From Across the Connection

NYAC Welcomes New Director of Communications
    Lisa Isom is a creative, strategic and analytical leader with 15+ years of management experience in multi-channel communications; traditional and digital campaign marketing, creative content development, media management, strategic long-range messaging and editorial/production oversight.
    In her previous positions, Lisa has devised long-range digital strategy; directed enterprise Website builds; authored and edited content for digital and print mediums; managed teams of producers for enterprise level Internet/Intranet sites, blogs and print publications; devised strategy for social media promotion and marketing; project managed large scale digital initiatives; and more.
     Lisa is also an accomplished business journalist who has authored numerous books on marketing and management as well as written for numerous mainstream publications.  She regularly speaks at industry conferences and other events to educate and inform others on the risks and rewards associated with communications, marketing and brand building in the digital space. 

Installation Service for Rev. Dr. Karen A. Monk

Rev. Karen Monk will be installed as Superintendent of the Catskill Hudson District on Sunday, September 15, at Overlook UMC in Woodstock NY. Service will begin at 4PM, followed by a light meal.

More details and registration information to follow soon.

Education/Training/Networking Opportunities

NEJ NAVIGATE: Unleashing the Leader in You, August 22-24
For clergy and any lay church leaders or leaders-to-be.

Radisson Hotel Harrisburg, 1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill PA
    Navigate is an equipping event offered to help current and future leaders impact their congregations and communities for Jesus Christ.  Experience dynamic worship, powerful speakers and compelling workshop leaders. Enjoy a medley of equipping opportunities or explore learning tracks for Revitalization, The Small Church, Lay Pastors, New Places for New People, Young Leaders and Conference Leaders.  Invite your colleagues to join you and mark your calendars for this can’t-miss event.  For more information and to register.

United Methodist Church of the Resurrection's
Leadership Institute 2019, September 25-27
Leawood KS

Leadership Institute 2019 is aimed at helping United Methodist leaders navigate and lead through the next steps for the denomination.

Join us for this historic and important gathering as we, together, help shape the future.

Simple Church Table Ministry Workshop with Zach Kerzee,
Stony Point Center, 17 Cricketown Rd., Stony Point NY 
     Simple Church started in 2014 with a simple question: What if Church was a dinner party?  Zach and his congregation have been doing church around tables ever since. There will be no cost for this event, but registration will be limited to 50.  Please click here to register.

MOSAIX 4th National Multiethnic Church Conference, 
November 5-7 in Dallas TX

HOPE FOR ALL (not just some)...   

NY Justice for Our Neighbors 20th Anniversary Gala

SAVE THE DATE!  On October 17 JFON is celebrating 20 years of providing free legal services to indigent immigrants.  Join us as we recognize volunteers, hear remarks from Pulitzer-Prize winning writer Jake Halpern (who penned the New York Times graphic series "Welcome to the New World"), and enjoy musical excerpts from the cantata Manos Indocumentadas (Undocumented Hands).   For more information, click here  

Laity Convocation: Leading Courageously

November 16, 2019
Tarrytown House Estates

Guest Speaker: Dr. Jacqui King, from Discipleship Ministries

This event is not just for laity - clergy are invited and encouraged to attend as well.

For more information and to register, please click here


Summer Fridays (August 2-30): Conference Center Closed
August 7: BOOM Executive Committee meeting
August 10: BOOM Orientation to Ministry Event 
August 22-24: Navigate event in Camp Hill PA
September 7: Children's Ministry Coordinator Training
September 16: Simple Church Table Ministry Workshop
October 17: JFON 20th Anniversary Gala
November 16: Laity Convocation



Come experience summer camp as a family! 
Sail, swim, ride bikes, shuttle to nearby attractions, worship together, meet guest ministers and more! Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Sunday, August 18 - Friday, August 23, 2019
Open week, register a-la-carte and come for any combination of days!
Hostel-style and private rooms available.
Register for Family Beach Week Here!
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We strive to share God’s love by creating safe places where all are accepted and welcomed, connecting the needs of people to the presence of God, and transforming the world through Christ.

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