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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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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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Are you trying to make a difference in how music and the arts are used in your church and community? Please consider attending the 13th Biennial National Conference of the United Church of Christ Musicians Association (UCCMA), following General Synod. This year’s conference will be hosted by First Congregational UCC in the vibrant community of… Read More


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The United Church of Christ Racial Justice Ministry will host its first Book Discussion Webinar on Thursday, March 7, 2019, 10:00 am MT. You must register and proceed to the Racial Justice webpage to join the discussion. Book discussions are meant to stimulate new ideas for equipping yourself and others to act justly and dismantle systems of… Read More


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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


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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


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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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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