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Gotta love Pinedale! On Sunday, June 28, Pinedale Community UCC dedicated seven peace poles in a special ceremony. The ceremony was lovely with a lot of good liturgy and beautiful photos. And a special visitor to the church made his way onto the scene after the dedication. A story on Pinedale Community UCC and the peace poles will run… Read More


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Dear RMC, Thank you so much for an incredible time at Embracing the Spirit of Joy and Light: Annual Celebration 2019 in Grand Junction. On Friday we received an exhilarating presentation from our keynote speaker, John Dominic Crossan. We passionately shared ideas during the Open Space conversations. We ate together and danced the night away during… Read More


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  The RMC has reserved a discounted room block at the Hampton Inn, Fairfield Inn & Suites, and SpringHill Suites in downtown Grand Junction. These hotels are very conveniently located just across the street from Two Rivers Convention Center. Use the Online Group Booking Codes if you plan to book your room online. If booking over the phone,… Read More


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Share the JOY and LIGHT this Annual Celebration through song! We will be having a conference-wide choir during our Saturday worship. The song we will be singing is called “Beyond All We Can Imagine,” by Pepper Choplin (SATB, Shawnee Press, # 35029919). You can find it here. If you are staying over for the Holmgren… Read More


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Celebrate Our Radical Rocky Mountian Conference connectedness with our sister church in beautiful Gunnison, Colorado! From June 10 – 16, 2019, a work camp will be held to assist Gunnison Congregational Church, UCC (GCC) move into their newly purchased storefront location. Half of the building has been remodeled for their worship/multi-purpose space, offices, conference room, and restrooms.… Read More


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Submitted by Robb Lapp, President – Archway Housing and Services, Inc.    Archway Housing and Services, Inc., a Mission Affiliate of the Rocky Mountain Conference UCC and 501(c)(3) non-profit, was started in 1997 as a mission of the Conference. Since then, we’ve created communities for marginalized and underserved people across Colorado. As of January 2019,… Read More


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In a recent newsletter, we shared wonderful news of new ordinations (Logan Bennett; Wendy Kidd) and new arrivals (Rev. Nicole Lamarche to Community UCC—Boulder). This new energy shows no sign of slowing any time soon! Since then, we’ve welcomed three (!) new pastors to three of our beloved congregations; their installation dates and details will… Read More


Merry Christmas from the RMC

Dear beloved people of the Rocky Mountain Conference—UCC: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! As we reflect with gratitude on your incredible ministry in 2018, we share with you a letter & update from your RMC Staff. We hope you enjoy it—and share it with your congregations, if you feel so called Thank you for your ministry,… Read More


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Right now, the RMC is quietly and radically making history. For the first time in the Rocky Mountain Conference, both of our Conference Ministers—Rev. Sue Artt (CM) and Rev. Erin Gilmore (ACM)—are women. Further, all but one church in the Southeastern Association are led by female pastors. This isn’t an isolated trend, either: As of… Read More