Stories from NYAC History

This section of the Archives website tells a variety of stories from the history of the New York Annual Conference. For additional information on NYAC history, see our Celebrating 250 Years! page. 

Ethnic Ministries in the New York Conference


In 2014 and 2015 the CAH honored the contributions of the first Hispanic and the first Chinese congregations in the New York Conference. Read their stories.  


Christman Archives Treasures 





This Fall 2011 exhibit tells the stories of items from the Archives that illustrate the rich history of the New York Conference.


Rev. Elsie F. Stowe 



This Spring 2011 exhibit documents the story of an early pioneer for women in ministry in our annual conference area.   



 This December 2009 exhibit highlights the story of 
youth mission work through the Epworth League.


Historic Slideshows


The 2010 slideshow highlights images from the New York Annual Conference through the years, while the Poughkeepsie District slideshow (adapted from a 1949 slideshow/script) tells the story of the District from the first Methodist services in Lakeville CT in 1788.   


Church Anniversary Spotlight




Spotlights the stories of local conference churches
who are celebrating significant anniversaries.