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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


SEA Pastors

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


christmas party

From 1:30 to 4pm on Thursday, December 6 at the Conference Office (1140 W. 5th Ave in Denver), all in the RMC are invited to attend our Holiday Open House for fellowship, food & drink, and a joyful reminder of what makes our Conference so wonderfully unique. Guests will be able to meet the staff, catch up… Read More


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As members of the United Church of Christ, we are committed to getting each and every church on track to becoming Accessible to All (A2A). In fact, we’ve passed resolutions affirming this at both the Conference and National level. We’re also committed to guiding churches through the process; you don’t have to do it alone! The UCC’s… Read More


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Rev. Jeffrey Dodson, Lead Pastor at First Congregational UCC in Grand Junction and tireless champion for social justice, is being recognized by One Colorado for his advocacy work for the LBGTQ community! From the church’s email regarding this wonderful news: Rev. Jeffrey Dodson is one of four persons from the Western Slope to receive an… Read More


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Once again, Archway Housing & Services proves itself to be an unstoppable force in the critical mission to build affordable housing! Last Thursday, Sept. 13, Archway broke ground for The Flats at Two Creeks residences in Lakewood, CO. This planned 78-unit residence will be located just south of Archway’s 40 West Residences, which opened in 2017… Read More


Janet and Robb in 2005, on their anniversary.

Dear Rocky Mountain Conference Family: It is with a heavy heart that we tell you that our beloved Janet Lapp—member of Community UCC in Boulder, pillar of our shared ministry, and wife of Rev. Robb Lapp—passed away last night (Sept. 19) just before 8 pm. We received the news this morning in a message from Rev. JoAnne… Read More