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Save the date for 2017 State Youth Event

SYE 2017 editYouth ages 14-18 are invited to the 32nd Annual United Church of Christ New York Conference State Youth Event at Watson Homestead in Painted Post, NY, March 3-5, 2017. This year's theme will be "Realize, Relax, Reassure." For more information, contact Associate Conference Minister Rev. Ryan Henderson,

Once again it is time for another exciting family reunion at State Youth Event.  This year's theme is " Realize, Relax, and Reassure"  God gives us the power to live no matter who we are, no matter what has happening in our lives~ We are welcomed to be Assured of God's love for us... This will be a wonderful opportunity for youth and adults from all over the state of New York to get a chance to meet, learn, have fun, and worship together.  The weekend is packed with many exciting as well as challenging workshops, and plenty of fun and free time!

We will also have many workshops for you to choose from as well as the ever popular dance on Saturday night, Bible studies, and creative worship. Bring your musical instruments if you wish.  BRING YOUR PILLOW AND SLEEPING BAG or SHEETS FOR YOUR BED- WE DONT WANT ANYONE TO BE COLD... If we have snow there will be plenty of outdoor activities, as well.

Click here to download a flyer advertising this event!

Click here to register and for more information.

2016 State Youth Event a Success

SYE planning 2016

Above, 2016 SYE Planning Team

The spirit was very high at this year's New York Conference State Youth Event, which focused on the theme Heart Over Hype from Romans 12:2. The Saturday Keynote Speaker was Rev. Shirley Pudney Eilers and she presented on how listening to our call to be faithful can lift our community over the Hype of society. She used the song Love Train by the O Jays as a mantra. The offering was taken to support the Kevin Guest House in Buffalo.


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