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June 26, 2019
The next Mountain Sky Centers for Pastoral Effectiveness - Track l are scheduled to begin Sept. 9-11 in Bozeman Montana, Oct. 14-16 in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. We are a resource for clergy to find the emotional “center” for ...
June 04, 2019
Bishop Karen Oliveto intends to appoint the Rev. Annie Arnoldy to serve as the Superintendent of Leadership Development and Director of Connectional Ministry, effective July 1, 2019.
May 20, 2019
The Chancel Choir of Burns Memorial United Methodist Church in Aurora, Colorado has been asked to join other choirs in a concert at Carnegie Hall on Nov. 19, 2019. The choir will be performing in a joint choir concert of Joseph ...
April 01, 2019
On March 9, the lay servants of the Mile High Metro District gathered to attend their first annual meeting. The host church was Jefferson Avenue in Wheat Ridge, Colorado and the theme was "Empowered Laity."
March 14, 2019
The Rev. Kerry Greenhill will be leading day-long worship planning retreats for pastors to gather with colleagues, engage in prayer and reflection, receive some tools and resources for making worship even more lively and ...
February 13, 2019
Trustees at Simpson UMC in Arvada, Colorado regularly practice fire prevention and safety. Recently, they decided to practice evacuations in a fun Sunday service.
February 13, 2019
Less than three days after a special General Conference concludes in St. Louis, lay and clergy United Methodists in the Mountain Sky Conference will gather for a post-GC2019 summit. The event, sponsored by the United Methodist ...
December 07, 2018
Scott United Methodist Church of Denver, Colorado celebrated 114 years serving God on November 18.
October 23, 2018
Park Hill United Methodist Church in Denver, Colorado was celebrated at the Interfaith Alliance Force for Good Awards on Oct. 22 as the recipient of the 2018 Congregation for Good Award.
August 16, 2018
Green Mountain United Methodist Church in Lakewood, Colorado sent a Volunteers In Mission (VIM) team to Puerto Rico Aug. 4-11. During the trip, the volunteers helped rebuild homes damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Maria.
May 22, 2018
I am fairly new to the realm of immigration work and the various implications of such. As I tell my church and larger community, we are all learning as we go. I readily admit that. I understand that laws, rules, and order are ...
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 23, 2018
Iliff School of Theology celebrated the contributions of Dr. Tink Tinker earlier in April, at an event filled with stories, memories, song and prayer.
April 03, 2018
On April 17, the Rec. Dr. Edwin Aponte, Executive Director of the Louisville Institute, will offer a public lecture at Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado.
March 23, 2018
One Denver United Methodist Church decided to bring Ash Wednesday to the people, by means of a table at the Yale Street light rail station.
December 15, 2017
On Dec. 5, Wheat Ridge United Methodist Church and the Metropolitan District of the Rocky Mountain Conference hosted an event on congregational security. This event was put together by the U.S. Attorney's Office, the FBI, and ...
December 14, 2017
Our faith communities believe in extending love and grace to all our sisters and brothers, regardless of their religious affiliation, ethnicity and race, ability, economic situation, sexual orientation and gender.
December 08, 2017
This year, AfterHours Denver has teamed up with St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Highlands Ranch, Colorado to collect 1,000 sleeping bags to our city’s homeless and distribute them on Christmas Day in Lincoln Park.
November 22, 2017
Bishop Karen Oliveto will take an HIV test at the pulpit during the second annual World AIDS Day Community Service at Park Hill United Methodist Church in Denver at 7 p.m. Dec. 3.
November 19, 2017
The Epworth Foundation of Epworth United Methodist Church in Denver gave about 6,500 Thanksgiving boxes to the community Nov. 18 during its 2017 Denver Feed a Family Thanksgiving Distribution.
November 03, 2017
Methodist Theological School in Ohio has presented Nathan Adams and Barbara Sholis with the John and Ruth Mount Alumni Awards for Distinguished Service, the school’s highest honor for graduates. The awards were presented at a ...
August 15, 2017
On Sunday, Sept. 3 at 2 p.m., Montclair United Methodist Church at 1195 Newport St. in Denver, Colorado, will hold its closing worship service. The church faithfully served the community for 75 years.
August 07, 2017
We are thrilled to introduce you to Metro Caring's new CEO, Teva Sienicki,who will officially begin her tenure on Tuesday, August 15th.
July 26, 2017
The DenUM Board of Directors is excited to announce that we have decided to pursue a merger with St. Francis Center. After many discussions about the future of our organization and how best to move forth our mission, it became ...
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 22, 2017
The 49th Annual Celebration of Doll Cultural Festival (Hina-Matsuri), March 4-5, 2017, 11:30AM-4PM at Simpson United Methodist Church, Arvada, CO
February 13, 2017
Bishop Karen Oliveto and Noreen Keleshian thank the Rocky Mountain Conference for its generosity and support of our apportionment funds!
February 06, 2017
On Thursday, March 16th, Parker Palmer will be speaking at St. Andrew UMC from 7 to 8:30pm. The title of his talk is "The Beloved Community: Can the Church Be the Love that Casts Out Fear."
December 23, 2016
Parker Palmer, founder and senior partner of the Center for Courage Renewal, will be speaking at St. Andrew United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. March 16. Palmer is coming specifically in support of the vision of Mountain Sky Area ...
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.
November 21, 2016
Many folks know the punchline to the joke, “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?” The answer: “Practice, practice, practice!” And that’s what 50 singers from Trinity United Methodist Church’s Chancel Choir and Youth Choir have been ...
November 14, 2016
On Oct. 29, Gracia Divina celebrated its third anniversary as a Hispanic ministry of the Rocky Mountain Conference of The United Methodist Church. It has also recently become the only standalone Hispanic local church in the ...
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.
October 31, 2016
The Reverend Valerie L. Jackson will make history on Sunday, Nov. 6 when she will be installed as the first African-American and first woman senior pastor of University Park United Methodist Church in Denver.
October 25, 2016
On Sunday, Oct. 23, the leadership and congregation of Northglenn United Methodist Church named the Rev. Ron Hodges as Pastor Emeritus.
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.
September 02, 2016
For nearly a year, the idea of Belong Church has been forming, growing, and becoming more of a reality.
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.
June 22, 2016
On Sunday, June 12, approximately 80 people gathered in a spirit of honoring the legacy of Alameda Heights United Methodist Church in Denver during its final worship service.
May 23, 2016
Sunday, May 22 saw approximately 100 people gather for the closing of St. Paul's United Methodist Church. Within the congregation were not only the members and friends of St.Paul's, but retired clergy, clergy actively assigned to ...
May 09, 2016
On May 5, the Reverend Paul Kottke received the 2016 Centus Samaritan Award for his lifelong work in community projects, including the founding of Denver Urban Ministries (now Denver Urban Matters), co-founding Capitol Hill United...
April 18, 2016
This coming Annual Conference, I will be bringing three petitions for church closures from the Denver Metro District. This is not being done casually. And above all it is not being done simply as an administrative function of a ...
February 08, 2016
The United in Orange Food Drive was an amazing success across our region. The food drive total was 360,664 donations, with more than 140 sites reporting.
January 25, 2016
In 2014, we trounced Seattle with more than 103,000 donations in the United In Orange food drive. This year, we will show Carolina that Denver wins on and off the field.
November 16, 2015
AfterHours Denver is gearing up for Christmas by collecting sleeping bags for those on the streets! The group's goal is 500 sleeping bags in the hands of those who need them the most.
September 04, 2015
Sacred Stones Ministries, Inc. provided a week of mission from Aug. 10 to 14 for four Denver youth who had not been on a mission trip before primarily due to funding.
July 20, 2015
On July 8, a few folks from the Rocky Mountain Conference Office, the Metro District, and former Warren United Methodist Church members gathered at the Warren building to clean out store rooms and remove old office furniture.
March 09, 2015
Bishop Elaine Stanovsky has appointed the Reverend Paul Kottke, currently serving University Park United Methodist Church in Denver, to the Rocky Mountain Conference cabinet as superintendent of the Metropolitan District effective...