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Bridge of Love Offering to support rural community projects

4/18/2018

Story and photos submitted by Robin Ball Chair, Compassion Ministries, Rocky Mountain Conference The Bridge of Love Offering, a tradition of the Rocky Mountain Conference, this year will be a partnership of the Rocky Mountain and Yellowstone conferences. Two rural communities have been selected to receive the offering funds to support projects ...


Montana pastor recognized for supporting public education

4/16/2018

Submitted by the Rev. Susan Otey Pastor, Christ United Methodist Church, Great Falls, Montana The Rev. Susan Otey, of Christ United Methodist Church in Great Falls, Montana, recently received the Friends of Education Award. This award is given yearly by the Montana Association of Elementary and Middle School Principals and recognizes individuals ...


Bishops seek declaratory decision from Judicial Council on Special Session

4/12/2018

Submitted by the Rev. Dr. Maidstone Mulenga Director of Communications, Council of Bishops, The United Methodist Church The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church is asking the Judicial Council for a declaratory decision on what petitions can be submitted to the denomination’s Special Session of General Conference called for February ...


Jubilee: 50 Years of The United Methodist Church

4/10/2018

Submitted by Crystal Caviness Public Relations Specialist, United Methodist Communications Congregations across the connection are invited to celebrate the 50th anniversary commemorating the event on April 23, 1968, when leaders of the Evangelical United Brethren Church and The Methodist Church declared the creation of a new denomination, The ...


Volunteer marshals and pages sought for 2019 Special Session of the General Conference

4/10/2018

Nashville, TN: Beginning April 4, 2018, volunteers will be able to apply online to serve as marshals or pages during the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church. The denomination’s top legislative assembly will meet February 23-26, 2019 in St Louis, Missouri, in the U.S.  Approximately 150 volunteers are needed...


Bishop Oliveto to join female bishops at The Power of Bold Assembly for United Methodist Women

4/3/2018

Submitted by Sarah Brockus Director, United Methodist Women Assembly Bishop Oliveto encourages the women of the Mountain Sky Area to attend The Power of Bold Assembly hosted by United Methodist Women in Columbus, Ohio May 18-20, 2018. At this important gathering for women, take part in deep spiritual experiences and listen to powerful female ...


First United Methodist Church of Billings, Montana to host panel addressing opioids

4/3/2018

The Mental Health Friends Network of the First United Methodist Church in Billings, Montana has put together a panel of experts to address the opioid issue in the area to kick off May's Mental Health month on April 29. The panel will address this issue from their areas of expertise. The faith community wants to increase public awareness about the ...


First United Methodist Church of Salt Lake City offers historic tours and organ recitals for 2018 Joint Annual Conference

4/3/2018

Submitted by the Rev. Elizabeth Tay McVicker Pastor, First United Methodist Church, Salt Lake City, Utah The First United Methodist Church of Salt Lake City, Utah will offer tours and organ recitals to celebrate the 2018 Joint Annual Conference. The church, built in 1906, is about 40 minutes from the Eccles Conference Center. Fifteen-minute organ ...


Transitional/Intentional Interim Ministry Specialists to host 11th annual gathering May 1-3

4/3/2018

The 11th annual Transitional/Intentional Interim Ministry Specialists Association (TIMSA) gathering will take place May 1-3 at the United Methodist Conference Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Registration and Reception will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1. The event begins at 9:00 a.m. on May 2, and concludes at noon on May 3. At the end of the ...


Blackfeet Nation receives 20 tons of potatoes in wake of winter emergencies

3/27/2018

Submitted by Pastor Vickie Kintzel Intentional Interim Pastor, Center and Saguache United Methodist churches Pictured above: Pastor Calvin Hill of Blackfeet United Methodist Parish with one of the truck drivers that drove the potatoes from Colorado to Montana. More than 20 tons of southern Colorado potatoes recently made a 24-hour truck trip to ...


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