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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

    Basic Course:  Basic Lay Servant
    March 16 & 23: 9 – 3 PM
    Warrensburg UMC
    3890 Main St.
    Warrensburg, NY 12885

    Advanced Course: Spiritual Gifts
    April 13 & 27:  9 - 3:30 PM
    Queensbury UMC
    460 Aviation Rd.
    Queensbury, NY 12804

    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

    To register, contact Arlene Schmidt at adschmidt@nycap.rr.com.


    Albany District

    Introduction to Lay Ministry: The Basic Course
    April 8, 15 & 22: 6 – 9:30 PM
    Gloversville: North Main St UMC
    316 North Main St.
    Gloversville, NY 12078
    To register, contact Cindy Leonard at cleonar2@nycap.rr.com.

    Advanced Course: Spiritual Gifts
    April 13 & 27: 9:30 - 3 PM
    Valley Falls UMC
    16 State Street
    Valley Falls, NY 12185
    To register, contact Rev. Ralph Marino at ramarino@nycap.rr.com.

    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.


    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.


    Finger Lakes District

    Basic Course: Introduction to Lay Ministry: The BASIC Course
    Advanced Lay Servant Ministry HERITAGE Course: Accountable Discipleship

    March 22: 5-9 p.m. and March 23: 8-3 p.m.
    Rose UMC
    10695 School Road
    Clyde, NY 14433
    Registration deadline is March 15.
     


    Genesee Valley District

    Certified Lay Ministry: First Session
    March 30: 9-12 a.m.
    Hilton UMC
    21 West Ave.
    Hilton, NY 14468

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

    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

    Basic Course
    March 9 & 16: 9-3 p.m.
    Sauquoit UMC
    2946 Mohawk Street
    Sauquoit, NY 13456

    Click here for more information and a registration form.


    Mountain View District

    CANCELLED: 2019 Spring Weekend Training
    March 29-31: Worship begins at 7 p.m. Friday night
    Watson Homestead Retreat and Conference Center
    9620 Dry Run Rd.
    Painted Post, NY 14870


    Niagara Frontier District

     


    Northern Flow District

    Advanced Lay Servant Course: Devotional Life in the Wesleyan Tradition
    March 9, 16, 23, 30 and April 6 & 13: 9:30-12 p.m.
    Beaver Falls UMC
    6508 Lefevre Street
    Beaver Falls, NY 13305
    This session will be lead by Rev. David Herrmann.
    Deadline for registration is March 22nd.
    Click here for more information and to register.

    Advanced Lay Servant Course: Children of Abraham
    April 6 & 13: 9-2 p.m.
    Potsdam UMC
    26 Main St
    Potsdam, NY 13676
    This session will be lead by Rev. Brooke Newell.
    Deadline for registration is March 22nd.
    Click here for more information and to register.

    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 

    Leading Prayer
    March 29-31: 5-8 PM
    Sidney UMC
    12 Liberty Street
    Sidney, NY 13838
    This class will be led by Rev. Paul Winkelman and Rev. David Pritchard.
    To register, email Rev. David Pritchard at pritchard.dave06@gmail.com.

    Advanced Course: "Discover Your Spiritual Gifts"
    April 28 & May 5: 1:30-6:30 p.m.
    Cobleskill UMC
    109 Chapel Street
    Cobleskill, NY 12043
    To register, email class instructor Pastor Jongdeok Park at jong-deok.park@garrett.edu.


    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."