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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


    Binghamton District

     


    Cornerstone District 

    We are offering the Basic Class led by our new District Lay Leader Rich Preston, Polity led by Pastor Suzanne Block, Olean Christ First, From Your Heart to Theirs: Delivering an Effective Sermon led by DS Rev. Dr. Sherri Rood, and Afire With God (dealing with stewardship) led by Ernest Warren, District Director Lay Servant Ministries Cornerstone District.

    The training will  be held at Olean Christ First on April 28-29, 2017. Cost is $25.00 per person which includes lunch and snacks.

    Click here for the brochure/registration form.


    Crossroads District

     


    Finger Lakes District

     


    Genesee Valley District

    “The Basic Lay Servant Course”
    Saturday, April 29 (9:00am-2:30pm) & Saturday, May 13 (9:00am-2:30pm) at Hilton United Methodist Church, 21 West Avenue, Hilton, NY 14468

    Advanced Course
    “The Art of Spiritual Practices” Mondays, March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3 & 10 (9:30-11am or 6:30-8pm) at Covenant United Methodist Church, 1124 Culver Rd., Rochester, NY 14609

    Advanced Course “Lay Servants Preaching Course”
    Saturdays, April 22 & 29 (9:00am-2:30pm) at Holley: Disciples United Methodist Church, 4410 Holley Byron Rd., Holly, NY 14470

    Click here for more information and to download the brochure.


    Mohawk District

     


    Mountain View District

    2017 Spring Training Workshops
    All classes will be held at: Hornell UMC, 7528 N. Main St. Ext. , Hornell, NY 14843
    Dates: Sunday Afternoons, March 12, 19, & 26
    Time: 2:00-6:00 pm
    Classes Being Offered:The Basic Lay Servant Course, Advanced Courses: Prayer, Using PowerPoint in Worship
    Registrations Ends February 23, 2017

    Click here to download the registration form/brochure. 

     


    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."