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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

    Advanced Course: United Methodist Polity
    May 4: 9 - 3 PM &  May 19: 1:30 - 7:30 PM
    Hudson Falls UMC
    227 Main St.
    Hudson Falls, NY 12839

    Advanced Course: United Methodist Heritage
    July 8 & 10: 9 – 5 PM
    Malta Ridge UMC
    729 Malta Ave Ext.
    Malta, NY 12020

    Basic Course:  Basic Lay Servant
    May 30 & 31:  10:00 – 4 PM
    Willsboro UMC
    3734 Main St.
    Willsboro, NY 12996 
     

    Advanced Course: Spiritual Gifts
    July 13- 9-5 & July 14,  2 – 7 PM
    Willsboro UMC
    3734 Main St.
    Willsboro, NY 12996 

    Advanced Course: United Methodist Heritage
    August 3 & 17  9 – 5 PM
    Willsboro UMC
    3734 Main St.
    Willsboro, NY 12996 

    Advanced Course: Called to Preach
    September 7 & 21,  10 – 4:30 PM
    Round Lake UMC
    34 George Ave.
    Round Lake, NY 12151

    Advanced Course: Leading Worship
    November 2, 10 – 5 PM & November 3,  10 – 3 PM
    Skye Farm Camp and Retreat Center
    1884 E. Schroon River Rd.
    Warrensburg, NY 12885

    To register for any of these courses, contact Arlene Schmidt at adschmidt@nycap.rr.com.


    Albany District

    Lay Pastoral Care Giving
    May 11 & 25: 10 - 3:30 PM
    North Main Street UMC
    316 N. Main Street
    Gloversville, NY 12078
    To register, contact Joyce Royal at jrroyalp@aol.com.

    Basic Course: Basic Lay Servant
    May 13, 20, June 3, 10, 17: 7-9 PM
    Newtonville UMC
    568 New Loudon Rd
    Latham, NY 12210
    To register, email Heather Smith at beezermcgee@yahoo.com.

    Advanced Course: United Methodist Polity
    May 13, 20, June 3, 10, 17: 7 - 9 PM
    Newtonville UMC
    568 New Loudon Rd
    Latham, NY 12210
    To register, contact Rev. Steve Smith at boston.redsoxfan@hotmail.com.

    Advanced Course: Justice in Everyday Life: A Look at the Social Principles of The United Methodist Church
    June 15 & 29: 9:30 - 3 PM
    North Chatham UMC
    4274 Rt 203
    North Chatham, NY 12132
    To register, contact Wayne Shelton at wawajuka@gmail.com.

    Transforming Evangelism
    August 17 & 24: 10 - 3:30 PM
    Mayfield UMC
    19 N. Main Street
    Mayfield, NY 12117
    To register, contact Sandy Aesch at saesch@twc.com.

    Advanced Course: Leading Worhsip
    September 9, 16, 23, 30: 6 - 8:45 PM
    First UMC Delmar
    428 Kenwood Avenue
    Delmar, NY 12054
    To register, contact Pastor Denise Gisotti at caringministries@delmarmethodist.org.

    Advanced Course: United Methodist Heritage
    October 12 & 26: 9:30 - 3 PM
    Foothills UMC
    17 Fremont Street
    Gloversville, NY 12078
    To register, contact Jim Baxter at jbaxter1@nycap.rr.com


     

    Binghamton District

    Click here for a list of courses and registration information.


    Cornerstone District 

    Class Leaders, Called to Preach, Justice in Everyday Life, and Polity
    May 10: 6-9 p.m. and May 11: 8:30-5 p.m.
    East Randolph UMC
    122 Church Street
    East Randolph, NY 14730
    Deadline to register is April 26, 2019.

    Click here for a list of courses and registration information.


    Crossroads District

    Advanced Course: Disciple I
    Beginning Feb. 21, meeting Thursdays for 34 weeks
    6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Manlius UMC
    111 Wesley St.
    Manlius, NY 13104
    For more information, contact Pastor Joseph Kim at jkim1107@gmail.com, (315) 530-8568, or the church office (315) 682-8021.

    Click here for an application form.

    Advanced Course: Leading in Prayer
    Beginning June 1- July 6, meeting every Saturday for 5 weeks
    10-12 p.m.
    Manlius UMC
    111 Wesley St.
    Manlius, NY 13104
    For more information, contact Pastor Joseph at jkim1107@gmail.com, (315) 682-8021, or (315) 530-8568.

    Click here for more information about the course and requirments and click here to download the registration form.


    Finger Lakes District

     


    Genesee Valley District

    Advanced Course: Preaching

     

    June 2 & 23: 1- 5 p.m.
    Walworth UMC
    3679 Main Street
    Walworth, NY 14568

     

    Click here for more information and to download a registration form.


    Mohawk District

     


     

    Mountain View District

     


    Niagara Frontier District

     


    Northern Flow District

    Basic Course: Sharing the World

     

    April 30, May 7, 21 & 28: 6:30-8 p.m.
    Norfolk UMC
    9 W Main St
    Norfolk, NY 13667
    Registration deadline is April 16.
    Click here for more information and to register.

     

    From Pew to Pulpit
    April 30, May 7, 21 & 28: 6:30-8 p.m.
    Norfolk UMC
    9 W Main St
    Norfolk, NY 13667
    Registration deadline is April 16.
    Click here for more information and to register.


    Oneonta District 


    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."