30 Days  Church Notifies AppleTree To Vacate Property

A  local church this week instructed Appletree Child Development Center to vacate the premises at 1300 S. Broad-way in Truth or Consequences (T-or-C) within the next 30 days, after negotiations betwe-en the school, church and the State Assembly of God (AOG) Ministries failed this week. The Full Gospel Tabernacle Church (FGT), which owns the property AppleTree is located on, filed a lawsuit against Appletree Jan. 29, 2013, claiming former pastor Mike Skid-more acted without church authority or board approval when he entered into the lease agreement with the community outreach center (in 2005). The litigation seeks to declare the lease invalid, and claims Appletree is not an entity that actually …….