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DISTRICT UPDATE

Ordination Service

The district will be ordaining three new ministers on October 11, 2015, 6:00 p.m. at The Wesleyan Church of Orchard Park. Dr. Jo Anne Lyon will be officiating. Being ordained are Nila McIntyre, J.L. Miller, and Robin Schara. Everyone is invited.

Refresh Sermons

You may listen to the audio recordings of the sermons from Refresh on the Refresh website:  http://www.refreshathoughton.com/

Info For Pastors

Houghton College Ministry Conference
September 14 - "We are the Pastors of New York State"
All Western New York ministers are highly encouraged to attend!
For more info & to register: 
http://www.houghton.edu/spiritual-life/ministry-resources-ministry-conference/ 

Date Change for Pastor/Spouse Retreat
The retreat will be held January 24-26, 2016. [NOT February 14-16 as previously announced.]  Click here for details.

Dates for Leadership Development Meetings (Third Thursday)
September 17, 2015
October 15, 2015
November 19, 2015 - Guest Speaker, Mark Wilson
December - NO MEETING
January 21, 2016
February 18, 2016
March 17, 2016
April 21, 2016
May 19, 2016
Spread the Word about these events:
"Genesis Recast"
September 18-19, 2015 @The Chapel at Crosspoint, Getzville, NY

This is a conference devoted to a fresh analysis of Genesis as ancient cosmology and how It changes the conversation with science.Taking an exciting view of Genesis 1 and 2 as being about function, not structure, it alters our understanding of the relationship between science and faith. To register or for more information: http://genesisrecast.com/wordpress/

Innovations in Faith-Based Nursing
June 20-23, 2016 @ Indiana Wesleyan University

Please forward this invitation on to nurses in your churches
Click Here for more information





Free Wesley Bible Curriculum

Sign up for one year of a standing order of the Wesley Bible curriculum and receive the first quarter free.  Click Here