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On Sunday, June 23, 2019, Community Spirit UCC, Montrose participated in the 7th Annual Colorado West Pride Parade in Grand Junction, CO. For four Junes now,  our church has made the 65-mile drive to Grand Junction on a Sunday morning to have “worship in the street” as we join in the only Pride Parade in… Read More


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On Sunday, June 16, 2019, several UCC churches gathered to march in Denver’s Pridefest Parade. Joining together for the sixth consecutive year, we had our largest turnout yet and were a part of the largest Pridefest in Denver’s history! Our contingent included people from Park Hill UCC, Mountain View United Church, Wheat Ridge UCC, Kirk of Bonnie… 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


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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