The Messenger


VBS 2016
Surfís up! VBS 2016 is coming to Commack United Methodist Church. Join us to catch the wave and hit the impact zone with a deeper understanding of Godís awesome power!

We Welcome Our New Bishop
Thomas J. Bickerton
Thomas J. Bickerton will officially begin his work with the New York Annual Conference on September 1, 2016. Bishop Bickerton earned a Bachelorís of Arts degree in sociology and psychology from West Virginia Wesleyan College (1980), a Masterís of Divinity degree from Duke University Divinity School
(1983), and a Doctor of Ministry degree from United Theological School (1994). He has also served as an adjunct faculty member at United, teaching Wesleyan doctrine and United Methodist polity. The bishop is an avid sports fan and enjoys travel, playing golf, and photography. He and his wife Sally are the parents of four adult children: Elizabeth, T.J., Ian and Nick. Click here for more details.