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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


    Perspectives: Bishop Webb’s letters of support to UNY clergy

    Perspectives: “Bishop Webb’s letters of support to UNY clergy”

    Bishop Webb: July 1, 2020

    July 1, 2020 / By Bishop Mark J. Webb

    The following email was sent from Bishop Webb on July 1, 2020 to clergy, certified lay ministers, and other congregational leaders in the Upper New York Conference. Dear Friends, Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ! Today marks the beginning of a new appointment year within the United Methodist Church and I wanted you to know how grateful I am for each of you and for your continued …more

    Bishop Webb: April 29, 2020

    April 29, 2020 / By Bishop Mark J. Webb / 2 Comments

    The following email was sent from Bishop Webb on April 14, 2020 to clergy, certified lay ministers, and other congregational leaders in the Upper New York Conference. Dear Friends, We pray for our world; those stricken by the Coronavirus; those grieving the loss of loved ones; the lonely and those separated from friends and family; the medical personnel and caretakers in many places; those who risk their own health to serve in …more

    Bishop Webb: April 14, 2020

    April 14, 2020 / By Bishop Mark J. Webb / 1 Comment

    The following email was sent from Bishop Webb on April 14, 2020 to clergy, certified lay ministers, and other congregational leaders in the Upper New York Conference. Then Jesus said to them, “Do not be afraid. Go and tell My followers to go to Galilee. They will see Me there.”  -Matthew 28.10 Christ is risen!  Christ is risen indeed! In the midst of all the disruption, sickness, death …more

    Bishop Webb: March 31, 2020

    April 2, 2020 / By Bishop Mark J. Webb / 1 Comment

    The following email was sent from Bishop Webb on March 31, 2020 to clergy, certified lay ministers, and other congregational leaders in the Upper New York Conference. Keep me safe, my God, for in you I take refuge. I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing” . . . Lord, you alone are my portion and my cup; you make …more

    Bishop Webb: March 24, 2020

    April 2, 2020 / By Bishop Mark J. Webb

    The following email was sent from Bishop Webb on March 24, 2020 to clergy, certified lay ministers, and other congregational leaders in the Upper New York Conference. Dear Friends, I want you to know that each of you continue in my prayers during these unusual and remarkable days. It has been a blessing to witness the many creative ways in which you are leading and providing ministry. Today, as the Cabinet met, …more

    Bishop Webb: March 17, 2020

    April 2, 2020 / By Bishop Mark J. Webb

    The following email was sent from Bishop Webb on March 17, 2020 to clergy, certified lay ministers, and other congregational leaders in the Upper New York Conference. Dear Friends, Just this afternoon I sent a letter to the UNY Conference regarding the extraordinary season we find ourselves in due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. I wanted to follow that letter with this note to you as a clergy leader. I am grateful for …more

    Bishop’s words to clergy in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic

    April 2, 2020 / By UNY Communications / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    On Mar. 17, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic began changing the world in ways that would have been hard to imagine even just a couple months earlier, Upper New York Area Resident Bishop, Mark J. Webb, wrote his first in a series of letters to the clergy of the Upper New York Conference. His inspiring words and pastoral advice have been gathered in this blog series for all who wish to see …more


    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."