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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


    news stories Tagged “Annual Conference 2017”

    Petition and Resolution Results at the 2017 Upper New York Annual Conference

    June 21, 2017 / By UNY Communications / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    Discussion and voting for the petitions and resolutions brought to the 2017 Annual Conference session began in the afternoon plenary on June 2 and continued through the June 3 morning plenary. After a few resolutions had been brought to the floor, discussed, and voted on during the June 3 plenary, there was a motion to suspend rules and eliminate discussion for the remainder of the resolutions. This motion was supported.  Here are the …more

    Service of Commissioning and Ordination at the 2017 UNY Annual Conference

    June 21, 2017 / By UNY Communications / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    When addressing the individuals to be commissioned for the work of a deacon or elder and the individuals to be ordained for the work of a deacon or elder at the 2017 Upper New York Annual Conference during the Service of Commissioning and Ordination, Bishop Webb said, “Remember you are called to serve rather than to be served, to proclaim the faith of the church and no other, to look …more

    Bishop Webb proclaims when you know your WHY, your WHAT will have more impact

    June 14, 2017 / By Shannon Hodson / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    Opening Worship at the eighth session of Annual Conference took place June 1. Through music, video, a unique Holy Communion, and a powerful sermon, the service zeroed in on the Conference’s theme, “Together in Prayer: Trusting that God is Enough.” Upper New York Area Resident Bishop Mark J. Webb’s sermon focused on the importance for members and churches of the Conference to focus on their …more

    United Methodist Center opens doors to public

    June 14, 2017 / By Kathleen Christiansen

    Before the start of the 2017 Upper New York Annual Conference session, the Conference opened its doors — literally — May 31, to any and all who wanted a tour of the new United Methodist Center of Upper New York, located at 7481 Henry Clay Blvd. in Liverpool Visitors from across the Conference received guided tours of the new facility from 3:30-7:30 p.m. during the Open House. “I’m really …more

    The Black College Fund thanks the UNY Conference for its support

    June 9, 2017 / By Shannon Hodson / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    A dreamer, a leader, a believer, and a seminarian…these are the words that the Rev. Dee Finch used to introduce James L. Cogman, this year’s Black College Fund speaker on Friday June 2 at the 2017 UNY Annual Conference session. Currently a Certified Lay Servant in the Baltimore Washington Conference, James is pursuing his Masters of Divinity at Yale University. James’ enthusiasm lit up the room as …more



    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."