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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


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    Apply now Violet’s Garden grants

    April 12, 2016 / By UNY Communications / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    The need to foster spiritual growth in and with children and youth is of paramount importance to the congregations of the Upper New York Conference. In honor of Bishop Violet Fisher’s love and concern for children and youth, Violet’s Garden (Advance Special #3075) was established in the former North Central New York Conference to celebrate Bishop Fisher’s life and ministry among us and to continue her legacy of spiritually nurturing children and youth. Violet’s Garden grants promote spiritual growth and faith-based experiences for children and youth in local church settings. Applications are due May 1. Click here for more information and to download an application.

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    With more than 168,000 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."