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What do you do and who do you call if your community or church is faced with a disaster?

6/30/2014

Help!  Disaster!  Help! A Disaster has just occurred … what should I do?   Check 1.   Are you and your family safe? If not, get to safety! 2.   Are there injured around you? If so, how many and how badly?     Call 1.   If there are serious injuries call 911 2.   Call your District Superintendent. 3.   Call one of the following three persons (they ...


Episcopal Address and Articles About Pilgrimage to Sand Creek

6/25/2014

Episcopal Address, Bishop Elaine JW Stanovsky 06/25/2014   Rocky Mountain Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church June 19-22, 2014    In the company of descendants of the Sand Creek Massacre, more than 600 United Methodist of the Rocky Mountain Conference went on pilgrimage to the massacre site last Friday.  We received the mark of...


S'MORE Camping News - June 2014

6/12/2014

S'MORE Camping News - June 2014 Camps for Elementary Kids, Middle School and High School Youth: Register Today! Also: July 20-25 open week available for all at Luccock Park Camp! Circle J Christian Camp & Retreat Center TWEEN CAMP  at Circle J Ranch Dean: Karen McRea JUNE 22 – 25, 2014 Check In:  Sun 4:00 – 5:00 PM. Check Out:  Wed 1:00 – 2:00 ...


Annual Conference Mission Projects - Wednesday June 4, 2014

6/5/2014

Can you think of a better way to spend a couple hours, than feeding the hungry?  Well, that's what some folks attending conference did on Wednesday.  They volunteered at the Salvation Army and made 520 baloney and cheese sandwiches which would be handed out to transient hotels and housing projects and wherever there are hungry kids.  Click here ...


Bishop's Sand Creek Massacre Blog - Entry #10

6/4/2014

  Bishop's Sand Creek Massacre Blog  Entry #10 June 4, 2014 Click here to view the letter on the Bishop's Blog Silas Soule was a Captain at Sand Creek who didn’t allow his troops to participate in the massacre.  He was so appalled by what he saw that he issued a gruesome report to his superiors that led to the government reports declaring ...


Summer Seminar and Camp - From Membership to Discipleship

6/2/2014

The mission of the United Methodist Church is to Make Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World. This weekend training for clergy and laity will focus on how to help the people in your pews move from attendees to disciples. Friday will focus on: what is discipleship and how do you convey that to your members? Saturday the ...


Nominations - Needs Help Finding Team Members

5/27/2014

Nominations team has been working hard, but they need help finding people to serve on some of our conference teams and committees.     Specific needs they need filled are positions on: Board of Pensions and Health Benefits Gudiing Values Team Nominating Committee - Need Representatives from Western Mountains and Northern Plains Safe ...


Bishop's Sand Creek Massacre Blog - Entry #9

5/20/2014

  Bishop's Sand Creek Massacre Blog  Entry #9 May 20, 2014 Click here to view the letter on the Bishop's Blog   "On a Mission from God?" - the School of Congregational Development   In the summer of 2013 the School of Congregational Development was held in Denver, Colorado. Hundreds of United Methodist ministers and lay people came to ...


Laurel UMC "Change the World" - Health Kits for UMCOR

5/7/2014

The Laurel United Methodist Church is assembling health kits for UMCOR.  We will be taking theses to Annual Conference 2014. In the past we have done clean ups and house cleaning for people in Laurel.  We recently had an appreciation dinner for all the families that live around the church as a thank you for putting up with the parking and church...


Bishop's Sand Creek Massacre Blog - Entry #8

5/2/2014

  Bishop's Sand Creek Massacre Blog  Entry #8 May 2, 2014 Click here to view the letter on the Bishop's Blog   Colorado Governor Hickenlooper has appointed a Sand Creek Massacre Commemoration Commission to plan and coordinate 150th Anniversary events.  I am honored to serve as a member of this Commission.  The Commission has launched a ...


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