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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


    February 2016
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    31 1

    Black History Month

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    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    7

    Transfiguration of the Lord Sunday

    8 9 10

    Ash Wednesday

    11 12 13
    14

    Scout Sunday

    St. Valentine Sunday

    15

    2015 Statistics due

    Presidents’ Day (Conference Office Closed)

    16

    Finger Lakes District Day at Port Byron UMC

    Petitions and Resolutions due

    17 18 19 20

    Catch the Spirit 2016 - Niagara Frontier District Day

    Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits Meeting

    21 22

    Extended Cabinet

    23

    Appointive Cabinet

    24

    Appointive Cabinet

    25

    Appointive Cabinet

    26 27
    28 29 1

    Pre-Conference materials due

    Women’s History Month

    UNY Leadership Academy - Session 3

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    UNY Leadership Academy - Session 3

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    UNY Leadership Academy - Session 3

    4 5

    Human Sexuality and Biblical Interpretation Forum

    February 2016

    February 10, 2016

    Ash Wednesday

    Ash Wednesday beings the Christian observance of Lent with self-examination.  Click here for Ash Wednesday Resources. Click here for the Africa 360 Lenten Devotional information.  …more

    February 14, 2016

    Scout Sunday

    Scout Sunday (Scouting Ministries Sunday) emphasizes scouting as a ministry to children and youth. Click here for resources. …more

    February 14, 2016

    St. Valentine Sunday

    Click here for resources.  …more

    February 15, 2016

    2015 Statistics due

    The 2015 statistical data is due TODAY, Monday, February 15.  …more

    February 15, 2016

    Presidents’ Day (Conference Office Closed)

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    February 16, 2016

    Finger Lakes District Day at Port Byron UMC

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    February 16, 2016

    Petitions and Resolutions due

    Final day to submit petitions/resolutions to the Conference Office for AC '16. …more

    February 20, 2016 / 9:00am – 3:00pm

    Catch the Spirit 2016 - Niagara Frontier District Day

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    February 20, 2016 / 10:00am – 2:00pm

    Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits Meeting

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    February 22, 2016

    Extended Cabinet

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    February 23, 2016 — February 25, 2016

    Appointive Cabinet

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    March 1, 2016

    Pre-Conference materials due

    Final day to get all other Pre-Conference materials to the Conference Office. …more

    March 1, 2016

    Women’s History Month

    Women's History Month recognizes and celebrates the lives and contributions of women to their communities and The United Methodist Church.  Click here for resources.  …more

    March 1, 2016 — March 3, 2016

    UNY Leadership Academy - Session 3

    The purpose of the UNY Leadership Academy is to increase the leadership capacity within the Conference, and involves 5 retreat-style Sessions (Tuesday to Thursday) beginning in November 2015. Session 3: (March 1-3, 2016)  Systems Thinking; Strategic Thinking; Complex Problem-Solving; Ministry Plan The cost …more

    March 1, 2016 / 10:00am – 11:00am

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    March 5, 2016 / 1:00pm – 4:00pm

    Human Sexuality and Biblical Interpretation Forum

    The Upper New York Conference's Human Sexuality Task Force will host a forum on "Human Sexuality and Biblical Interpretation" from 1-4 p.m. on March 5 at the Liverpool United Methodist Church. In addition to on-site seating, the event will …more

    March 6, 2016

    One Great Hour of Sharing (Offering)

    One Great Hour of Sharing is always celebrated the fourth Sunday in Lent. One Great Hour of Sharing provides support for the United Methodist Committee on Relief, which assists people affected by crisis or chronic need with programs and …more

    March 7, 2016 — March 9, 2016

    Appointive Cabinet

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    March 10, 2016

    Genesee Valley District Day at Rush UMC

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    March 11, 2016 — March 12, 2016

    UNY Confirmation Retreat

    The 2016 Confirmation Retreat is for youth who are preparing for reception into The United Methodist Church through confirmation. This year’s Confirmation Retreat will be hosted simultaneously at six sites: Asbury Camp & Retreat Center in Perry, Casowasco Camp …more

    March 15, 2016

    Local Church Audit for 2015 due

    The 2015 annual audit for your church financial records is due to the District Superintendents (DS) today (TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016).  …more

