GOING FORWARD
Do you have questions regarding the disaffiliation process? 
We’re here to help, please reach out to us!
 
 
 
 
 
 
GFUMC Discernment Covenant
 
 
 
 
 
How We Got Here
 
 
 
 
Protocol Loses Support
 
How We Got Here
 
North AL Conference (NAC) 
FAQs Affiliation & Disaffiliation from UMC
 
 
Biblical Precedence for Church Organization Beyond the Local Church              
 
Global Methodist Church
Transitional Book of Doctrines & Discipline

 
WESpath                                                             
FAQs Church & Conference Disaffiliation
 
 
Free Methodist Church
Five Values That Shape Our Identity

 
Free Methodist Church
Affiliation Document
 
 
Conferences Openly Violate 
Book of Discipline

 
Bishop Keith Cowart (video)
June 12, 2022 Presentation – Free Methodist Church
 
 
 
Paganism @ Iliff School of Theology     
A Seminary of the United Methodist Church
 
 
Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett (video) 
June 26, 2022 Presentation – Stay with UMC
 
 
 
Rev. Dr. Jeff Greenway (video)
June 23, 2022 WCA Event
 
 
Global Methodist Church (website)
 
 
 
 
Rev. Keith Boyette (video)
July 10, 2022 Global Methodist Presentation
 
 
Plan for Discernment and Disaffiliation 
Guntersville First
 
 
 
Timeline for Discernment and Disaffiliation
Guntersville First
 
 
Library of Resources for Disaffiliation 
 
 
 
Requirements Annual Conferences are placing
on churches who wish to disaffiliate
 
Pastor Gresh Harbuck (ONEeighty Church)
Independent Wesleyan Church presentation
 
 
Dr. Robin Scott – Asbury Church (video) 
Independent Church “The Foundry” presentation
 
 
Affiliation Comparison Chart
(Global Methodist, Free Methodist, the Foundry, and true independence)
 
Oct. 22 | Gathering for Traditional Churches, Pastors, and Laity @ Clearbranch (event flyer)
Keynote Speakers: Angela Pleasants & Rob Renfroe
 
 
Upcoming Q and A Sessions
Listing includes various speakers and locations
 
Oct. 2 | Town Hall Affiliation Meeting (video)
 
 
Promotional Video for the Global Methodist Church (5 minutes)
 
 

The Foundry Network

An Interview with Shane Bishop

 
 
Comparative Analysis-
Church Affiliation Options
 
Comparative Analysis-
FAQ’s – Church affiliation options after disaffiliation from the UMC
 
 
Oct. 23 | Town Hall Meeting-Independent Option
 
 
FAQ’s Independent Option