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Blessings, Rocky Mountain Conference! Today, the Conference launches the inaugural session of its IGNITE Leadership Initiative, taking place Monday evening through Friday morning at La Foret Conference & Retreat Center in Black Forest, CO. The IGNITE Leadership Initiative is a new RMC program with the goal of developing strong church leaders in times such as these. The world… Read More


Vigil for a Teenager | by Phil Roeder

Dear People of the Rocky Mountain Conference: The RMC Staff is hosting an RMC-Wide Zoom Call this Thursday, October 5, at 3 p.m. (Mountain Time). The details of how to join this meeting are at the bottom of this post. We are referring to this Zoom Call as a “Whitewater” meeting. If life is a river, we are right now… Read More


SQUARE 30

Boulder, Col—On October 14 & 15, First Congregational Church UCC of Boulder will celebrate 30 years of their “Open and Affirming” (ONA) designation, with their multi-day “Still Standing on the Side of Love” event. The official designation, awarded by the UCC’s Open & Affirming Coalition, refers to the church’s full inclusion and affirmation of gays,… Read More


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Yesterday, the UCC’s Council for Health & Human Services Ministries (CHHSM) published a wonderful story on Archway Housing & Services, a Denver-area affordable-housing organization affiliated with (and founded within) the RMCUCC. Read the full story here. In the article, writer Barb Powell discusses Archway’s mission of providing affordable housing in addition to programs and services designed… Read More


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The United Church of Christ invites its churches to apply for ministry grants! This Grant Program, for “New Spiritual Communities and ReNewing Churches,” is open to all UCC churches. You can find the application here. The application process has been redesigned to be more relevant, based on feedback from UCC members. This year, the UCC will seek… Read More


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A message from the RMC IGNITE Leadership Team: The IGNITE Team is very excited about the applications we have received thus far, and appreciate the level of thought and depth present in each. Already, we know that this initiative will be groundbreaking! To encourage more applications, the deadline has been extended to Friday, July 14, 2017. Worried… Read More


Tracy Hughes

On Sunday, July 9 at 3 p.m., Rev. Dr. Tracy L. Hughes will be installed as Pastor and Teacher of Mountain View United Church in Aurora, CO! The invitation, which comes from the Metropolitan Denver Association, can be viewed here. Mountain View United Church is an ecumenical church, affiliated with the Presbyterian Church U.S.A., the… Read More


Fall Aspens

As a Conference Staff, we’ve always traveled. The sheer size of our Conference—about 300,000 square miles—demands it.  With two full-time Conference Ministers, two full-time non-clergy staff, and one part-time Outdoor Ministry employee, it’s a challenge, but one that we recognize as the most important of our era. It’s a relatively unique challenge, too, at least… Read More