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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


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    Lay Ministry

    Laity serve an important role in The United Methodist Church. Search below to find your District's lay leader and other laity in leadership. Looking for information on Lay Servant Ministries? Click here.


    Conference Lay Leader
    Conference Lay Servant Director
    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
    United Methodist Men
    United Methodist Women
    Conference Council on Youth Ministries
    Young Adult Ministries
    At Large Members
    Conference Support Staff


    Conference Lay Leader: Drew Griffin

    Email: griffinsnest@gmail.com
    Phone: (607) 972-4331

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    Conference Lay Servant Director: Linda Barczykowski

    Email: lindab125@outlook.com
    Phone: (716) 946-0124

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    Adirondack District: Gracie Lynn Besse

    Email: glb12592@gmail.com

     

     

    Linda Sheeran
    Email: lsheeran6@gmail.com

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    Albany District: Ellen Mall-John

    Email: ellen.malljohn@aol.com
    Phone: (518) 505-8529

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    Binghamton District:

    Email:
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    Cornerstone District: Richard  Preston

    Email: cwo3retusn@gmail.com
    Phone: (716) 942-6651

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    Crossroads District:

    Darlene Dennis

    Email: rdennis31@verizon.net
    Phone: (315) 699-4266

     

    Robert Mueller

    Email: mueller915@yahoo.com
    Phone: (315) 345-8675

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    Finger Lakes District:

    Shafeegh Habeeb

    Email: habeeb26332@roadrunner.com
    Phone: (315) 536-1963

     

     

    Jennie Young-Walczyk

    Email: u.sing2me@gmail.com
    Phone: (603) 667-8273

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    Genesee Valley District: Peter Lagueras

    Email: peterlagueras@gmail.com

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    Mohawk District: Mark Adsit

    Email: madsit@casaimports.com
    Phone: (315) 725-9979

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    Mountain View District: Ann Welch Wood

    Email: awelchwood@hotmail.com
    Phone: (607) 215-1533

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    Niagara Frontier District: Jessica White (Assoc. Conference Lay Leader)

    Email: jdgirl25@yahoo.com
    Phone: (716) 536-1820

     

    Hap Skellen

    Email: hapracer@toast.net
    Phone: (716) 983-6179

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    Northern Flow District: Brenda Shelmidine

    Email: shelmidinebrenda@gmail.com
    Phone: (315) 232-2801

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    Oneonta District: Anna Buell

    Email: abuell@hotmail.com
    Phone: (607) 847-8513

     


    United Methodist Men: Steve Ranous, Vice President

    Email: ummsteve@twcny.rr.com
    Phone: (315) 427-3515


    United Methodist Women: Carmen Vianese, President

    Email: carmenfsvianese2@twc.com
    Phone: (585) 519-6980


    Conference Council on Youth Ministries

    George Taylor

    Email: geotaylor@gmail.com
    Phone: (607) 339-1269

     

     

     

    Rachel John

    Email: rachjo01@gmail.com
    Phone: (518) 300-5821

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    Young Adult Ministries

    Elyse Muder

    Email: mude7179@fredonia.edu
    Phone: (315) 520-5142

     

     

     

    JJ Warren

    Email: warrenjj97@gmail.com
    Phone: (315) 398-4541

     

     

     

     

     

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    At Large Members

    Blenda Smith

    Email: bsmith@binghamtonedu.com
    Phone: (607) 761-0327

     

     

    Deborah Clyde

    Email: dclyde@rochester.rr.com
    Phone: (585) 413-6057

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    Conference Support Staff

    Rev. Dr. Aaron Bouwens, Director of Vital Congregations

    Email: aaronbouwens@unyumc.org
    Phone: (607) 591-5780

     

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    With more than 144,000 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."