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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


Save the Date!-3

Dear Churches & Pastors of the RMC: Our church landscape is changing exponentially, and it can be difficult to follow the latest church best practices—let alone vet them and put them into practice! In 2019, how can our churches do their best work in being the church? In March, we hope to answer some of… Read More


epiphany

To the beloved people of the RMC on this day of Epiphany: Many philosophers, scientists, researchers, and theologians propose the notion that “what we focus on expands.” I am a longtime believer of this proposition, and if it is indeed true that what we focus on expands, then letting ourselves get too tied up in… Read More


CA4 Tile

Earlier this week, the planning team for Congregations Alive! 4 released the full workshop details and schedule; you can view and download the full Informational Packet here. CA!4 is scheduled for February 7–9, 2019 at First Plymouth Congregational in Englewood, CO. All in the RMC are invited to join us for this inspiring event that… Read More


Gun Vigil 7

This past Wednesday, Dec. 12, First Plymouth Congregational UCC and First Universalist Unitarian (both in Englewood, CO) hosted their Candlelight Vigil to Remember All Victims of Gun Violence to honor the thousands of people killed or wounded in America each year due to improper use of guns. Daryl Schreiber, our current Executive Admin (and new Manager… Read More


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Tomorrow (Dec. 6) from 1:30 to 4pm 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 with Conference Minister… Read More


Logan Bennett

Please see the below letters regarding the hiring of Logan Bennett at La Foret. The first letter is from Larry McCulloch and Rev. Sue Artt; the second is from Logan.    Dear Friends of La Foret and the Rocky Mountain Conference, We are thrilled to announce that Logan Bennett has joined the La Foret staff… Read More


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To the beloved Pastors, Churches, and Leaders of the Rocky Mountain Conference: When someone asks us what it is that we do as the church, it’s difficult to offer a response that tells the whole story. The truth is, we do so much—for ourselves and others—that it’s hard to keep track. Further, we often aren’t able… 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