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Mountain Sky Area Call to Prayer for Judicial Council

4/3/2017

March 31, 2017   Dear Brothers, Sisters, and Siblings in Christ:   We write with an important request. As the United Methodist Judicial Council gathers to consider a question related to last July’s election of our Bishop Karen Oliveto, we ask you to join in a Mountain Sky Area prayer vigil between April 23 and 30.   Bishop Oliveto’s election was a...


Mountain Sky Area hosts Sanctuary Church Training

4/3/2017

By Brandan Robertson, Interim Communications Associate  On April 1st and 2nd, the Mountain Sky Area of the United Methodist Church hosted a sanctuary church training at Smoky Hill United Methodist Church in Centennial, Colorado. Churches and leaders from across the Mountain Sky Area attended the event both in person and via video conferencing.   ...


Bishop Karen Oliveto reflects on recent tour through Mountain Sky Area (Video)

3/1/2017

Submitted by Brandan Robertson Interim Communications Associate  In a new video from the Mountain Sky Area, Bishop Karen Oliveto reflects on her recent 8,000+ mile tour through our conferences and shares her vision for our future together.    TRANSCRIPT:  Dear brothers and sisters of The Mountain Sky Area, Thank you! Thank you for the way you ...


Mountain Sky Area leaders to host Lent Daily Worship

2/27/2017

Submitted by Jeff Rainwater Wyoming District Superintendent  All who believed were together and had all things in common; they would sell their possessions and goods and distribute the proceeds to all, as any had need. Day by day, as they spent much time together in the temple, they broke bread at home and ate their food with glad and generous ...


A Call to Stand Together: Mountain Sky Area Vital Congregations Sustentation Fund

12/22/2016

We are one in the spirit, we are one in the Lord. We are one in the spirit, we are one in the Lord. And we pray that all unity may one day be restored. And they'll know we are Christians by our love, by our love. Yes, they'll know we are Christians by our love.                                                             Peter Scholtes, 1966* A Call...


Peace with Justice grant applications due Jan. 10

12/8/2016

Jan. 10 is the deadline to apply for a Peace with Justice grant from the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) or from the Yellowstone Conference. Funding for this program is generated through the Peace with Justice Special Sunday offering of The United Methodist Church. One of six Special Sundays in the denomination, Peace ...


Council President addresses “Division and Discord”

11/23/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 22, 2016 Washington, D.C.: In a pre-holiday, post-election letter to the people of The United Methodist Church, Bishop Bruce R. Ough, president of the Council of Bishops, called upon all Christians to “remember who we are” in this time of tension and anxiety and work to overcome hatred and discrimination. The letter...


Four women receive conference scholarships for education

11/21/2016

Submitted by the Rev. Debra Juarez Director, Wesley Foundation, University of Wyoming The Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministries has awarded four recipients the 2016 Marion Reid Scholarships for Women. Marion Reid was active in the Rocky Mountain Conference of The United Methodist Church and her desire was to assist fellow United ...


United Methodist Council of Bishops gather Extended Cabinets

11/7/2016

Story and photo submitted by the Rev. Dr. Melanie Rosa Superintendent, Mile High/Pikes Peak District, Rocky Mountain Conference The Council of Bishops brought together the Extended Cabinets from all over the United States to Jacksonville, Florida, from Nov. 2 to 4, 2016 to focus upon congregational vitality and courageous leadership. Similar ...


Grant helps Eagles Hope Transitions ministry buy new facility

11/4/2016

Eagles Hope Transitions was designated one of the supported missions at the 2016 Yellowstone Annual Conference following a moving presentation by the Rev. Mark Radar, former pastor at Riverton United Methodist Church in Wyoming and Matt White, current pastor in Pavillion, Wyoming. Riverton UMC matched a local donor’s pledge of $50,000 to help ...


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