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    United Methodists of Upper New YorkLiving the Gospel. Being God's Love.

    news stories Tagged “Annual Conference 2022”

    AC2022 interactive Opening Worship service offers a message of hope

    October 6, 2022 / By Shannon Hodson / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    How can an online worship service for the Upper New York (UNY) Annual Conference be interactive? Leave it to the Rev. Nancy Dibelius, UNY Conference Assistant Director of Vital Congregations for Spiritual Life, to make it possible. Prior to the service, Annual Conference registrants were notified on the Conference website to bring a candle, matches, and a rock in order to be able to fully participate in Opening Worship, which …more

    2022 Native American land acknowledgement

    September 23, 2022 / By Sharon Schmit, CONAM

    The 2022 Upper New York Annual Conference will open with the following: “I would like to begin by acknowledging the Indigenous Peoples of all the lands that we are on today. While we meet today on a virtual platform, I would like to take a moment to acknowledge the importance of the lands, which we each call home. We do this to reaffirm our commitment and responsibility in improving relationships …more

    Upper New York Annual Conference postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

    April 21, 2022 / By UNY Communications / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    The Sessions Committee of the Upper New York Conference gathered by Zoom on the morning of Thursday, April 21 to discuss growing concerns about the uptick in COVID-19 cases in Upstate New York and throughout the United States. Members of the Committee shared both their own perspectives and what they have been hearing from others regarding the comfort level of gathering more than a thousand United Methodist from across Upper New …more

    With more than 125,000 members, United Methodists of Upper New York comprises of more than 800 local churches and New Faith Communities in 12 districts, covering 48,000 square miles in 49 of the 62 counties in New York state. Our vision is to “live the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to be God’s love with our neighbors in all places."