CW District Events and Meeting Links

“To everything there is a season, And a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die;  ... A time to weep, and a time to laugh; … A time to be sad, and a time to dance; … A time to hug, and a time not to hug ...”    — excerpt from Ecclesiastes 3

Here are some events happening in the New England Conference and Commonwealth West District 

(scroll down for more information about each event)

Schedule of Events



Saturday, May 14, 2022, 10:00 – Noon: Commonwealth West District Conference and Pre Conference Gathering - REGISTER HERE

Monday, May 23, 2022, from 6-8 pm: District Day on Commonwealth West District REGISTER HERE


Commonwealth West District Conference and Pre-Conference Gathering

Saturday, May 14, 2022, 10:00 – Noon at Wesley UMC Hadley, MA

Bishop Devadhar stresses the importance of attending Pre-Conference briefings to review the proposed annual conference budget and legislation. Pastors, Lay Members of Annual Conference, Equalization Members, and those attending annual conference are strongly encouraged to attend. 

The Commonwealth West District will hold a district conference to vote on 2022-23 proposed district leadership and equalization member nominees prior to the start of the pre-conference briefing. 

This gathering will be both in-person and via zoom. 

Please register HERE

Pre-Conference Materials now Available
Pre-Conference Materials include proposed legislation, the proposed 2023 Conference Budget, reports from Conference boards, agencies and others as well as other information about the Annual Conference session.
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The Pre-Conference Materials can also be ordered as a spiral-bound booklet from on-demand printer The cost is $13.10 plus tax and shipping. 
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Pre-Conference Materials Addendum
Some material for the 2022 Annual Conference session will be published in an addendum. This includes the Episcopal Candidate Nominee bios, the election slate for the UM Foundation of New England, and the proposed election slate of conference officers from the Committee on Leadership/Nominations.

The addendum will be available as a PDF at when it is complete.

District Day on the Commonwealth West District

Please reserve the evening of Monday, May 23, 2022, from 6-8 pm for Bishop Devadhar's Commonwealth West District annual visit. This event will take place at Jesus Life Center, 1048 Main Street, Worcester, MA. The bishop will join us in conversation, reflection, and discussion. Light refreshments will be available. All are invited to attend.  Please register in advance.  REGISTER.


Did you miss the CW District conversations with Bishop Devadhar?

If you missed our Commonwealth West district time of informal conversation and connection with the Bishop on May 23, Jesus Life Center, Worcester, MA feel free to join Green Mountain District - Essex Junction, VT –7:15 pm, May 25, 2022.

More helpful links

Find events hosted by other districts and more at

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Find District Resource Days and other workshops and training events at