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New York Annual Conference
March 12, 2013
In This Issue
Youth Worker's Summit
Skeeter Walk Season
UMM Annual Luncheon
Children's Disaster Services
Denman Awards
Achieving Your Missional Church
Parish Nursing Workshop
Sower: Financial Planning
Lay Servant Ministries
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Church Management

NY Conference Web Site

Treasurer's Remittance Forms

Pension and Health Benefits 

UM Giving 

Copyright Compliant? 

Learn to prevent your church from  copyright infringement.

Copyright 101:  Music & Hymns

When is a hymn in the public domain?

Video Licensing

Legally show movies at church.

CCLI Church Streaming and Podcast License

Stream or podcast live-recorded worship music on your church's website.

YouTube Videos

Can we put YouTube Videos on our church website?

Vital Signs Filing Tips

Updating Your Church Info

Disability Audit



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First NYAC Youth Workers Summit April 12 - 13

Youth Workers Summit 2013  

Fri., 4/12 6:30 p.m. - Sat., 4/13 3:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel.

Worship with Bishop McLee and learn with guest speaker, Josh Tinley,Youth Curriculum Editor for UM Publishing House, how to engage in dynamic youth ministry. 

For more information and registration>>

Skeeter Walk Season 
Spring is Skeeter Walk Season!. The next phase of the NYAC's commitment of 1.2 million dollars to the Imagine No Malaria campaign kicks off April 25th World Malaria Day. Visit the NYAC's Imagine No Malaria page for ideas and suggestions on how to host an event and order your Skeeter t-shirts today.  Registration deadline for tshirts is April 2nd.  Click>> here. 
UMM 14th Annual Luncheon
UM Men's 14th Annual Luncheon "Inside Out" honoring bishop Martin McLee will be held April 27th 12:00 - 3:30 at New Rochelle UMC.  Click >> for flyer and registration information. (You will need to scroll to page 2)
Children's Disaster Services Volunteer Training Workshop 
 Children's Disaster Services (CDS) will sponsor a Volunteer Workshop on March 15 - 16, 2013 at the Stratford Municipal Center to train volunteers to understand and respond to children who have experienced a disaster. Please click>> for more information about CDS and to register.
Scholarships and Awards
2013 Gloster Current Scholarship
Deadline April 20, 2013 Click>>
2013 UM City Society Scholarship
Deadline: May 10, 2013 Click>>
2013 Harry Denman Evangelism Award. Deadline: April 15, 2013 click>> for forms
2013 Shirley Parris Award 
Deadline: May 1, 2013 Click>>
New York Education Society Fellowship Program Deadline: May 1, 2013  Click>>
General Board of Discipleship, Young People's Ministry Scholarships  Deadline June 1, 2013 Click>>
Achieving Your Missional Church Workshop

Achieving Your Missional Church with Workshop Leader Joy Skjegstad 

April 20, 2013 9:30 - 3:00
Learn how to move from a vision of being a missional church into the reality of establishing connections with the community.  Presented by the Parish Resource Centers of Long Island.  Online registration now available, please click>>  $30 discount  for UMs .
Early Bird deadline is April 6th
Starting a Parish Nursing Ministry
Parish Nurse- Faith Community Nursing:  A Workshop for Getting Started May 7 - 11 at Edith Macy Conference Center Click>> for more information.
Sower: Seeds of  Faith & Finance
Financial Planning with a Christian Perspective: Planned Giving for Planned Living.  Led by Ed Ruppmann and John Henderson.  Pre-registration is required!
New dates: March 17th Wakefield Grace UMC, Bronx, NY; April 6th Mountainview UMC, Pine Bush, NY; April13th Farmingdale UMC, Farmingdale, NY; and April 14th Monroe UMC, Monroe, NY  Click>> for details.
Lay Servant Ministry 

Pastoral Care Giving April 13th 9 - 4 First UMC of Shelton, CT. Learn to care for others in the faith and extended community.  Course can be used for continuing education credits.  Click>> for details


Staten Island Lay Servant School April 13 and 20 at Faith UMC, Staten Island 9:30 to 4:30 Both basic and certified classes offered. Certified class will be Spiritual Gifts. For information, contact    

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Ann Pearson
New York Annual Conference, United Methodist Church