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October 24, 2018
The Cabinet and delegates to General Conference 2019 address the Mountain Sky Conference in a statement supporting the One Church Model.
September 18, 2018
The newly formed Mountain Sky Roundtable will convene its first meeting on Sunday, Sept. 23 at the Christus Collegium in Bozeman, Montana.
September 10, 2018
It is after much prayer, study and discernment that we share with you that we believe that the One Church Plan is the best way forward for the mission and ministry of The United Methodist Church.
August 30, 2018
Rev. Grace E. Huck passed away Aug. 12 at the age of 102. Liwliwa T. Robledo, a deaconess in the Mountain Sky Conference, wrote a tribute to Rev. Huck. Robledo serves as Nominations Coordinator for the Alumni Federation at Harris ...
May 11, 2018
The Rev. Gary W. Graves, Secretary of the General Conference, announced that an error was made in the text of a proposed Constitutional amendment as it was presented for voting, and which subsequently failed to pass.
May 08, 2018
The young people of the Rocky Mountain Conference have been busy over the last few weeks, and would love to invite you to share in the excitement!
April 30, 2018
On April 24, Bishop Karen Oliveto announced changes to district superintendent responsibilities in the Rocky Mountain Conference that will take effect July 1, 2018.
April 16, 2018
The Bridge of Love Offering, a tradition of the Rocky Mountain Conference, this year will be a partnership of the Rocky Mountain and Yellowstone conferences. Two rural communities have been selected to receive the offering funds ...
April 12, 2018
The Council of Bishops is asking the Judicial Council for a declaratory decision on what petitions can be submitted to the denomination’s Special Session of General Conference.
April 10, 2018
Congregations across the connection are invited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the creation of The United Methodist Church.
April 10, 2018
Approximately 150 volunteers are needed to serve as marshals and pages during General Conference in St. Louis, Missouri.
April 03, 2018
The First United Methodist Church of Salt Lake City, Utah will offer tours and organ recitals on Wednesday, June 6 to celebrate the 2018 Joint Annual Conference.
March 28, 2018
Four clergy members of the Annual Conference will celebrate significant anniversaries of their ordination as elders as well as reception into conference membership at the 2018 session.
March 22, 2018
The Commission on the Status and Role of Women (CSRW) will gather laity and clergy at the 2018 Annual Conference for a meal with the focus of #MeToo and #ChurchToo.
March 16, 2018
The 32-member Commission on a Way Forward will meet in Los Angeles on March 19-22 to prepare a final report to be submitted to the Council of the Bishops for consideration by the bishops at their April/May meeting.
January 16, 2018
It was a weekend of dreaming, but also putting those ideas into a blueprint for the formation of a new annual conference. About 30 clergy and laity attended a two-day retreat Jan. 12 and 13 at Hope United Methodist Church in ...
September 29, 2017
The Force for Good Awards celebrates "those who are 'a force for good' in three categories, Congregation, Community and State Legislature." The reception will be at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at Redline Gallery in Denver.
September 01, 2017
The Rev. Laura Easter Rainwater has begun a new position in the Mountain Sky Area as Whole Church Initiative Coordinator, effective Aug. 7. Rainwater’s new position will focus on expanding participation in the WCI process.
August 27, 2017
As Texas and Louisiana continue to feel the impact from Hurricane Harvey, please keep praying for those in the path of the storm. The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is ready to assist with recovery efforts, but they ...
August 21, 2017
At the 2017 Rocky Mountain Annual Conference session, it was noted that the balance of cash plus investments available to the Conference had increased significantly between 2001 and 2016. What accounts for this significant ...
August 03, 2017
The Rocky Mountain Conference Francis Asbury recipient for 2017 is David Askey of Boulder, Colorado. The Francis Asbury Award is given by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) to recognize and encourage ...
June 15, 2017
"We come ... to find shelter and nurture in the arms of beloved community," words from outgoing district superintendent, the Reverend Melanie Rosa as she welcomed the gathered body of the Rocky Mountain Annual Conference to the ...
