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2019 Mtn Sky AC: Ordination Service - Bishop Oliveto Preaching, June 16

July 16, 2019
The 2019 Mountain Sky Annual Conference ended Sunday, June 16 with the Service of Honoring and Ordering Ministry. Bishop Karen Oliveto preached on our unique gifts and calls to ministry, as well as the future of The United Methodist Church and the Mountain Sky Conference.

2019 Mtn Sky AC: Passing the Mantle - Youngsook Kang Preaching, June 16

July 16, 2019
The 2019 Mountain Sky Annual Conference ended Sunday, June 16 with the Service of Honoring and Ordering Ministry. The service included a "passing of the mantle" from retiring clergy to the new class of ordinands. The Rev. Youngsook Kang, who is retiring from her position as Superintendent of Leadership Development and Director of Connectional Ministry, ...

2019 Mtn Sky AC: Service of Honoring and Ordering Ministry, June 16

July 16, 2019
The 2019 Mountain Sky Annual Conference ended Sunday, June 16 with the Service of Honoring and Ordering Ministry. The service included a "passing of the mantle" from retiring clergy to the new class of ordinands. Additionally, the service included a presentation of licenses to local pastors, commissioning of deacons and elders, and ordination of deacons and ...

2019 Mtn Sky AC: Memorial Service, June 15

July 15, 2019
A memorial service was held the evening of June 15 to honor the clergy, spouses and notable lay leaders of the Mountain Sky Conference who have died over the past year. The service was included a candlelight ceremony and a special offering to support the ministry with Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women. 

2019 Mtn Sky AC: Saturday Morning Worship - Rev. Junius Dotson Preaching, June 15

July 15, 2019
The Saturday morning worship June 15 featured guest preacher the Rev. Junius Dotson, who is the General Secretary for Discipleship Ministries, which is an international agency of The United Methodist Church. Dotson spoke about "resetting our souls" in terms of self-care and wholeness in our ministries.

2019 Mtn Sky AC: Friday Afternoon Worship - Bishop Palmer Preaching, June 14

July 12, 2019
Bishop Greg Palmer of the Ohio West Episcopal Area was a guest preacher at the 2019 Mountain Sky Annual Conference in Billings, MT. He was the keynote for the Friday afternoon worship service June 14 just before the Mission Dinner & Celebration.

2019 Mtn Sky AC: Friday Morning Worship - Special Preachers, June 14

July 12, 2019
During the opening worship service on Friday, June 14, three pastors from the Mountain Sky Conference preached: Calvin Hill, Yevette Christy and Ryan Canaday. Below are their bios: Calvin Hill: The Rev. Calvin Yashie Hill, a full-blood Navajo from Tsalina Valley, Arizona, has served The United Methodist Church since 1996. In 2014, he answered the call to his...

2019 Mtn Sky AC: Friday Morning Worship, June 14

July 12, 2019
The second day for the 2019 Mountain Sky Annual Conference Session opened with worship on Friday, June 14. The service featured sermons from conference pastors Calvin Hill, Yevette Christy and Ryan Canaday. In addition, the service included videos about the ministry of Shiloh UMC in Billings, Montana, a celebration of the mission work of Global Ministries, ...

2019 Mtn Sky AC: Laity Address, June 13

July 11, 2019
The Mountain Sky Conference Co-Lay Leaders spoke to attendees June 13 at the opening of the 2019 Mountain Sky Annual Conference Session. This year's co-lay leaders are Margaret Hotze, Gayla Jo Slauson and Don McCammon. The spoke about the present and future lay ministry in The United Methodist Church and the Mountain Sky Conference.

2019 Mtn Sky AC: Full Opening Worship, June 13

July 10, 2019
Following the official call to order, the 2019 Mountain Sky Annual Conference Session opened with worship June 13. The service included a sermon from Bishop Karen Oliveto, an address on behalf of young people delivered by Matthew Utley, an address on behalf of laity delivered by co-lay leaders Margaret Hotze, Gayla Jo Slauson and Don McCammon, a special ...

2019 Mtn Sky AC: Opening Worship - Bishop Oliveto Preaching, June 13

July 10, 2019
Bishop Karen Oliveto preaches at the opening worship service June 13 for the 2019 Mountain Sky Annual Conference at the Montana Convention Center in Billings, Montana. "We've only just begun on this journey God has invited us to. We've only just begun to step into God's future."

2019 Mtn Sky AC: Opening Worship - JJ Warren Preaching, June 13

July 10, 2019
During the opening worship service for the 2019 Mountain Sky Annual Conference on June 13, JJ Warren from the Upper New York Conference was the guest preacher. JJ Warren just graduated from Sarah Lawrence College, where he studied Religion and Creative Writing; he also founded and led the campus ministry, Rise. He is leading a preaching tour this summer.

2019 Mtn Sky AC: Young People's Address, June 13

July 10, 2019
Matthew Utley, outgoing president for the Conference Council on Youth Ministries (CCYM), speaks to attendees of the 2019 Mountain Sky Conference about the hopes, fears, and future of youth and young people in The United Methodist Church.

2018 Joint Annual Conference: Thursday Part 2 - Opening Worship

June 22, 2018
Opening worship of the 2018 Joint Annual Conference

2018 Joint Annual Conference: Thursday Part 1 - Opening Worship

June 21, 2018
Opening worship of the 2018 Joint Annual Conference

RMAC 2017: Passing of the Mantle

July 10, 2017
On June 17 during the 2017 Rocky Mountain Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado, retiring clergy were honored for their years of service at the Passing of the Mantle. In addition, those who will be confirmed as local licensed pastors and candidates for commissioning and ordination were presented.

Healing Relationships: Bishop Elaine Stanovsky's Episcopal Address

April 30, 2016
Bishop Elaine Stanovsky, of the Mountain Sky Area of The United Methodist Church, delivers her Episcopal Address at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Annual Conference in Pueblo, Colorado, on the theme of "Healing Relationships" in relation to the Sand Creek Massacre.