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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


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    Violet’s Garden Call for Grant Applications

    May 3, 2017 / By UNY Communications / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    Grant Applications are being requested for the final round of Violet’s Garden Awards. Violet’s Garden, created in 2008 in honor of Bishop Violet Fisher’s great love for children and youth has been awarding funding to local UNY churches to foster the spiritual development of children and youth for 10years. This will be the final opportunity for churches to apply for the grant. There is $1,200 available to be awarded.

    Click here for a grant application to complete, which  are to be submitted to: Rev. Dr. Joellyn Tuttle, Skaneateles UMC, 26 Jordan St., Skaneateles, NY 13152 or to: jrwtuttle@gmail.com by June 1, 2017.  Questions? Contact Rev. Tuttle via e mail or by calling the church office at 315-685-5963 weekday mornings.


    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."