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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


    Annual Conference

    Who: All clergy and laity representatives to the Annual Conference Session
    What: Fourteenth Session of the Upper New York Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church
    When: June 1-3, 2023
    Where: Syracuse, NY

    Click here to read the general report prepared by the Protocol Study Commission. This report is a follow-up to resolution UNYAC2021.7, which was made and passed at the 2021 Annual Conference. This resoltion called for a study of our Conference’s readiness for the possible passage of the Protocol of Reconciliation and Grace through Separation. This resolution created a Study Commission that was given commission-specific instructions on how to, both conduct the study and report the study’s findings. The findings were made public on Feb. 15, 2022.

    At the 2020 Annual Conference, Upper New York Annual Conference members requested reports from four Conference ministries, including Camp and Retreat Ministries (CRM), Hispanic and Latino Ministries (HLM), District Operations (DO), and New Faith Communities (NFC) on details regarding their individual budgets and how money is being spent. Click here to view the report, prepared by the Rev. Bill Gottschalk-Fielding (CRM), the Rev. Carlos Rosa-Laguer (HLM), the Rev. Nola Anderson (D0), and the Rev. Dave Masland (NFC).  

    Watch the following videos to learn more about Robert's Rules, which is used at Annual Conference.


    With more than 134,000 members, the Upper New York Annual (Regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church comprises 865 local churches and 85 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."