Press Releases

Reverend David A. Gilmore, NYAC Director of Congregational Development and Revitalization, to Take District Superintendent Appointment with the Missouri Annual Conference’s Heartland District


It is with great sadness that the New York Annual Conference (NYAC) must announce that our dynamic and charismatic Director of Congregational Development and Revitalization, Reverend David A. Gilmore, will be stepping down from his position effective July 1, 2020.

NY Bishop Thomas Bickerton and Other Denominational Leaders Craft Proposal to Preserve the United Methodist Church


New York Annual Conference (NYAC) Resident Bishop, Thomas J. Bickerton is among a diverse group of United Methodist Church (UMC) leaders and advocacy groups from around the world who have created a proposal that would preserve the Church while allowing traditionalist-minded congregations to form a new denomination.

United Methodist Traditionalists, Centrists, Progressives, & Bishops Sign Agreement Aimed at Separation


January 3, 2020 (Washington, D.C.): A diverse group of representatives from United Methodist advocacy groups with contrasting views and bishops from around the world has collaborated on a proposed agreement for the separation of The United Methodist Church (UMC) that has the unanimous support of all the parties involved.