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February 14, 2019
In some ways, the special called session of the General Conference reminds me of the eve of Y2K. No matter what gets decided or what gets postponed, no matter what holds together or what falls apart, life and ministry will go on.
December 10, 2018
Wheatland United Methodist Church in Wyoming used its local resources - and local animals - to bring a nativity scene to life.
November 07, 2018
Thank you to Jenita Rhodes for her service as the administrator for the Wyoming District of the Mountain Sky Conference where she has served since July 2012.
March 08, 2018
The church is nothing without neighbors. We don’t exist in a vacuum. We’re all about community. The community that is calling you now is right outside your door. Not across the world.
February 20, 2018
Can churches be involved in the most volatile issues of our day? The Parkland, Florida school shooting begs the question.
February 14, 2018
On Ash Wednesday, we remember how Jesus loved sacrificially. Jesus loved God, his neighbors, and even his enemies. His love for us has transformed the world.
February 07, 2018
Jesus makes it clear that he wants us to have the same kind of faith he himself has. He sends his disciples/apostles out to perform miracles. They heal the sick and cast out demons. Later, they participate in multiplying loaves ...
February 05, 2018
Accountability has gotten a bad name unnecessarily. It doesn’t start with unwieldy systems or unresponsive groups. Accountability starts much closer to home; it’s about taking responsibility for fulfilling our own giftedness and ...
January 05, 2018
Accelerate church vitality and interrupt church decline!
November 22, 2017
First UMC of Gillette, Wyoming, collects Thanksgiving food boxes for two local elementary schools. With the help of a local Hispanic family, they put together a more traditional Hispanic food box as a new way to show hospitality ...
November 08, 2017
United Methodist churches in Cheyenne, Wyoming, teamed up recently for the first Annual Gobble Walk in late October and early November.
October 20, 2017
Wheatland United Methodist Church in Wyoming joins grassroots movement of placing painted rocks with messages for people in the community to find. They saw it as a great way to spread goodwill and the message of God’s grace to ...
August 13, 2017
As North America anticipates the total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, churches in the path of totality in Wyoming are preparing to welcome visitors and celebrate this phenomenon.
August 08, 2017
Rawlins Cooperative Parish, a multi-denominational church, continues to participate in the community life of Rawlins, Wyoming.
July 18, 2017
Led by Rebekah Simon-Peter, Creating a Culture of Renewal’s three-track program is an award-winning, proven, and empowering approach to self-awareness, leadership and ministry. Using emotional intelligence, you will master the ...
June 21, 2017
Renewal is an elusive quality in most congregations. It’s also widely misunderstood.
June 21, 2017
Will the United Methodist Church split or not over differing interpretations of human sexuality and biblical hermeneutics?
May 02, 2017
Led by Rebekah Simon-Peter, Creating a Culture of Renewal’s three-track program is an award-winning, proven, and empowering approach to self-awareness, leadership and ministry.
January 10, 2017
What do cornbread, Jimmy Stewart and snow have in common? Faith, Food, and Film at First United Methodist Church in Newcastle, Wyoming.
December 06, 2016
First United Methodist Church in Douglas, Wyoming offered lunch and a resting stop Nov. 23 for Northern Arapaho runners and elders on their way to the Sand Creek Massacre site for the annual Spiritual Healing Run and Walk.
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 30, 2016
Members of First United Methodist Church in Gillette, Wyoming, joined with other individuals from around the state to protest the burning of a Quran that took place in Gillette on Aug. 27.
August 02, 2016
On July 27, a severe thunderstorm plowed through Pine Bluffs, Wyoming, a rural farming community 40 miles east of Cheyenne.
July 18, 2016
The people of Rawlins Cooperative Parish gathered with two other denominations (Episcopal and Baptist) for a worship service in a local park Sunday, July 17.
November 12, 2015
Campus ministry in Laramie, Wyoming, is not just some new trend – the Wesley Foundation has been serving students for more than 90 years in Laramie!
October 23, 2015
The push to get Niobrara County, Wyoming, residents back into their flood-damaged homes has become a reality.
August 31, 2015
On Aug. 22, the sanctuary at First United Methodist Church in Gillette, Wyoming, was transformed into a large clothing store -- complete with men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing, shoes, toys, jackets, and more.
May 18, 2015
May 6 was the first of a large gathering of Native Americans from the Wind River Indian Reservation and a few allies to learn how to be effective leaders "for the common good."
April 14, 2015
Bishop Elaine Stanovsky has announced her intention to appoint the Reverend Jeff Rainwater to become District Superintendent of Wyoming, Mountain Sky Area effective July 1, 2015.