About Us

We are a faith community of 73 United Church of Christ congregations in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming who support and nurture one another in local and wider ministry and mission. The United Church of Christ is an open and welcoming denomination of 5,000 churches and nearly 900,000 members that proclaims the Gospel of Jesus Christ, celebrates diversity, honors the gifts of all people, and seeks justice and peace for everyone.

News

Daryl Schreiber Says Goodbye to the RMC

Dear Friends, I have exciting, yet difficult news to share. After spending some time reflecting on my life and…

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Collbran Congregational United Church of Christ Installs Pastor Anne Djokic

“All My Life’s a Circle” by Pastor Anne Djokic On Saturday, October 2, 2021, the Western Association, Rev. Erin…

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2021 Socksgiving Campaign

Dear RMC, As fall kicks off and the holiday season quickly approaches, we invite you to participate once again in…

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Refugee and Migration Ministries Toolkit

Churches can take specific actions to help the tens of thousands of at-risk people now arriving in the U.S. from…

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Upcoming Events

Oct 29
A Position of Trust: Healthy Ministry Relationships

Basic Healthy Ministry Relationships (formerly “Boundary Training”) Training Session for Authorized Ministers in all settings, Seminarians, MIDs, Clergy Transfers…

Nov 10
Conference Wide Committee on Ministry: Special All-Conference Meeting

Next steps towards a Conference Wide Committee on Ministry: Special All-Conference Meeting  November 10, 6:30 PM In the United Church…

Useful Resources

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Sample Local Church Profile

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Sample Call Agreement

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Babies at Work Template

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2021-2022 Budget and Interpretive Ministry Plan

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2021 Clergy Compensation Guidelines

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2021 RMC Bylaws

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2014 RMC Mission & Vission Framework

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What Are Special Offerings?

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2021 Reimbursement Form

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United Church Funds Gift Acceptance Policy

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How are We Different?

The United Church of Christ is a progressive Christian denomination proud to have embraced so many “first” throughout our history as Evangelical, Reformed, and Congregational Christian Churches.

  • 1785 | First African American pastor, Lemuel Haynes, ordained.
  • 1853 | First female pastor, Antoinette Brown, ordained.
  • 1972 | First openly gay minister, William R. Johnson, ordained.
  • 1976 | First African American leader, Joseph H. Evans, elected.
  • 2005 | Marriage equality affirmed as UCC value.

Our Impact

We empower our congregations to build new partnerships and ministries within their communities.

The Rocky Mountain Conference:

  • Supports 73 churches in the Rocky Mountain region
  • Connects over 10,200 UCC congregants
  • Unites churches in Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah
  • Engages over 500 youth in Outdoor Ministry each year
73 Churches supported
3 Unites churches in Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah
500 Youth engaged in Outdoor Ministry each year
10,200 UCC congregants connected