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


    Special Sundays

    When you give on Special Sundays, you enable vital ministries that change the world, one life at a time. Click here to download a Special Sunday planning calendar to help make your worship planning just a bit easier.

    In the United Methodist Church, we have six special Sunday's that we participate in. Below you will find about when these Special Sundays are, as well as information and resources for each day. :

    Human Relations Day

    Human Relations Day is January 14, 2024.

    Together, we extend a helping hand to those in crisis so they can overcome formidable obstacles.

    To learn more about Human Relations Day and for resources, click here

    UMCOR Sunday

    UMCOR Sunday (Formerly One Great Hour of Sharing) is March 10, 2024.

    Together, we reach children, families, and communities who have experienced devastation in the wake of disaster.

    To learn more about One Great Hour of Sharing and for resources, click here

    Native American Ministries Sunday

    Native American Ministries Sunday is April 14, 2024.

    Together, we empower local spiritual development and educate Native American seminary students to serve God faithfully.

    To learn more about Native American Ministries Sunday and for resources, click here

    Peace with Justice Sunday 

    Peace with Justice Sunday is May 26, 2024. 

    Together, we spread the gospel of peace and encourage cooperation locally, in the United States and globally.

    To learn more about Peace with Justice Sunday and for resources, click here

    World Communion Sunday

    World Communion Sunday is October 6, 2024.

    Together, we enable national and international graduate students to change the world.

    To learn more about World Communion Sunday and for resources, click here

    United Methodist Student Day 

    United Methodist Student Day is November 24, 2024.

    Together, we educate students so they can make a difference in the world.

    To learn more about United Methodist Student Day and for resources, click here

    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."