Future Directions Committee

The Administrative Council of Hartwell First United Methodist Church recently established a Future Directions Committee. The purpose of the committee is to study the options and make a recommendation to the council as to whether to call for a vote of the congregation to disaffiliate from the United Methodist Church. Below are some resources providing more detailed information.

Disaffiliation Process and Information – provided by the North Georgia United Methodist Conference

NGUMC: Disaffiliation Process and Information

Paragraph 2553, Providing Guidelines for the Disaffiliation Process from the 2019 General Conference – contained in The Book of Discipline

Paragraph 2553 2016 Book of Discipline

Questions and Answers about the Disaffiliation Process in the North Georgia Conference – provided by the North Georgia United Methodist Conference

Q&A About the Disaffiliation Process in the North Georgia Conference

Facts Regarding Why the Time is Now for Paragraph 2553 – prepared by the Future Directions Committee

Update from the Future Directions Committee – 9-21-22

Update from the Future Directions Committee – Nov 2022

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Adam Hamilton Response Video #1

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Adam Hamilton Response Video #6

Have a question for the Future Directions Committee? Please send your question to hfumcfuturedirection@gmail.com