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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


    Young Adult Ministries

    Purpose and Mission statements

    Purpose: “To connect Young Adults across the Upper New York Conference and beyond in faith, fellowship, and service

    Mission: “To foster a community of faith, acceptance, and love between UM Young Adults. We seek to be a God-filled community that assists in the feeding of spiritual needs and spiritual growth of all of God’s Young Adult children. 1 Timothy 4:12”

    Who is a young adult?

    Anyone in our Conference between the ages 18-35!

    Leadership Team

    Elyse- Co-chair
    20 year old female
    Junior at the State University of New York at Fredonia majoring in Social Work and minoring in Leadership Studies
    Plays rugby in her free time
    Works at Starbucks
    Former CCYM member and co-chair 


    JJ- Co-Chair
    22 year old male
    Graduate of Sarah Lawrence College with a BA
    Attending Boston University School of Divinity
    Former CCYM member and Co-Chair


    Maya- Secratary
    21 year old female
    Senior at the University at Buffalo majoring in Pharmacology and Toxicology
    Volunteers as an EMT
    Works at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo as a medical scribe
    Former CCYM member and Co-Chair

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    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."