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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


    2023 Special Sessions

    There will be two virtual special sessions of the Upper New York Annual Conference in 2023. Both special sessions will address disaffiliation requests. They are scheduled for March 25 and October 14 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

    March 25, 2023 

    Click here to watch a recording of the livestream or press the red play button to watch below.


    Click here to watch opening remarks from Bishop Héctor A. Burgos Núñez or press the white play button in the bottom left corner to watch below.

    Draft Agenda (as of March 17, 2023)
    Equalization Member list (REVISED as of March 24, 2023)
    Organizational Motion (CORRECTED as of March 20, 2023)

    Dissaffiliation Resolutions (as of March 20, 2023)

    1. Disaffiliation Request: AuSable Forks United Methodist Church
    2. Disaffiliation Request: Bemus Point United Methodist Church
    3. Disaffiliation Request: Candor McKendree United Methodist Church
    4. Disaffiliation Request: Charlotte Center United Methodist Church
    5. Disaffiliation Request: Colton United Methodist Church
    6. Disaffiliation Request: Dewittville-Hartfield United Methodist Church
    7. Disaffiliation Request: Findley Lake United Methodist Church
    8. Disaffiliation Request: Germany Hill United Methodist Church
    9. Disaffiliation Request: Gerry United Methodist Church
    10. Disaffiliation Request: Indian Falls United Methodist Church
    11. Disaffiliation Request: Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church
    12. Disaffiliation Request: New Hope: Midlakes United Methodist Church
    13. Disaffiliation Request: Presho United Methodist Church
    14. Disaffiliation Request: Schenevus United Methodist Church
    15. Disaffiliation Request: Sinclairville: Park United Methodist Church
    16. Disaffiliation Request: Sparta Center United Methodist Church
    17. Disaffiliation Request: Waverly United Methodist Church
    18. Disaffiliation Request: West Davenport United Methodist Church

    With more than 125,000 members, the Upper New York Annual (Regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church comprises 825 local churches and 90 new faith communities in 12 districts, covering 48,000 square miles in 49 of the 62 counties in New York state. Our vision is to “live the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to be God’s love with our neighbors in all places."