Photo Albums

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.

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.