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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


    July 2015
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    Independence Day Holiday - Conference office closed

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    Family Fun Night at the Ballpark - Frontier Field

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    Together Time: A Family Retreat: Asbury Camp & Retreat Center

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    Together Time: A Family Retreat: Asbury Camp & Retreat Center

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    Together Time: A Family Retreat: Asbury Camp & Retreat Center

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    Sharing Hope: Asbury Camp & Retreat Center

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    Sharing Hope: Asbury Camp & Retreat Center

    Mission u at Cazenovia College

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    Sharing Hope: Asbury Camp & Retreat Center

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    Mission u at Asbury Camp & Retreat Center (Silver Lake)

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    Mission u at Asbury Camp & Retreat Center (Silver Lake)

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    Mission u at Asbury Camp & Retreat Center (Silver Lake)

    July 2015

    July 13, 2015 — July 15, 2015

    Together Time: A Family Retreat: Asbury Camp & Retreat Center

    Create family memories that will last a lifetime. Parents, Grandparents, Aunts, and Uncles are invited to spend time with their children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Exciting activities will engage families of all ages. To register and learn more, click here. …more

    July 16, 2015 — July 18, 2015

    Sharing Hope: Asbury Camp & Retreat Center

    Is sharing your faith and visiting those who can no longer attend worship services something you enjoy or feel called to do? Come and practice Christian caring skills in bringing hope to the sick and homebound. This retreat offers twelve …more

    July 17, 2015 — July 19, 2015

    Mission u at Cazenovia College

    Cazenovia has programs and activities for the whole family. The adults will choose one of the three studies. The youth experience is for those entering grades 6-12, and will include activities including a field trip and swimming. The children&rsquo …more

    July 30, 2015 — August 1, 2015

    Mission u at Asbury Camp & Retreat Center (Silver Lake)

    Asbury offers studies and activities for all women, men and youth.  There are 2 opportunities for study: the extended study period on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, as well as a shortened version called “The Saturday Sampler”.  Everyone …more

    August 22, 2015 / 6:00pm – 8:00pm

    Family Fun Night at the Ballpark - FingerLakes District

    Cost: $5.00 Conference-wide tailgate party with complimentary grilled hotdogs. Bring a dish to pass and your own table service, chairs and drinks. Sponsored by the Fingerlakes District UMM, followed at 7 PM with the with the 6th Annual United Methodist Mens Night …more

    September 11, 2015 — September 13, 2015

    Mission u at Silver Bay Conference Center (Lake George)

    Studies and Leaders “Created for Happiness: Understanding Your Life in God” Shirley Readdean “Latin America: People and Faith Donna Burkhart “The Church & People with Disabilities” Rev. Nancy Hale …more

    September 12, 2015 / 10:00am – 2:00pm

    Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits Meeting

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    September 15, 2015

    Hand to Plow: Phase I - Clergy - Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center

    Hand to Plow is not a program of the Annual Conference; it is a process being employed by the Annual Conference to come alongside local congregations to help them make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. $150 …more

    September 16, 2015

    Hand to Plow: Phase I - Clergy - Skye Farm Camp & Retreat Center

    Hand to Plow is not a program of the Annual Conference; it is a process being employed by the Annual Conference to come alongside local congregations to help them make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. $150 …more

    September 17, 2015

    Hand to Plow: Phase I - Clergy - Sky Lake Camp & Retreat Center

    Hand to Plow is not a program of the Annual Conference; it is a process being employed by the Annual Conference to come alongside local congregations to help them make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. $150 …more

    September 22, 2015

    Hand to Plow: Phase I - Clergy - Casowasco Camp & Retreat Center

    Hand to Plow is not a program of the Annual Conference; it is a process being employed by the Annual Conference to come alongside local congregations to help them make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. $150 …more

    September 23, 2015

    Hand to Plow: Phase I - Clergy - Asbury Camp & Retreat Center

    Hand to Plow is not a program of the Annual Conference; it is a process being employed by the Annual Conference to come alongside local congregations to help them make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. $150 …more

    September 24, 2015

    Hand to Plow: Phase I - Clergy - Findley Camp & Retreat Center

    Hand to Plow is not a program of the Annual Conference; it is a process being employed by the Annual Conference to come alongside local congregations to help them make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. $150 …more

