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How do we faithfully lead when old solutions no longer work? How do we evolve our faith community and culture for times like these? We are living in a rapidly changing and increasingly complex world. The challenges we face today are immense, and faith communities are where many go to make sense of such times.… Read More


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photo by Rev. Rick Danielson During worship on March 29, 2017, Rev. Rick Danielson and the congregation of Community UCC in Boulder formally honored Rev. Dr. Pete Terpenning with the title of “Pastor Emeritus.” Pete, who is still an active member of the church, served as the congregation’s pastor from 2001-2013. During Pete’s leadership, the… Read More


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Dear Friends in Christ, On behalf of the Rocky Mountain Conference, United Church of Christ, and, in fact, a much wider sweep of the United Church of Christ than just our three-state area, let me affirm our unconditional support for the ministry and rightful call to episcopacy of The Bishop Karen Oliveto.  We stand alongside… Read More


Iliff Open House

Our partner seminary in Denver, Iliff School of Theology, is having an Open House for prospective students tomorrow (Wednesday), the 26th of April. If you or someone you know is interested in learning more about Iliff’s culture, coursework, and/or areas of study, please share! From the event website: We welcome prospective students to the Iliff… Read More


Creede Community Church

Creede Community Church, member-church the Southeastern Association in Creede, CO, has a new Lead Pastor! On Sunday, January 19, the church voted to call Rev. Sarah B. Linn to Creede, CO to be their minister. The process took much discernment, grace, and patience, and it has led to fruition! Rev. Linn will begin her tenure on May 1,… Read More


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From June 8-11, 2017, we’ll gather in Cheyenne, Wyoming to continue our growth and to practice joyful presence, global community, and the prophetic teachings of Jesus. We’ll be hosted by the wonderful Platte Valley Association, and the meeting’s Design Team is putting the finishing touches on the theme as we speak. Reserve your spot today!… Read More


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