Please pray for the family of the Rev. Lynne Butler on the passing of her husband, John Hicks, on Feb. 4. Butler is an elder of the Mountain Sky Conference, who served in extension ministry as Metro Caring's CEO for seven years from 2009 to 2016. Before that, she served as senior pastor of Cameron and Idaho Springs UMCs in Colorado. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 7 at Denver Community Church, 1595 Pearl St. in Denver. Memorial gifts in honor of John Hicks can be sent to Network Ministries at P.O. Box 18813, Denver, CO 80218, or can be made online.