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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


    news stories Tagged “Bishop Burgos”

    Special Message from Bishop Burgos – Superintendency Coverage for 2023-24

    January 27, 2023 / By Bishop Héctor A. Burgos Núñez

    Editor's Note: The following letter was emailed to clergy and laity in the Upper New York Conference on Jan. 27, 2023 on behalf of Bishop Héctor A. Burgos Núñez. “And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.” Romans 8:28 Dear United Methodists in Upper New …more

    Special Message from Bishop Burgos – 2023 Appointments Season  

    January 23, 2023 / By Bishop Héctor A. Burgos Núñez

    Editor's Note: The following letter was emailed to clergy and laity in the Upper New York Conference on Jan. 23, 2023 on behalf of Bishop Héctor A. Burgos Núñez. “Christ gave some apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, and teachers. His purpose was to equip God’s people for the work of serving and building up the body of Christ  until we  all …more

    Special Message from Bishop Burgos - Mark Webb

    January 4, 2023 / By Bishop Héctor A. Burgos Núñez

    Editor's Note: On Jan. 4, 2023 the following letter was emailed to the Upper New York Conference. “The Lord is our rock and our salvation. The Lord is our fortress, we will not be shaken.” Psalm 62:6, par Dear United Methodists of Upper New York, Grace and peace from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, be with you. On Tuesday Jan. 3, 2023, retired Bishop Mark Webb surrendered his credentials as an …more

    From the Desk of Bishop Héctor A. Burgos Núñez: Welcome

    January 3, 2023 / By Bishop Héctor A. Burgos Núñez

    Editor's Note: The following note was sent on behalf of Bishop Héctor A. Burgos Núñez to the Upper New York Conference on Jan. 3, 2023.  “I [we] can do all things through Christ who strengthens me [us].” Philippians 4:13, par Dear siblings in Christ, May the grace and peace of God be with you in the New Year! I thank God for the …more

    UNY delegates meet their new bishop, Hector Burgos

    November 4, 2022 / By Shannon Hodson / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    “I was almost asleep, but I was so excited;” this was the Rev. Hector Burgos’ response when he found out, after 2 a.m., on Friday Nov. 4, 2022, at the Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference, that he was assigned as bishop to the Upper New York (UNY) Conference and would be starting Jan. 1, 2023. Rev. Burgos was just elected as bishop of the Northeastern Jurisdiction on the third ballot during the afternoon …more


    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."