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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church

    about / Finance

    Conference Council on Finance and Administration (CFA)

    According to the 2016 Book of Discipline611, in every conference there shall be a conference council on finance and administration. The responsibilities of the Council on Finance and Administration (CF&A) are outlined in 613 of 2016 Book of Discipline.

    The following is a list of the Upper New York Conference CF&A membership:

    CFA Team:

    Conference Staff:

    • Bob Flask, Treasurer, Ex-Officio, (315) 898-2000 ext. 2008,
    • Bill Gottschalk-Fielding, Director of Connectional Ministries, Ex-Officio, (315) 898-2000 ext. 2011,

    Watch a video created by the Rev. Susan Ranous about church financial training. Topics include Ezra, taxes, ministry shares, and more.

    With more than 144,000 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."