New York Annual Conference Session (Hofstra University)
Thursday, June 6, 2019 to Sunday, June 9, 2019

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2019 Annual Conference - June 6-9, 2019
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Hofstra University
245 Hofstra Northern Blvd
Hempstead, NY

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May 20
This is the final book: Preliminary Reports, Petitions & Resolutions, posted on 5/20/2019. Printed copies will be provided to registrants upon ...
May 13
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 ...
May 10
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...
May 08
All events held in the arena at Hofstra will be live streamed. This includes all plenary sessions, the commissioning and ordination services, among ...
Apr 17
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...
Apr 17
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...
Mar 26
March 28 Early-bird registration ($230) for annual conference opens. April 11 Letters of Intent ...
Mar 26
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 ...
Apr 23
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 ...
Apr 18
The Shirley Parris Award is presented for exceptional, uncompensated service to the United Methodist connection by a lay person. Nominees should ...
Apr 18
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 ...

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Yes, we welcome guests to come and view the proceedings — no need to register; please sign in at the Hospitality Desk in the lobby of the Hofstra Arena to get a name tag (this is not the same as the credentials received by those who registered). Meal tickets for the Student Center Dining Room can be purchased in the check-in area (unfortunately “special” meals will not be available, nor will you be able to book a dorm room). 
To get to the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex (we call it “the arena”) - Use 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale, NY – this is the address of the Nassau Memorial Coliseum which is across the street from the arena entrance. If you are traveling south/west on Hempstead Tpke (Rte 24), turn right on Earle Ovington Blvd just after you see the coliseum (McDonalds will be on your left), then turn left onto East Gate Rd. When that road ends, turn right onto Dome Rd, then left onto unnamed road. The front of the arena is on your left about 700 ft after the turn.

By Bus
Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE) provides public bus service serving Hempstead, Hofstra University, Nassau University Medical Center, Levittown, Farmingdale, Melville, Sunrise Mall, Babylon, via Hempstead Turnpike. View System Map

By Rail Road
From New York City: The Long Island Rail Road provides regular commuter service from Pennsylvania Station in New York City to the Hempstead and Mineola stations. Pennsylvania Station is located at 34th Street and 8th Avenue, below Madison Square Garden. The Hempstead and Mineola stations are serviced by Hofstra's campus shuttle. If taking the train on the Hempstead branch, exit at the final stop "Hempstead." Mineola station is on the main line; consult the schedules of the Port Jefferson and Ronkonkoma branches. Taxi cabs are available at both stations.
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