The Board of Laity of the New York Annual Conference Announces
the Sixth Annual
SHIRLEY PARRIS SERVICE AWARD
For Exceptional, Uncompensated Service to the United Methodist Connection
Nominees should exemplify the selfless and loving example of Ms. Shirley Parris, whose lifelong devotion to Jesus Christ and His church was expressed through her service to the local church, the New York Annual Conference and the Jurisdictional and General Conferences of the United Methodist Church. This award was created in her honor at the 2011 NYAC Annual Conference and will be presented to the winner at succeeding Conference sessions.
Nominations for the 2017 Award are to be received no later than May 1, 2017. Nominees may be either lay or clergy persons. Each nomination should include a descriptive one page resume of that individual’s service to his or her local church and the organizations, committees and boards beyond. The nomination form is available below.
Read Shirley Parrish's Let Us Remember
Download Nomination Form
Read Selection Process
Completed nominations should be forwarded to:
Roena Littlejohn, Conference Lay Leader
91 Laurel Place
Bridgeport, CT 06604-1717 or Roena.Littlejohn@nyac-umc.com
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