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New York Annual Conference
April 2, 2013
In This Issue
Save the Date
Native American Sunday
Financial Planning Seminars
Scholarships & Awards
Join a VBS Cluster Group
Board of Church and Society
Archived Newsletters
Join Our Mailing List!
Program Resources
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



NYAC Facebook page

Facebook for Church & Society

Facebook for Korean UMs

 Facebook for Hispanic UMs

Facebook for UMW

Facebook for Children's Ministry

Save the Date
April 20  Achieving Your Missional Church Click>>
April 25 World Malaria Day Skeeter Walk Kick off Click>>
April 27 UM Men's 14th Annual Luncheon Click>>
May 3 - 4 Children's Disaster Service Volunteer Training >>
May 7 - 11 Parish Nurse Ministry: Getting Started Click>> 
June 5 - 8  Annual Conference  Click>>
July 22 - 26 Conference on Ministry with Children  Click>>
August 1 - 3  Mission U Click>>
October 19 Laity Convocation
Native American Sunday April 14
Native American Ministries Sunday focuses on the contributions made by Native Americans to our society. The special offering benefits Native American outreach and provides seminary scholarships for Native Americans.  Click>> to order materials and to learn more.
Financial Planning Seminar
Financial Planning with a Christian Perspective Planned Living for Planned Giving with Ed Ruppmann and John Henderson.  Pre-registration is required.

April 6 Mountainview UMC, Pine Bush, NY Click>>
April13 Farmingdale UMC, Farmingdale, NY Click>>
April 14 Monroe UMC, Monroe, NY Click>>
April 20 East Meadow UMC, East Meadow, NY Click>>
April 28 Bethany UMC, Brooklyn, NY Click>>
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 1st Click>> for information
New York Education Society Fellowship Program Deadline: May 1, 2013 Click>>
General Board of Discipleship, Young People's Ministries Deadline: June 1, 2013 Click>>
Join a VBS Cluster Group
Running a VBS program can be expensive! NYAC Children's Ministry Consultant, Cassandra Negri, invites you to join a VBS cluster group. Share resources, expenses, and ideas as you build a strong children's ministry. Click>>  to learn more and register to join.
Building Relationships for Mission and Advocacy May 4, 2013
Building Relationships for Mission and Advocacy May 4th from 10 to 4 at Memorial UMC, White Plains.  Kristin Kumpf, a professional trainer introduces the fundamentals of networking to advance the social principles of the Gospel and The UMC. Space is limited. Preference given to small groups of 2 or 3 from the same church. Click>> for more information. To register, email Rev. Paul Fleck, Staff Coordinator for the Conference Board of Church & Society
Past Newsletters Available
Looking for an article you saw in a previous newsletter?  All newsletters are posted on the NYAC website under news.
Ann Pearson
New York Annual Conference, United Methodist Church