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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


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    Crossroads Laity Banquet

    June 14, 2020 Location: United Methodist Center

    Extended Cabinet

    June 8, 2020 — June 9, 2020

    Annual Conference 2020

    May 28, 2020 — May 30, 2020 Location: Oncenter Convention Center

    The Eleventh Session of the Upper New York Annual Conference will be held May 28-30, 2020 on the Oncenter in Syracuse. Click here for more information.

    Appointive Cabinet

    May 21, 2020 — May 22, 2020

    Board of Laity Meeting

    May 13, 2020 / 7:00pm – 8:00pm

    The Board of Laity is meeting via Zoom on May 13.

    Crossroads DCOM Meeting

    April 30, 2020 / 9:00am – 4:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    Wesley Course of Study Class

    April 24, 2020 — April 25, 2020 Location: United Methodist Center

    The Wesley Theological Seminary will be holding a Course of Study course at the UNY Conference Center. Click here for more information.

    Board of Laity Meeting

    April 23, 2020 / 7:00pm – 8:00pm

    The Board of Laity is meeting via Zoom on April 23.

    Appointive Cabinet

    April 23, 2020 — April 24, 2020

    Extended Cabinet

    April 22, 2020

    CLT/DLT Meeting

    April 18, 2020 / 10:00am – 3:00pm

    CLT Meeting

    April 17, 2020 / 7:00pm – 9:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    Appointive Cabinet

    April 7, 2020 — April 8, 2020

    Extended Cabinet

    April 6, 2020

    Wesley Course of Study Class

    March 27, 2020 — March 28, 2020 Location: United Methodist Center

    The Wesley Theological Seminary will be holding a Course of Study course at the UNY Conference Center. Click here for more information.

    Appointive Cabinet

    March 23, 2020 — March 25, 2020

    CLT/Operational Team Meeting

    March 21, 2020 / 9:00am – 3:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    Crossroads DCOM Meeting

    March 19, 2020 / 9:00am – 4:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    Board of Laity Meeting

    March 11, 2020 / 7:00pm – 8:00pm

    The Board of Laity is meeting via Zoom on March 11.

    Appointive Cabinet

    March 9, 2020 — March 11, 2020

    Wesley Course of Study Class

    February 28, 2020 — February 29, 2020 Location: United Methodist Center

    The Wesley Theological Seminary will be holding a Course of Study course at the UNY Conference Center. Click here for more information.

    Appointive Cabinet

    February 25, 2020 — February 27, 2020

    Board of Laity Meeting

    February 13, 2020 / 7:00pm – 8:00pm

    The Board of Laity is meeting via Zoom on Feb. 13.

    Crossroads District Day

    February 8, 2020 Location: United Methodist Center

    Crossroads District Day will take place at the United Methodist Center in Liverpool. Check back for more information as the date approaches.

    Appointive Cabinet

    February 4, 2020 — February 5, 2020

    Extended Cabinet

    February 3, 2020

    Appointive Cabinet

    January 21, 2020 — January 23, 2020

    Crossroads DCOM Meeting

    January 20, 2020 / 9:00am – 4:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    Wesley Course of Study Class

    January 17, 2020 — January 18, 2020 Location: United Methodist Center

    The Wesley Theological Seminary will be holding a Course of Study course at the UNY Conference Center. Click here for more information.

    CLT Meeting

    January 10, 2020 — January 11, 2020 Location: United Methodist Center

    Board of Laity Meeting

    January 8, 2020 / 7:00pm – 8:00pm

    The Board of Laity is meeting via Zoom on Jan. 8.

    Appointive Cabinet

    January 7, 2020 — January 8, 2020

    Extended Cabinet

    January 6, 2020

    Christmas

    December 25, 2019

    Conference Office Closed

    December 24, 2019 — December 25, 2019

    Conference office is closed for Christmas.

    Innovation Incubator Meeting

    December 16, 2019 / 9:00am – 3:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    Appointive Cabinet

    December 2, 2019 — December 4, 2019 Location: United Methodist Center

    World AIDS Day

    December 1, 2019

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

    United Methodist Student Day (offering)

    December 1, 2019

    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.

    Thanksgiving

    November 28, 2019

    Conference Office Closed for Thanksgiving

    November 28, 2019 — November 29, 2019

    Conference office is closed for Thanksgiving.

    CLT/DLT Meeting

    November 23, 2019 / 10:00am – 3:00pm

    CLT Meeting

    November 22, 2019 / 7:00pm – 9:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    Crossroads DCOM Meeting

    November 21, 2019 / 9:00am – 4:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    Innovation Incubator Meeting

    November 18, 2019 / 8:30am – 3:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    Wesley Course of Study Class

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

    The Wesley Theological Seminary will be holding a Course of Study course at the UNY Conference Center. Click here for more information.

    Board of Laity Meeting

    November 14, 2019 / 7:00pm – 8:00pm

    The Board of Laity is meeting via Zoom on Nov. 14.

    Appointive Cabinet

    November 13, 2019 — November 14, 2019

    Extended Cabinet

    November 12, 2019

    All Saints Day

    November 1, 2019

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

    Native American Heritage Month

    November 1, 2019

    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.

