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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


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    Christmas

    December 24, 2020 — December 25, 2020

    Conference Office closed.

    Thanksgiving

    November 26, 2020 — November 27, 2020

    Conference Office closed.

    Labor Day

    September 7, 2020

    Conference Office closed.

    Independence Day (observed)

    July 3, 2020

    Conference Office closed.

    SLI New Appointees Meeting

    June 17, 2020 / 9:00am – 4:00pm

    Crossroads Laity Banquet

    June 14, 2020 Location: United Methodist Center

    Extended Cabinet

    June 8, 2020 — June 9, 2020

    Annual Conference 2020

    May 28, 2020 — May 30, 2020 Location: Oncenter Convention Center

    The Eleventh Session of the Upper New York Annual Conference will be held May 28-30, 2020 on the Oncenter in Syracuse. Click here for more information.

    Memorial Day

    May 25, 2020

    Conference Office closed.

    Appointive Cabinet

    May 21, 2020 — May 22, 2020

    SLI New Appointees Meeting

    May 19, 2020 / 9:15am – 4:15pm

    Board of Laity Meeting

    May 13, 2020 / 7:00pm – 8:00pm

    The Board of Laity is meeting via Zoom on May 13.

    Crossroads DCOM Meeting

    April 30, 2020 / 9:00am – 4:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    Wesley Course of Study Class

    April 24, 2020 — April 25, 2020 Location: United Methodist Center

    The Wesley Theological Seminary will be holding a Course of Study course at the UNY Conference Center. Click here for more information.

    Board of Laity Meeting

    April 23, 2020 / 7:00pm – 8:00pm

    The Board of Laity is meeting via Zoom on April 23.

    SLI Promise Meeting

    April 23, 2020 / 9:00am – 4:00pm

    Appointive Cabinet

    April 23, 2020 — April 24, 2020

    SLI New Appointees Meeting

    April 22, 2020 / 9:00am – 4:00pm

    Extended Cabinet

    April 22, 2020

    2020 UNY Local Pastors Licensing School

    April 19, 2020 — April 25, 2020 Location: Casowasco Camp & Retreat Center

    The 2020 Upper New York Local Pastors Licensing School (LPLS) will be held at Casowasco Camp & Retreat Center. Click here for more information.

    CLT/DLT Meeting

    April 18, 2020 / 10:00am – 3:00pm

    CLT Meeting

    April 17, 2020 / 7:00pm – 9:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    Bishop’s Operational Team Meeting

    April 17, 2020 / 9:00am – 3:00pm

    The meeting will be held via ZOOM.

    Good Friday

    April 10, 2020

    Conference Office closed.

    Appointive Cabinet

    April 7, 2020 — April 8, 2020

    Extended Cabinet

    April 6, 2020

    Wesley Course of Study Class

    March 27, 2020 — March 28, 2020 Location: United Methodist Center

    The Wesley Theological Seminary will be holding a Course of Study course at the UNY Conference Center. Click here for more information.

    Appointive Cabinet

    March 23, 2020 — March 25, 2020

    CLT/Operational Team Meeting

    March 21, 2020 / 9:00am – 3:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    Bishop’s Operational Team Meeting

    March 20, 2020 / 10:00am – 4:00pm

    Crossroads DCOM Meeting

    March 19, 2020 / 9:00am – 4:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    OUTWARD! 2020

    March 13, 2020 — March 15, 2020 Location: Holiday Inn, Liverpool

    OUTWARD! 2020 will take place at the Holiday Inn in Liverpool. Check this page often for new information.

    SLI New Appointees Meeting

    March 12, 2020 / 9:00am – 4:00pm

    Board of Laity Meeting

    March 11, 2020 / 7:00pm – 8:00pm

    The Board of Laity is meeting via Zoom on March 11.

    SLI Promise Meeting

    March 11, 2020 / 9:00am – 4:00pm

    Appointive Cabinet

    March 9, 2020 — March 11, 2020

    Wesley Course of Study Class

    February 28, 2020 — February 29, 2020 Location: United Methodist Center

    The Wesley Theological Seminary will be holding a Course of Study course at the UNY Conference Center. Click here for more information.

    SLI New Appointees Meeting

    February 25, 2020 / 9:00am – 4:00pm

    Appointive Cabinet

    February 25, 2020 — February 27, 2020

    Presidents’ Day

    February 17, 2020

    Conference Office closed.

