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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


    events

    Lay Servant Courses

    Adirondack District
    Albany District
    Binghamton District
    Cornerstone District
    Crossroads District
    Finger Lakes District
    Genesee Valley District
    Mohawk District
    Mountain View District
    Niagara Frontier District
    Northern Flow District
    Oneonta District 


     

    Adirondack District


    Albany District

    Advanced Lay Servant Course: 

    Sept. 9 and Sept. 16 for Lay Servant Advanced class,  "Polity" at Amsterdam UM, Golf Course Rd., Amsterdam. For information: albanydistrict@unyumc.org


    Binghamton District


    Cornerstone District 

    Location: Kidder Memorial UMC Jamestown, NY
    Date: Friday September 29 and Saturday September 30, 2017
    Schedule: Registration Friday from 5 - 6
    Short Worship from 6-6:20
    Class from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
    Saturday 8:00am gather Classes start 8:30am running to about 4:00pm

    Classes:

    • Basic Class facilitator Pastor Warren Vandewark
    • Justice in Everyday Life facilitator Pastor Carolyn Stow
    • Spiritual Gift facilitator Pastor Dena Stevens
    • Leading Worship facilitator Pastor Grace Warren

    Click here for brochure and to register.  


    Crossroads District


    Finger Lakes District

    SAVE THE DATE!  November 10-12 Retreat at Casowasco featuring a course to improve and hone the participants’ public speaking skills, specifically as those skills relate to the act of preaching prepared sermons/messages.  This course led by Revs. Colleen and Nick Preuninger is for anyone looking to deliver a sermon, read Scripture or lead liturgy and satisfies both advanced Lay Servant certification and Lay Speaker requirements.  Watch for details!


    Genesee Valley District


    Mohawk District


    Mountain View District


    Niagara Frontier District


    Northern Flow District


    Oneonta District 


    With more than 168,000 members, the Upper New York Annual (Regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church comprises 867 local churches and 65 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."