    September 26, 2015 / 10:00am – 3:00pm

    Board of Laity Meeting

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    October 3, 2015

    Confronting Sexism (COSROW)

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    October 6, 2015 — October 8, 2015

    Tending the Fire - Session 1

    Tending the Fire helps clergy "think systems" in their congregations and their personal lives, so they can lead change that lasts. The event consists of 3 sessions: Opening Intensive: October 6-8, 2015 Deepening Retreat: November 16-18, 2015 Sending Retreat: January 26-28, 2016.   $1,200 - …more

    October 19, 2015 — October 22, 2015

    Tending the Soul

    Tending the Soul, a two-year training program for laity and clergy in spiritual direction and congregational formation, is again being offered by the Upper New York Conference. The training program, which consists of six retreats, will begin in October 2014 and …more

    October 20, 2015 — October 22, 2015

    Bishop’s Retreat 2015

    Guest speaker: Bishop Robert Schnase Bishop Robert Schnase serves as resident bishop of the Missouri Conference of The United Methodist Church. Before moving to Missouri, he served as a pastor for more than 20 years in South Texas. He was a …more

    November 6, 2015 / 12:00pm — November 7, 2015 / 2:00pm

    Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits: Board Retreat

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    November 10, 2015 — November 12, 2015

    UNY Leadership Academy - Session 1

    The purpose of the UNY Leadership Academy is to increase the leadership capacity within the Conference, and involves 5 retreat-style Sessions (Tuesday to Thursday) beginning in November 2015. Session 1: (Nov. 10-12, 2015)  Spiritual Life of the Leader; Learning Agility; Leading Change The …more

    November 16, 2015 — November 18, 2015

    Tending the Fire - Session 2

    Tending the Fire helps clergy "think systems" in their congregations and their personal lives, so they can lead change that lasts. The event consists of 3 sessions: Opening Intensive: October 6-8, 2015 Deepening Retreat: November 16-18, 2015 Sending Retreat: January 26-28, 2016.   $1,200 - …more

    January 12, 2016 — January 14, 2016

    UNY Leadership Academy - Session 2

    The purpose of the UNY Leadership Academy is to increase the leadership capacity within the Conference, and involves 5 retreat-style Sessions (Tuesday to Thursday) beginning in November 2015. Session 2: (Jan. 12-14, 2016)  Methodist/Wesleyan Ethos; Collaboration; Vision and Alignment The cost is $1200 …more

    January 16, 2016 / 10:00am – 3:00pm

    Board of Laity Meeting

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    January 23, 2016 / 10:00am – 2:00pm

    Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits Meeting

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    January 26, 2016 — January 28, 2016

    Tending the Fire - Session 3

    Tending the Fire helps clergy "think systems" in their congregations and their personal lives, so they can lead change that lasts. The event consists of 3 sessions: Opening Intensive: October 6-8, 2015 Deepening Retreat: November 16-18, 2015 Sending Retreat: January 26-28, 2016.   $1,200 - …more

    February 20, 2016 / 10:00am – 2:00pm

    Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits Meeting

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    March 1, 2016 — March 3, 2016

    UNY Leadership Academy - Session 3

    The purpose of the UNY Leadership Academy is to increase the leadership capacity within the Conference, and involves 5 retreat-style Sessions (Tuesday to Thursday) beginning in November 2015. Session 3: (March 1-3, 2016)  Systems Thinking; Strategic Thinking; Complex Problem-Solving; Ministry Plan The cost …more

    April 19, 2016 — April 21, 2016

    UNY Leadership Academy - Session 4

    The purpose of the UNY Leadership Academy is to increase the leadership capacity within the Conference, and involves 5 retreat-style Sessions (Tuesday to Thursday) beginning in November 2015. Session 4: (April 19-21, 2016)  Comfort with Ambiguity; Self-Awareness; Inward to Outward The cost is $1200 …more

    June 14, 2016 — June 16, 2016

    UNY Leadership Academy - Session 5

    The purpose of the UNY Leadership Academy is to increase the leadership capacity within the Conference, and involves 5 retreat-style Sessions (Tuesday to Thursday) beginning in November 2015. Session 5: (June 14-16, 2016)  Intentional Discipleship Plan; Faith Sharing/Evangelism; Passionate, Relevant Worship. The …more

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    With more than 168,000 members, the Upper New York Annual (Regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church comprises 915 churches 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."