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October 12, 2020
With the help of an Abundant Health Grant and generous sponsors, First UMC Windsor, CO hosted a Youth Mental Health First Aid training. The purpose of this class is to train adults (18 and over) how to be an effective support ...
September 09, 2020
The Mountain Sky Conference is seeking to create a team of 10 young adults (ages 18-35) to attend the Transformational Virtual College Tour. We will be giving priority to Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color to attend the ...
August 06, 2020
The Institute for Discipleship and Youth Ministry Institute are partnering to offer an all-online Certification in Youth Ministry that is designed to equip lay people who work with youth in local churches – both paid staff and ...
August 06, 2020
A quick wrap up of the Mountain Sky Conference camping season. By, Amanda Daniell
August 04, 2020
A quick update on our campus ministries in the Mountain Sky Conference. Written by: Amanda Daniell
May 07, 2020
While ministry during this time of social distancing has provided unique challenges, youth workers and youth of our conference have found innovative ways to stay connected.
April 24, 2020
In order to continue fulfilling the conference vision to have life-changing, life-saving mission outposts in the communities we serve, the conference received grant-funding in late 2019 to hire a part-time person to minister ...
February 21, 2020
The Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministries of the Mountain Sky Conference of the UMC is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2020/2021 Marion Reid Scholarship for Women.
February 21, 2020
Ghosted is a professional stage play and interactive conversation to engage teens and parents about challenging situations involving mental health, stress, friendships/relationships and coping skills that can strengthen ...
January 15, 2020
Rev. Peter Jisung Lee will represent the Mountain Sky Conference at the 2020 Young Clergy Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C. Jan 26 - 29 I am wondering if you want to add this to the end of the bio of Rev. Angie Kotzmoyer? If ...
January 05, 2020
Although Grand Valley United Methodist Church in Parachute, Colorado's student Sunday school class consists of only two students, that doesn't prevent them from performing for the congregation.
November 22, 2019
Amanda Daniell, the Coordinator of Young People's Ministries and Camping Ministry for the Mountain Sky Conference, knew it would be a challenge to rebuild the youth ministries across four states when she started in July.
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 ...
October 11, 2019
Since 1972, Servicios de la Raza’s goal has been to “Prevent, Promote, Protect” through culturally responsive services, programs, and advocacy. From behavioral health to family skills, assistance for victims of domestic violence ...
July 16, 2019
This July and August, Amanda Daniell will tour the Mountain Sky Conference camps as she begins her new role as Coordinator of Young People's Ministries and Camping Ministry.
July 15, 2019
The Mountain Sky Conference Young People's Ministries invites all youth and their adult leaders to enjoy a day of fun at Water World from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019.
June 25, 2019
It was a record-making weekend at the 2019 Mountain Sky Annual Conference held June 13 to 16 in Billings, Montana (and no, that does not include the midnight voting party!). On the second clergy ballot cast on Saturday, June 15, ...
May 07, 2019
The Mountain Sky Conference is pleased to announce the Rev. Phil Rogers will join the staff as Interim Coordinator of Young People's Ministries and Camping Ministry. Phil will work part-time as he also serves as the deacon for ...
April 29, 2019
It is with sadness and appreciation that we announce that Andy Millman will be stepping down as staff for Young People's Ministry and Camping & Retreats, effective May 3, 2019. He first came on board in October 2015 to join the ...
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 ...
December 10, 2018
United Methodist Women is inviting young adults to learn the skills of holy and healthy disruption. Holy Disruption is an exploration of faith, organizing and the school-to-prison pipeline.
November 19, 2018
Hannah Kellinger, a student at MSU Billings, shares how United Campus Ministries reconnected her to the church, and her faith.
October 29, 2018
Rocky Mountain College senior, Chase, shares how the United Methodist scholarship helped him pursue a degree in health and human performance.
