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After 63 years of ministry in the southwest community of Denver, the congregation of Christ Congregational UCC at 2500 S. Sheridan Boulevard concluded their worship life together on March 31, 2019. They simultaneously gifted the Rocky Mountain Conference with their property which includes a functional building and a full square block of property. The Rocky Mountain Conference owes a debt… Read More


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First Plymouth Congregational Church is pleased to celebrate the calling of Rev. Jenny Shultz-Thomas as Senior Pastor. You are invited to a Service of Installation for Reverend Jenny Shultz-Thomas as Senior Pastor of First Plymouth Congregational Church on Sunday, October 20, at 3:00 pm, at 3501 S. Colorado Blvd. Englewood, CO. All Clergy, congregations, community… Read More


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Mark your calendars for two special opportunities to talk with UCC Attorney Heather Kimmel here in the Conference Office. On Tuesday, September 10, Heather will be here in Rocky Mountain to meet with our Board of Directors and to share two special presentations with other members of the RMC: 11:00 am: Privilege, Confidentiality, and Mandatory… Read More


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Greetings Rocky Mountain Conference and thank you for the opportunity to represent you at our 32nd General Synod. General Synods challenges us to be fully open and present to the body of Christ in all its glorious diversity and messiness. It challenges our perspectives and asks us to think and love more broadly and extravagantly and… Read More


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Dear Dr. Dobson, I read your July 2019 Newsletter this afternoon. The letter you wrote about your visit to the border. I was curious about your first-hand experience. I was curious for several reasons. One, being that I too am an ordained minister. I am pastoring a church in the Christian tradition. Two, I value… Read More


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By Daryl Schreiber The United Church of Christ is truly a multiracial and multicultural church. The 32 General Synod kicked off with songs sung in English, Tagalog, and Spanish. Then drummers and dancers from the Indian Community School of Milwaukee set the scene as representatives of the UCC’s Council for Racial and Ethnic Ministries poured water into a… Read More


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Healing Partisan Divides- A New Adult Retreat at La Foret Experience a simple yet powerful method of conversation that values relationship over issue in three discussion sessions. Connect and network with others who want to heal the partisan divide. Become a champion for understanding in your own life and communities with simple, actionable skills and… 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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It is hard to have important conversations with people you disagree with, in our current culture, increasingly so. Rev. Curt Preston and Rev. Mollie Landers Hatt of Lakewood UCC have put together a guide for facilitating a “Listening Well, Leaning In” conversation in your church. The theory behind their approach is that when people are… Read More