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May 25, 2017
I have not followed the most recent discussion on human sexuality as closely as I have in the past. Mainly because we have been talking about the same thing in the 33 years of my time in ministry with the conference.
May 19, 2017
Mission u 2017 offers three transformative mission education opportunities to learn, grow and engage in God’s mission in new places and new ways.
May 12, 2017
More than 100 retired United Methodist clergy of the Rocky Mountain Conference of The United Methodist Church announced their enthusiastic and unwavering support for Bishop Karen Oliveto and their appreciation for her exceptional ...
May 11, 2017
Tapestry United Methodist Church in Colorado gave $2,000 to a local school to pay off delinquent cafeteria accounts so children won't go hungry throughout the school day. Tapestry encourages all Rocky Mountain Conference churches ...
April 27, 2017
Mission u 2017 offers opportunities to both adults and children to see these threats to humanity and all of God’s good creation in a course on Climate Justice: Call to Hope and Action (adults) and God’s Extravagant Garden ...
April 24, 2017
First United Methodist Church in Colorado Springs partnered with Just Hope for its third trip to the farming community of Chacreseca, Nicaragua, to complete a learning center for community farm experiments on sustainable farming ...
April 20, 2017
Our congregation is representative of churchgoers across America. We can hold different opinions. But we also have an obligation to stand up against stereotypes and reject ideas that have no basis in fact. This is crucial to keep ...
April 16, 2017
Bishop Karen Oliveto wishes the Mountain Sky Area a happy Easter and calls us to live in light of the resurrection.
April 10, 2017
Bishop Karen Oliveto shares her experiences from Palm Sunday in Jerusalem and calls the conference to self examination
March 13, 2017
Mission U may not yet be a household name, but you are invited to bring everyone in your household – father, mother, youth, children – to grow in God’s call to us to be in mission, God’s mission. Mission u 2017 offers a choice of ...
February 27, 2017
This Lent, Bishop Oliveto and the Joint Cabinet of the Mountain Sky Area invite you to a simple, 20 minute, worship service starting 6:30 am every morning, excluding Sundays, through the 40 days of Lent.
February 06, 2017
We at the Rocky Mountain Conference are actively working on a response to the executive orders and will be offering a Sanctuary Movement Training in March. Sanctuary has a long history in our faith and has helped to stop thousands...
January 20, 2017
We invite your church to observe the 2017 February “Mission of the Month” of the Rocky Mountain Annual Conference on either Feb. 12 or 19. This month, we look to the United Methodist Global AIDS Fund.
December 30, 2016
Heavy flooding between the end of August and the beginning of September hit the northern part of North Korea with 138 dead, over 400 missing persons, and more than 140,000 people displaced.
December 29, 2016
The Community Foundation Boulder County has hired Jeff Hirota as its CEO, effective Jan. 9, 2017. The Rev. Jeff Hirota is a deacon in full connection with the Rocky Mountain Conference.
December 22, 2016
With the election, consecration, and appointment of Bishop Karen Oliveto this summer, the Western Jurisdiction crossed a new threshold in our search to live into being the church we believe God is calling us to be – a church ...
December 16, 2016
Join AfterHours Denver for Christmas in the Park 2016! As in past years, we will be in Lincoln Park (right in front of the Colorado State Capitol) in Denver, Colorado.
December 08, 2016
After seven years leading Metro Caring, Lynne Butler is assuming new responsibilities for her family and consulting business and as a result, will be leaving us at year-end.
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.
December 05, 2016
The United Methodist Church is taking to the streets of Denver from Dec. 15 to 18 to offer the gift of hospitality this Christmas with a warm invitation and a hot cup of cocoa.
November 23, 2016
In a pre-holiday, post-election letter to the people of The United Methodist Church, Bishop Bruce R. Ough, president of the Council of Bishops, called upon all Christians to “remember who we are” in this time of tension and ...
November 17, 2016
The Bridge of Love Offering in 2015 sponsored by Rocky Mountain Conference Board of Global Ministries collected $16,201. The offering was taken to support the efforts of the Sierra Leone Annual Conference of The United Methodist ...
November 16, 2016
The Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministries has awarded four recipients for the 2016 Marion Reid Scholarships for Women.
November 14, 2016
Several United Methodist clergy from the Rocky Mountain Conference traveled to the Standing Rock Sioux Camp in North Dakota to stand in solidarity with protestors against the Dakota Access Pipeline. The interfaith gathering was ...
