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When can we plan mission trips again?

April 12, 2021
UMVIM Western Jurisdiction Coordinator Ronda Cordill share the best practices for UMVIM Team

Help get Flathead Lake UMC ready for the summer!

Help get Flathead Lake UMC ready for the summer!

April 12, 2021
Flathead Lake United Methodist Camp in Rollins, MT is looking for you and your group to help get camp ready for the summer! FLUMC is hosting its annual work weekend April 30-May 2 2021. Register early at http://flatheadcamp.org/ev...

Vital Conversations: Preschool Ministry as Evangelism on April 14, 2021

April 11, 2021
Vital Conversations: Preschool Ministry as Evangelism on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 11:30 am

Native American Ministries Sunday in April 2021

Native American Ministries Sunday in April 2021

April 08, 2021
Native American Ministries Sunday is the third Sunday of Easter but can be honored anytime during the month of April. This opportunity nurtures mission with Native Americans and provides scholarships for United Methodist Native ...

Preserving Church Records

April 06, 2021
A Training webinar from the Archives and History Board. Join us on Friday, April 23rd at 10 a.m. for a webinar full of information on how to sort through your church records and preserve important documents for the future.

Worship Resources for Earth Day 2021

Worship Resources for Earth Day 2021

April 05, 2021
Worship Resources for Earth Day 2021

Vital Conversations: Using the Enneagram in Leadership

Vital Conversations: Using the Enneagram in Leadership

April 04, 2021
Vital Conversations: Using the Enneagram in Leadership on Wednesday, April 7 at 11:30 am

Repsonsible Stewardship April Webinar

March 29, 2021
Online Giving: Options, Advantages & Disadvantages Tuesday, April 13, 11:00am Join us for our April webinar on Tuesday, April 13 at 11:00am. We will discuss all aspects of Online Giving and help you discover what may work best ...

Iliff School of Theology - Virtual Open House

Iliff School of Theology - Virtual Open House

March 27, 2021
The Iliff community invites you to explore our graduate education offerings.

2021 Culture of Courageous Leadership Grants

March 25, 2021
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A Call to ‘Turn Towards One Another’ amid an Awakening to Anti-Asian Hate

A Call to ‘Turn Towards One Another’ amid an Awakening to Anti-Asian Hate

March 25, 2021
Racism towards Asians and Asian Americans has been a part of American history. As with many, the history has been hidden. My invitation to ‘turn towards one another’ is an encouragement for us to continue the journey of learning ...

No Vital Conversations on March 31, 2021

No Vital Conversations on March 31, 2021

March 24, 2021
No Vital Conversations on Wednesday, March 31. Please join Rev. Annie Arnoldy in welcoming Debra Peevey for a vital conversation about the enneagram on Wednesday, April 7 at 11:30am.

Virtual Cross Racial/Cross Cultural Ministry Spring Training

March 19, 2021
Open to Clergy, Laity/Church Leaders, and Church Staff, a virtual cross-racial/cross-cultural (CR/CC) ministry training (from the North Texas Conference) is available to you! The mission of this opportunity is "to create and grow ...

2021 MSC District Gatherings

March 18, 2021
The theme of the 2021 District Gathering is “Where Love Lives,” stemming from the Western Jurisdiction theme of the same name. All districts except for Trinity will gather on April 17th. Trinity district will gather on April 24th....

Returning to church: Re-launching and Re-Forming Community

March 16, 2021
Hope fills the air this spring as we begin returning to church. As more and more counties across the Mountain Sky Conference area are cleared to enter the YELLOW PHASE of our return to services the following protocols continue to ...

Adaptive Stewardship

March 15, 2021
This is a webinar hosted by Discipleship Ministries. Please put this in the weekly newsletter.

You are invited to #StillInMission

You are invited to #StillInMission

March 15, 2021
Learn more about how God is at work through United Methodist Missionaires around the world.

Vital Conversations: Our Faith and Legislative Work on March 17, 2021

Vital Conversations: Our Faith and Legislative Work on March 17, 2021

March 09, 2021
Vital Conversations on Wednesday, March 17 at 11:30 am with Rev. Betty Nguyen and Court VonLindern

"Dinner and Drag Queens: I'm Gay and Christian Because..."

