7/1/21: Midway's leadership wishes to to share some important information on recent developments within the United Methodist Church and also on the 2022 General Conference. Please take a few minutes to read this letter from Midway leadership so you can stay informed.
The North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church has been in the news recently regarding controversy over a projected appointment at Mt. Bethel UMC in Marietta. If you would like to understand the situation better, here are some reputable sources:

Christianity Today
https://www.christianitytoday.com/news/2021/july/methodist-north-georgia-mt-bethel-umc-pastor-assets.html

United Methodist News Service:
https://www.umnews.org/en/news/megachurch-seeks-exit-over-appointment-strife

Pastoral Letter from Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson:
https://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/pastoral-letter-15211068

Religious News Service:
https://religionnews.com/2021/04/26/prominent-atlanta-area-church-leaves-united-methodist-church-over-pastors-reassignment/

Washington Post:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/religion/prominent-georgia-church-leaves-united-methodist-church-over-pastors-reassignment/2021/04/26/eae0ac84-a6dd-11eb-a8a7-5f45ddcdf364_story.html

https://www.umnews.org/en/news/georgia-laity-question-bishop-in-full-page-ad

This chart may be helpful in understanding the proposed post-separation differences in denominations.  *Note: this chart was created by an officer with the Wesleyan Covenant Association.