    March 17, 2016

    Mountain View District Day at Avoca UMC

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    March 19, 2016 / 10:00am – 3:00pm

    Connectional Table meeting

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    March 21, 2016

    Extended Cabinet

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    March 22, 2016 — March 24, 2016

    Appointive Cabinet

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    March 25, 2016

    Good Friday (Conference Office Closed)

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    March 31, 2016

    Northern Flow Distrct Day at Gouverneur: First UMC

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    April 4, 2016

    Extended Cabinet

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    April 5, 2016 — April 7, 2016

    Appointive Cabinet

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    April 5, 2016 / 10:00am – 11:00am

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    April 8, 2016 — April 9, 2016

    2016 Annual Upper New York New Faith Communities Event

    "Now What?: Finding Resiliency in Your New Faith Community After the Vision" Keynote Speaker: Paul Nixon - pastor, author, ministry strategist, and planting coach Friday, April 8th, 5:00 p.m. - April 9th, 1:00 p.m. Registration fee: $100 including meals and lodging ($30 …more

    April 10, 2016

    Native American Ministries Sunday (Offering)

    Native American Ministries Sunday is always celebrated the third Sunday of Easter. This special Sunday helps nurture mission with Native Americans and provides scholarships for Native Americans attending United Methodist seminaries.  Click here for resources.  …more

    April 10, 2016 — April 13, 2016

    NEJ Mission and Disaster Response Academy

    The Asbury Camp & Retreat Center on Silver Lake will host the 2016 Northeastern Jurisdiction Training Academy by United Methodist Volunteers-In-Mission and the United Methodist Committee on Relief. According to event registrar Barbara Burnside, this academy - held April 10-13 - …more

    April 14, 2016

    Oneonta District Day at Location to be announced

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    April 16, 2016

    Basic Early Reponse Team Training

    Basic Early Response Team (ERT) training leading to UMCOR certification and photo ID for early-stage disaster response will be offered April 16, 2016 at Mayville UMC, Mayville, NY in Chautauqua County. Cost will be $20 which covers the ERT manual, lunch, background check, …more

    April 16, 2016 / 9:00am – 11:00am

    Pre-Conference Briefing: Potsdam UMC

    More information will be updated as it becomes available …more

    April 16, 2016 / 4:00pm – 6:00pm

    Pre-Conference Briefing: Saratoga Springs UMC

    More information will be updated as it becomes available …more

    April 17, 2016

    Africa 360 Sunday

    More information to come! SAVE THE DATE! …more

    April 19, 2016 — April 21, 2016

    UNY Leadership Academy - Session 4

    The purpose of the UNY Leadership Academy is to increase the leadership capacity within the Conference, and involves 5 retreat-style Sessions (Tuesday to Thursday) beginning in November 2015. Session 4: (April 19-21, 2016)  Comfort with Ambiguity; Self-Awareness; Inward to Outward The cost is $1200 …more

    April 19, 2016 — April 22, 2016

    Appointive Cabinet

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    April 22, 2016

    ERT Re-certification Class

    Brian Greenwald has scheduled a 4 hr. ERT recertification class for Friday night, April 22, at the Livonia UMC in Livonia NY. If you wish to remain an Early Responder, you need to have a current badge from UMCOR. If you can …more

    April 22, 2016 — April 24, 2016

    UPWORD: Holiday Inn, Liverpool, NY

    UP!Word'16 Registration is now available! Click here to register.  For more information, visit the event page here: http://www.unyumc.org/events/upword. …more

    April 23, 2016

    Day of Prayer for GC ‘16

    On April 23, members of the Upper New York Conference will observe a day of prayer for the 2016 General Conference, which will meet May 10-20 in Portland, Ore. Plans are underway for this prayer observance, and more specific information will be …more

    April 23, 2016

    Basic ERT

    Basic ERT on April 23 at Livonia UMC. To register please respond to Shari Nichols, umcl@rochester.rr.com at the Livonia church, and copy Brian at bngreenwald@windstream.net. …more

