Mountain View United Church to receive Force for Good Award

September 27, 2019
Photos courtesy Mountain View United Church of Aurora, CO
The Mountain View United Church in Aurora, Colorado has been recognized by the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado for taking "measurable action for radical love and justice in the past year" and was named one of the recipients of the Force for Good Awards. The church will receive the award during a special banquet on Monday, Oct. 28.

Photo of Lead Minister Tracy Hughes, left, with a parishionerMountain View United Church is an ecumenical church affiliated with The United Methodist Church, the United Church of Christ and the Presbyterian Church (USA). The church is led by a three-pastor team that includes Lead Minister Tracy Hughes, Minister of Mental Health and Inclusion Amy Petré Hill, and Minister of Social Justice and Mission Wayne Laws. The church describes itself as "an inclusive, progressive faith community" that believes that "being a church is more than just worship on Sunday."

According to the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado's press release, "Force for Good is a celebration for all Coloradans committed to creating a just society – our work is long and hard, so we deserve to party every now and then. In addition to good company, delicious food, and a drink per ticket, we will recognize three exceptional change-makers who work to make Colorado a place where all families can not just survive, but thrive."

Mountain View United Church will host a celebratory worship service on Sunday, Oct. 27 from 10 to 11 a.m. followed by a reception.

The Force for Good Awards banquet will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 28 at Space Gallery, 400 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204. Learn more about the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado's Force for Good Awards.

Would you like to win a pair of tickets to the Force for Good event? All interested clergy are invited to send their contact information to vitality@mtnskyumc.org with “Force for Good” in the subject line to be entered into a drawing to win a pair of tickets to this event.