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

Jesus Has Left the Building: Following the Revolutionary Jesus out of the church and into the world

The pandemic of 2020 has forced us all to reimagine what our world looks like, and church ministry is…

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135th Anniversary Hillcrest Congregational United Church of Christ Montrose, Colorado

We are commemorating 135 years of giving to this community—even in economic downturns, natural disasters, wars, epidemics, and organizational…

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“Beloved, Love” Stewardship Theme Materials

“Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and…

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Leadership and Anxiety in the Church

September 24, 2020 from 9:00am – 4:00pm CT Participants will look at the challenges presented by the rising levels…

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Upcoming Events

Oct 10
Position of Trust: Committing to Healthy Ministry Relationships

The Healthy Ministry Relationships Team is excited to present our new, 8-hour comprehensive training course, Position of Trust: Committing to Healthy Ministry Relationships! This interactive…

Oct 11
Position of Trust: Committing to Healthy Ministry Relationships

The Healthy Ministry Relationships Team is excited to present our new, 8-hour comprehensive training course, Position of Trust: Committing to Healthy Ministry Relationships! This interactive…

Useful Resources

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Annual Celebration Meeting Minutes, 2019

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2020-2021 Nominating Slate

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2021 Proposed Budget – Approved

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RMC Personnel Manual – 2019

RMC Personnel Manual, 2019 – Download

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CM Performance Assessment Template 2019

CM Performance Assessment Template 2019 – Download

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Kirk Performance Evaluation – Pastor

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Kirk Performance Evaluation – Staff

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2020 Expense Reimbursement Form

Download the form here.

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Facebook for Churches Guide

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Salary History In Hiring Memorandum

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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