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

New Year, New Ways : Thoughts from Associate Conference Minister Rev. Erin Gilmore

A couple of years ago we took Abby, our daughter, ice skating at the outdoor ice rink at Centerra….

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What’s New with Conference Minister Rev. Sue Artt

After a mini-sabbatical over the last two weeks of the year, Sue is working to clear the backlog of…

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Pat Gamble-Hovey Marks Yet Another Milestone

86 milestones later, “I’m just a minister.“ Some members are pillars of the church. In Pat Gamble-Hovey’s case, make…

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New Office Hours Coming January 1, 2020

Starting January 1, 2020 the Rocky Mountain Conference Office will be open Monday through Thursday, 8:30 AM to 4:30…

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Upcoming Events

Mar 13
Spring Youth Retreat

6th Grade to 12th Grade Camp is a special place where all those things that define us in our…

Mar 14
International Affairs Seminar Youth

This is an amazing opportunity that the Rocky Mountain Conference United Church of Christ and Central Rocky Mt Region…

Apr 23
Sacred Conversations to End Racism

More Information Coming Soon! Retreat Dates: April 23-25, July 3-5, and Oct. 23-25 Register Here Parent Handbook Camps FAQ

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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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RMC Church Website Guidelines

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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