North Georgia Annual Conference

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The North Georgia Conference is an Annual Conference (a regional episcopal area, similar to a diocese) of the United Methodist Church. This conference serves the northern half of the state of Georgia, with its administrative offices and the office of the bishop located in Norcross, GA. It is part of the Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference. The bishop is Sue Haupert-Johnson .


Bishop B. Michael Watson began service on September 7, 2008.

Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson began service on September 1, 2016.


The North Georgia Annual Conference is further subdivided into 12 smaller regions, called "districts," which provide further administrative functions for the operation of local churches in cooperation with each other. This structure is vital to Methodism, and is referred to as connectionalism. The Districts that comprise the North Georgia Conference are:

  • Atlanta-College Park
  • Atlanta-Decatur-Oxford
  • Atlanta-Emory
  • Atlanta-Marietta
  • Atlanta-Roswell
  • Athens-Elberton
  • Augusta
  • Gainesville
  • Griffin
  • LaGrange
  • Northwest
  • Rome-Carrollton

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