Bishop Matthews tours flooded areas, offers support
From flooded food pantries through inundated youth rooms to waterlogged pastor’s offices, Bishop Marcus Matthews on Thursday got to see first-hand the storm damage suffered by United Methodist churches in the Upper New York Area.
Photo by Maidstone Mulenga
Bishop Marcus Matthews, center, gets an update from Administrative Assistant Sandy Berwald on the damage at Owego UMC in Owego as...
Bishop tours Oneonta, Binghamton Districts
Upper New York Area Resident Bishop Dr. Marcus Matthews completed his first round of tour of districts, meeting with the clergy and laity in the Oneonta and Binghamton Districts.
The bishop visited Oneonta District on Sept. 28, where he met with the laity at Cooperstown UMC in Cooperstown before meeting with the clergy the following day at 9:30 a.m. at the same church.
Binghamton District was next on the bishop’s schedule. He met with the laity at on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m....