The York Association is a local organization within the Penn Central Conference of the national United Church of Christ. Its membership is composed of 29 local United Church of Christ congregations and over 60 ministers whose positions are authorized by the Association. The Association and its members relate to one another in a covenantal manner. Within this covenant its members share in fellowship and service, offer a united witness to the good news of Jesus Christ, and benefit from the gifts, graces and talents of all. By providing programs, resources and services to its members the Association strengthens and undergirds the mission and ministry of Christ throughout the community and the world.