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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


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Archway Housing & Services, an affordable-housing nonprofit founded by members of the RMC several years ago, is excited to invite members of the Conference to its Fall Fundraiser! On November 14, 2017, you are invited to join Archway at the Littleton Town Hall Arts Center (Littleton, CO) to enjoy Seussical the Musical. Ticket sales for this… Read More


Cory and Gage in Ogden

Submitted by Cory Kibler, Director of Communications Ministries for the RMC.   Here’s something you already know: The Rocky Mountain Conference is BIG. You can see this massive expanse of ministry for yourself when you take a look at our church map. There are tight clusters of churches up and down the front range in… 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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While the full details haven’t been released yet, we are pleased to announce that the RMC will once again take a group of our youth to the UCC’s Western Regional Youth Event (WRYE).  The actual event is scheduled for June 25-29, 2018 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Due to travel time on both ends, RMC youth will likely depart for… Read More


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Please help us get the word out: Share this story today! Fall will be here before we know it, and when it arrives, we hope the youth of the RMC are registered for the Fall Spirit Spark Retreat at La Foret. To go directly to the registration page, please click here. The retreat, which takes… Read More


Girl with Rock

A rock-painting project is helping Hayden UCC build a creative community. Hayden UCC in Hayden, CO has been getting creative by hosting rock-painting events that are open to the community. At the last event, a few Saturdays ago, members and non-members laughed, painted, made new friends, and shared God’s love through inspirational messages and pictures on their rocks. “The… Read More