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    Mission & Vision of the Upper New York Annual Conference

    Mission

    To make Disciples for the transformation of the world.

    Vision

    To live the gospel of Jesus Christ and to be God’s love with our neighbors in all places.

    Purpose

    As United Methodists, we seek to enhance and expand the mission and ministries of local churches by joining together as an annual conference. The Book of Discipline in ¶601 defines the purpose of the annual conference as: “to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world by equipping its local churches for ministry and by providing a connection for ministry beyond the local church; all to the glory of God.”

    Tasks

    In fulfilling the purpose, the primary tasks of the Upper New York Annual Conference are to: