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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church

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    Equitable Compensation Grants for July to December 2023 now available

    March 8, 2023 / By UNY Communications / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    The Commission on Equitable Compensation has issued guidelines and application forms for salary grants to local churches for the period July to December 2023. Salary grants are available only to churches with a pastor under full time appointment. 

    To apply for salary assistance from the Equitable Compensation Fund, applicants should review the policies and procedures in the application document for guidance, and then complete the application according to the directions provided. Completed applications should be submitted to your District Superintendent by the April 7, 2023 deadline.

    Please read through the application thoroughly and provide all required documentation. Lack of required information could result in the denial of your application.

    NOTE: The application is set up as a template. To move through the selections, you can either TAB or use the mouse and click

    The shaded area will expand as you type. To place an “X” in one of the boxes, double click in the , then click the circle next to the word “checked” for the box you wish to select. The Commission anticipates notifying churches of its determination by mid-June.

    Click the link below for the appropriate application for:

    TAGGED / Benefits and Administrative Services / Communications / Connectional Ministries / Finance / New Faith Communities / Vital Congregations

    With more than 125,000 members, the Upper New York Annual (Regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church comprises of more than 800 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."