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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church

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    District Leadership Training offered starting next month

    April 21, 2021 / By UNY Communications

    Leadership trainings are underway throughout the Upper New York Districts. Two trainings that will be starting soon are being hosted by the Albany District and the Crossroads District.

    The Albany District is offering a two-day workshop (May 7-8, 2021) led by the Rev. Bill Mudge and the Rev. Debbie Earthrowl, entitled “Developing and Maintaining an Outward Heartset & Mindset.” This workshop is open to laity and clergy. The registration deadline for this workshop is April 30. Click here for more information.

    The Crossroads District is offering a three-phase leadership training to lay and clergy, entitled “Transforming Church Leadership to Transform Lives.” The first phase runs from May-July 2021; the second phase runs from Sept.-Dec. 2021; and the final phase runs from Jan.-June 2022. This training will be led by Bob Mueller and Darlene Dennis (Crossroads District Co-Lay Leaders) and the Rev. Diane DiLuzio (Crossroads District Associate). Click here for more information.

    If you know of a District training or other UNY training of interest, please send the description to

    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."