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Wyoming churches, camp prepare for solar eclipse next weekend

August 13, 2017
As North America anticipates the total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, churches in the path of totality in Wyoming are preparing to welcome visitors and celebrate this phenomenon.

Rawlins Cooperative Parish engages community with outdoor worship, county fair

Rawlins Cooperative Parish engages community with outdoor worship, county fair

August 08, 2017
Rawlins Cooperative Parish, a multi-denominational church, continues to participate in the community life of Rawlins, Wyoming.

Register now for Creating a Culture of Renewal - Wyoming cohort starts in September

July 18, 2017
Led by Rebekah Simon-Peter, Creating a Culture of Renewal’s three-track program is an award-winning, proven, and empowering approach to self-awareness, leadership and ministry. Using emotional intelligence, you will master the ...

Guest blog: Got Renewal?

Guest blog: Got Renewal?

June 21, 2017
Renewal is an elusive quality in most congregations. It’s also widely misunderstood.

Guest blog: Not All Splits are Schism

Guest blog: Not All Splits are Schism

June 21, 2017
Will the United Methodist Church split or not over differing interpretations of human sexuality and biblical hermeneutics?

Registration open for Creating a Culture of Renewal in Wyoming

Registration open for Creating a Culture of Renewal in Wyoming

May 02, 2017
Led by Rebekah Simon-Peter, Creating a Culture of Renewal’s three-track program is an award-winning, proven, and empowering approach to self-awareness, leadership and ministry.

First UMC Newcastle finds fellowship in food and film

January 10, 2017
What do cornbread, Jimmy Stewart and snow have in common? Faith, Food, and Film at First United Methodist Church in Newcastle, Wyoming.

First UMC Douglas, Wyoming hosts Sand Creek descendants

December 06, 2016
First United Methodist Church in Douglas, Wyoming offered lunch and a resting stop Nov. 23 for Northern Arapaho runners and elders on their way to the Sand Creek Massacre site for the annual Spiritual Healing Run and Walk.

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.

First UMC in Gillette takes a stand against hate

August 30, 2016
Members of First United Methodist Church in Gillette, Wyoming, joined with other individuals from around the state to protest the burning of a Quran that took place in Gillette on Aug. 27.

Pine Bluffs community comes together after hailstorm

Pine Bluffs community comes together after hailstorm

August 02, 2016
On July 27, a severe thunderstorm plowed through Pine Bluffs, Wyoming, a rural farming community 40 miles east of Cheyenne.

Rawlins Cooperative Parish joins ecumenical service in the park

July 18, 2016
The people of Rawlins Cooperative Parish gathered with two other denominations (Episcopal and Baptist) for a worship service in a local park Sunday, July 17.

Friendships, faith, service grow out of Wyoming campus ministry

Friendships, faith, service grow out of Wyoming campus ministry

November 12, 2015
Campus ministry in Laramie, Wyoming, is not just some new trend – the Wesley Foundation has been serving students for more than 90 years in Laramie!

Volunteers still needed in Wyoming for flood repair

October 23, 2015
The push to get Niobrara County, Wyoming, residents back into their flood-damaged homes has become a reality.

First UMC Gillette offers free clothing swap to community

August 31, 2015
On Aug. 22, the sanctuary at First United Methodist Church in Gillette, Wyoming, was transformed into a large clothing store -- complete with men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing, shoes, toys, jackets, and more.

Workshop aims to help Native Americans, allies work 'for the common good'

May 18, 2015
May 6 was the first of a large gathering of Native Americans from the Wind River Indian Reservation and a few allies to learn how to be effective leaders "for the common good."

Rev. Jeff Rainwater to serve as new Wyoming District Superintendent

Rev. Jeff Rainwater to serve as new Wyoming District Superintendent

April 14, 2015
Bishop Elaine Stanovsky has announced her intention to appoint the Reverend Jeff Rainwater to become District Superintendent of Wyoming, Mountain Sky Area effective July 1, 2015.