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Recent Developments and Information

Rev. Rob Renfroe Videos

Click the button below, and it will take you to a series of 6 short videos, by Rev. Rob Renfroe, that the team found helpful in our deliberations. We pray you will also find them informative as we continue conversations about the future of Aldersgate.


Straw Vote

We would like to thank all of you who participated in the poll. The team encourages you to continue to ask us questions and express your concerns as we navigate through this lengthy disaffiliation process together. We realize that a unified and informed congregation is essential to preserving the tradition of Aldersgate as a strong Bible based, welcoming church.

More information will be coming soon.


This is not the official vote.

The official vote will be taken later.

More information will be coming soon.


This is not the official vote.

The official vote will be taken later. 

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Handout for Educational Information

In an effort to present a non-bias understanding of the issues within the United Methodist Church, here are some additional resources you may find helpful. Click the button to be taken to the Google Doc.

Podcast on newly elected Bishops and its impact on the UMC in the future

Click on the button below to be taken to the Wesleyan Covenant Association website. Then scroll down to the Jurisdictional Conferences and the Future of the UMC with Jay Therrell.

Frequently asked Questions and GMC Information

Letter of Recommendation to the Congregation Regarding Joining GMC

New Revised Process from IGRC on Disaffiliation and Related Documents

The IGRC has developed a process for churches wanting to explore disaffiliation. Click the button below to learn more and be taken to the PDF on disaffiliation.

New IGRC Disaffiliation Process

Letter from Bishop Beard’s office to Aldersgate 

Press Release from the IGRC regarding the new disaffiliation process


Recent Developments & Information

There are provisions in the current Book of Discipline which allow for local churches to disaffiliate. Learn more by clicking the button below.

Signed Letter to Bishop Beard and DS Stan Irvin

Signed Disaffiliation Agreement

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