    Board of Laity Meeting

    February 13, 2020 / 7:00pm – 8:00pm

    The Board of Laity is meeting via Zoom on Feb. 13.

    SLI Promise Meeting

    February 11, 2020 / 9:00am – 4:00pm

    Crossroads District Day

    February 8, 2020 Location: United Methodist Center

    Crossroads District Day will take place at the United Methodist Center in Liverpool. Check back for more information as the date approaches.

    Bishop’s Operational Team Meeting

    February 7, 2020 / 9:00am – 3:00pm

    The meeting will be held via ZOOM.

    Appointive Cabinet

    February 4, 2020 — February 5, 2020

    Extended Cabinet

    February 3, 2020

    SLI New Appointees Meeting

    January 30, 2020 / 9:00am – 4:00pm

    Appointive Cabinet

    January 21, 2020 — January 23, 2020

    SLI Promise Meeting

    January 20, 2020 / 9:00am – 4:00pm

    Crossroads DCOM Meeting

    January 20, 2020 / 9:00am – 4:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    January 20, 2020

    Conference Office closed.

    Wesley Course of Study Class

    January 17, 2020 — January 18, 2020 Location: United Methodist Center

    The Wesley Theological Seminary will be holding a Course of Study course at the UNY Conference Center. Click here for more information.

    Bishop’s Operational Team Meeting

    January 14, 2020

    The meeting will be held via ZOOM.

    UNY Night at Syracuse Crunch Game

    January 11, 2020 / 7:00pm – 10:00pm Location: Syracuse War Memorial Arena

    Watch the Syracuse Crunch take on the Rochester Americans at the War Memorial Arena. Tickets are only $17 (a savings of $10). Invite your family and friends. Click here to purchase tickets.

    CLT Meeting

    January 10, 2020 — January 11, 2020 Location: United Methodist Center

    Board of Laity Meeting

    January 8, 2020 / 7:00pm – 8:00pm

    The Board of Laity is meeting via Zoom on Jan. 8.

    Appointive Cabinet

    January 7, 2020 — January 8, 2020

    Extended Cabinet

    January 6, 2020

    New Year’s Day

    January 1, 2020

    Conference Office closed.

    Christmas

    December 25, 2019

    Conference Office Closed

    December 24, 2019 — December 25, 2019

    Conference office is closed for Christmas.

    Innovation Incubator Meeting

    December 16, 2019 / 9:00am – 3:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    SLI New Appointees Meeting

    December 10, 2019 / 9:00am – 4:00pm

    SLI Promise Meeting

    December 9, 2019

    SLI Innovations Meeting

    December 5, 2019 / 9:30am – 4:30pm

    Appointive Cabinet

    December 2, 2019 — December 4, 2019 Location: United Methodist Center

    World AIDS Day

    December 1, 2019

    World AIDS Day highlights HIV/AIDS education and worship that focuses on prayer, hope in God, love, and compassion.

    United Methodist Student Day (offering)

    December 1, 2019

    United Methodist Student Day (offering) calls the church to support students as they prepare for life in uniting faith with knowledge. Offering funds scholarships and loans.

    Thanksgiving

    November 28, 2019

    Conference Office Closed for Thanksgiving

    November 28, 2019 — November 29, 2019

    Conference office is closed for Thanksgiving.

    CCYM Youth Fall Gathering: Christ UMC

    November 23, 2019 / 10:00am – 3:00pm Location: Christ Olean UMC

    There will be a CCYM youth fall gathering at Christ UMC in Olean. Click here to learn more.

    CLT/DLT Meeting

    November 23, 2019 / 10:00am – 3:00pm

    CLT Meeting

    November 22, 2019 / 7:00pm – 9:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    SLI Innovations Meeting

    November 22, 2019 / 9:30am – 4:30pm

    Crossroads DCOM Meeting

    November 21, 2019 / 9:00am – 4:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    Bishop’s Operational Team Meeting

    November 19, 2019 / 9:00am – 3:00pm

    The meeting will be held via ZOOM.

    Innovation Incubator Meeting

    November 18, 2019 / 8:30am – 3:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    UNY Night at Syracuse Crunch Game

    November 16, 2019 / 7:00pm – 10:00pm Location: War Memorial Arena

    Watch the Syracuse Crunch take on the Cleveland Monsters at the War Memorial Arena. Tickets are only $17 (a savings of $10). Invite your family and friends. Click here to purchase tickets.

