2023 Charge Conference
United Methodists of Upper New York can find important forms and documents relating to Church/Charge Conference. Forms for 2023-2024 are available now by clicking here. Contact your District's Superintendency Administrative Assistant with any questions.
Click here to read a letter sent to United Methodists of Upper New York by Bishop Héctor A. Burgos Núñez on July 6, 2023. Below are dates/deadlines mentioned in the letter. To see answers to frequently asked questions, click here.
Charge Conference Forms
The following forms are due to your District Superintendent by September 20, 2023:
- Nominations Report
- Clergy Compensation Forms – all
- Candidates for Ministry and Lay Servants Affirmation and Report
The rest of the charge conference forms are due 15 days before the scheduled Charge Conference date.
Clergy Profile, Supervisory, and Advisory Forms
This year the clergy profile, supervisory, and advisory forms will be consolidated into one form to be filled out online. This form is due on August 25, 2023. You can access the form by clicking here.
Congregational Profile and Appointment Advisory Forms
The congregational profile and appointment advisory forms will be consolidated into one form to be filled out online. This form is due on November 1, 2023. You can access the forms by clicking here.
Clergy One-on-One Meetings
This year, completing the clergy profile online will serve as the official supervisory engagement with the superintendent required by our polity. As District Superintendents oversee more churches and clergy, they will prioritize whom they invite for the one-on-one supervisory conversations. Please note that this is a mandatory meeting for invited clergy. If you haven't received anything from your District Superintendent by August 1, contact your Superintendency Administrative Assistant.
This year local churches Charge Conferences will happen in different formats (in-person, online, clusters) to meet the contextual needs of each district. Please note that all UNY churches, including the ones disaffiliating, need a Charge Conference to comply with UMC polity and NY state laws. A pastor may request their district superintendent a church conference to increase members’ participation. Click here to view Charge Conference schedules by district.