    Crossroads DCOM Meeting

    October 31, 2019 / 9:00am – 4:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    Innovation Incubator Meeting

    October 28, 2019 / 9:00am – 3:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    Trustees Meeting

    October 26, 2019 / 10:00am – 3:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    Bishop’s Retreat

    October 22, 2019 — October 24, 2019

    The Bishop's Retreat will be held at the RIT INN and Conference Center in Rochester. Click here for more infomation and to register.

    Laity Sunday

    October 20, 2019

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

    Wesley Course of Study Class

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

    The Wesley Theological Seminary will be holding a Course of Study course at the UNY Conference Center. Click here for more information.

    Board of Laity Meeting

    October 16, 2019

    The Board of Laity is meeting via Zoom on Oct. 16.

    Conference Office Closed

    October 16, 2019

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

    Extended Cabinet

    October 15, 2019 — October 17, 2019

    CONAM Meeting

    October 10, 2019 — October 12, 2019 Location: United Methodist Center

    CONAM Preview Meeting

    October 9, 2019 / 2:30pm – 4:30pm Location: United Methodist Center

    NYS Sexual Harassment Training Deadline

    October 9, 2019

    October 9 is the deadline for churches to complete the New York State (NYS) sexual harassment awareness and prevention training. Contact Tracy Rickett, UNY Human Resources Generalist,  by email for additonal information.

    Pre-Retirement Seminar

    October 7, 2019 / 10:00am – 3:00pm

    There will be a pre-retirement seminar at the United Methodist Center on Oct. 7 for all clergy planning to retire within the year and their spouses. Registration is required. Click here for more information and to register.

    Cornerstone District Superintendent Installation

    October 6, 2019

    The installation service for the Rev. Suzanne Block will be held on October 6, 2019. More information to follow.

    World Communion Sunday (offering)

    October 6, 2019

    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.

    Crossroads Clergy Gathering

    October 5, 2019 / 10:00am – 2:30pm Location: United Methodist Center

    CLT/Operational Team Meeting

    October 5, 2019 / 9:00am – 3:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    INR 2.0: Saratoga Springs UMC

    October 5, 2019 Location: Saratoga Springs UMC

    The Upper New York Conference's Commission on Religion and Race will continue Imagine No Racism (INR) trainings with INR 2.0. Click here to learn more.

    SL Innovations Meeting

    October 3, 2019 / 9:00am – 4:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    INR 2.0: Plattsburgh UMC

    September 28, 2019 Location: Plattsburgh UMC

    The Upper New York Conference's Commission on Religion and Race will continue Imagine No Racism (INR) trainings with INR 2.0. Click here to learn more.

    Innovation Incubator Meeting

    September 23, 2019 / 9:00am – 3:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    INR 2.0: Canton & Olean: Christ UMCs

    September 21, 2019

    The Upper New York Conference's Commission on Religion and Race will continue Imagine No Racism (INR) trainings with INR 2.0. Click here to learn more.

    United Methodist Women annual meeting

    September 21, 2019 Location: Confernce Center

    United Methodist Women will be holding their annual meeting on Sept. 21, 2019. The event will include worship, mission work in the Upper New York Mission Central HUB, updates on General Conference, and more. Registration is $10 and includes lunch on Saturday. Click here for more information and to download a registration form.

    Kirkville UMC Meeting: Salah Group

    September 17, 2019 / 6:00pm – 9:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    Hispanic Heritage Month

    September 15, 2019

    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.

    INR 2.0: Endwell & Batavia UMCs

    September 14, 2019

    The Upper New York Conference's Commission on Religion and Race will continue Imagine No Racism (INR) trainings with INR 2.0.. Click here to learn more.

    Board of Laity Meeting

    September 12, 2019 / 7:00pm – 8:00pm

    The Board of Laity is meeting via Zoom on Sept. 12.

    SLI New Appointees Meeting

    September 11, 2019 / 9:00am – 4:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    SLI Promise Meeting

    September 10, 2019 / 9:00am – 4:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    CONAM Meeting

    September 7, 2019 / 10:00am – 3:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    INR 2.0

    September 7, 2019 / 10:00am – 3:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    The Upper New York Conference's Commission on Religion and Race will continue Imagine No Racism (INR) trainings with INR 2.0. The Rev. Michelle E. Ledder from the General Conference Commission on Race and Religion (GCORR) is the featured speaker on Sept. 7. The fall INR 2.0 training events are specifically designed to prepare participants who have experienced INR’s initial curriculum to consider facilitating INR 2.0 conversations. Click here to register. Questions can be sent to Dr. Blenda Smith at (607) 761-0327 or bsmith@binghamton.edu.  

    Click here to learn more.

    Mission U at Silver Bay YMCA

    September 6, 2019 — September 8, 2019

    This Mission U event will take place at the Silver Bay YMCA Conference & Family Retreat Center. Click here to learn more and to register.

    Crossroads Laity Gathering

    September 5, 2019 / 6:00pm – 8:30pm Location: United Methodist Center

    Labor Day

    September 2, 2019

    Conference office is closed.


    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."