Lawsuit filed against city denied Posted in: News An ongoing battle between the City of Canton and New Beginnings Fellowship Church finally came to a peak Wednesday, Jan. 8, during a lengthy court case in Van Zandt County District Judge Chris Martin’s courtroom. Stemming from arguments in September 2017, the church and the city have collided on multiple issues,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!