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December 31, 2019
A powerful day of celebration and giving as The Edge, Ecumenical Social Ministries, and First United Methodist Church in Colorado Springs bring gifts to those that may not otherwise receive them on Christmas Morning.
November 11, 2019
The first church in Boulder turns 160 years old this year! First United Methodist Church of Boulder will celebrate our 160th anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 24, with a special worship service at 10:30 a.m. in our sanctuary. We are ...
November 11, 2019
A troubled Fort Collins park will soon undergo a resurrection, with the transformation coming from First United Methodist Church of Fort Collins in Colorado.
November 07, 2019
Two United Methodist Church pastors were elected to public school boards in Colorado elections this week. The Reverend Brad Laurvick will represent District No. 5 of Denver Public Schools and the Rev. Jeremy Scott will represent ...
October 28, 2019
This Colorado church continues to make a big impact on their community throughout the giving season.
September 18, 2019
Singers from Erie United Methodist Church, Niwot UMC, the Heart of Longmont UMC, and Rinn UMC joined forces to create a giant "United" Methodist choir this past Saturday, Sept. 14!
September 15, 2019
Plans for the third Inclusiveness Conference sponsored by the United Methodist Association of Retired Clergy and Friends are underway. The new date is Dec. 6 at St. Andrew UMC from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Program and registration ...
May 20, 2019
Camp Hope has been serving campers with unique abilities for the past 40 years! We are looking for volunteers, especially nurses, for Camp Hope! We have many positions that still need to be filled. Camp managers are planning a ...
May 06, 2019
A team from the Brighton United Methodist Church joined others in Brighton, Colorado on May 4 to help seniors maintain their homes. They were part of a feature by Denver 7 News, which was covering the story.
April 23, 2019
I have been especially blessed to watch the St. Vrain Circuit dream up, plan, and gather together around a prayer service leading up to General Conference 2019. And during Holy Week, they came together for a shared Good Friday ...
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 ...
March 01, 2019
At First United Methodist Church of Colorado Springs, we are excited to be in the midst of becoming a multi-site congregation, launching the FUMC Prairie Campus (out on the eastern plains of Colorado Springs) this April 14.
February 21, 2019
Artists and creatives at Smoky Hill UMC decided to design and produce their own stained glass windows in the 1980's. When the new sanctuary needed windows in 2017, a new group of congregants decided to step up and create.
February 19, 2019
On February 3, 2019 Smoky Hill UMC, of Centennial, Colorado, voted to become a Reconciling Ministries Congregation.
January 18, 2019
The Rev. Josh Walker of Erie United Methodist Church doesn't confine ministry within the walls of his Colorado church building. Walker has been involved in Agape, an overnight shelter for homeless adults in Longmont, Colorado, for...
December 05, 2018
First United Methodist Church of Colorado Springs, Colorado is excited to announce a new worship service lifting up all of God's children: Wonderfully Made.
August 15, 2018
The past few months have been a busy time for the Friendly Stitchers of Estes Park United Methodist Church in Estes Park, Colorado. Over the course of the summer, the church craft group made 77 "taggies."
June 11, 2018
When I became a Methodist, after being raised as a Presbyterian, I didn't really understand what a connectional denomination was. And I was really confused when I first began to attend Annual Conference and heard the entire ...
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.
March 29, 2018
After discovering missing funds, the Firestone, CO Cub Scouts were devastated. But one local church came together to ensure a successful year for Pack 341.
March 28, 2018
The United Methodist Church of Johnstown, Colorado, a new UMCOR hub for the Peaks-Plains District, will sponsor a Hygiene Kit Day on Sunday, May 6th.
March 14, 2018
Over three years ago, Attention Homes embarked on a journey to develop supportive housing for young people experiencing homelessness. On February 21, construction began on a 40-unit housing complex.
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 ...