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Below is an invitation to join the RMC in dialogue, from Conference Minister Rev. Sue Artt and Associate Conference Minister Rev. Erin Gilmore.   As a part of our many “RMC Forward” initiatives to redesign church to flourish in the 21st Century, the RMC is proposing a new Conference-wide “Excellence in Ministry Team” to manage… Read More


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Plymouth UCC in Ft. Collins, CO is once again hosting an incredible Lectureship as part of their Annual Visiting Scholar Lectureship Series. Wherever you are in the RMC, you are invited to attend! The details are below, and you can view, print, and download a colorful flyer for the event here. “Re-Reading the Bible for Life… Read More


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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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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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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


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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


FINAL THEME NO WORDS

Dear People of the Rocky Mountain Conference: Beginning today, June 7, the RMC Staff not be working out of the Conference Office in Denver. Instead, we’ll be relocating to Cheyenne, WY for our Annual Celebration! We will then return to the Conference Office on Tuesday, June 13. If you need help or have questions, please… 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