    CCYM Youth Fall Gathering: Rush UMC

    November 16, 2019 / 11:30am – 8:00pm Location: Rush UMC

    Destination: Games is a CCYM event. Click here for more information.

    Potato Drop

    November 16, 2019 / 8:00am – 11:00am

    The Society of St. Andrew is hosting a potato drop at the UNY United Methodist Center. Sign up to receive 1-100 50-pound bags. You must register for this event by Nov. 1st to participate. Click here to learn more.

    Wesley Course of Study Class

    November 15, 2019 — November 16, 2019 Location: United Methodist Center

    The Wesley Theological Seminary will be holding a Course of Study course at the UNY Conference Center. Click here for more information.

    Board of Laity Meeting

    November 14, 2019 / 7:00pm – 8:00pm

    The Board of Laity is meeting via Zoom on Nov. 14.

    SLI New Appointees Meeting

    November 13, 2019 / 9:00am – 4:00pm

    Appointive Cabinet

    November 13, 2019 — November 14, 2019

    SLI Promise Meeting

    November 12, 2019 / 11:00am – 4:00pm

    Extended Cabinet

    November 12, 2019

    Safe Sanctuaries® Training of Trainers

    November 9, 2019 / 1:00pm – 4:00pm Location: Kenmore UMC

    There will be a Safe Sanctuaries training at Kenmore UMC for those interested in facilitating UNY’s Safe Sanctuaries® Training as part of their District training team and/or for their local church. Click here to learn more.

    Safe Sanctuaries® Training

    November 9, 2019 / 9:00am – 12:00pm Location: Kenmore UMC

    This training course is for individuals who have regular and direct contact with children, youth, and vulnerable adults. Click here to learn more.

    UMM Work Day at Mission Central HUB

    November 9, 2019 / 9:00am – 4:00pm Location: UNY Mission Central HUB

    UNY United Methodist Men are holding a "Sharing the Blessings" work day on Nov. 9. The project of the day will be building wooden blessing boxes for several UNY churches. Pizza will be provided and volunteers with all skill levels from beginning to advanced are invited to attend. Click here to learn more.

    CCYM Youth Fall Gathering: McKownville UMC

    November 8, 2019 / 7:00pm — November 9, 2019 / 4:00pm Location: McKownville UMC

    There will be a CCYM youth fall gathering at McKownville UMC in Albany. Click here to learn more or click here download a registration form.

    ERT & TLT Training

    November 2, 2019 — November 3, 2019 Location: Shenendehowa United Methodist Church

    There will be an Early Response Team (ERT) Training and Team Leader Training (TLT) at Shenendehowa United Methodist Church in Clifton Park. The cost for the ERT training is $25 and the TLT is free of charge. A mininum of 12 participants is required to avoid class cancellation. Click here for more information and to register.

    All Saints Day

    November 1, 2019

    All Saints Day remembers the glory of God in the saints who have gone before us.

    Native American Heritage Month

    November 1, 2019

    Native American Heritage Month recognizes the contributions of Native Americans to the church and society and to repent the church's rold in unjust acts toward Native Americans.

    Crossroads DCOM Meeting

    October 31, 2019 / 9:00am – 4:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    SLI New Appointees Meeting

    October 30, 2019 / 9:15am – 4:15pm

    Innovation Incubator Meeting

    October 28, 2019 / 9:00am – 4:00pm

    Revitup!

    October 28, 2019 — October 30, 2019 Location: Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel More Information: LINK

    Revitup! is designed for clergy between the ages of 25-39. The event will be held at the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. This event allows you to network with other clergy across the denomination and to strengthen your personal, financial, and leadership skills. Click here to read more and to register.

    Safe Sanctuaries® Training of Trainers

    October 26, 2019 / 1:30pm – 4:30pm Location: West Schuyler UMC

    There will be a Safe Sanctuaries training at West Schuyler UMC for those interested in facilitating UNY’s Safe Sanctuaries Training as part of their District training team and/or for their local church. Click here to learn more.

    Trustees Meeting

    October 26, 2019 / 10:00am – 3:00pm Location: United Methodist Center

    Safe Sanctuaries® Training

    October 26, 2019 / 9:30am – 12:30pm Location: West Schuyler UMC

    This training course is for individuals who have regular and direct contact with children, youth, and vulnerable adults. Click here to learn 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."