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East UMC donates 50 hymnal supplements to Simla, Ellicott UMCs

September 25, 2017
On learning recently that Ellicott and Simla United Methodist churches were in need of The Faith We Sing, a hymnal supplement to The United Methodist Hymnal, the people of East United Methodist Church in Colorado Springs decided ...

Bishop Karen Oliveto reflects on recent tour through Mountain Sky Area (Video)

Bishop Karen Oliveto reflects on recent tour through Mountain Sky Area (Video)

March 01, 2017
In a new video from the Mountain Sky Area, Bishop Karen Oliveto reflects on her recent 8,000+ mile tour through our conferences and shares her vision for our future together.

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A special "thanks" from Bishop Oliveto on apportionment giving

February 13, 2017
Bishop Karen Oliveto and Noreen Keleshian thank the Rocky Mountain Conference for its generosity and support of our apportionment funds!

Renowned author Parker Palmer to speak in Denver

Renowned author Parker Palmer to speak in Denver

February 06, 2017
On Thursday, March 16th, Parker Palmer will be speaking at St. Andrew UMC from 7 to 8:30pm. The title of his talk is "The Beloved Community: Can the Church Be the Love that Casts Out Fear."

St. Luke's UMC to show film about Denver philanthropist for Black History Month

St. Luke's UMC to show film about Denver philanthropist for Black History Month

January 17, 2017
In recognition of Black history month, we invite you to come watch a documentary titled, 'Keep a Light in Your Window,' the official documentary about the life of Daddy Bruce Randolph, one of Denver's most recognized social ...

Founder of Center for Courage and Renewal to speak in Denver

Founder of Center for Courage and Renewal to speak in Denver

December 23, 2016
Parker Palmer, founder and senior partner of the Center for Courage Renewal, will be speaking at St. Andrew United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. March 16. Palmer is coming specifically in support of the vision of Mountain Sky Area ...

United Methodist Council of Bishops gather Extended Cabinets

United Methodist Council of Bishops gather Extended Cabinets

November 07, 2016
The Council of Bishops brought together the Extended Cabinets from all over the United States to Jacksonville, Florida, from Nov. 2 to 4, 2016 to focus upon congregational vitality and courageous leadership.

Ecumenical Social Ministries opens emergency shelter for women

Ecumenical Social Ministries opens emergency shelter for women

November 04, 2016
The Rev. Ann Steiner Lantz, clergy member of the Rocky Mountain Conference and executive director of Ecumenical Social Ministries in Colorado Springs, has announced the opening of a temporary, low-barrier emergency shelter for ...

Annual Preaching Academy to feature professor from Drew Theological Seminary

Annual Preaching Academy to feature professor from Drew Theological Seminary

October 22, 2016
The Rocky Mountain Conference will once again host the annual Preaching Academy on Nov. 10 at First United Methodist Church in Colorado Springs. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will include a time for worship,...

First UMC Colorado Springs gives $218,000 to Urban Peak

September 15, 2016
First UMC Colorado Springs donates $218,000 to Urban Peak, a nonprofit that helps homeless youth with education, health care and employment.

St. Andrew UMC Highlands Ranch joins in The Big Serve

May 24, 2016
One Saturday in May, St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, sent nearly 750 people out to volunteer for 53 different service organizations.

Parker UMC, community volunteers pack 132,642 meals

December 04, 2015
On Nov. 6 and 7, 752 volunteers from Parker and various other surrounding communities worked to feed 363 starving children for a year in the developing world.

Shooting in Colorado Springs: Offering healing, hope

Shooting in Colorado Springs: Offering healing, hope

November 30, 2015
Once again, the City of Colorado Springs was impacted by an act of senseless violence. On a chilling Black Friday, Nov. 27, three innocent people were gunned down at a Planned Parenthood office in a standoff that lasted five ...

The Land faith community celebrates $250,000 Legacy Grant award

The Land faith community celebrates $250,000 Legacy Grant award

November 16, 2015
Thanks to a generous $250,000 grant awarded from the Legacy Fund, The Land faith community is now scheduled to begin physical development in the spring of 2016.

Zion United Methodist Fellowship remembers ministry at closing worship

Zion United Methodist Fellowship remembers ministry at closing worship

October 26, 2015
On Friday Oct. 23, 16 people gathered for the final closing worship service of Zion United Methodist Fellowship in Colorado Springs.

Tapestry UMC hosts standing room-only service at The Wildlife Experience

September 04, 2015
On Sunday, Aug. 30, Tapestry United Methodist Church held its very first worship service at The Wildlife Experience in Lone Tree, Colorado.

Worship at The Land reminds of vision for faith, food community

June 30, 2015
We share Communion and wander out to plant and pray for the visions of what is yet to come in all that God has already provided: a faith community that feeds its neighborhood with food, faith, and farming.

Holy Smokes! First UMC Castle Rock wins at trivia contest

Holy Smokes! First UMC Castle Rock wins at trivia contest

May 15, 2015
On April 11, the Holy Smokes trivia team from First United Methodist Church in Castle Rock, Colorado, took first at the 11th Annual Trivia Night and Dinner of the Zonta Club of Douglas County.

Smoky Hill UMC connects with community through prayer flags

April 07, 2015
The congregation at Smoky Hill United Methodist Church took on a special project during Lent this year. They made and shared prayer flags.