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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


    news stories Tagged “Annual Conference 2019”

    UNY Annual Conference 2019 mobile phone app now available

    May 7, 2019 / By Shannon Hodson / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    Are you attending the Upper New York (UNY) Annual Conference at the Oncenter in Syracuse from June 5-8? If so, you will want to download The UNY Annual Conference 2019 event app, which is available now! This app, is available for all who have registered and paid their Annual Conference registration in full. Currently, there are documents related to Annual Conference, such as the event schedule, speaker bios, menus, etc. available …more

    Imagine No Racism workshops to take place at Annual Conference 2019

    May 7, 2019 / By Shannon Hodson / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    The Upper New York Conference’s Imagine No Racism (INR) is an initiative that was sparked by an unanimously approved resolution in July of 2016, at the Northeastern Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church, for every Annual Conference to confront the sin of racism in our own hearts, our churches, and our communities. This initiative was created by the Upper New York Area Resident Bishop Mark J. Webb’s …more

    CLT and DLTs gather to learn about teams

    April 10, 2019 / By Stephen J. Hustedt / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    The Conference Leadership Team (CLT) gathered with the District Leadership Teams (DLTs) for their spring meeting on April 6 at the United Methodist Center. The morning started with inspiring worship capped off with an exercise acknowledging the barriers to ministry by writing the barriers on a piece of paper. Those gathered then dropped the pieces of paper into bowls of water where the pieces of paper dissolved as the members of …more

    Offerings to be collected at the 2019 UNY Annual Conference

    April 9, 2019 / By Upper New York Communications

    The 2019 Upper New York Annual Conference will be held on June 5-9 at the Oncenter in Syracuse. The following five offerings will be collected at this year's Annual Conference: The offering collected at Opening Worship will go to the Upper New York Mission Central HUB—a place located at the UNY Methodist Center for local churches to actively engage in outreach and disaster response ministries. From training the …more

    Bishop Sandra Steiner Ball to speak at the UNY Annual Conference Service of Commissioning and Ordination

    April 5, 2019 / By Shannon Hodson / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    At this year’s session of the Upper New York Annual Conference, to be held June 5-8 at the Oncenter in Syracuse, Bishop Sandra Steiner Ball, the Resident Bishop of the West Virginia Conference, will be the speaker for the Service of Commissioning and Ordination. This service will take place Saturday June 8 at 2 p.m. Upper New York Area Resident Bishop, Mark J. Webb, feels blessed that Bishop Steiner …more

    The Rev. Dr. Sherri Rood selected as Memorial Service speaker at Annual Conference

    April 2, 2019 / By Shannon Hodson / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    At this year’s session of the Upper New York Annual Conference, to be held June 5-8 at the Oncenter in Syracuse, the Rev. Dr. Sherri Rood, District Superintendent of the Cornerstone District, will be the speaker for the Memorial Service. The Memorial Service will take place Thursday June 6 at 7:30 p.m. Following Jesus and being part of a community of faith has always been an important part of …more

    Bishop Webb announces AC2019 speakers

    March 22, 2019 / By Shannon Hodson / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    The 2019 Upper New York Annual Conference will be held June 5-8, 2019 at the Oncenter in Syracuse, NY. The quadrennial theme of Together in Prayer continues with an emphasis on Moving beyond our comfort zones. Upper New York Area Resident Bishop Mark J. Webb is pleased to announce this year’s speakers. This year, the study leader will be the Rev. Dr. Vance Ross; the Memorial Service speaker will be …more

    Nominations being accepted for Conference leadership vacancies

    March 5, 2019 / By Rev. Tony Hipes

    Editor’s Note: The following letter from the Chair of the Upper New York Conference Committee on Nominations was shared on Mar. 5. Dear Friends, I am serving as the chair of our Conference Committee on Nominations, the team responsible for identifying and recruiting persons to serve on Conference ministry teams.  We are beginning our work of developing a list of nominees for consideration at our upcoming Annual Conference …more

    Important 2019 dates

    November 14, 2018 / By UNY Communications

    Before you know it, 2019 will be here. There are several very important dates that you should add to your calendars as we look forward to 2019. Jan. 8, 2019—This is the last day you can submit your 2018 Ministry Shares. Feb. 15, 2019—Upper New York (UNY) Annual Conference Reports are due. Late Feb. 2019—The 2020 UNY Narrative Budget Booklet will be available online. March 15, 2019—UNY Annual Conference Petitions and Resolutions are …more


    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."