Rev. Sue Artt
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As Conference Minister, Sue has responsibility for guiding, leading, and encouraging the Conference to live out Christ’s call to service, mission, and ministry here in the Rocky Mountains. Alongside the RMC Board, Sue has helped the Conference complete the re-visioning process begun at the June 2013 Annual Meeting, and led us to plant Mission Seeds in 2015. In January 2016, Sue was nominated jointly by the Board and Search Committee for settled Conference Minister of the Conference. On Friday, June 10, 2016 at the Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Sue was voted unanimously as Conference Minister by the voting delegation. She was installed on August 20, 2016 at La Foret Conference & Retreat Center in Black Forest, Colorado. Read her full professional bio.
Rev. Ron Patterson
Conference Minister Coverage—Sept. 1 to Dec. 1, 2018
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Rev. Dr. Ron Patterson of Tacoma, Washington has graciously agreed to provide Conference Minister coverage for the RMC while Rev. Artt is on sabbatical during the months of September, October, and November of 2018. While officially retired, he’s recently used his time to help various congregations whose pastors were on sabbatical—including Plymouth UCC in Fort Collins, where Ron covered for the Rev. Hal Chorpenning. Ron is physically in the Conference Office on Mondays, Tuesdays, and part of the day on Wednesdays. He is almost always available via email and phone, both of which are listed above.
Rev. Erin Gilmore
Associate Conference Minister
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Rev. Erin Gilmore began her new ministry with us on May 15, 2017, and was installed as Associate Conference Minister on June 9, 2017, at our Annual Celebration in Cheyenne, WY. Prior to joining us, she served as Senior Pastor of Loveland UCC in Loveland, CO, and as Senior Pastor of Holladay UCC in Holladay (Salt Lake City), Utah. Working with other Conference leaders, Rev. Gilmore was instrumental in re-imagining and reshaping the RMC’s Annual Celebration to be the generative event it is today. Going forward, her main priority will be nurturing the vitality of our churches, especially those furthest away from the Conference Office in Denver.
Director of Communication Ministries
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Cory Kibler works with Conference staff and churches to effectively communicate timely and relevant information. His responsibilities include creating Conference messaging, web updates, the RoMoCo Newsletter, managing social media, marketing and promoting upcoming camps and events, technology and communication workshops for Associations and churches, and doing everything he can to ensure that the RMC and its churches are Radically Connected.
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Daryl, who also works half-time as Communications Director for Lakewood UCC, joined us in May 2018 as our Executive Admin. In her part-time role, she manages our insurance, reception, Search & Call, event planning, DataHub and church records, event registration, and countless other tasks. She works Monday through Friday from 1 to 5 pm, during which time you can experience her professionalism and problem-solving first hand.
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Janice started with us in April 2018, and hit the ground running! Previously a full-time retiree, she has a long and experienced financial career behind her, and wanted a role in which she could work part-time doing something she loves for a cause she believes in. In her role, she oversees everything financial, managing all funds coming in and out of the Conference Office. Janice is in the office all day on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Rev. Chris Gilmore
Faith & Nurture Program Association
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Rev. Chris Gilmore, along with being the Senior Pastor at Sixth Avenue, has decades of outdoor ministry experience at La Foret and other camps around the country. When time allows, Chris enjoys hiking, skiing, scuba-diving, golf, tennis, bridge, and European football (soccer). He is an avid reader, frequent traveler, and spends a least 10 days a summer on a long-distance backpacking trip.