New England Annual Conference

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The New England Annual Conference is an Annual Conference (a regional episcopal area, similar to a diocese) of the United Methodist Church. This conference serves the congregations in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and eastern Connecticut, plus one congregation in Vermont. The conference's administrative offices and the office of the bishop are located in Lawrence, Massachusetts. It is part of the Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference. The bishop is the Reverend Peter Weaver (Boston Area).

The New England Annual Conference maintains four campground/retreat centers:


The New England Annual Conference is further subdivided into 8 smaller regions, called "districts," which provide further administrative functions for the operation of local churches in cooperation with each other. This structure is vital to Methodism, and is referred to as connectionalism. The districts that comprise the New England Annual Conference are:

District 1 - Northern Maine[edit]

District 2 - Mid-Maine[edit]

District 3 - New Hampshire[edit]

District 4 - Tri-State[edit]

District 5 - Connecticut/Western Mass[edit]

District 6 - Central Massachusetts[edit]

District 7 - Metro Boston Hope[edit]

District 8 - Rhode Island/Southeastern Mass[edit]

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