June 14, 2017
Bishop Karen Oliveto, The United Methodist Church’s first openly gay bishop, added to her place in history when she ordained her first full elder on June 9 during the Yellowstone Annual (regional) Conference’s meeting.
June 14, 2017
The United Methodist Church’s Western Jurisdiction College of Bishops contends the denomination’s top court had exceeded its authority in April when it expanded church law barring LGBTQ persons from seeking ordination as clergy in...
May 22, 2017
This summer, Bishop Karen Oliveto and the Joint Cabinet of the Mountain Sky Area invite you to a simple, 20-minute worship service every Monday through Friday at 9 p.m. starting June 5 and running through July.
May 16, 2017
Attendees to the 2017 Rocky Mountain Annual Conference Session are invited to join alumni and friends of the Iliff School of Theology for a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, June 17.
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 04, 2017
The members of the Western Jurisdiction College of Bishops of The United Methodist Church today presented a pastoral message to the church during the meeting of the denomination’s Council of Bishops in Dallas, Texas.
April 24, 2017
For readers who haven’t been following this story that closely, or for those wanting to renew their memories, what follows is a reverse chronological compilation of some of what has come before.
April 17, 2017
An important message from the Mountain Sky Area Cabinet about the upcoming Judicial Council meetings.
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
April 03, 2017
Grants of $300 are available to local churches that are updating or composing a history of the local church.
February 03, 2017
On Feb. 3, 2017, Bishop Karen Oliveto released a statement to the Mountain Sky Area of the United Methodist Church, calling on followers of Jesus to stand in solidarity with our Muslim neighbors.
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 ...
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 ...
September 22, 2016
United Methodist leaders representing five Western U.S. states today released a video introducing their new bishop, Karen Oliveto, a leader whose ministry is defined by meeting people where they are, introducing them to Christ, ...
August 01, 2016
Members of the Rocky Mountain Conference sent their well-wishes and prayers for Bishop Elaine Stanovsky during a farewell celebration July 31 at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado.
July 15, 2016
On July 15, delegates to the 2016 Western Jurisdictional Conference approved the Mission Shaped Future Petition that sought to create a new annual conference out of the Rocky Mountain and Yellowstone annual conferences.
June 11, 2016
We should be extraordinarily proud of our young people in attendance at Annual Conference Session this year. They have proven to be interested, invested, and capable of participating fully in all parts of Annual Conference.
June 09, 2016
A worship service "Celebrating the Saints, Baptism, and Communion" was held Thursday evening, June 9, at the Westin Hotel Ballroom in Westminster, Colorado.
June 09, 2016
Twenty young people representing eight congregations gathered from Wednesday afternoon, June 8, through Thursday afternoon, June 9, in preparation for the 48th Rocky Mountain Annual Conference Session.
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 ...
February 29, 2016
Our annual Bridge of Love offering sponsored by the Conference Board of Global Ministries at Annual Conference will benefit three programs/agencies that minister with people on the margins.
February 12, 2016
The Rocky Mountain Conference Board of Global Ministries thanks the churches and individuals that contributed so generously to the Bridge of Love Offering at the 2015 Annual Conference in Estes Park.
June 12, 2015
A time to slow down, to look, to listen, to feel, to hear … opening words for us as we joined together for the 2015 Rocky Mountain United Methodist Annual Conference opening worship service, a "Service Celebrating the Saints and ...
June 09, 2015
I have long believed that numbers do not tell the whole story. In fact, I have long believed that without some narrative, numbers rarely tell very much, if any of the story
June 01, 2015
Crossroads Urban Center will be collecting new socks and underwear at the 2015 Annual Conference to be given away to families in need in Salt Lake City.
May 28, 2015
It is our hope that high impact, innovative, and creative ministries are encouraged as a result of this fund.
April 09, 2015
Each year, the Rocky Mountain Conference Board of Global Ministries sponsors the Bridge of Love Offering at the annual conference session. This year, the offering will be used to help our suffering sisters and brothers recover ...