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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


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    Lay Servant Courses

    Please check with your respective district about the status of lay servant courses due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

    Adirondack District
    Albany District
    Binghamton District
    Cornerstone District
    Crossroads District
    Finger Lakes District
    Genesee Valley District
    Mohawk District
    Mountain View District
    Niagara Frontier District
    Northern Flow District
    Oneonta District 


    Adirondack District

    Adirondack Lay Servant Ministries has scheduled the following courses beginning in January 2023. Please remember that you MUST attend all class times and dates to receive credit. No refunds or credit for courses will be given. All registrations and course fees MUST be in by the date due.

    Advanced Course: Leading Prayer
    Wednesdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29: 6 - 9 p.m.
    Zoom Fee: $15
    Registration and course fees due by Feb. 15th

    *Advanced Course: Called to Preach
    Tuesdays April 11, 18, 25, May 2 & 9: 6-9 p.m.
    Zoom: Fee $15
    Registration and course fees due by March 28th

    *Advanced Course: Polity
    Wednesdays, May 3, 10, 17 & 24:  6-9 p.m.
    Zoom:  Fee $15
    Registration and course fees due by April 19th

    Advance Course: Opening Ourselves to Grace
    Thursdays: May 4, 11, 18, 25, & June 1: 6-9 p.m.
    Zoom: $15
    Registration and course fees due by April 20th

    Contact Arlene at arlenedschmidt@gmail.com with any questions or to request a registration form. Click here to view the brochure. 


    Albany District


    Binghamton District


    Cornerstone District


    Crossroads District


    Finger Lakes District


    Genessee Valley District

    Advanced Course: Called to Preach
    March 2, 9, 16, 23: 6 - 8:30 p.m.
    Willliamson UMC 
    4146 East Main Street in Williamson
    Course Fee: $25
    Registration Deadline: Feb. 24

    Click here for more information. 


    Mohawk District


    Mountain View District

    A Disciples's Heart: Growing in Love and Grace
    Book Study and Discussion Group
    Thursdays, Feb. 2, 16, March 2, 16, 30, and April 13: 7 - 8:30 PM
    ZOOM: No registration fee (participants will need to purchase the book)
    Facilitators: Wendy Zepp: wzepp@stny.rr.com and Ann Welch Wood:  awelchwood@hotmail.com
    Email a facilitator to register. 

    Click here for more information.


    Niagara Frontier District


    Northern Flow District


    Oneonta District


    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."