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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church

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    Tending the Fire

    According to the Tending the Fire website, “Tending the Fire offers the perspective and tools to be a more focused, effective leader.” Using a Family Systems understanding, Christ following leaders are developed through a greater awareness of their own place in the multiple systems as well as through greater awareness of how systems impact the life of the leader and congregation. 

    Session 1: Oct. 3-5, 2017
    Session 2: Nov. 14-16, 2017
    Session 3: Jan 16-18, 2018 

    A minimum deposit $600 is due at registration and the balance will be due November 11, 2017.

    Click here to register!

    For more information you can visit the website,

    With more than 168,000 members, the Upper New York Annual (Regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church comprises 865 local churches and 91 new faith communities in 12 districts, covering 48,000 square miles in 49 of the 62 counties in New York state. Our mission is to “live the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to be God’s love with our neighbors in all places."