A Georgia church is the first in the country to split from United Methodist Church over LGBTQ rights

By Will Peebles

Savannah Morning News SAVANNAH, Ga. – A Savannah congregation became the first in the U.S. to officially disaffiliate from the United Methodist Church over LGBTQ rights on Thursday. Formerly Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church, the new Asbury Memorial Church will be non-denominational.

The congregation voted to disaffiliate in September 2019, with 309 members voting in favor and seven members voting in opposition, according to information from Asbury Memorial Church. The South Georgia Conference of […]




Decatur, Georgia

Posted by Democratic Party of Georgia LGBTQ Caucus on Thursday, February 13, 2020


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