Conference Committees At a Glance

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Information about Conference Boards, Commissions, Committees & Councils

You're a Committee Chair! Now what?

Accessibility, Committee on (¶653)*

Archives and History, Commission on (¶641)*

Asian Council Awaiting information

Black Methodists for Church Renewal

Camps Governing Board*

Chinese Council Awaiting information

Christian Unity & Interreligious Concerns, Commission on (¶642)*


How often does the group meet in person?


How often does the group meet via conference call?


Where does the group meet when it meets in person?


Day/time of in-person meetings?


Besides meetings, are there any regular events members are expected to attend?


Duties — brief synopsis of the work of this Board or Committee

This group will reconvene in the new conference year under the leadership of Rev. Robert Walker and Rev. Tim Riss. Please read paragraph 642 in the Book of Discipline for an overview.  Specifics of what this will look like in the New York Conference will be defined as it evolves.


What gifts/skills will an effective member of this committee possess?

Church and Society, Board of (¶629)*

Conference Sessions, Commission on (Conf. Rule 17)*

Connectional Ministries Vision Table*

Episcopacy, Committee on (¶637)*

Equitable Compensation, Commission on (¶625)*

Examination of the Conference Journal, Committee on (Conf. Rule 4)

Finance and Administration, Council on (¶¶611-619)*

Frontier Foundation, United Methodist

Higher Education and Campus Ministries, Board of (¶634)*

Hispanic-American Council

Immigration Task Force

Korean Council

Laity, Board of (¶631)*

Lay Servant Ministries, Conference Committee on (¶631.6)*

Long-Range Planning Commission* Awaiting information

Mission u Team

Mission and Outreach*

Native American Ministry, Committee on (¶654)

Nominations, Committee on (Conf. Rule 58)*

Older Adult Ministries, Commission on (¶651)*

Ordained Ministry, Board of (¶635) Awaiting information

Parish Development, Committee on (¶633.5)*

Pensions and Health Benefits, Board of (¶639)*

Personnel, Committee on (¶805.4b & ¶807.12b)*

Religion and Race, Commission on (¶643)*

Retired Clergy & Spouses Fellowship

Rules Committee (Conf. Rule 19)*

Status and Role of Women, Commission on the (¶644)*

Trustees, Board of (¶640, 2512)*

United Methodist Men (¶648)

United Methodist Women (¶647) Click here for information on NYAC United Methodist Women

Young Clergy Debt Assistance Program

Youth Ministries, Conference Council on (¶649)* Awaiting information