- "They said they don't want to evict us, and they desire that we continue our ministry," Tim Trump said.
- If the EOP takes over the property they will sell, there are interested buyers.
- Presbytery statements that the church rebuffed efforts to negotiate a settlement over the last two years were untrue. "The truth is we made several earnest attempts to settle," Trump said.
- If the church buys the building, there will be no appeals process, and no chance that the church will get the property back through a favorable court ruling.
- The name of the church is considered part of the intangible value lost in the court case, but the presbytery has said they have no interest in the name, so the congregation could continue to use it.
- An appeals process could take one to two years.
- The church has about $1 million in debt, which will stay with the building.
- All automatic bank draft donations and credit card giving to the Kirk of the Hills corporation have been suspended. A new corporation, Joppa, has been created for future giving to the church.
Ed: Every promise that the G.P. Rev. Greg Coulter makes is not his or the AC to decide it is up to the Presbytery!