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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: ‘Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts’
    Sept. 23 & Sept. 30: 1:30 to 7:30 PM
    Malta Ridge UMC

    Instructor: Arlene Schmidt
    To register, contact Arlene at adschmidt@nycap.rr.com or call (518) 496-4010.


    Albany District

    Basic Course
    Oct. 20 & Nov. 17: 10-3:15 PM
    McKownville UMC

    Contact Nancy Goddard at bngoddard@davespc.net for more information, including book requirements, and to register.

    Advanced Course: Leading Prayer
    Sept. 22 & Oct. 6: 10-3:30 PM
    Delmar UMC

    To register, contact Shirley Byers at sdcjbyers2@gmail.com or call the church at (518) 439-9976 ext. 221.

    Advanced Course: Christianity and World Religions: Adam Hamilton’s study on wrestling with questions people ask regarding other major religions
    Oct. 15, 22, 29 & Nov. 5, 12, 19: 7-9 PM
    Newtonville UMC

    To register, contact Heather Smith at beezermcgee@yahoo.com or call (518) 368-2209


    Binghamton District

    Basic Course
    Sept. 28: 5:45-9 PM & Sept. 29: 8:30-3:30 PM
    Park Terrace Community UMC

    Spiritual Gifts
    Sept. 28: 5:45-9 PM & Sept. 29: 8:30-3:30 PM
    Park Terrace Community UMC

    Heritage
    Sept. 7: 5:30- 9 PM & Sept. 8: 8:30-3:30 PM
    Flemingville UMC

    Conflict Resolution
    Oct. 16, 18, 23, 25: 6-8:30 PM
    Endwell UMC


    Polity
    Oct. 16, 18, 23, 25: 6-8:30 PM
    Endwell UMC

    Click here for information about the fall courses and to register.


    Cornerstone District 


    Crossroads District


    Finger Lakes District

    Advanced Course:  Lay Servants as Christian Transformational Leaders
    Nov. 9-11: 5pm Friday to noon Sunday
    Casowasco UMC
    Instructor:  Co-author Marc Brown, Director of Connectional Ministries, Virginia Conference, UMC
    To register, contact Jennie Young-Walczyk at fllayservant@gmail.com or call 603.667.8273.
    Click here for a brochure.


    Genesee Valley District

    Basic Lay Servant Course
    Nov. 2, 3, 4
    Asbury Camp & Retreat Center

    Instructor: Carmen FS Vianese
    Click here for a brochure and registration information. Registration ends October 15, 2018.

    Advanced Course: Polity
    Nov. 2, 3, 4
    Asbury Camp & Retreat Center

    Instructor: Rev. Doug Spencer
    Click here for a brochure and registration information. Registration ends October 15, 2018.

    Advanced Course: Equipping Yourself for Spiritual Care Visitations
    Nov. 2, 3, 4
    Asbury Camp & Retreat Center

    Instructor: Rev. Dr. Richard McCaughey
    Click here for a brochure and registration information. Registration ends October 15, 2018.

    Advanced Course: Leading/Planning Workshop
    Nov. 2, 3, 4
    Asbury Camp & Retreat Center

    Instructor: Rev. Ann Robinson
    Click here for a brochure and registration information. Registration ends October 15, 2018.


    Mohawk District

     


    Mountain View District

    Basic Lay Servant Course: Accountable Discipleship
    Sept. 23, 30, Oct. 7, 14: 2:30-5:30 PM
    **Must attend all four sessions.**
    Campbell UMC

    Instructors: Pastor Mark Flandreau and Sue Flandreau
    Click here for a brochure and registration information. Registration ends September 10.

    Advanced Course: Discovering Spiritual Gifts
    Sept. 23, 30, Oct. 7, 14: 2:30-5:30 PM
    **Must attend all four sessions.**
    Campbell UMC

    Instructors: Pastor Veronica Seeley and Lynn Farwell
    Click here for a brochure and registration information. Registration ends September 10.

    Advanced Course: Lay Pastoral Care Giving
    Sept. 23, 30, Oct. 7, 14: 2:30-5:30 PM
    **Must attend all four sessions.**
    Campbell UMC

    Instructors: Vida Johnson and Joan Peterson
    Click here for a brochure and registration information. Registration ends September 10.


    Niagara Frontier District

    Basic Course: God's Mission... Our Journey
    Sept. 12, 19, Oct. 3, 10: 6:30-8:30 PM
    Emmanuel UMC Lockport
    Instructor: Judy Johnson-Paonessa
    Email Judy Johnson at jljgesq@aol.com if you would like to attend the course.

    God's Mission... Our Journey
    Sept. 18, 25, Oct. 2, 9, 16: 6:30-9:30 PM
    Attica
    Instructor: Pastor Pam Klotzbach
    Email Pastor Pam at revpamumc@gmail.com to register.
    **Deadline: Sept. 14th.
     


    Northern Flow District


    Oneonta District 

    Advanced Course: Leading Worship
    Sept. 22, Oct. 6: 9-12 PM and Oct. 20: 9-1 PM
    Worchester UMC

    Instructors: Pastor Donna Taylor Martin and Pastor Don Martin
    To register, email Donna Taylor Martin at pastordonna76@gmail.com.

    Advanced Course: Polity/Life Together in the UM Connection (basic course completition required)
    Oct. 14, 21, 28: 3-6 PM

    Cobleskill UMC
    Instructor: Rev. Nancy Hale
    To register, contact Rev. Hale at hale1961@gmail.com or text (607) 316-6134.


    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."