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


honolulu

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


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


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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