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The UMC is still in mission

The UMC is still in mission

May 18, 2020
An invitation to a webinar series about missionaries serving all over the world

Tug-o-Love has become Miles-o-Love for Annual Conference 2020

Tug-o-Love has become Miles-o-Love for Annual Conference 2020

May 18, 2020
This year during Annual Conference, Miles-o-Love will raise funds for the East Angola Pastor Support Fund and Feeding America centers in the Mountain Sky area states.

Still in Mission - Episode 1

Still in Mission - Episode 1

May 17, 2020
Join us for a new series connecting the church with missionaries serving all over the world. Episode 1 is May 28, 2020, we feature missionaries that are directly working with Church Planting, Evangelism, and Discipleship.

2020 Spanish Immersion Experience

May 13, 2020
Cuernavaca, Mexico is home to the most politically and socially progressive Spanish Immersion program in Mexico. This is the 4th annual Mountain Sky Immersion trip planned this year for September September 28 - October10.

AC20's mission funds will go to East Angola Pastors and Feeding America

AC20's mission funds will go to East Angola Pastors and Feeding America

May 05, 2020
Tug of Love will be the only fundraiser for AC2020. This year, the funds will go to East Angola Pastor Support and Feeding America (within the MSC area).

Grace Hospice Care shares facing Covid-19 in Mongolia - “We Cannot Forget Our Patients”

Grace Hospice Care shares facing Covid-19 in Mongolia - “We Cannot Forget Our Patients”

April 24, 2020
Dr. Altankhyag, Director of Grace Hospice Care shares facing Covid-19 in Mongolia.

East Angola Missionary Report

East Angola Missionary Report

April 24, 2020
UMW report on how the COVID 19 pandemic is affecting our missionaries in Angola and the people they serve, and how the pastors we help support are helping their communities.

Mission Immersion Day is now JUST LOVE at Annual Conference 2020

Mission Immersion Day is now JUST LOVE at Annual Conference 2020

April 24, 2020
The new name for Annual Conference “Mission Immersion Day” is JUST LOVE. The Community Engagement Mission Team would like to share this new name with the Conference. JUST LOVE is the new brand for mission-related programs/projects...

United Methodist General Conference to be postponed

United Methodist General Conference to be postponed

March 18, 2020
The Executive Committee of the Commission on the General Conference has been notified by the Minneapolis Convention Center that they are restricting events at the venue through May 10, 2020, following recommendations by the ...

Close to 1,000 magnitude 2+ earthquakes send UM volunteers back from Puerto Rico

Close to 1,000 magnitude 2+ earthquakes send UM volunteers back from Puerto Rico

January 14, 2020
Nine volunteers from Montana were advised to return from Puerto Rico this week after landing there last week due to a swarm of earthquakes this week.

A Christmas letter from the Council of Bishops

A Christmas letter from the Council of Bishops

December 18, 2019
The Council of Bishops' President Bishop Kenneth Carter Jr. sends a letter to the People of the United Methodist Church Dec. 19, 2019

The Global Mission Fellow 2020-2022 Cohort application is now open!

The Global Mission Fellow 2020-2022 Cohort application is now open!

October 30, 2019
What is the Global Mission Fellows Program? A 2-year service opportunity to live and work outside the home context. Participants are between 20-30 years old. Fellows support the work of partners around the world addressing issues ...

Deadline extended for applications to Abundant Health grants

Deadline extended for applications to Abundant Health grants

September 26, 2019
The deadline to apply for an Abundant Health Grant has been extended to Dec. 31, 2019. The 2019 Bridge of Love Offering that was held at the Mountain Sky Annual Conference in June went to support the Abundant Health grant ...

Financially supporting both the conference and the general church

May 21, 2019
Currently the total general and jurisdictional connectional support, all $2,098,881, is rolled into our 2019 budget. This has been the practice for both legacy conferences for many years. At the 2019 Mountain Sky Annual ...

Laurie Day named new Director of Connectional Ministries for Oregon-Idaho Conference

Laurie Day named new Director of Connectional Ministries for Oregon-Idaho Conference

April 24, 2019
It is with great joy and sadness that we announce that Laurie Day has accepted a new position as the Director of Connectional Ministries and Assistant to the Bishop at the Oregon-Idaho Conference of The United Methodist Church, ...

Volunteers assemble nearly 200 kits at Johnstown UMC for UMCOR relief

Volunteers assemble nearly 200 kits at Johnstown UMC for UMCOR relief

March 22, 2019
Sixty eager and industrious volunteers, including a dozen youth, gathered at The United Methodist Church of Johnstown, Colorado on March 16 for an UMCOR work day. In record time, the volunteers assembled 34 flood buckets and 155 ...

