New Disaster Trailer for Long Island

December 05, 2012

Warren Ferry, Long Island East District disaster response coordinator, thanks all who contributed to put the trailer to work. Click title to read more...


Report from the Field, 12/5/2012 - Kelly Robertson*

December 05, 2012

Today, I went to visit one of the recovery sites for the first time. A woman that was tired and depressed greeted me. It showed all over her face. She was physically and emotionally depleted. Click title to read more...


Newton UMC Volunteers to Help

December 03, 2012

Newtown United Methodist Church sent its first team of 8 people to Long Island in response to Superstorm Sandy.


NYC Dept of Correction Thanks the NYAC

December 03, 2012

Michael Hourihane, Chief of Department, New York City Department of Corrections thanks the New York Annual Conference for Donations. Click to read letter>>


Top 10 Reasons to Start Older Adult Ministry

Jim Stinson, Former Consultant on Older Adult Ministries

December 01, 2012

10. Older adults know more about living than you do—you can learn from them! 9. Older adults are the biggest givers to the work of the church! 8. Older adults have a great deal of time on their hands which might be used in the congregation’s ministry! 7. Older adults are a sizeable portion of the church—there are more of them then there are of young people! 6. Older adults are the present of the church—not the past! 5. Older adults are easy to please—just demonstrate that you love them! 4....


Beyond My Church Walls

November 29, 2012

Cassandra Broadus-Garcia, CT District Disaster Response Coordinator, reports on the Simsbury ERT teams' recent work in Massapequa, NY.  Click title to read more...


Sandy Update from Long Island West, Rev. Cedric Johnson

November 29, 2012

Another team of twenty five people is going out to Sheepshead Bay this Saturday, December 1 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm to clean up the basement of the church. Last week a small team came out and cleaned up the basement of the pastor's house. Click title to read more...


Sandy Update from Staten Island / Nov. 29, 2012

November 29, 2012

From Pastor Matt Schaeffer / Bethel UMC, Staten Island


Letter from Bishop McLee Regarding Appeal for GNJ Conference

November 28, 2012

I am writing to follow up on my recent request for support of the Northeast Jurisdictional efforts in response to Hurricane Sandy. A few have asked why we are being asked to help New Jersey when New York has sustained so much damage. Let me thank you for your questions and provide a response which will offer a more complete picture of our response to this natural catastrophe. Click title to read more...


Bishop's Assistant Announced

November 27, 2012

It is with excitement and thanksgiving that I announce that the Reverend Robert Walker has been appointed as the Assistant to the Bishop and will begin this new journey January 2, 2013.  Click title to read more...


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