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Annual Meeting

Spring Mtg 2017May 25-26 in Tarrytown, New York

Official Call to Annual Meeting

Authorized Minister Retreat




The Call to the Fifty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the New York Conference United Church of Christ

January 31, 2017


To: Churches and Ministers of the NEW YORK CONFERENCE, UCC 


From: Rev. Joseph Medlin, Moderator of the Conference


The Fifty-fourth Annual Meeting of the New York Conference of the United Church of Christ will convene at the Westchester Marriott, 670 White Plains Road, Tarrytown NY 10591, beginning at 2:00 PM on Thursday, May 25, 2017 and will be in session until after the Closing Service of Worship on Friday, May 26, 2017.


Each member Church of the Conference is entitled to representation by two lay delegates. A church of more than 250 members is entitled to representation by one additional lay delegate for each additional 250 members or major fraction thereof.


The Schedule printed below indicates the number of delegates to represent the Churches of various sizes of membership. The standard is provided in the 2015 Yearbook and Directory of the Conference for which each Church provided its own accurate statement of membership.


Number of Members Number of Delegates
 1  -   250
251  -   500
501  -   750
751  -  1000
1001  -  1250
1251  -  1500
1501  -  1750
1751  -  2000
Delegate Designation forms are no longer necessary. At your Annual Meeting or at another appointed time, elect or designate those who are to be your representatives this year. Their names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses should be registered on line with the Conference Office as delegates as soon as possible in advance of May 1, 2017. Registration forms and other pertinent information will be published on our website. We anticipate registration forms and information available on March 16, 2017.
All persons holding ministerial standing in the Conference shall be considered voting delegates. Members of the Conference Board, and moderators and registrars of the Association, during their respective terms, shall also be considered voting delegates.
Business Items
These are the action items that will come before the Annual Meeting of the New York Conference during the Business Sections of our Plenary time together. Action items will be:
  1. Vote on the 2018 Conference Budget
  2. Vote on a slate of Nominees for Conference Board and General Synod Delegates. To be posted on conference website.
  3. Vote on proposed revisions to the By-laws of the Conference (To Be Posted online and sent via email before April 24th).
Other items which may properly come before the gathering.  Please refer to the New York Conference website:, which will be updated with pertinent documents and information.

Authorized Minister Retreat

Prior to the start of Annual Meeting, there will be an Authorized Minister Retreat on May 24 and 25. Check back for more information.

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