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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


    news stories Tagged “Annual Conference 2020”

    Get ready to practice the virtual UNY Annual Conference

    September 9, 2020 / By UNY Communications

    As was previously announced, the Upper New York Annual Conference will be taking place virtually with the Clergy Session on Sept. 19 and Annual Conference on Oct. 3. Please note that the ordination service will take place in-person by invitation only on Oct. 2. All of those participating in the Clergy Session and voting members of Annual Conference will be able to practice how the virtual platform works on Friday Sept. 18 at 7 p …more

    Voting at the 2020 UNY Annual Conference

    September 1, 2020 / By UNY Communications

    As previously published, the 2020 Upper New York (UNY) Annual Conference will be held virtually. Both the clergy session (to take place on Sept. 19) and the Annual Conference session (to take place on Oct. 3) will be livestreamed. Click here to see the agenda. Those who are eligible to vote must provide a login email and create a password to access the virtual meetings when they register for the clergy session and …more

    Annual Conference registration open

    August 27, 2020 / By UNY Communications / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    The 2020 Annual Conference registration is open. The Annual Conference will take place on Oct. 3 at 9:30 a.m. through a secure livestream. Click here to see the full agenda. All eligible voting members must preregister by Sept. 25. Click here to register. Clergy members will need to register for both the Clergy Session and the full Annual Conference Session. Any clergy looking to be excused must fill out and submit this request …more

    Tentative AC2020 agenda

    August 19, 2020 / By UNY Communications

    As previously published, the 2020 Upper New York Annual Conference will be abbreviated and livestreamed on Oct. 3, with the clergy session taking place on Sept. 19 and the ordination (attendance by invitation only) taking place on Oct. 2. The tentative schedule is below with an added practice session for the logging in process. Registration and voting details will be released as soon as they are available. Friday, Sept. 18: 7 p.m. Practice Session (open …more

    UNY Annual Conference to be held virtually

    July 17, 2020 / By UNY Communications / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    As you are aware, earlier this spring, the Upper New York Conference postponed our Annual Conference with the hope of gathering together on Saturday, Oct. 3. The ongoing realities of COVID-19 and our commitment to the safety of those who will be a part of that gathering, has caused us to change these plans. After consultation with and approval by the Cabinet, the Committee of Sessions, the Board of Trustees, and …more

    Upper New York Annual Conference Session postponed until Oct. 3

    April 3, 2020 / By UNY Communications

    Due to the ongoing concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, on Thursday, April 2, Upper New York Area Resident Bishop, Mark J. Webb, after consulting with the Sessions Committee and the executive committee of the Board of Ordained Ministry, recommended to the Upper New York Cabinet that the Upper New York Annual Conference session, originally scheduled for May 28 – 30, 2020, be postponed. This recommendation was approved unanimously.  October 3, 2020, a date previously …more

    United Methodist General Conference to be postponed

    March 18, 2020 / By Commission on the General Conference

    Editor's Note: On Wednesday March 18, the Commission on General Conference released the following statement explaining that General Conferance will be postponed and will not be held May 5-15, 2020 as planned.  The Executive Committee of the Commission on the General Conference has been notified by the Minneapolis Convention Center that they are restricting events at the venue through May 10, 2020, following recommendations by the Minnesota Department of Health, the …more

    Sessions Team continues work on Annual Conference 2020

    December 11, 2019 / By Stephen J. Hustedt / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    On Tuesday, Dec. 10 the Sessions Team gathered at the United Methodist Center in Liverpool to continue their work of planning for the 2020 session of the Upper New York Annual Conference. They shared both their ongoing work and new tasks that need to be completed to make Annual Conference happen. There were several important decisions made, including: The special offerings at Annual Conference will include offerings for Mission of Peace, the …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."