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    United Methodists of Upper New YorkLiving the Gospel. Being God's Love.


    Board of Ordained Ministry Contacts

    BOM Registrar    
    Rev. Carolyn Simmons

    Clergy Status Issues (requests for change of status, e.g. retirement, LFT)
    Kristin Allen
    166 Main Street, Penn Yan, NY 14527

    Psychological  Assessment Officer
    Rev. Nancy Adams

    Background checks contact
    Cindy Muder, UNY BOM Support Assistant

    Continuing Education grants
    Anne Canfield
    236 Mullin St., Watertown, NY 13601

    Clergy and Family Counseling Funds

    Seminary Grants
    Lee Carlson
    971 Rte. 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065-3645

    The Rev. Ann Kemper;
    The Rev. Carmen Perry,

    Standards and Qualifications Division Chair
    (Relating to requirements for commissioning or ordination)
    The Rev. Chuck Smith
    115 Cemetery Street ER, Randolph, NY 14772


    First Quadrennium: Nancy Adams, Elijah Huling, Phil Richards, Kristen Roth Allen, Jack Ford, Paul Winkelman, Leanne Zeck, Laura Calos, Heather Stierheim, Tammy Chwango-Nipper, Stephanie Brown, Rita Pickett, Elaine Eaton, Becky Guthrie, Karen Grinnell, Robert "Bob" Clark, Pat Van Vleck, Cindy Makarchuk, and Mark Kimpland

    Second Quadrennium: David Piatt, Caroline Simmons, Anne Canfield, Stacy Taylor, Donna Taylor Martin, Chuck Smith, Louise Ortman, Jennifer Green, Brooke Conklin, Rick LaDue, Carlos Rosa-Laguer

    Third Quadrennium: Nola Anderson, Bill Barber, Lee Carlson, Brian Ethington, Youngjae Jee, Ann Kemper, Carmen Perry, Bob Kolvik-Campbell

    Cabinet Rep: Rev. Suzanne Block (clergy)
    Staff Resource person: Rev. Aaron Bouwens, Ex-officio

    With more than 100,000 members, United Methodists of Upper New York comprises of more than 675 local churches and 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."