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

    news stories Tagged “Youth”

    Pinwheels spin cash for camp

    September 15, 2023 / By Sarah Walker, Ohio UMC

    The pinwheel spins when the breeze blows. The breeze is a reminder that although you cannot see the air moving, it is always present. Just like the air is always present, so is the Holy Spirit.  Fundraisers are an important way to keep the Ohio United Methodist Church going. We needed funds for our children going to camp. The Sunday school and youth group wanted to do something fun, …more

    YOUTH 2023—an incredible experience for Upper New York youth

    August 14, 2023 / By UNY Communications

    Editor’s Note: Many youth from Upper New York attended Youth 2023. Here are some commentaries from youth that attended. Youth 2023 was an event held Tuesday, July 25 through Friday, July 28, by the sandy beaches of Daytona Beach, Florida. Discipleship Ministries sponsored the event, which occurs every four years. This year’s theme was an acronym, BOLD, Being Ourselves, Living Differently. Over the course of the four days, youth and …more

    IGNITE conference for youth and young adults

    August 4, 2023 / By UNY Communications / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    The IGNITE conference is just around the corner. IGNITE is an opportunity for youth and young adults to ignite hearts, spark connections, and fuel the passion for Christ among the next generation of leaders. The event is from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 at the Wildwoods Convention Center in Wildwood, NJ. Click here to register, view the schedule, learn about the artists and speakers, get lodging information, and …more

    From the Desk of Bishop Héctor A. Burgos Núñez - Affirmative Action

    June 30, 2023 / By UNY Communications / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    Editor's Note: The following email was sent to United Methodists of Upper New York on behalf of Bishop Héctor A. Burgos Núñez on June 30, 2023. “Learn to do good. Work for justice. Help the down-and-out.” Isaiah 1:17a (MSG) Dear siblings in Christ, As United Methodists, we are called to work for peace and justice for God’s children. The construct of …more

    Collections at the 2023 Upper New York Annual Conference

    May 17, 2023 / By UNY Communications / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    At this year’s Upper New York (UNY) Annual Conference, held June 1-3, at Onondaga Community College’s SRC Arena in Syracuse, there will be three opportunities to give. During Opening Worship on June 1 at 10:30 a.m., there will be a collection for the UNY Mission Central HUB. The HUB is located at the United Methodist Center in Liverpool. It is a place for local churches to actively …more

    Easter message from Bishop Héctor A. Burgos Núñez

    April 9, 2023 / By Bishop Héctor A. Burgos Núñez

    Editor's note: The following message was sent electronically on April 9, 2023 on behalf of Bishop Héctor A. Burgos Núñez to United Methoidsts of Upper New York. “The angel said to the women, 'Don't be afraid! I know you are looking for Jesus, who was nailed to a cross. He isn't here! God has raised him to life, just as Jesus said …more

    Sessions Team eagerly plans in-person Annual Conference

    March 27, 2023 / By Shelby Winchell, UNY Director of Communications / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    It’s been four years since United Methodists in Upper New York have been able to safely gather in-person for Annual Conference. With the availability of vaccines and more milder strains of the coronavirus, the Sessions Team feels this may be the year we can finally gather safely to enjoy fellowship, break bread, worship, and engage in holy conferencing together. The last in-person gathering was held in June 2019 at …more

    Cady Grant applications now available

    January 24, 2023 / By UNY Communications / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    Application forms are now available for the Upper New York Conference Ercil Cady Grant. Cady Grants are awarded annually to a fund ministry, program or experience that benefits or provides education to, preferably but not exclusively, African Americans and/or Native Americans. Awards may be up to $5,000.  Cady Grants are available to individual United Methodists, local churches, and District or Conference ministry teams within Upper New York.  …more

    Youth 2023 in Daytona Beach this July

    December 5, 2022 / By Tony Hipes

    Every four years, youth from throughout the United States have gathered at a special event for four days of discipleship, fun, and fellowship. This youth event is always in a different fun-filled spot and is jam-packed with interactive learning, worship, Bible study, service opportunities, and fellowship time. Adults who bring youth to the event can expect inspiration and support. While you are at this event, you will grow closer to …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."