Photo Albums

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.

Vermont District welcomes new DS

A welcome service for the Rev. Jill Colley Robinson was held on Oct. 15, 2017 at Faith UMC in South Burlington.

Bishop's Day on the Tri-State District

Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar spoke with clergy and laity of the Tri-State District on Oct. 5, 2017 at First UMC in Portsmouth, NH.

Bishop's Day on the Vermont District 2017

Bishop Devadhar spoke with clergy and laity in the Vermont District on Sept. 26, 2017 at Trinity UMC in Montpelier.

RISEM District DS installation

The RI/Southeastern MA District welcomed Superintendent Andrew L. Foster III on Sept. 24, 2017 at Faith Community Church, Plymouth, MA.

Metro Boston Hope DS installation

The Metro Boston Hope District welcomed Superintendent We Hyun Chang on Sept. 16, 2017 at St. John's Korean UMC in Lexington, MA.

New Hampshire DS installation

The New Hampshire District welcomed Superintendent Taesung Kang with a service on Sept. 9, 2017 at Plymouth UMC.

Bishop's Day on the Mid-Maine District 2017

Bishop Devadhar spoke with 90 clergy and laity from the district at the Auburn UMC on Aug. 27, 2017.

Bishop's Day on the Northern Maine District 2017

The bishop spoke with 100 clergy and laity in the district at First UMC in Bangor on Aug. 28, 2017.

RISEM DS Visits Churches

RISEM District Superintendent Rev. Andrew Foster is enjoying his visits to the RISEM churches as he starts the One on One meetings. Here are some pictures as he begins traveling the district.

AC 2017 photos Saturday

Events included Ziegler Preaching Award, Bible study and the consecration of Deaconess Roberta Bragan

AC 17 Photos Friday

Events included Bible study, the State of the Conference report and plenary sessions

AC 17 Photos: Ordination and Commissioning

The New England Conference commissioned six and ordained two clergy at the 2017 Annual Conference session.

AC 17 photos: Thursday afternoon

Events included the Vital Conversations Circle Process and the Laity Session.

AC 2017 Memorial Service

The New England Conference remembered clergy and spouses who passed during the last year during the annual Memorial Service. Pittsburgh Area Resident Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi was guest preacher.

AC 2017 photos: Thursday morning

Here are some photos from the opening morning of this year's Annual Conference session.

AC 2017: Episcopal Night

The Bishop gave his annual address on June 15, 2017. His theme: Let's not throw away our shot.

2017 Preachers' Aid Society luncheon for clergy

The Preachers' Aid Society hosts a luncheon to celebrate clergy who are retiring, marking milestones, or being ordained. The Taylor Fellowships are also awarded at this time.

Farewell for RISEM DS Seok Hwan Hong

The district said goodbye to Dr. Hong after 7 years during a celebration June 11, 2017 at E Greenwich UMC. Photos by David Abbott.

Farewell for Vermont DS Brigid Farrell

After eight years, the district said goodbye to Rev. Farrell with a celebration on June 4, 2017 at Hedding UMC in Barre.

2017 Pre-Lenten Gatherings for clergy

NEUMC pastors learned about domestic violence during the Pre-Lenten Gatherings led by Anne Marie Hunter.

Bishop's Day on the New Hampshire District

On Dec. 3, 2016 Bishop Devadhar visited NH clergy and laity at the Bow Mills UMC in Concord.

Bishop's Day on the Metro Boston Hope District

On Nov. 17, 2016 Bishop Devadhar gathered with clergy and laity at Lexington-St. John's Korean UMC.

The Chet Dyment Fund

George Chester "Chet" Dyment donated just over $1 million to help foster congregational development in areas of Maine.

Bishop's Day on the CT/WMA District

Clergy and laity of the Connecticut/Western MA District gathered Nov. 12, 2016 at Wesley UMC in Springfield, MA, to talk with the bishop.

Bishop's Day on the RISEM District

Bishop Devadhar visited Plymouth UMC in the Rhode Island-Southeastern MA District on Nov. 7, 2016.

Larry J. Peacock Carriage House dedication

On Nov. 6, 2016, guests gathered at Rolling Ridge Retreat and Conference Center to dedicate the former Moses Hall as the Larry J. Peacock Carriage House. Guests were given tours of the newly renovated building.