A post-General Conference letter from your Mountain Sky Conference leaders

A post-General Conference letter from your Mountain Sky Conference leaders

February 27, 2019
The joy and oneness we feel by participating in the Body of Christ overcomes any walls that have been created. We will continue to support our ministries, pastors, and lay leaders across the theological and geographic differences ...

Deaconesses and Home Missioners discernment event coming to Mountain Sky Conference

Deaconesses and Home Missioners discernment event coming to Mountain Sky Conference

February 12, 2019
Deaconesses and Home Missioners make lifetime commitments to this work and are consecrated and commissioned to specific ministries.

Mountain Sky United Methodist Women urge signatures on immigration statement

February 04, 2019
If you would like to add your name to the list of signatures, please email Karen at jaeger.karen@gmail.com or Ann at annorganic1@gmail.com. Hearing that more than 10,000 children are in detention centers across the country has ...

Wesley Pilgrimage Scholarship deadline reminder

Wesley Pilgrimage Scholarship deadline reminder

January 29, 2019
Lay and clergy leaders interested in the 2019 Wesley Pilgrimage in England may apply for a scholarship that will greatly reduce the cost of their trip.

Human Relations Day is Jan. 20, 2019

December 10, 2018
On January 20, 2019, United Methodists will celebrate Human Relations Day. On this special Sunday, we call all of our churches to participate in helping every one of God’s children to realize their potential. We need your help to ...

General Board of Church and Society opposes military at U.S.-Mexico border

General Board of Church and Society opposes military at U.S.-Mexico border

October 29, 2018
Board calls on United Methodists to advocate against policy, stand with asylum seekers.

Advance hope, love and healing around the world on November 27!

Advance hope, love and healing around the world on November 27!

October 22, 2018
United Methodists will come together to support vital ministry projects and missionaries around the world on #GivingTuesday as they generously #GiveUMC.

Mission u at Christ UMC Casper will be last event for 2018

Mission u at Christ UMC Casper will be last event for 2018

August 31, 2018
Mission u on Sept. 15 at Christ United Methodist Church in Casper, Wyoming will be the last chance to worship, fellowship and learn together at one of these educational events in 2018.

Mountain Sky Deaconess Liwliwa Robledo remembers Rev. Grace Huck, second woman to get full clergy rights

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 ...

How mission sustains the church: An appreciation of New World Outlook

How mission sustains the church: An appreciation of New World Outlook

July 24, 2018
For 108 years, one of the communication channels that helped to sustain Methodist commitment to mission has been a series of magazines we know by its current title, New World Outlook.

One year later: The Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty

One year later: The Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty

July 24, 2018
From the General Board of Church and Society: "The danger of a nuclear holocaust remains as long as nations maintain nuclear weapons."

United Methodists announce release of all three missionaries who had been denied permission to leave Republic of the Philippines

United Methodists announce release of all three missionaries who had been denied permission to leave Republic of the Philippines

July 17, 2018
Miracle Osman of Malawi, Adam Shaw of United States and Tawanda Chandiwana of Zimbabwe Now All Reunited with Their Families More than 18,000 People from Over 110 countries Join United Methodist Global Ministries #LetThemLeave ...

United Methodists announce release of all three missionaries from Republic of the Philippines

July 12, 2018
Calling it a day of rejoicing with deep gratitude, leaders of United Methodist Global Ministries today announced that Miracle Osman of Malawi has left the Philippines and reunited with her family in Blantyre, Malawi.

Apply Now: Global Board of Church and Society fall fellows 2018

Apply Now: Global Board of Church and Society fall fellows 2018

June 28, 2018
The fellowship program allows individuals to work alongside staff on an intensive project that helps Church and Society equip and resource the Church in seeking justice and pursuing peace.

United Methodists call for immediate release of missionaries being held by Republic of Philippines

United Methodists call for immediate release of missionaries being held by Republic of Philippines

June 26, 2018
Leaders launch worldwide #LetThemLeave campaign against treatment of three missionaries in the Philippines who have been denied permission to leave the country

Blog post: Mixed emotions, uncomfortable questions

Blog post: Mixed emotions, uncomfortable questions

May 21, 2018
Daniel Viehland just graduated from Wesley Theological Seminary and completed an internship with the General Board of Church and Society. He will be appointed to East Helena and Townsend UMCs in Montana starting July 1. Below is a...

