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Cash Flow and First Fruits Giving: It Can Happen in Your Church


We are deep into the dog days of summer. Folks are off on vacation. A variety of summer activities has impacted attendance at worship. Along with this reality comes a challenge of which we are by now well aware. When the people do not come, financial support of the church falls off. Dwindling summer cash flow becomes a problem to be reckoned with. The church treasurer prioritizes the bills to be paid. We hope and pray for a mild autumn that will delay having to fire up the furnace, and we cling ...

New Church Starts - Vision Bearer Application Available


New Church Starts The New York Annual Conference is committed to creating new places for new people. As a start, we are planning 30 new faith communities by 2012 (6 in 2010, 12 in 2011 and 12 in 2012). We are looking motivated Christian leaders, lay or clergy, who are passionate about creating a new faith community in order to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. These “Vision Bearers” will be trained over a seven-month period and matched with a mentor who can walk...

Quinipet Camp & Retreat Center Commissioning Celebration


The Quinipet Camp & Retreat Center is proud to announce the commissioning of the new Klein Welcome Center at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, July 3. Join us in honoring the ministries Sue Klein and her late husband George have nurtured for the past 50 years in the NYAC.  With their faith-filled service in organizing the Quinipet Family Camp for more than 40 years, and the contributions to the Camping & Retreat Ministries, the Governing Board is most proud to add the Klein name as a permanent fixture to ...

Read Updates and View Photos from Annual Conference


The Vision editor, Joanne Utley is creating special issues of The Vision each day with news about the events at Annual Conference. She is also posting photo galleries to share the wealth of images that don't fit in The Vision. Check them out by clicking here>>

Nomination of Conference Treasurer, Director of Administrative Services


On behalf of the CCFA, I would like to introduce you to Ross Williams, whom we will nominate to be the next Treasurer/Director of Administrative Services of our Annual Conference. Ross is a life-long United Methodist. He grew up in Yonkers, attending the Asbury-Crestwood United Methodist Church. As a young adult, he belonged to the New Canaan UMC, and for the past twelve years he's been a member of Darien UMC. He helped bring Natural Church Development to Darien and currently serves as the ...

Mission Dinner Celebration Plans Announced


Biloxi Mission Celebration at Annual Conference, Hofstra University, Long Island Friday June 11, 2010, Mission Dinner, 5pm Dinner Guest Speaker: Rev. Gesner Paul, President, Eglise Méthodiste d’Haiti Biloxi Special Guests: Brian Rivers (HOPE), Mr. Cleo Pearson and Mrs. Ethel Clay (Homeowners) Please email Joseph Ewoodzie with the names of those not already registered for Annual Conference who would like to attend this special dinner event. The cost of the dinner for those not ...

2010 Annual Conference Agenda Now Available


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Saturday Event at Annual Conference Gains Momentum!


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April Edition of The Vision is Available


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Tom Vencuss' Update on Haiti


Tom  Vencuss is back from a quick trip to Haiti. Read his update on conditions, outlook and future plans>>

Change The World Event


What if... on one weekend all around the world, 11 million United Methodists came together to work in their local communities? What if... we unite globally to fight a preventable, treatable disease that kills one child every 30 seconds? Would You Help? April 24-25, 2010. Build community locally. Fight malaria globally. Change the world.     Click here to get more information, and to register your church>>

Photos from Bishop's Convocation


In addition to the stories about the Bishop's Convocation in The Vision, we have posted a photo gallery. Click here to view The Vision>> Click here to see more photos>>

NYAC Seeking Treasurer/Dir of Administrative Services


The New York Annual Conference, with offices in White Plains, NY, is seeking a Treasurer/Director of Administrative Services.  The successful applicant's tenure will begin at the 2010 Annual Conference (June 9-12, 2010). Interested applicants should request an application packet from Rev. Ann Pearson, Director of Connectional Ministries, at or 914-997-1570, Extn. 230.

Update from Bishop Park: "God's Renewed Creation: Call to Hope and Action"


February 9, 2010 Dear Pastors of the New York Annual Conference:   Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior, Prince of Shalom, Healer of our brokenness, and Hope of the world!   Two months ago, I wrote to encourage you to read to your congregation the pastoral letter from the Council of Bishops, “God’s Renewed Creation: Call to Hope and Action.”   If you haven’t, I urge you to share this pastoral letter with your congregation soon. Both the letter and the foundation document are...

Bishop Park's Letters in Response to Haiti Tragedy


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