    April 30, 2016 / 9:00am – 11:00am

    Pre-Conference Briefing: Casowasco

    More information will be updated as it becomes available …more

    April 30, 2016 / 3:00pm – 5:00pm

    Pre-Conference Briefing: Sky Lake Camp & Retreat Center

    More information will be updated as it becomes available …more

    May 2, 2016 — May 3, 2016

    Cabinet Meeting

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    May 3, 2016 / 10:00am – 11:00am

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    May 7, 2016 / 9:00am – 11:00am

    Pre-Conference Briefing: Asbury Camp & Retreat Center

    More information will be updated as it becomes available …more

    May 7, 2016 / 3:00pm – 5:00pm

    Pre-Conference Briefing: Bemus Point

    More information will be updated as it becomes available …more

    May 10, 2016 — May 20, 2016

    General Conference 2016

    To learn more about General Conference, click here.  …more

    May 22, 2016

    Peace with Justice (Offering)

    Peace with Justice is always celebrated the first Sunday after Pentecost. Peace with Justice Sunday supports peace with justice ministries through the General Board of Church and Society and the annual conferences, enabling The Church to have a voice in …more

    May 24, 2016 — May 26, 2016

    Extended Cabinet

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    May 30, 2016

    Memorial Day (Conference Office Closed)

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    June 2, 2016 — June 4, 2016

    AC2016

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    June 7, 2016 / 10:00am – 11:00am

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    June 14, 2016 — June 16, 2016

    UNY Leadership Academy - Session 5

    The purpose of the UNY Leadership Academy is to increase the leadership capacity within the Conference, and involves 5 retreat-style Sessions (Tuesday to Thursday) beginning in November 2015. Session 5: (June 14-16, 2016)  Intentional Discipleship Plan; Faith Sharing/Evangelism; Passionate, Relevant Worship. The …more

    June 16, 2016 — June 18, 2016

    NEJ UMW Quadrennial Meeting

    The United Methodist Women Northeastern Jurisdiction Quadrennial Meeting will be held June 16-18 at the OnCenter in Syracuse. The theme for the gathering is "A Fresh Wind Blowing" based on John 3:8. The program will include daily worship services featuring dynamic …more

    July 4, 2016

    Independence Day (Conference Office Closed)

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    July 5, 2016 / 10:00am – 11:00am

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    July 11, 2016 — July 14, 2016

    Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference 2016

    To learn more about the NEJ Conference, click here.  …more

    August 2, 2016 / 10:00am – 11:00am

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    September 5, 2016

    Labor Day (Conference Office Closed)

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    September 6, 2016 / 10:00am – 11:00am

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    September 16, 2016 — September 17, 2016

    United Methodist Women’s Annual Meeting

    Location TBD …more

    October 2, 2016

    World Communion Sunday (Offering)

    World Communion Sunday is always celebrated the first Sunday in October. This special Sunday provides scholarships for United States’ racial and ethnic minority students and international students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Click here for …more

    October 4, 2016 / 10:00am – 11:00am

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    November 1, 2016 / 10:00am – 11:00am

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    November 24, 2016 — November 25, 2016

    Thanksgiving (Conference Office Closed)

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    November 27, 2016

    United Methodist Student Sunday (Offering)

    United Methodist Student Sunday is always celebrated the last Sunday in November. United Methodist Student Sunday provides loan and scholarship funds for undergraduate and graduate students attending United Methodistrelated and other accredited colleges and universities.  Click here for resources. …more

    December 6, 2016 / 10:00am – 11:00am

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    December 23, 2016 — December 26, 2016

    Christmas (Conference Office Closed)

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    January 3, 2017 / 10:00am – 11:00am

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    February 7, 2017 / 10:00am — March 7, 2017 / 11:00am

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    March 7, 2017 / 10:00am – 11:00am

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    April 4, 2017 / 10:00am – 11:00am

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    May 2, 2017 / 10:00am – 11:00am

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    July 4, 2017 / 10:00am – 11:00am

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    August 1, 2017 / 10:00am – 11:00am

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    September 5, 2017 / 10:00am – 11:00am

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    October 3, 2017 / 10:00am – 11:00am

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    November 7, 2017 / 10:00am – 11:00am

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    December 5, 2017 / 10:00am – 11:00am

    Conference Office Staff Meeting

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    With more than 168,000 members, the Upper New York Annual (Regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church comprises 915 churches 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."