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An Opportunity to experience the core of a UCC confirmation class in the community of a retreat setting. During your time at this retreat, you will meet new friends from around the conference, participate in a service project as a group plus many other fun surprises! Each church is responsible for bringing their own chaperones.… Read More


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October 14-16, 2019 at La Foret, Colorado Springs We have a tendency to think about the early church as a pure and uncorrupted time before Christianity was changed by councils, schisms, and power. But the earliest Jesus-followers disagreed about as much as they agreed on, and their early attempts to understand Jesus’ life and death… Read More


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Dear Women of the Rocky Mountain Conference: Often, the thing we need most—time to rest and reflect—is the last thing we allow ourselves. For many, downtime actually makes us uncomfortable, rather than relaxed! “How can I rest when there’s so much to be done?” If you’re familiar with that kind of inner scolding, you know… Read More


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Registration Deadline: March 15, 2019   About the Camp Confirmation Camp is March 29-31, 2019. This is an opportunity for both youth and adults to experience the majority of a typical confirmation class in an engaging weekend retreat at the beautiful La Foret. During your time at this retreat, you will meet new friends from… Read More


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Hello Rocky Mountain Conference / Friends of La Foret, Our very first event of the year—Spring Youth Retreat—is now open for registration! Click here to register and view the event catalog. This retreat is open to all junior-high and high-school students. Let’s face it: the rest of the world doesn’t put a premium on taking time… Read More


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Dear Beloved Churches of the RMC:   Incredibly, 2018 is almost over. How did this happen? And, what does 2019 have in store for us? Although we have some ideas, we can’t answer that definitively We can say, however, that we were able to do some pretty amazing things together in 2018. Outdoor ministry, “In… Read More


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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


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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