Erin Gilmore

Love of the Rocky Mountain Conference and its people. Knowledge of and passion for church vitality. A heart for relationship building. Authenticity and integrity. ​A quiet but powerful spiritual presence. These are but a few of the qualities that persuaded the Associate Conference Minister Search Committee to recommend Reverend Erin Gilmore as the new Associate… Read More


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Photo credit: Rob Carlson Congregations Alive! 3 began last Thursday afternoon, and concluded Saturday afternoon, with more than 160 registrants gathered to learn, connect, and worship. Thursday began with a much-lauded Opening Worship with Rev. Lee Anne Bryce. Afterward, guests participated in Boundary Training offered by Rev. Dr. Tracey Dawson (UCC Parker Hilltop), multiple workshops led by clergy… Read More


bruce-mackenzie

Wednesday evening, we received notification from Rev. Christina Braudaway-Bauman (First Cong. Boulder) about the passing of Rev. W. Bruce MacKenzie earlier this week. Rev. MacKenzie was the Pastor Emeritus of First Congregational UCC in Boulder, and a well-known and well-loved figure in the Rocky Mountain Conference. He will be greatly missed, and we extend our… Read More


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We are pleased to announce an extremely exciting offer from Ministry Designs, the United Church of Christ’s web-design partner. From January 1 to February 15, 2017, Ministry Designs will design a FREE website for ANY UCC church, including yours.  Many of our churches are looking to improve their websites, and some churches don’t have a… Read More


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After a very contentious event in early November, we shared a few sermons from RMC pastors that really hit the nail on the head. Or gave us hope. Or made us laugh. Or affirmed our anxieties and sadness. Then, we heard back: “The sermons you shared were so powerful. I wish there was some way to… Read More


make-glad-square

To everyone in the Rocky Mountain Conference: You are cordially invited to attend General Synod 2017 in Baltimore! This year’s theme: Make Glad! Read Rev. John C. Dorhauer’s Welcome Letter All churches are invited to send visitors to Synod; attendees do NOT have to be elected RMC Conference Delegates. The RMC’s delegates are listed below.… Read More


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Boston (Feb. 2, 2007) Ð Sailors assigned to guided missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) serve lunch to homeless veterans at the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans. The community service project is just one of several planned events for the Sailors during their brief port visit to Boston. Mahan, assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group One, are spending a few days in the New England port city before resuming a NATO joint operational training mission. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Dave Kaylor (RELEASED)

On November 12, the Colorado Council of Churches released an ecumenical statement on hunger and homelessness in recognition of National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week. The Rocky Mountain Conference is proud to have signed the statement, along with several other local denominational conferences and churches. While this statement comes from a Colorado-based organization, we know… Read More