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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


    February 2019
    SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
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    Black History Month

    Transforming Conflict in Communities of Faith

    Launchpad 2019

    2

    Transforming Conflict in Communities of Faith

    Launchpad 2019

    Disability/Accessibility Awareness Weekend

    3

    Disability/Accessibility Awareness Weekend

    4

    Extended Cabinet

    5

    Appointive Cabinet

    6

    Appointive Cabinet

    Transforming Conflict in Communities of Faith

    7

    Appointive Cabinet

    Transforming Conflict in Communities of Faith

    8 9
    10

    Boy Scout Sunday (Scouting Ministries Sunday)

    11 12 13 14 15

    Annual Reports Deadline

    Conference Leadership Team (CLT) meeting

    HUB: Mary Lou’s Team

    16

    Conference Leadership Team (CLT) meeting

    HUB: Park Church

    17 18

    Presidents’ Day

    Appointive Cabinet

    19

    Appointive Cabinet

    20 21

    HUB: Pastor Steph Brown’s Group

    22 23

    Special Session of General Conference

    24

    Special Session of General Conference

    25

    Special Session of General Conference

    HUB: Immanuel UMC

    26

    Special Session of General Conference

    27 28 1

    Women’s History Month

    2

    February 2019

    February 15, 2019 — February 16, 2019

    Conference Leadership Team (CLT) meeting

    …more

    February 16, 2019 / 9:00am – 3:00pm

    HUB: Park Church

    …more

    February 18, 2019

    Presidents’ Day

    Conference office is closed. …more

    February 18, 2019 — February 19, 2019

    Appointive Cabinet

    …more

    February 21, 2019 / 9:00am – 3:00pm

    HUB: Pastor Steph Brown’s Group

    …more

    February 23, 2019 — February 26, 2019

    Special Session of General Conference

    The Special Session of the 2019 General Conference is being held in St. Louis, Missouri. Click here for more informatinon. …more

    February 25, 2019 / 6:00pm – 8:00pm

    HUB: Immanuel UMC

    …more

    March 1, 2019

    Women’s History Month

    March is Women's History Month and recognizes and celebrates the lives and contributions of women to their communities and to The United Methodist Church. …more

    March 6, 2019

    Ash Wednesday

    Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Christian observance of Lent with self-examination. …more

    March 9, 2019 / 10:00am – 12:30pm

    Clergy Regional Gathering after Special Session

    Bishop Webb will be hosting several regional gatherings following the Special Session of General Conference (The Way Forward). This session on March 9 is for clergy. Click here to see the full schedule. …more

    March 10, 2019

    Girl Scout Sunday

    Girl Scout Sunday (alternate Scouting Ministries Sunday) emphasizes scouting as a ministry to children and youth. …more

    March 11, 2019 — March 13, 2019

    Appointive Cabinet

    …more

    March 15, 2019

    Petitions and Resolutions Due

    All resolutions and petitions for the 2019 session of Annual Conference are due to the Petitions and Resolutions Committee by March 15, 2019. Click here for more information. …more

    March 17, 2019 / 4:00pm – 6:00pm

    Regional Gathering after Special Session: Clarence UMC

    Bishop Webb will be hosting several regional gatherings following the Special Session of General Conference (The Way Forward). All clergy and laity are invited. Click here to see the full schedule. …more

    March 18, 2019 / 10:00am – 11:00am

    Sessions Team Meeting

    The Sessions Team is meeting March 18, 2019. …more

    March 18, 2019 / 6:30pm – 8:30pm

    Regional Gathering after Special Session: Potsdam UMC

    Bishop Webb will be hosting several regional gatherings following the Special Session of General Conference (The Way Forward). All clergy and laity are invited. Click here to see the full schedule. …more

    March 19, 2019 / 6:30pm – 8:30pm

    Regional Gathering after Special Session: Christ Olean UMC

    Bishop Webb will be hosting several regional gatherings following the Special Session of General Conference (The Way Forward). All clergy and laity are invited. Click here to see the full schedule. …more

    March 20, 2019 / 6:30pm – 8:30pm

    Regional Gathering after Special Session: Liverpool UMC

    Bishop Webb will be hosting several regional gatherings following the Special Session of General Conference (The Way Forward). All clergy and laity are invited. Click here to see the full schedule. …more

    March 21, 2019 / 6:30pm – 8:30pm

    Regional Gathering after Special Session: Shenendehowa UMC

    Bishop Webb will be hosting several regional gatherings following the Special Session of General Conference (The Way Forward). All clergy and laity are invited. Click here to see the full schedule. …more

    March 22, 2019 — March 23, 2019

    Conference Leadership Team (CLT) meeting

    …more

    March 24, 2019 / 6:30pm – 8:30pm

    Regional Gathering after Special Session: Chenango Bridge UMC

    Bishop Webb will be hosting several regional gatherings following the Special Session of General Conference (The Way Forward). All clergy and laity are invited. Click here to see the full schedule. …more

    March 25, 2019 — March 28, 2019

    Appointive Cabinet

    …more

    March 28, 2019 — March 29, 2019

    Transforming Conflict in Communities of Faith

    The Finger Lakes District is presenting a two-part professional development and spiritual growth opportunity at Casowasco Camp & Retreat Center. Click here to learn more and click here to register. This is part two and is a combined clergy and …more

    March 30, 2019

    HUB: Oneonta District UMC

    …more

    March 31, 2019

    UMCOR Sunday (offering)

    UMCOR Sunday (offering) is a day to share the goodness of life with those who hurt; offering provides administrative expenses for UMCOR and supports programs of food, shelter, peace and health. Click here to learn more. …more

