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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


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    Updated COVID-19 guidelines

    March 29, 2021 / By UNY Communications

    As of Feb. 2, 2021, New York State (NYS) allows any church not in a restricted cluster to worship at 50% capacity. Click here for details. All other COVID protocols remain in place:

    1. Social distancing of 6 ft/12 ft for singers
    2. Masks required
    3. Disinfecting required

    Based on current guidance from the NYS and CDC, vaccination status does not change the requirements.

    Effective April 1, 2021, NYS will no longer require domestic travelers without symptoms to quarantine on arrival in NY for 14 days.  Click here for details.


    With more than 144,000 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."