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

From: The Rev. Judy VanKennen, Moderator of the Conference

The Call to the Sixtieth Annual Meeting of the

New York Conference, United Church of Christ

January 25, 2023

The Sixtieth Annual Meeting of the New York Conference of the United Church of Christ will convene at the Niagara Falls Convention Center, Niagara Falls, NY, beginning at 1:00 PM on Friday, June 16, 2023, and will be in session until after the Closing Service of Worship on Saturday, June 17, 2023.  The Continuing Education Institute (Learning Institute)) will take place on Thursday, June 15 and conclude Friday morning June 16. 

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 current Yearbook and Directory of the Conference for which each Church provided its own accurate statement of membership.

Number of Members   Number of Delegates 

1  –   2502
251  –   5003
501  –   7504
751  –  10005
1001  –  12506
1251  –  15007
1501  –  17508
1751  –  20009

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 10, 2023. Registration details and other pertinent information will be published on our website. We anticipate registration will open on or before March 10, 2023.

All persons holding ministerial standing in the Conference shall be considered voting delegates. Members of the Conference Board, and moderators and registrars of the Associations, 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 2024 Conference Budget.
  2. Vote on a slate of Nominees for Conference Board and General Synod Delegates. 

Names of Nominees will be posted on conference website.

  • Any Resolutions brought to and approved by the Conference Board prior to April 20th.
  • Other items which may properly come before the gathering.

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