    April 5, 2019

    Conference Leadership Team (CLT) meeting

    …more

    April 5, 2019 — April 7, 2019

    OUTWARD! 2019

    The Spring Conference Youth Event, OUTWARD!, will be held on Friday - Sunday, April 5-7, 2019, at the Liverpool Holiday Inn. Click here for more information and to register. …more

    April 6, 2019 / 10:00am – 3:00pm

    Conference Leadership Team (CLT) with District Leadership Teams Meeting

    …more

    April 8, 2019

    Extended Cabinet

    …more

    April 9, 2019 — April 11, 2019

    Appointive Cabinet

    …more

    April 14, 2019

    Palm Sunday

    Palm Sunday is the day when Christ's triumphal entry into Jerusalem is re-enacted. …more

    April 18, 2019

    Holy Thursday

    Holy Thursday is when the institution of the Eucharist is celebrated. …more

    April 19, 2019

    Good Friday

    Conference office is closed. …more

    April 19, 2019

    Good Friday

    The Conference Office will be closed for Good Friday. …more

    April 20, 2019

    Holy Saturday

    The purpose of Holy Saturday is to recall the repose of Christ in the tomb. …more

    April 21, 2019

    Easter

    Easter is the day we celebrate Christ's resurrection. …more

    April 23, 2019 — April 25, 2019

    Appointive Cabinet

    …more

    April 25, 2019

    World Malaria Day

    World Malaria Day focuses on eliminating deaths and suffering from malaria. …more

    May 1, 2019

    Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

    Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebrates the contributions of Asian Pacific Americans to the ministry and mission on the church. …more

    May 5, 2019

    Native American Ministries Sunday (offering)

    Native American Ministries Sunday (offering) recognizes the contributions of Native Americans in society. Offerings fund Native American ministries, urban iniatives and seminary scholarships. …more

    May 5, 2019 — May 11, 2019

    Upper NY Local Pastors Licensing School

    Registration is now open the Upper New York Local Pastors Licensing School to be held at Casowasco Camp & Retreat Center. Click here to register. …more

    May 7, 2019 — May 8, 2019

    Leadership Academy

    The Leadership Academy is a part of Vital Congregations and is built around 16 competencies of transformational leaders. On May 7-8, Dr. Heather Lear will visit with participants at the United Methodist Center. Click here for details. …more

    May 13, 2019

    Extended Cabinet

    …more

    May 14, 2019 — May 15, 2019

    Appointive Cabinet

    …more

    May 19, 2019

    Heritage Sunday

    Heritage Sunday is a day to call the church to remember the past by committing itself to God's continuing call. …more

    May 24, 2019

    Aldersgate Day

    Aldersgate Day recalls John Wesley's experience of assurance of his salvation by God's grace on May 24, 1738, in a meeting room on Aldersgate Street in London. …more

    May 27, 2019

    Memorial Day

    Conference office is closed. …more

    June 4, 2019

    Extended Cabinet

    …more

    June 5, 2019 — June 8, 2019

    2019 Annual Conference

    …more

    June 16, 2019

    Peace with Justice Sunday (offering)

    Peace with Justice Sunday (offering) calls the church to action for peace with justice. Offering funds annual conference and General Board of Church and Society peace with justice ministries. …more

    June 16, 2019

    Father’s Day

    …more

    June 18, 2019 — June 19, 2019

    Extended Cabinet

    …more

    July 4, 2019

    Independence Day

    Conference office is closed. …more

    September 2, 2019

    Labor Day

    Conference office is closed. …more

    September 15, 2019

    Hispanic Heritage Month

    Hispanic Heritage month is celebrated September 15th through October 15th. This month celebrates the contributions of the Hispanic culture to the ministry and mission of the church. …more

    September 20, 2019 — September 21, 2019

    United Methodist Women annual meeting

    United Methodist Women will be holding their annual meeting on Sept. 20-21, 2019. Details to follow. …more

    October 6, 2019

    World Communion Sunday (offering)

    World Communion Sunday (offering) calls the church to be universal and inclusive. The offering funds World Communion and Ethnic Scholarships and Ethnic In-Service Training. …more

    October 16, 2019

    Conference Office Closed

    The Conference Office will be closed for an all day staff retreat. …more

    October 20, 2019

    Laity Sunday

    Laity Sunday celebrates the ministry of all Christians as their lives are empowered for ministry by the Holy Spirit. …more

    November 1, 2019

    Native American Heritage Month

    Native American Heritage Month recognizes the contributions of Native Americans to the church and society and to repent the church's rold in unjust acts toward Native Americans. …more

    November 1, 2019

    All Saints Day

    All Saints Day remembers the glory of God in the saints who have gone before us. …more

    November 28, 2019

    Thanksgiving

    …more

    November 28, 2019 — November 29, 2019

    Conference Office Closed for Thanksgiving

    Conference office is closed for Thanksgiving. …more

    December 1, 2019

    United Methodist Student Day (offering)

    United Methodist Student Day (offering) calls the church to support students as they prepare for life in uniting faith with knowledge. Offering funds scholarships and loans. …more

    December 1, 2019

    World AIDS Day

    World AIDS Day highlights HIV/AIDS education and worship that focuses on prayer, hope in God, love, and compassion. …more

    December 24, 2019 — December 25, 2019

    Conference Office Closed

    Conference office is closed for Christmas. …more

    December 25, 2019

    Christmas

    …more

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    With more than 168,000 members, the Upper New York Annual (Regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church comprises 865 local churches and 86 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."