When
Thursday, June 6, 2019 to Sunday, June 9, 2019
News & Info
6/6/2019
All events held in the arena at Hofstra will be live streamed. This includes all plenary sessions, the commissioning and ordination services, among others.   Click Here to Enable Full Screen Functionality  

6/1/2019
This Worship Guide has been prepared for congregations that are not tuning into the live stream or celebrating Holy Communion, and yet wish to incorporate pieces of the Ordination Service, including a Reaffirmation of Baptism, into their local ...

5/29/2019
Click here to go to the New York Conference Facebook page. Follow on Twitter @nyacumc; tweet with #nyacumc.

5/24/2019
The agenda for the New York Annual Conference is now available. 2019-nyac-agenda-web.pdf Two revisions: The Black Methodists for Church Renewal lunch on Saturday has been moved to dinner on Saturday.  The Korean Council lunch on Friday is in the ...

5/24/2019
For those travelling to and from CT via I-95, please be aware that the highway will be closed, with traffic rerouted onto city streets, from 9pm Friday, June 7 through 5am Monday, June 10 to allow for the removal and replacement of the old Route 1 ...

5/20/2019
This is the final book: Preliminary Reports, Petitions & Resolutions, posted on 5/20/2019. Printed copies will be provided to registrants upon check-in at Hofstra.

5/13/2019
Our very own Rev. Nat Dixon brings his saxophone and his friends to Hofstra for our Thursday night, all-conference dinner.  Be sure to get there on time to get a good seat — this is sure to be a crowd pleaser! Professor Bebop endorses Rev. Nat ...

5/10/2019
It has been said that “those who sing pray twice.” We invite you to share your musical gifts in joyful, prayerful song by ministering with this year's Annual Conference Mass Choir on Sunday, June 9th 2019. Rehearsal will take place on Sunday morning...

4/17/2019
It’s that time of year again for the “call to conference,” the annual invitation for you to be a part of the unfolding work of mission and ministry in Connecticut, New York, and across the world. It is indeed my distinct pleasure to “call you” to be ...

4/17/2019
Roena Littlejohn, Conference Lay Leader I invite you to mark your calendar and prayerfully join me in accepting the call to the 220th Session of the New York Annual Conference, Thursday to Sunday, June 6-9, 2019, at Hofstra University, Hempstead, ...

3/26/2019
March 28 Early-bird registration ($230) for annual conference opens. https://ny-reg.brtapp.com/2019AnnualConference April 11 Letters of Intent are due from laity who would like to be considered for General Conference and Northeastern ...

3/26/2019
Please register for annual conference as soon as possible. The last day to register is May 23, 2019. There will be NO onsite registration at Hofstra — everyone who wishes to attend and receive credentials must register online. Registration fees ...

5/28/2019
Cokesbury has a special web page for each annual conference, which allows you to go on line now and view/order the bishops' picks, special author's books, etc. before the conference starts and place your orders: www.cokesbury.com/New-York  The page ...

4/23/2019
Join the Board of Laity each morning for a time of prayer and meditation for the 2019 annual conference session and all those who will attend. To participate, dial 605-313-4185 and enter the access code 135106, 6:55-7 a.m., M-F, beginning April 22 ...

4/18/2019
The conference worship team is also looking for lay people with the gift of healing to be part of this year’s team. The participants must be present on Friday, June 7 at Hofstra and be able to attend one training session on June 1 at the conference ...

4/18/2019
The Shirley Parris Award is presented for exceptional, uncompensated service to the United Methodist connection by a lay person. Nominees should exemplify the selfless and loving example of Parris, whose lifelong devotion to Jesus Christ and the ...

3/26/2019
Request to be Excused from Annual Conference It is Bishop Bickerton’s expectation that all clergy and lay members will be in attendance at the 2019 Annual Conference Session. If an absence is necessary, the individual – clergy, laity, provisional ...

3/26/2019
What to Bring with You to Hofstra  If you are staying on campus in a Hofstra Dormitory, Hofstra will provide you with: One pillow, bed linens, one towel, and one blanket. You should provide for your accommodations: An extra blanket or two Soap, ...

3/26/2019
Conference attendees must contact the hotels directly using the information listed below. The number of rooms is limited, and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.   Reservations Deadline: April 30 IF rooms are still available.   Hotels are ...

3/25/2019
At the June 2019 New York Annual Conference we will elect three clergy and three lay delegates to the 2020 General Conference to be held May 5-15, 2020, in Minneapolis.  We will also elect three lay and three clergy delegates to the Northeastern ...

3/22/2019 5:00:00 PM
Greetings to the New York Annual Conference Community: Reports, Resolutions and Petitions to be considered by annual conference are due April 25, 2019 Please refer to the “Rules” Section X of the Conference Journal – Rules 27, 28 and 29 address the ...

3/22/2019 3:00:00 PM
All sections will include reports and petitions received by the conference secretary by the due date of April 25th. See submission instructions here: https://www.nyac.com/eventdetail/11712193/item/12780450. Listed below are the reports that were ...

2/12/2019
Gloster B. Current Scholarship This scholarship was established in memory of Gloster B. Current, Sr. to encourage young persons of African descent to pursue careers in public service such as the ministry, social work, health care or government ...