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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The “Old Log Church,” part of Black Forest Community Church and a registered historical landmark, is in dire need of restoration. Please donate to BFCC’s GoFundMe page, and share this plea to help save the oldest church in the forest! In 1939, twenty dedicated, hard-working folks hand-built the Black Forest Community Log Church. This group included Edith… Read More


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This 4th of July, we are especially grateful for our independence, and those veterans and leaders who have earned it for us. Because the UCC descends from Congregationalists who risked their lives to come to America on the Mayflower in the name of religious freedom, this holiday is uniquely integral to the way we practice our faith. We wish everyone a joyous (and… 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


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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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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