2020 Budget Inputs

Ross Williams

September 14, 2019

Dear Treasurers and Finance Chairs (copy to pastors), You will most likely be working on your 2020 budgets soon.  To assist you, listed below are some inputs from the Conference: Clergy Healthcare: The church's share of the Uniform Rate for HealthFlex will be $18,240.00.  Since clergy will have six medical plans and three dental plans to choose from in 2020, the rate for each clergy person will vary based upon which plans they choose.  Clergy will be given an annual "allowance" to spend on ...


Free Church Financial Seminars

Ross Williams

July 22, 2019

Dear Treasurers, Finance Chairs and Stewardship Chairs (cc: to Pastors), Please see the information below on an important program being led by Ed Ruppmann.  I am very supportive of this program, which has many benefits and no costs to our member churches or parishioners.  To be clear, there is no selling of anything here, either at the meeting or at any other time - just free advice from an experienced financial planner who is committed to his faith and assisting the people and churches of the ...


Missionary Helen Camarce's Newsletter from Cambodia

July 01, 2019

It took me a while to dare write again. So many things had already happened although I know God has been there all along, at all times, prepared me emotionally, and in every aspect in my life, even physically on things that will happen. Still…..facing your own reality is scary. Read more


Connecticut Connection - June 2019 - CT District Newsletter

CT District

June 26, 2019

Volume 4 June 2019 From the Heart of the DS This section is a window to the heart and mind of our district superintendent, Rev. Alpher Sylvester. May we find a sense of guidance and pastoral care from his missive Read the full article > Funny Things Are Everywhere   As the saying goes, "Laughter is the best medicine." We are dedicating this section in our hopes to put a smile on your face and brighten your day. Read the full article > Connecticut in Mission   You will hear stories of...


Investments & Financial Guidance

Ross Williams

June 13, 2019

Dear Church Leaders,   Does your church need help with its investments?   Has your church lost a personal relationship with its broker / investment manager?   Does your church need help in developing and fostering a culture of generosity?   Does your church need help with stewardship campaigns, planned giving, capital campaigns, financial education?   If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you would benefit from working with the United Methodist Frontier Foundation for your investment ...


CT District Newsletter April 2019 - WE HAVE A WINNER!

CT District

June 13, 2019

Contents From the Heart of the DS    "Funny Things Are Everywhere" Connecticut in Mission  Best Practices in Ministry Gnosis 2019  A Pastor Speaks  Words of Wisdom  Connecticut Youth in Action  Prayers  Mark Your Calendar   Here is the PDF version of the newsletter.   We Have a Winner!!!  Last month, we held a  naming contest to name our CT district newsletter. We would like to thank you all for submitting your ideas. They were all good suggestions ...


Email password reset/recovery

Barbara Eastman

June 13, 2019

This message is to all "nyac-umc.com" email account holders. We have now turned on the functionality that allows you to reset your own email password instead of having to contact me/the administrator. In order to do this, you will need to add or change your recovery phone number or email address. The instructions can be found here: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/183723?visit_id=636960510924851799-2337604803&rd=1 Be sure to first click the link "Go to your Google Account" - that's ...


Church Internal Controls

Ross Williams

May 22, 2019

Dear Treasurers, Finance Chairs and Pastors, In this environment of scarce resources for vital ministry it is more important than ever that we protect our churches from financial fraud and administrative lapses.  The financial impact of such situations can often be easily prevented or at least minimized through implementing the controls listed below.  This list is not intended to be all-inclusive and if you have questions on these or other controls, please let me know!   Sincerely,  Ross  The ...


Your April 2019 NY-CT CONNECTOR Newsletter is here!

NYCT District

April 16, 2019

Greetings! Attached below is the April 2019 Edition of the NY-CT CONNECTOR Newsletter.   The deadline for the next edition of the CONNECTOR is Monday, April 15, 2019. The April CONNECTOR doesn't include any news of district happenings (other than a brief note about Mission InSite training). Please try to share any "out of the ordinary" events happening at your church or with your church out in the community.  These stories may help inspire other churches with ways to connect in their communities...


Your March 2019 NY-CT CONNECTOR Newsletter is here

NYCT District

April 16, 2019

Greetings! Attached below is the March 2019 Edition of the NY-CT CONNECTOR Newsletter.   The deadline for the next edition of the CONNECTOR is Friday, March 15, 2019. Please try to share any "out of the ordinary" events happening at your church or with your church out in the community.  These stories may help inspire other churches with ways to connect in their communities as well! Please send your articles and photos to umcconnector@gmail.com.  Thank you! Karen 3-MARCH2019-NY-CT_CONNECTOR-1_1...


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