The members of the 2020 North Georgia Annual Conference voted to approve the closing of 23 churches. In circumstances when keeping a church open is no longer sustainable, our denomination has guidelines in place to direct the congregation and its leadership through the process of closing. Each of the following congregations have followed that process.
This was a somber time for the Conference session and a time to lift up our faith in God's promise of resurrection. The closing churches are:
Please join in prayer of thanksgiving for the ministry of these churches.
Editor's Note: There was a duplicate church name (New Hope UMC, Atlanta) on the previously posted list.