A Charlotte church filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today, with records indicating outstanding bank loans and a large tax debt.
Temple Baptist Church, 2916 Tuckaseegee Road, lists assets of slightly more than $1 million and liabilities totaling more than $2.5 million.
That includes more than $2 million in outstanding loans to Fifth Third Bank and almost $400,000 in overdue payments to the IRS.
Church Elder Bertha Colbert signed the documents. The church is part of Temple Church International Inc.