Photo Albums

NE JFON Dinner and Auction events

New England Justice for Our Neighbors (NE JFON) held dinner-auction fundraisers on Nov. 3, 2018 in Lexington and on Nov. 10 in Springfield, MA.

New England UMW Annual Meeting

The New England Conference UMW held its annual meeting on Oct. 27, 2018 at Memorial UMC in Taunton, MA.

NEJ Lay Leaders Gathering

Lay Leaders from the Northeastern Jurisdiction gathered Oct. 12-14, 2018 in Springfield.

2018 NH District Resource Day

Bishop Cho and Rev. Chang

Extended Cabinet gleaning fields in NME District

The Bishop and Extended Cabinet visited Maine Sept. 23-26, 2018 where they gleaned potatoes and broccoli for donation to food banks.

NEAC Heritage Center

The New England Conference “Heritage Center” is a collection of furniture and historic objects. The collection is seeking a new home.

Bishop visits Vermont District

Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar and his wife, Prema, visited Vermont on Aug. 2-3, 2018.

'Coming alongside': Three Maine churches

This is the story of three small churches on the Maine coast that experienced the UM connection in a way that allowed them to receive support and, in turn, to offer it.

Korean Peace Festival and March

Six clergy and five lay leaders from New England Conference participated in the Korean Peace Festival and March on July 26-28, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

Little River Light Station, Downeast Maine

During his visit to NME in July 2018, the bishop got a tour of Little River Light Station, an island lighthouse at the entrance to Cutler Harbor.

St Paul's UMC Hulapalooza

St Paul's UMC in St Albans, VT, promoted Abundant Health with a Hulapalooza at Kid's Fest on June 29, 2018.

AC 2018: Saturday's photos

Photos from the last day of the 2018 Annual Conference session

AC 2018: Friday photos

Photos from June 15 at the 2018 Annual Conference session

AC 2018: Service of Ordination and Commissioning

Annual Conference welcomed 14 new clergy - seven ordinands and seven commissionees

AC 2018: Fabrics and 'tiny altars'

Fabrics representing the NEAC's many cultures and 'tiny altars' dotted the plenary space at Annual Conference. Take a look:

AC 2018: Laity Session

Photos from the 2018 Laity Session on June 14, 2018

AC 2018: Memorial Service

The Annual Conference remembered clergy and spouses at the annual Memorial Service Friday morning.

AC 2018: Thursday afternoon and evening

Photos from June 14, 2018

2018 Preachers' Aid Society lunch for clergy

The annual event honors the year's retirees, ordinands, and those celebrating 50 years of ordained ministry. It is the unofficial opening of the Annual Conference session.

RISEM Taize Resource Day

A special shout out to Pastor Katherine Mitchell and the good people of Shepherd of the Valley UMC for hosting our RISEM Resource Day!

Holy Land Pilgrimage - Emmaus

2018 Holy Land pilgrims visited the birthplace of John the Baptist, Emmaus and the Tomb of Samuel on the last day.

Holy Land Pilgrimage - Jerusalem

These photos include sites in Jerusalem – views of the old city from the Mount of Olives, the Via Dolorosa, the teaching steps and more.

Holy Land Pilgrimage - Shores of Galilee

This album of photos includes sites around the Sea of Galilee – Capernaum and Tabgha – and more.

Vermont Churches: Altar Designs

Images of altar and worship settings in Vermont churches submitted for Lenten Devotions 2018.

Vermont Churches: Creative Expressions

Vermont Churches' Interior Settings: photos submitted by local churches

Vermont Churches: Outside the walls

Photos of scenes beyond church walls. Submitted by Vermont churches for 2018 Lenten Devotions.

Vermont Churches: Sanctuaries

Images of sanctuaries in Vermont churches submitted for 2018 Lenten Devotions.

Vermont Churches: Windows

Photos of church windows submitted by Vermont churches for use in the 2018 Lenten Devotions.

Holy Land Pilgrimage - Cana and more

A number of couples on the 2018 Holy Land Pilgrimage renewed their wedding vows at Cana.

Holy Land Pilgrimage - Jacob's Well and The Upper Room

Pilgrims saw The Upper Room, and for the first time, visited Jacob's Well.

Holy Land Pilgrimage - the Garden of Gethsemane

Pilgrims on the 2018 journey to the Holy Land worshiped and had time for private prayer and reflection at the Garden of Gethsemane.

Holy Land Pilgrimage - the Sea of Galilee

Pilgrims were afloat on the Sea of Galilee for worship on the morning of Feb. 25, 2018.

Holy Land Pilgrimage - the Hope School

The Hope Secondary School in Beit Jala on the West Bank serves 130 disadvantaged Palestinian students - Christians and Muslims.

Holy Land Pilgrimage - Remembering our baptism

Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar led a group of 52 clergy and laity on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land from Feb. 19 to March 1, 2018.

2018 Pre-Lenten Gatherings

The 2018 Pre-Lenten Gatherings with the Rev. Dr. Robin Olson were Feb. 6-8 at Hampden Highlands UMC in ME, Camp Aldersgate, N. Scituate, RI, and Faith UMC in S. Burlington, VT.

Luke 24 Day of Renewal

Pictures from RISEM's Luke 24 Day of Renewal held on October 28th at Cathedral Camp "Empowering church leaders to be the hands and feet of Christ." Learn more about the Walk to Emmaus and event details at

Bishop's Day on the New Hampshire District

Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar met with clergy and laity of the NH District on Oct. 28, 2017 at Wesley UMC in Concord.

2017 UMW Annual Meeting

The Conference UMW held its annual meeting on Oct. 21, 2017 at First UMC in Bangor, ME. Read the story on our news pages.

Bishop's Day on the Central MA District

Bishop Devadhar spoke to clergy and laity in the Central MA District on Oct. 22, 2017 at St. Matthew's UMC in Acton.

Bishop's Day on the RISEM District

Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar met with the Rhode Island/SE MA District on Oct. 19, 2017 at Memorial UMC in Taunton, MA.

Bishop's day on the Conn. Western MA District

Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar spoke to clergy and laity in the Connecticut-Western MA District on Oct. 16, 2017 at Trinity UMC in Springfield, MA.

Bishop's Day on the Metro Boston Hope District

Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar visited the Metro Boston Hope District on Oct. 17, 2017, speaking at Parkway UMC in Milton.