District Gathering 2020

District Gathering 2020

March 03, 2020
The Mountain Sky Conference District Gatherings will be held on Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at various sites across the conference. The theme for this year is "Connect the Dots; Tell the Story." The day will include worship, district business and a keynote presentation by the Revs. Annie Arnoldy and Michael Smith. The presentation will focus...

We Are Mountain Sky, Part 2: Resiliency

We Are Mountain Sky, Part 2: Resiliency

February 28, 2020
The Mountain Sky Conference is hosting a four-part webinar (or "Zoominar") series focusing on our identity. The second "Zoominar" was held Feb. 18 and led by the Rev. Dr. Joretta Marshall on "Resilience."

What is the General Conference? | UMC Topics

February 13, 2020
What is the General Conference and what does it do? Watch this quick overview of the General Conference and find out how it serves The United Methodist Church. This video is narrated by Aileen Jimenez, a member of the Mountain Sky Conference and a staffer at United Methodist Communications. She is also a lay delegate to the 2020 General Conference.

We Are Mountain Sky, Part 1: Values and Vision

We Are Mountain Sky, Part 1: Values and Vision

February 11, 2020
The Mountain Sky Conference is hosting a four-part webinar (or "Zoominar") series focusing on our identity. The first "Zoominar" was held Jan. 30 and led by Bishop Karen P. Oliveto on the "Values Vision of the Mountain Sky Conference." Bishop Oliveto said the webinar aimed to help us deepen "who we are as we continue to grow into our new identity."

Responsible Stewardship Webinar Jan. 14, 2020

January 21, 2020
The Mountain Sky Conference Responsible Stewardship Committee hosted its quarterly webinar Jan. 14, 2020. The topics included: the EZRA reporting system and the process to submit local church statistics, and the 2020 changes in the local church calculation of Mission Shares to support Annual Conference ministries, and the separate apportionment of the amount...

Responsible Stewardship Webinar Oct. 8, 2019

October 14, 2019
The Mountain Sky Conference Responsible Stewardship Committee hosted its second quarterly webinar Oct. 8, 2019. The topics included: how the method to calculate and pay Mission Shares and Apportionments will change in 2020 and clergy compensation and payroll issues as you prepare for 2020.

Responsible Stewardship Webinar - Property and Liability Insurance

September 04, 2019
Church Mutual Insurance Update

Leadership Webinar on Brave and Loving Conversations

June 25, 2019
The United Methodist world is in the midst of a time of great uncertainty and change. Such a time may feel like betrayal or opportunity, impasse or clarity. How can there be conversations of value, conversations that go toward a constructive place, when it may feel difficult to discover good words or thoughts to offer to each other? This leadership webinar ...

Telling the Story 2019: Congregational Vitality Committee

June 15, 2019
The members of the Mountain Sky Congregational Vitality Committee discuss their purpose and goals, and what they've done as a ministry team for the past year.

Leadership Webinar on Conflict Transformation

May 23, 2019
To equip our leaders and congregations, the Mountain Sky Conference hosted a leadership webinar on conflict transformation on May 21. In this webinar, led by the Rev. Dr. Kristina I. Lizardy-Hajbi, clergy and laity were invited to consider a conflict transformation approach to understanding and leading through difficult issues and times, offered within a ...

To Lead Boldly in Uncertain Times

April 30, 2019
The leadership webinar, "To Lead Boldly in Uncertain Times" held April 30, highlights how to lead in uncertain times and respond to the changes that are occurring. Presented by Strategy with Rox.

Mountain Sky Conference Beloved Community

December 10, 2018
The Mountain Sky Conference theme for the 2016-2020 quadrennium is "Living into Beloved Community." Learn more in the video below.

Mountain Sky Conference Logo Reveal

December 10, 2018
The Mountain Sky Conference will live in God’s grace and abundance as we lead a re-energized peaceful and compassionate movement to claim the life-changing love of Jesus Christ for ALL people. Watch the Mountain Sky Conference logo reveal in the video below!

Iliff Resource: Conversations about going forward

November 12, 2018
Featuring clergy and laity from the Mtn Sky Conference, this video invites groups of viewers to talk together about what matters to them as we anticipate General Conference in 2019.

Understanding Mission Shares in the Mountain Sky Conference

November 01, 2018
Dennis Shaw, Mountain Sky Conference Statistician, explains mission shares.

Mountain Sky on the Way Forward: Bishop Karen Oliveto Explains

October 22, 2018
Bishop Karen Oliveto describes the three plans proposed for a way forward in The United Methodist Church, possible outcomes, and the future of the Mountain Sky Conference. #mtnskyumc

We are the Mountain Sky Conference

October 15, 2018
June 9, 2018: The Rocky Mountain and Yellowstone legacy conferences voted to become one. We are #mtnskyumc!

UMC Videos: How to set up a YouTube channel for your church

September 11, 2018
Use these step-by-step instructions to set up a YouTube channel for your church.

UMC Videos: How to upload a YouTube video

September 11, 2018
Learn how to upload a video to YouTube.

UMC Videos: Tips for creating YouTube content

September 11, 2018
United Methodist Communications provides tips and tricks for creating stellar YouTube content.

Dave & Jeremy Explain: How to Live Stream Your Worship Service

June 23, 2017
On this episode of "Dave and Jeremy Explain," the Revs. Dave Merkel and Jeremy Scott go over video and audio tools as well as web platforms you can use to live stream your church's worship service or event. From simple and inexpensive to higher priced with better quality, you will learn how to better reach congregants outside of the church.