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

Join GreenFaith for “Art and Action” Sept. 25-27

Hello people who love the earth, As people of many faiths we gather together September 25-27 with one purpose: the care, love, and protection of…

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National CROP Hunger Walk on World Food Day, October 16

Join us for the 2021 National CROP Hunger Walk on World Food Day, October 16th and end hunger in…

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Dr. Kristin Kobes Du Mez named as Speaker for MacKenzie Lectureship

First Congregational Church of Boulder is honored to welcome Dr. Kristin Kobes Du Mez as its speaker for the…

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New Arrivals and Departures

Please welcome Plymouth’s new Director of Christian Formation for Children and Youth, Brooklyn McBride! Brooklyn, a native of Fort…

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Upcoming Events

Oct 10
Rev. Dr. Anthony Scott’s Installation 

About this event The Metro Denver Association, the Rocky Mountain Conference, and First Plymouth Church UCC are pleased to…

Oct 20
Conference Wide Committee on Ministry: Special All-Conference Meeting

Next steps towards a Conference Wide Committee on Ministry: Special All-Conference Meeting  October 13, 6:30 PM In the United Church…

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…

Useful Resources

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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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Digital Office 101

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Rocky Mountain Conference Attorney Jeffrey M. Villanueva

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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