The Week in Review is a weekly publication designed to highlight current events/programs around the New York Annual Conference and beyond. Timely, brief references will be provided to show how Methodism is living out the Vision Statement of the NYAC.
Through the Grace of God
Warren Ferry, the NYAC’s Long Island Disaster Response Coordinator, was featured in an article, "UMCOR Approves Long Term Recovery Grants." Click>> to read article.
Embodies a Beloved Community of Hope
A prayer and healing service was held at Old West Church, a United Methodist congregation in Boston between the government center and Mass General Hospital, where some of the victims of the bombings were taken. Click>> to go to the New England Annual Conference.
Building Up a Healthy Body of Christ
Imagine No Malaria is promoting the HBO premiere on Sat, April 20th of “Mary and Martha,” a story of two mothers whose lives become intertwined when malaria kills both of their sons. The movie stars Oscar winner Hilary Swank and Oscar nominee Brenda Blethyn. Click>> to watch preview.
Heart-warmed United Methodists in Mission
Chuck Knows Church ventures into the world of fashion - clergy fashion. Click>> to learn the difference between a scarf and a stole.
For the Transformation of the World
The new movie "42" is returning focus to baseball legend, Jackie Robinson, and his links to The UMC. Robinson was the host of a segment of “Talk Back,” a TV program produced by a predecessor of United Methodist Communications. Click>> to watch the clip. Click>> to read more about Robinson’s faith.