The Northeastern Juristiction of The United Methodist Church The Northeastern Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church

WE REMEMBER William Boyd Grove who died October 27, 2023, in Johnson City, Tennessee, at the age of 94, secure in Christ’s promise of resurrection. He was a Christian, a follower of Jesus, and a Bishop in the United Methodist Church.

Preliminary Information
General and Jurisdictional Conferences

General Conference:

  • April 23-May 3, 2024
  • Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • The Commission on General Conference will eventually be sending information regarding hotels, travel arrangements, committee assignments, etc.

Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference

  • July 8-12, 2024
  • OMNI William Penn Hotel
  • 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219
  • Program and Arrangements Committee of the Jurisdiction is charged with planning the Jurisdictional Conference. They have diligently started working on the many parts that make up the Jurisdictional Conference. As plans are developed, delegates and reserves will receive further information.
  • Registration and housing arrangements will be available in the spring

More information about General and Jurisdictional

Bishop Devadhar, who led with kindness, has passed away. More information can be found at

Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference 2022

Important Files

"Whose Interest?" Memorial Service Sermon by Bishop Sudah Devadhar, Wednesday, November 2, 2022

NEJ Daily Christian Advocate Volume 6, November 4 (PDF)

NEJ Daily Christian Advocate Volume 5, November 3 (PDF)

NEJ Daily Christian Advocate Volume 4, November 2 (PDF)

NEJ Daily Christian Advocate Volume 3, November 1 (PDF)

NEJ Daily Christian Advocate Volume 2, October 31 (PDF)

Call to Action full report (PDF)

Travel Reimbursement Policy (PDF)

2022 Endorsed NEJ Episcopal Candidates (PDF)

NEJ Daily Christian Advocate Volume 1 (PDF)

Call to Action full report

NEJ College of Bishops Pastoral Letter - June 8, 2020

All Issues of the Daily Christian Advocate, Ruling of Law, 2016 NEJ Journal (pdf download and links to order printed version) from the 2016 Northeastern Jurisdiction Conference
and more...


NEJ Delegates, Alternates, Jurisdictional COE & Jurisdictional COB Meeting/U.S. General and Jurisdictional Conference Information Webinar - February 13, 2021


NEJ Vision Table Statement regarding General Conference 2019

Share and Learn about NEJ Call to Action Resources

NEJ Committee on Ordained Ministry Statement of Mutual Understanding

NEJ Appeals Committee Information: The Rules of Procedure of the Northeastern Jurisdiction can be found by following this link.  Any appeal from a church trial by the “appellant shall within thirty days give written notice of appeal and the same must be furnished to the officer receiving such notice??nbsp; For the NEJ, any appeal should be sent to the secretary of the Committee on Appeals.  The officers for the Committee on Appeals include:  President:  Jen Ihlo (; Vice President:  Alyce Weaver Dunn (; Secretary:  Rene Perez (  A complete listing of the committee is found under organization / other committees.

NEJ Appeals Committee Hearing - November 14, 2020

Vision Statement
Our vision is to be a Jurisdiction led by transforming leaders serving growing congregations and Annual Conferences for the sake of Christ's mission in the world.

Annual Conferences
Select the Annual Conference near you to begin to discover how God is working through United Methodists in the northeast for the betterment of the world.

The NEJ Vision Table
Click here to learn more about the organizational structure of the NEJ.

Vision Table member files

NEJ College of Bishops
Click here to view a list of the bishops that serve the NEJ

UM General Agencies
The NEJ is home to five of the denomination's general boards and agencies. Click here for a list of United Methodist agencies.


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