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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


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    Christmas

    December 24, 2019 — December 25, 2019

    Conference office is closed for Christmas.

    Thanksgiving

    November 28, 2019 — November 29, 2019

    Conference office is closed for Thanksgiving.

    Conference Office Closed

    October 16, 2019

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

    United Methodist Women annual meeting

    September 20, 2019 — September 21, 2019

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

    Labor Day

    September 2, 2019

    Conference office is closed.

    Independence Day

    July 4, 2019

    Conference office is closed.

    Extended Cabinet

    June 18, 2019 — June 19, 2019

    2019 Annual Conference

    June 5, 2019 — June 8, 2019

    Extended Cabinet

    June 4, 2019

    Memorial Day

    May 27, 2019

    Conference office is closed.

    Appointive Cabinet

    May 14, 2019 — May 15, 2019

    Extended Cabinet

    May 13, 2019

    Leadership Academy

    May 7, 2019 — May 8, 2019 Location: United Methodist Center

    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.

    Upper NY Local Pastors Licensing School

    May 5, 2019 — May 11, 2019

    Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

    May 1, 2019

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

    World Malaria Day

    April 25, 2019

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

    Appointive Cabinet

    April 23, 2019 — April 25, 2019

    Easter

    April 21, 2019

    Easter is the day we celebrate Christ's resurrection.

    Holy Saturday

    April 20, 2019

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

    Good Friday

    April 19, 2019

    The Conference Office will be closed for Good Friday.

    Good Friday

    April 19, 2019

    Conference office is closed.

    Holy Thursday

    April 18, 2019

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

    Palm Sunday

    April 14, 2019

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

    Appointive Cabinet

    April 9, 2019 — April 11, 2019

    Extended Cabinet

    April 8, 2019

    Conference Leadership Team (CLT) with District Leadership Teams Meeting

    April 6, 2019 / 10:00am – 3:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    OUTWARD! 2019

    April 5, 2019 — April 7, 2019 Location: Liverpool Holiday Inn

    The Spring Conference Youth Event, OUTWARD!, will be held on Friday - Sunday, April 5-7, 2019, at the Liverpool Holiday Inn. Mark your calendars and click here for more information.

    Conference Leadership Team (CLT) meeting

    April 5, 2019 Location: United Methodist Center

    UMCOR Sunday (offering)

    March 31, 2019

    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.

    Appointive Cabinet

    March 25, 2019 — March 28, 2019

    Conference Leadership Team (CLT) meeting

    March 22, 2019 — March 23, 2019 Location: United Methodist Center

    Petitions and Resolutions Due

    March 15, 2019

    March 15th is the deadline to submit petitions and resolutions to be considered for Annual Conference.

    Appointive Cabinet

    March 11, 2019 — March 13, 2019

    Girl Scout Sunday

    March 10, 2019

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

    Ash Wednesday

    March 6, 2019

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

    Women’s History Month

    March 1, 2019

    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.

    Presidents’ Day

    February 18, 2019

    Conference office is closed.

    Appointive Cabinet

    February 18, 2019 — February 19, 2019

    Annual Reports Deadline

    February 15, 2019

    February 15th is the last day to submit Annual Conference reports. Click here for additional information.

    Conference Leadership Team (CLT) meeting

    February 15, 2019 — February 16, 2019 Location: United Methodist Center

    Boy Scout Sunday (Scouting Ministries Sunday)

    February 10, 2019

    The purpose of Boy Scout Sunday (Scouting Ministries Sunday) is to emphasize scouting as a ministry to children and youth.

    Appointive Cabinet

    February 5, 2019 — February 7, 2019

    Extended Cabinet

    February 4, 2019

    Disability/Accessibility Awareness Weekend

    February 2, 2019 — February 3, 2019

    February 2-3 is designated Disability-Accessibility Awareness Weekend and a special offering may be received in local churches for promotion of awareness of issues as well as ministries that provide opportunities for fuller inclusion of people with disabilities.

    Black History Month

    February 1, 2019

    February is Black History month and celebrates the historical contibutions of African Americans to the worship life, mission, and ministry of the church.

    Appointive Cabinet

    January 22, 2019 — January 24, 2019

    The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.‘s Birthday

    January 21, 2019

    The Conference Office will be closed to observe the birthday of the Rev. Martin Jr.'s birthday.

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    January 21, 2019

    Conference office is closed.

    Human Relations Day (offering)

    January 20, 2019

    Human Relations Day is a Special Sunday that calls all United Methodist churches to participate in helping all God's children, particularly those that are marginalized, to realize their potential. It is a day to help nurture at-risk youth, strengthen communities' self-improvement efforts, and advocate for the oppressed. Click here to learn more.

    ERT Training Course

    January 19, 2019 / 8:30am – 5:00pm

    An Early Response Training (ERT) course will be held Jan. 19 at the United Methodist Center from 8:30-5 PM and facilitated by Donna & Roger Cullen. Click here for more information.

    Conference Leadership Team (CLT) meeting

    January 18, 2019 — January 19, 2019 Location: United Methodist Center

    Conference Office Closed

    January 16, 2019

    The Conference Office is closed all day for a staff retreat. The office will re-open Thursday, January 17.

    Leadership Academy

    January 15, 2019 — January 16, 2019 Location: United Methodist Center

    The Leadership Academy is a part of Vital Congregations and is built around 16 competencies of transformational leaders. On January 15-16, Kay Kotan will visit with participants at the United Methodist Center. Click here for details.

    HUB Homecoming

    January 12, 2019 / 1:00pm – 4:00pm Location: {event_location} 

    Come celebrate the one-year anniversary of Upper New York Mission Central HUB and all the success in 2018! More information to come.

    Human Trafficking Awareness Day

    January 11, 2019

    Human Trafficking Awareness Day aims to draw attention to efforts to eradicate modern-day slavery.

    Ministry Shares Deadline

    January 8, 2019

    January 8th is the last day to submit your 2018 Ministry Shares. Click here to access the allocation document and for additional information.

    Appointive Cabinet

    January 8, 2019 — January 9, 2019

    Extended Cabinet

    January 7, 2019

    New Year’s Day

    January 1, 2019

    Conference office is closed.

    Camp Echo

    December 30, 2018 — January 1, 2019 Location: Casowasco Camp & Retreat Center

    Spend three jam packed days cheering in 2019! Play an intense game of Jack Frost, sled down the hill at Mt. Tabor, rock out to your favorite songs during worship, and count down to 2019. This is geared towards children between the ages of 7-18. Click here for more infomation.

    Christmas - Conference office closed

    December 24, 2018 — December 25, 2018

    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."