We were recently visited by Denver7 News as part of their special “Finding Faith in Colorado”. This program investigates area spiritual communities which are exploring new ways to relate to creation. The show premieres this Sunday, December 23 at 4pm (Denver7). An encore presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, December 25 at 9pm (assuming the NBA […]
One of the lines from the song “Both Sides Now” by Joni Mitchell is “something’s lost but something’s gained in living every day.” I look at the miraculous developed world in which we live and marvel at what we’ve gained. I can buy fresh ocean fish in Denver and eat fruit in any season because […]
The Land is a piece of God’s earth that we have selected to provide a place for the community to come and serve each other in a way that sustains us and the ground on which we live. It is a location in our midst, close by, open and neighborly. We can come and work […]
I envision The Land as a community that views the relationship between itself and creation in a new and exciting way. A community which values spirituality and service above sacraments – and relationships above rituals. My hope is that humanity is becoming ready to awaken to the divinity existing within every part of creation, from […]
Since 2014, Hope United Methodist Church has served as a beacon of hope and promise in the Rocky Mountain Conference’s church planting world. Collaborating with denominational and secular organizations, Hope UMC is bringing the ‘good news’ of God’s radical welcome beyond the walls of their building through the development of 9.7 acres of Conference-owned property […]
All of us are governed by cycles that we don’t create. Whether it’s the school year or the fiscal year, the work schedule or the football season, we live in cycles that are mostly out of our control. Today, of course, most of our cycles are created by other human beings. In developed nations, we […]
Some of my favorite memories involve growing, cooking and sharing food. So when the idea to start The Land project began, I knew it was a cause I could get behind. Gathering people around food, faith and farming is a wonderful way to celebrate life. It allows people to connect with nature on a spiritual […]
Love is the greater than all of the pain in the world. To me “The Land” is a place of Love.
The Land envisions a faith community that nourishes sacred relationships between the Creator and all of Creation.
Looking across the raw land as it is today, it is easy to visualize the future.