Spanish language, cultural, liberation theology, and social justice immersion experience in Cuernavca, Mexico

Spanish language, cultural, liberation theology, and social justice immersion experience in Cuernavca, Mexico

May 07, 2018
The Mountain Sky Area will host a second language, cultural, and social justice immersion experience in Cuernavca, Mexico from October 22 to November 2.

Bridge of Love Offering to support rural community projects

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 ...

Online registration now live for Mission u 2018

April 13, 2018
Mission u 2018 online registration is now open. Attendees can attend either one- or two-day events in Colorado, Utah, or Wyoming.

Celebrating 70 years of The Advance: God’s love at work in training leaders

Celebrating 70 years of The Advance: God’s love at work in training leaders

March 21, 2018
For 70 years, The Advance has been a vital means through which United Methodists and their predecessors have shared the love of God throughout the world. Today, The Advance supports more than 300 missionaries and more than 600 ...

Conference mission teams volunteer at 48 global, U.S. projects

February 20, 2018
In 2017, 48 Rocky Mountain Conference mission teams with a total of 788 volunteers donated 4,325 days of service to 16 international projects and 32 United States projects.

Learn about upcoming service opportunities at Mission Adventures 2018

Learn about upcoming service opportunities at Mission Adventures 2018

January 15, 2018
Come learn about Connecting Neighbors as well as Volunteers in Mission, Supporting Neighbors, and Service Opportunities at Mission Adventures 2018. The first “Mission Adventures” seminar for 2018 will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 ...

2017 conference mission trip reports due by Jan. 31

January 02, 2018
Each year, the Rocky Mountain Conference reports to the Western Jurisdiction on all mission trips taken by conference churches.

Go on a 'mission adventure' at Smoky Hill UMC

Go on a 'mission adventure' at Smoky Hill UMC

December 28, 2017
Are you considering getting involved in mission work in 2018? On Feb. 3 at Smoky Hill UMC, you will have the opportunity to find out what types of mission opportunities are available. The Rocky Mountain Conference Global Board of ...

Missionary Mozart Adevu to visit Rocky Mountain Conference

Missionary Mozart Adevu to visit Rocky Mountain Conference

November 07, 2017
Mozart M. K. Adevu, a United Methodist missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries, will be visiting the Rocky Mountain Conference from Nov. 17 to Dec. 1.

Missionary Ken Cruz visits conference churches to educate, advocate

Missionary Ken Cruz visits conference churches to educate, advocate

October 06, 2017
From Sept. 10 to 24, General Board of Global Ministries Missionary Kennedy (Ken) Cruz logged about 1,900 miles visiting churches in the Rocky Mountain Conference.

More than 100 people attend first week of Mission u 2017

July 28, 2017
About 102 participants engaged in one or two days of learning, worship and fellowship at St. Andrew UMC on July 21 and 22, and University Park UMC on July 19, kicking off the beginning of Mission 2017.

United Methodist Missionary Ken Cruz to visit Rocky Mountain Conference

United Methodist Missionary Ken Cruz to visit Rocky Mountain Conference

July 18, 2017
United Methodist Missionary Kennedy (Ken) Cruz, who is serving in Cambodia, will visit the Rocky Mountain Conference in September. Ken serves as a Community Development Specialist with the Community Health and Agriculture ...

Meet the people of the UMC Missionary Conferences at Mission u 2017

Meet the people of the UMC Missionary Conferences at Mission u 2017

July 03, 2017
“Christian mission” has, at times, focused on lands far away, overlooking people and places which have often been isolated from social and economic opportunities and media attention in the U.S. Over the past century, United ...

Mission u 2017: Covenant Community and Beloved Community

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.

Mission u 2017: Moving from Earth Day toward climate justice

Mission u 2017: Moving from Earth Day toward climate justice

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 ...

First UMC Colorado Springs helps build learning center in Nicaragua

First UMC Colorado Springs helps build learning center in Nicaragua

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 ...

Bishop Oliveto's Holy Week Letter

Bishop Oliveto's Holy Week Letter

April 10, 2017
Bishop Karen Oliveto shares her experiences from Palm Sunday in Jerusalem and calls the conference to self examination

Conference hosts pilot project for Latino Pastor development

March 16, 2017
The Hispanic Ministry of the Rocky Mountain Conference is currently hosting a pilot program of the Course of Study for part time local Latino/Latina pastors offered by GBHEM. David Martinez from GBHEM and Cesar M. Duran are ...