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

Executive Director Transition

La Foret is thrilled to announce Brad Carroll has assumed the responsibilities of Executive Director. Brad brings over 30…

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How Pinedale Community UCC’s Summer Lunch Program Continues Amidst Pandemic

by Rev. Carol White As with everything else pandemic, we have changed our Free Summer Lunch protocol. The leaders…

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General Synod 2012 Rescheduled for an Online Experience

Hello RMC, I just received word from John Dorhauer that General Synod 33, set for Kansas City in the…

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That all may have breath…

May 30, 2020 Beloveds in Christ, On this Pentecost weekend we celebrate the Holy Spirit’s coming and empowering the…

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Upcoming Events

Jul 20
Annual Celebration 2020: Leading in Troubled Times

OVERVIEW Pre-registration for Annual Celebration is REQUIRED.  This is so we can keep our sessions secure. Pre-Registration closes on…

Oct 30
Fall Retreat

More Information Coming Soon! Register Here Parent Handbook Camps FAQ

Nov 13
All Level OWL (Our Whole Live) Facilitator Training

Join us at La Foret in the beautiful Rockies for training in the elementary (K-1 & 4-6), secondary (7-9…

Useful Resources

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2020 Expense Reimbursement Form

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Facebook for Churches Guide

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Salary History In Hiring Memorandum

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Building an Inclusive Church Toolkit (ONA)

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Salary History In Hiring Memorandum

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SEA Comm Workshop

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Legal Risks of Sanctuary Churches

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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