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Peaks & Plains/Northeast Colorado District
December 07, 2017
On Saturday, Dec. 2, the Yuma UMC youth went to the Yuma Cemetery to lay wreaths that they had decorated themselves at the gravestones of the “forgotten” veterans that didn’t have families or money to pay for a burial.
December 04, 2017
Bishop Karen Oliveto has announced that she has accepted the Rev. Walter “Skip” Strickland’s desire to retire, effective July 1, 2018. Rev. Strickland, current superintendent of the Peaks and Plains District, began his ministry ...
September 11, 2017
The United Methodist Church of Johnstown is now serving as a regional collection and distribution center for UMCOR. Known as a "hub," the church will provide storage for UMCOR kits, trainers to help local churches with purchasing ...
August 18, 2017
As a court appointed special advocate (CASA) volunteer for the past 11 years, Judy Ackley sees first-hand how CASA support helps strengthen one family at a time.
August 03, 2017
On July 30, the congregation of Rinn United Methodist Church in Frederick, Colorado consecrated a new cross during worship. The desire was to give worshipers an even more beautiful symbol to help them focus on God during worship –...
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 10, 2017
In joyous and creative celebration of Palm and Easter Sundays, residents in certain Central American countries – such as Guatemala, Antigua, and Honduras – make alfombras (or “carpets” in Spanish) made of colored sawdust, fruit, ...
March 13, 2017
On March 6, a wild fire swept across Logan County, Northeastern Colorado, destroying hundreds of acres of land, homes, and property and effecting a number of United Methodist Congregations throughout the region.
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.
February 13, 2017
Bishop Karen Oliveto and Noreen Keleshian thank the Rocky Mountain Conference for its generosity and support of our apportionment funds!
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.
August 26, 2016
In 2009, Mountain View’s congregation began discussing the idea of installing solar panels on the church building. The goal was to become environmentally responsible while exploring the financial benefits of saving money on ...
March 14, 2016
On March 3, Mike Barbee, WASH (Water, Sanitation, Hygiene) Technical Officer of UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief), spoke about the desperate need for clean water globally and the consequences of unclean water during the...
February 22, 2016
January 30 was a transformative night in the life of Longs Peak United Methodist Church in Longmont, Colorado.
December 18, 2015
On Nov. 22, the Haxtun United Methodist Church in Haxtun, Colorado, served a free Thanksgiving dinner for the community.
December 14, 2015
On Dec. 3, the UMCOR Colorado Flood Recovery Team held an open house to celebrate all that we and our partners have accomplished in the past 26 months.
November 03, 2015
My name is Adam Russell Johnson. I am a senior at the University of Colorado at Boulder, I am 24 years old, and am originally from New Jersey. I am studying theater at the University here. I have been active in The United ...
October 28, 2015
Story and photo submitted by Ross Loomis Chair, Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministries Nicole Payne is from Queen Creek, Arizona, and has been a very active member of both the Colorado State University-Front ...
September 04, 2015
God's gifts of beauty, music, and fellowship were plentiful at the vespers service led by First United Methodist Church of Berthoud, Colorado, on Aug. 30 in Rocky Mountain National Park.
June 02, 2015
The First United Methodist Church of Lafayette has participated in a “Re-think Church, Change the World” volunteer weekend for several years. This year we had two projects rather than one.
October 10, 2014
The Kinkeads offer healing and hope to Margaret Alfonso Story and photo submitted by Sara Goodwin Communications Associate, UMCOR Colorado Flood Recovery Team What did you and your family do on your summer vacation? The Kinkead ...