches that have disaffiliated and have made the same decision that Church on the Hill has made to join the GMC. This number, however, grows weekly and most anticipate the number to 5,000 in the very near future. There are currently over 4,400 clergy that have joined the Global Methodist Church, and this number also grows weekly.

The Global Methodist Church is truly “global” in nature with fourteen countries represented and several more slated to join in 2024. These nations currently represented in the GMC are as follows: Bulgaria, Canada, Central Africa Republic, Croatia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, England, Ethiopia, Germany, Kenya, the Philippines, South Africa, Slovakia, Spain, and the United States.

If you have not done so, please take some time to learn more about the Global Methodist Church by checking out the links below. 

The Global Methodist Church

The Transitional Book of Doctrines and Discipline

Global Methodist Church FAQS

Why Join the Global Methodist Church? (YouTube video, 1:59)

10 Reasons to Consider the Global Methodist Church (YouTube video, 7:53)

Reasons for Affiliating with the Global Methodist Church (Good News Magazine article)

Ten Reasons Why I’ll Join the Global Methodist Church (by Rev. Jay Therrell, 2022)

Why I joined the Global Methodist Church (Rev. Dr. Tim Tennent, President, Asbury Theological Seminary, Blog Post)

Five Good Reasons to Consider Aligning with the Global Methodist Church (People Need Jesus, article)

Five Lousy Reasons to Align with the Global Methodist Church (People Need Jesus, article)

Why Prefer the Global Methodist Church to Independent Status? (People Need Jesus, article) 

Other questions?

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