October 09, 2018
Pinecliff is a beautiful camp where I have the pleasure of working alongside amazing volunteers who dedicate their time to positively impact the lives of each camper. This past summer, we had nearly 80 volunteers who served our ...
September 18, 2018
Several women of the Mountain Sky Conference contributed to "We Pray with Her," including the Rev. Kerry Greenhill, Melissa Engel, and Laura Rossbert.
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.
August 28, 2018
Over 100 school-age children and their parents attended the Healthy Kids Back to School Wellness Fair in Polson, Montana.
July 31, 2018
Girl Scouts has been a large part of my life for the past 11 years, since I was in kindergarten. At first it was a space to spend time with my friends and learn about the community around me. As I grew older, it turned into a ...
July 30, 2018
An article promoting United Methodist campus ministry at Montana State University
July 24, 2018
Last week at the Wild Goose Festival—an art, music, and story-driven faith-inspired event—a handful of Mountain Sky United Methodists joined thousands of attendees in rural North Carolina. The annual gathering draws attendees and ...
July 24, 2018
Discounted early-bird registration is underway for YOUTH 2019, the national gathering for United Methodist youth and their leaders next year in Kansas City that promises four days of discipleship, worship, Bible study, service ...
July 19, 2018
The Office of Loans and Scholarships at the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) announced an increase in the maximum amount of money United Methodist students can borrow to pursue their education.
July 13, 2018
United Methodist youth, young adults and adult workers from all over the world are gathering next week in Johannesburg, South Africa, for worship, fellowship, leadership development and conversations about young people’s hopes and...
June 28, 2018
The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) has updated and expanded the information and resources available on gbhem.org/connectanew.
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!
March 13, 2018
The April 4 “ACT NOW: Unite to End Racism” rally, led by the National Council of Churches (NCC) is gaining traction and attention country-wide.
February 15, 2018
The Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry of the Mountain Sky Area of The United Methodist Church (Rocky Mountain and Yellowstone) is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 Marion Reid Scholarship for Women.
January 23, 2018
Five individuals from the Mountain Sky Area of The United Methodist Church will participate in the General Board of Church Society's Young Adult Clergy Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C. from Jan. 28 to 31.
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.
September 08, 2017
As we consider the future of DACA, let us consider: what will enable us to love God and love others more deeply? Let your elected officials hear your voice. A democracy is only as strong as the number of citizens who engage the ...
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 ...
July 17, 2017
Dionne Haase considered becoming a court appointed special advocate (CASA) volunteer years ago. Yet, life and work always stood in her way. An equestrian aficionado and music teacher, Dionne certainly had her plate full, but ...
July 14, 2017
This year, six scholarships were awarded to students by the Rocky Mountain Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry. The awards include two Merit Scholarships from the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry...
May 25, 2017
I have not followed the most recent discussion on human sexuality as closely as I have in the past. Mainly because we have been talking about the same thing in the 33 years of my time in ministry with the conference.
May 11, 2017
Tapestry United Methodist Church in Colorado gave $2,000 to a local school to pay off delinquent cafeteria accounts so children won't go hungry throughout the school day. Tapestry encourages all Rocky Mountain Conference churches ...
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 ...
February 09, 2017
This will be a time to build community between folks from across the conference and to discuss what it means to be a youth of color and a person of faith in the 21st century.
February 09, 2017
Story and photo submitted by Andy Millman Young People's Ministry Developer & Mission & Ministry Projects Coordinator From January 27-29, around 100 young people from across the Rocky Mountain Conference came together in ...
January 13, 2017
The Commission on Religion and Race and Conference Council on Youth Ministries of the Rocky Mountain Conference have joined together to host “I Am: Living in a Multicultural World with More than One Identity”, a one-day event for ...
December 14, 2016
It’s time again to start getting ready for Youth Leadership Conference 2017, the annual event sponsored by Rocky Mountain Conference Young People’s Ministries and the Conference Council on Youth Ministry!