November 14, 2016
The Rocky Mountain Conference will join Sand Creek Massacre descendants to commemorate the 152nd anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre during the 18th Annual Sand Creek Spiritual Healing Run and Walk from Nov. 24 to 27, 2016.
November 11, 2016
A community-wide World AIDS Day Service will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4 at Christ Church United Methodist, 690 Colorado Blvd. in Denver. The preacher will be Bishop Karen Oliveto, of the Mountain Sky Area, who has long been ...
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 ...
October 31, 2016
United Methodists have been taking a stand with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to oppose the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
October 24, 2016
The Category 4 Hurricane Matthew (146 mph winds) that devastated the southern peninsula of Haiti on Oct 4 has left 1.4 million people (including 592,600 children) in need of humanitarian aid. Over 1,000 deaths have been reported, ...
October 21, 2016
So when I learned from social media that folks were going up to Standing Rock to protest, I decided to play a part.
October 12, 2016
As protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline continue at the Standing Rock Sioux Camp, the Iliff School of Theology in Denver hosted a two-day conference Oct. 10 and 11 to help the community better understand the intersection ...
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.
September 03, 2016
New United Methodist Bishop Karen Oliveto will make her first local preaching appearance as she helps Park Hill United Methodist Church celebrate its 106th anniversary on Sunday Sept. 11, 2016 at 10 a.m.
August 25, 2016
The Rifle United Methodist Church received a $5,000 grant from the AV Hunter Trust for their Open Cupboard Food Pantry. The grant has allowed for the Open Cupboard to be expanded by twice its size.
August 17, 2016
This July, The Land was officially incorporated as a nonprofit and celebrated the award of a $2,500 in-kind marketing donation from Rethink Church.
August 16, 2016
The Rev. Dr. David Bachelor, pastor of First United Methodist Church in Fountain, Colorado, will speak at Tarrant County College in Texas on Vietnam, post-traumatic stress disorder, and moral injury.
August 06, 2016
First UMC Pueblo would like to reach out to college-aged young adults in Pueblo with a free meal on Aug. 17. We are seeking ways to support those who are in college or just out of college.
August 02, 2016
On July 27, a severe thunderstorm plowed through Pine Bluffs, Wyoming, a rural farming community 40 miles east of Cheyenne.
July 20, 2016
The Legacy Fund grant application window will close Sept. 15, 2016. The Legacy Fund was created by the Rocky Mountain Annual Conference action in order to provide “critical funding for projects and encourage ministries that will ...
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.
July 11, 2016
At the invitation and encouragement of Denver's Mayor Michael Hancock, Highlands United Methodist Church hosted a community vigil for hope and peace Sunday, July 10.
July 07, 2016
Every Wednesday this July and August, Lamar United Methodist Church's Whole Church Initiative action group sponsors "Blessings in a Bag", which is a canvas bag filled with free, non-perishable food for school-age students.
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.
May 23, 2016
Each year, the Rocky Mountain Conference Board of Global Ministries sponsors the Bridge of Love Offering at the Annual Conference Session. This is a free-will offering available to all churches in the conference. This year, the ...
May 19, 2016
On May 18, Mountain Sky Area Bishop Elaine Stanovsky was joined by Cheyenne and Arapaho descendants of the massacre survivors during a report on Sand Creek. This included Otto Braided Hair, of the Northern Cheyenne, who co-chaired...
May 17, 2016
We speak from among those who are called to shepherd the United Methodist flock. Our hearts break knowing that some United Methodists from their suffering and vulnerability have written a love letter to our church at great risk to...
May 08, 2016
Supporting Peace with Justice Sunday on May 22 offers opportunities for young people within the Rocky Mountain Conference to lead social justice initiatives within their communities and build relationships globally.
April 29, 2016
As United Methodist Women (UMW) looks forward to its 150th anniversary in 2019, the organization of more than 800,000 women shows no signs of slowing down. This was evident during the 2016 Western Jurisdiction United Methodist ...
April 25, 2016
Consistent with the Social Principles and The Book of Resolutions, United Methodists advocate for health care as a human right that must be made available to all.
April 18, 2016
United Methodist missionary Katherine Parker knows first-hand the power of community when it comes to ministry and disaster response.