Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting Registration is NOW Open
June 10-12 Silver Bay on Lake George

“Family Reunion: Release, Rest, Rejoice!”

“For you shall go out in joy,

    and be led back in peace;

the mountains and the hills before you

    shall burst into song,

    and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.”

Isaiah 55:12

There are TWO steps for registering:

First, Click HERE for event registration (June 6 deadline)

Second, Contact Silver Bay to make your room/board reservation via phone 518-543-8833 (May 9 deadline) 

If you are in need of childcare, you must call: 585-329-3018

Registration Fee:      $75 Adult

                                  $35 2nd Adult from same family

                                  $35 17 years old and younger

Housing/meals Fee for Annual meeting:

Inn and Trinity: $237per person/Single Occupancy,

$159per person/Double Occupancy,

$79 per youth,

$55 perchild

Bayview Lodge: $206 per person /Single Occupancy,

$138 per person/Double Occupancy,

$69 per youth,

$48 per child

Meals are included above.

Check in starts at 4pm, check out is 10am.

Room description at https://silverbay.org/private-bath-rooms/ 

Current New York Conference Covid protocol for all conference events: 

Because of our love for one anotherand out of an abundance of caution you will be required to:

1.    Wear a mask for all indoor activities. 

2.    Show proof of vaccination and booster (at check-in at Silver Bay), or

3.    Show a negative PCR or Rapid Covid test within the last 72 hours (home tests not accepted)

Please bring a kite to Annual Meeting for a special event.

Speakers will be shared online. Plenaries will not. Online voting will not be available.

January 25, 2022
To: Churches and Ministers of the NEW YORK CONFERENCE, UCC 
From: Dona Roll, Moderator of the Conference


The Fifty-ninth Annual Meeting of the New York Conference of the United Church of Christ will convene at the Silver Bay Retreat Center, Silver Bay, NY, beginning at 2:00 PM on Friday, June 10, 2022, and will be in session until after the Closing Service of Worship on Sunday, June 12, 2022.   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 2021 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 2

251  –   500       3

501  –   750        4    

751  – 1000 5

1001  – 1250   6

1251  – 1500. 7

1501  – 1750    8 

1751  – 2000 9


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 online with the Conference as delegates as soon as possible in advance of May 1, 2022. Registration forms and other pertinent information will be published on our website. We anticipate registration forms and information available on or before March 1, 2022.
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 ItemsThese 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 2023 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.
  3. Any Resolutions brought to and approved by the Conference Board prior to April 20th.
  4. Other items which may properly come before the gathering.