March 09, 2021
Auraria Campus Ministry and the Philip N. Knutson Endowment in Denver, CO is hosting a virtual Dinners Drag Queens event, every other Tuesday from Feb. 2nd-May 4th. Auraria Campus Minister Ihoby Rakotomalala will be co-hosting ...

Spring Book Study:

Spring Book Study: "Transforming: The Bible & the Lives of Transgender Christians" by Austen Hartke

March 08, 2021
NextGen Inclusiveness Ministries is offering a spring book study on "Transforming: The Bible The Lives of Transgender Christians" by Austen Hartke. This study is a great opportunity for anyone who is dedicated to strengthening ...

Recording: This Is My Story, This Is My Song

March 05, 2021
Thank you to Barbara Goree, George Goree, Rev. Aaron Gray, Stephen Macualey, and Maggie Taylor for sharing their stories, wisdom, and their songs. If you missed this rich and meaningful conversation you can watch the recording ...

The Racial Justice Movement and Ministries Task Force Hosts the Mountain Sky Conference's 2021 Book Group

The Racial Justice Movement and Ministries Task Force Hosts the Mountain Sky Conference's 2021 Book Group

March 05, 2021
The Racial Justice Movement and Ministries Task Force would like to encourage you to join our conferencewide Book Group. We will be reading one book, every three months. When you register, you will receive a suggested reading ...

UMCOR Sunday is March 14

UMCOR Sunday is March 14

March 04, 2021
UMCOR Sunday is March 14

Flathead Lake Camp Tree Removal Project

Flathead Lake Camp Tree Removal Project

March 04, 2021
"Where the Water Meets the Spirit" is born from a unique place in the world. This breathtaking point of land that juts out into Flathead Lake allows us to experience a natural setting in the company of friends, family and Spirit. ...

Lenten Creative Ministry Awards

Lenten Creative Ministry Awards

March 04, 2021
The Ministry in the time of COVID-19 team started observing a number of creative ministries in local churches over the course of the year. In December, they partnered with the Leadership Vitality focus areas to award churches for...

Vital Conversations: Social Media and Live Video on March 10, 2021

Vital Conversations: Social Media and Live Video on March 10, 2021

March 03, 2021
Vital Conversations: Social Media and Live Video on Wednesday, March 10 at 11:30 am

What can we do to help those in Texas?

March 01, 2021
What can we do as United Methodists in the Mountain Sky Conference do to help those in Texas?

Agape Safe Haven Holds Panel Discussion On Race, Politics, and Christian Community

Agape Safe Haven Holds Panel Discussion On Race, Politics, and Christian Community

March 01, 2021
PRESS RELEASE  March 1, 2021 Agape Safe Haven Holds Roundtable Discussion On Race, Politics, and Christian Community      A Longmont-based Christian homeless ministry, Agape Safe Haven, held an online round table discussion titled...

Vital Conversations: Ministry With Those With Disabilities

Vital Conversations: Ministry With Those With Disabilities

March 01, 2021
Vital Conversations: Ministry with the Differently Abled on Wednesday, March 3 at 11:30 am

Church Mutual Insurance Company presents the Religious Scholars Program 2021

March 01, 2021
In our continuing efforts to support our customers and show our commitment to their advancement and growth, the Church Mutual Insurance Company Foundation (CM CARES) is proud to announce the return of the Religious Scholars ...

BISHOP RESPONDS TO SPECIAL CALLED GENERAL CONFERENCE

BISHOP RESPONDS TO SPECIAL CALLED GENERAL CONFERENCE

February 27, 2021
The postponed 2020 General Conference has been postponed yet again due to COVID-19 restrictions. The regular session of GC will occur in August-September of 2022. However a special called session of General Conference will be held...

Tri-Lakes United Methodist Church Emergency Preparedness Group on Wildfire Risk Reduction Training on Zoom

Tri-Lakes United Methodist Church Emergency Preparedness Group on Wildfire Risk Reduction Training on Zoom

February 27, 2021
Do you want to learn how to reduce wildland fire risk in your neighborhood or your street?

Recording of Negro Stories: Virtual Art Exhibition Viewing and Artist Talk with Chloe' Duplessis

February 25, 2021
The Mountain Sky Conference welcomed Chloe' Duplessis on Thursday, February 18th. Chloe' is an artist, author, and speaker committed to creating work that inspires conversations on culture, history and healing. The recording of ...

