Financial Obligations of Disaffiliating Churches

Though churches disaffiliating under the provisions of ¶2553 are allowed to retain their property and other assets, there are financial obligations they must completely meet before the disaffiliation date, no later than December 31, 2023. If the local church fails to satisfy all of its obligations the entire agreement shall be null and void.

There is a crucial deadline for payment of financial obligations for disaffiliation even before the Annual Conference can vote on a request that has been adopted by a properly called Church Conference. At least two weeks prior to the opening of the Annual Conference session at which a disaffiliation request is considered, the disaffiliating local church must submit to the conference treasurer payment in full for the following items: Read More
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