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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


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    Meet the UNY 2020 General Conference and Jurisdictional Conference delegates

    June 12, 2019 / By Shannon Hodson / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    The Upper New York Conference would like to extend a warm welcome to the clergy and lay delegates elected for the 2020 General Conference as well as the 2020 Jurisdictional Conference. These individuals were elected at the Upper New York Annual Conference held June 5-8 in Syracuse, NY.

    The clergy delegates, in order elected for General Conference are:

    • The Rev. Bill Mudge
    • The Rev. Dr. Stephen Cady II
    • The Rev. Beckie Sweet
    • The Rev. Carmen Perry
    • The Rev. Rachel Morse

    The lay delegates, in order elected for General Conference:

    • Carmen Vianese (head of the delegation)
    • J.J. Warren
    • Ian Urriola
    • Marthalyn Sweet
    • Sam Smith

    The clergy delegates, in order elected for Jurisdictional Conference are:

    • The Rev. Dr. Michelle Bogue-Trost
    • The Rev. Carlos Rosa-Laguer
    • The Rev. Martha Swords-Horrell
    • The Rev. Drew Sperry
    • The Rev. Rebecca Laird

    The lay delegates, in order elected for Jurisdictional Conference are:

    The clergy reserve delegates are:

    • The Rev. Bill Allen
    • The Rev. Harold Wheat

    The lay reserve delegates are:

    • Dan Fuller
    • Rachel Giso

    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."