After Christendom: A Crucible Course

After Christendom: A Crucible Course

February 25, 2021
After Christendom: A Crucible Course An Online Seminar - April 14, April 28, May 12, May 26

Mountain Sky Conference Releases COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit

Mountain Sky Conference Releases COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit

February 25, 2021
Over the next four weeks, a series of COVID-19 Vaccine videos will be released for use by individuals and in local churches.

Responsible Stewardship

February 24, 2021
Join us at the next Responsible Stewardship webinar, Tuesday, March 9, 11am to meet your conference Finance Administration staff.

Amplify Live: Justice or Just Us?

February 23, 2021
Justice or Just Us? explores what it means to be a faith community that’s committed to anti-racist and justice-seeking work.

Explore Your Possible at Saint Paul Virtual Visits

February 23, 2021
Saint Paul School of Theology is currently hosting Virtual Visits this Spring.

Evelyn Warren Chosen New Communications Director

Evelyn Warren Chosen New Communications Director

February 19, 2021
Evelyn Warren has been chosen the new Communications Director for the Mountain Sky Conference. She comes well-known in United Methodist circles, and was actively involved in the creation of the Western Jurisdiction's "Where Love ...

Mountain Sky Conference Releases COVID-19 Vaccine videos

Mountain Sky Conference Releases COVID-19 Vaccine videos

February 19, 2021
Over the next four weeks, a series of COVID-19 Vaccine videos will be released for use by individuals and in local churches. They feature three medical professionals in our conference and can be used congregations. From the ...

Evergreen UMC Hosts - A Journey Toward Racial Justice: An 8-week study

February 18, 2021
Hosting Church: Evergreen UMC Opportunity: A Journey Toward Racial Justice; 8-week study  Engagement:  Each week, you will be asked to review articles, videos and/or websites online and then have a conversation about the ...

We Cannot Walk Alone”: Anti-Racism and Allyship - A Panel Discussion by St. Luke’s United Methodist Church

We Cannot Walk Alone”: Anti-Racism and Allyship - A Panel Discussion by St. Luke’s United Methodist Church

February 18, 2021
Join us for an important LIVE discussion with an amazing group of leaders and educators involved in the work of anti-racism. In July 2020, a group from the Center Spiritual Engagement came together as a community to engage in ...

"Transforming: The Bible & the Lives of Transgender Christians" Spring Book Study

February 18, 2021
NextGen Inclusiveness Ministries is offering a spring book study on "Transforming: The Bible The Lives of Transgender Christians" by Austen Hartke.

Vital Conversations: Abundant Health on Feb. 24

February 17, 2021
Vital Conversations on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 11:30 am

Avoid frozen pipes this winter

February 17, 2021
In an uncertain world, there’s one fact we know for certain—pipes will freeze when the weather becomes cold. Church Mutual Insurance Company receives hundreds of claims involving frozen pipes and sprinkler systems each winter. ...

Gayla Jo Slauson's reaction to webinar proposing not replacing bishops (as a lay delegate)

Gayla Jo Slauson's reaction to webinar proposing not replacing bishops (as a lay delegate)

February 16, 2021
On Saturday, the delegates to General Conference from the Western Jurisdiction met to discuss the proposal to not replace bishops who are retiring. This situation seems to be attributed to the episcopal fund decreasing over the ...

JUST LOVE: Japanese American Forced Incarceration on Feb. 21

JUST LOVE: Japanese American Forced Incarceration on Feb. 21

February 11, 2021
JUST LOVE: Week One - Japanese American internment on February 21 from 5:30 -6:30 pm

Guest Presenters for JUST LOVE: Generational Trauma on Feb. 28, 2021

February 11, 2021
This features the biographies of the presenters for JUST LOVE on February 28.

Racial Justice: Together We Journey

Racial Justice: Together We Journey

February 11, 2021
As United Methodists, we have been called to be United Against Racism. As outlined here, part of that work requires us to pray, connect, show up , and act. This is continual and ongoing work. This is also work that we can do ...

Vital Conversations: The CO-OP Youth Ministry Model on February 17, 2021

February 11, 2021
Vital Conversations: The CO-OP Youth Ministry Model on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 11:30am