This newsletter of the Upper New York Annual Conference is published every Tuesday and Thursday.
For disaster response volunteers, these showers are a blessing
Disaster response volunteers will soon have two comforts of home: shower and laundry facilities. DETAILS
Bulletin inserts available for Bishop's Lenten message
PDF half-page bulletin inserts for Bishop Marcus Matthews' Lenten message of "reflect, sacrifice, commit" are now available on the conference website. DETAILS
Touching lives: How the AU Scholarship campaign impacts Africa
Meet Mercy Chikhosi Nyirongo, a 2010 graduate of Africa University, and find out how the university is changing lives, families and communities. DETAILS
Rev. Art Hagy hired as interim director at Skye Farm
The Upper New York Annual Conference Camp & Retreat Ministries is pleased to announce the hiring of the Rev. Art Hagy as Interim Director of Skye Farm Camp & Retreat Center in Warrensburg. DETAILS
Become a Global Justice Volunteer
The Global Justice Volunteers program is seeking young adults ages 18-30 for short-term service opportunities around the world. DETAILS
Albany District church seeks music director/worship accompanist
The Community United Methodist Church of Slingerlands (Albany District) has an immediate opening for the part-time, year-around position of Music Director/Worship Accompanist. DETAILS
Judicial Council to meet in Tampa
The United Methodist Judicial Council - the denomination’s top judicial body - will meet just prior to the opening of the 2012 General Conference; there are three items on the docket: two items regarding the church in the Philippines and a request for reconsideration of a decision related to the discontinuance of a local church. DETAILS
Don’t forget to register for 2012 Annual Conference Session
Clergy and lay members to annual conference are reminded to register for the 2012 Annual Conference Session. There are two sets of guidelines for all registrants to review prior to completing the registration form. Click here to register.
Keep these conference calendar dates:
April 20-22 - UpWord Youth Conference - DETAILS
April 24-May 4 - 2012 General Conference - DETAILS
May 18 - Retirement Banquet - DETAILS
May 19 - Pre-Conference Briefing (AM), Clergy/Laity Session (PM) - DETAILS
May 31-June 2, 2012 - 2012 Annual Conference - DETAILS
July 18-20, 2012 - 2012 NEJ Conference - DETAILS
Oct. 8-10, 2012 - Bishop’s Retreat - DETAILS
A memorial service for Pastor Leon Stillman, who died Feb. 13, 2012, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Rushville United Methodist Church, 22 N. Main St., Rushville (Finger Lakes District). A reception, jointly prepared by the Middlesex and Rushville churches, will follow.
Please pray for the family of Ms. Helen Clarey Nichols, mother of the Rev. Judy Alderman, pastor at Syracuse's Bellevue Heights United Methodist Church, who passed away on Feb. 14, 2012. A graveside service will be held in the spring at Mt. Rest Cemetery in Brooksville, Maine. Condolences may be sent to Rev. Alderman, 210 Hancock Ave., Syracuse, N.Y. 13207.
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