UMC Logo Office of Connectional Ministries
New York Annual Conference
April 9, 2013
In This Issue
Achieving Your Missional Church
VBS Cluster Groups
Skeeter Walk Season
New from GBOD
Registration is Open!
Parish Nursing Workshop
UMM Annual Luncheon
Sower: Financial Planning
Scholarships & Awards
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

Achieving Your Missional Church Workshop

Achieving Your Missional Church with Workshop Leader Joy Skjegstad 

April 20, 2013 9:30 - 3:00 St. Stephen's Lutheran Church, Hicksville, NY.  Learn how to truly be a missional church with strong connections with the community.  Presented by the Parish Resource Centers of Long Island. Click>> to read newsletter. Register online, click>>   $30 discount  for UMs.
Vacation Bible School Workshops
Two dates and two locations for VBS 2013 Workshops
May 4 Vail's Gate UMC
May 11 Woodbury UMC (NY)  Click>>  to learn more and register.
Skeeter Walk Season 

Find some unique ideas to raise money for the Imagine No Malaria campaign. Click>> 

April 25th is World Malaria Day. Are you ready? Click>> for ideas and suggestions on how to host an event.

New from GBOD
Are you ready for Earth Day Sunday, April 21st?  GBOD has music for Earth Day and the Festival of God's Creation to help.  Click>>
It's Spring: Registration is Open! 
Epworth Camp & Retreat Center Click>>
Kingswood Camp & RetreatCenter Click>>
Olmsted Camp & Retreat Center Click>>
Quinipet Camp & Retreat Center  Click>>
Kirkwood House: Write Your Spiritual Life Story 4/25 - 28>>
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.
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 >> (Please scroll to page 2 of the flyer.)
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! Click>> for details.

April13th Farmingdale UMC, Farmingdale, NY
April 14th Monroe UMC, Monroe, NY

April 20 East Meadow UMC, East Meadow, NY

April 27 St. John's UMC, Valley Stream, NY

April 28 Bethany UMC, Brooklyn, NY
Scholarships and Awards

2013 Francis Asbury Award  Deadline April 20, 2013 Click>> 

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>>
2013 Shirley Parris Award  Deadline: May 1, 2013 Click>>
NY Education Society Fellowship Program Deadline: May 1, 2013  Click>>
General Board of Discipleship, Young People's Ministry Scholarships
Deadline June 1, 2013 Click>>
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, Director of Connectional Ministries
New York Annual Conference, United Methodist Church