Inspired by Exodus 34: 1-9 (NRSV)When I left Evergreen United Methodist Church for my new appointment at Hope United Methodist Church, I spent two months compiling an Operations Manual for the person who would eventually replace me at Evergreen. I had developed new programs that had just begun to take off, and I didn’t want […]
A Note from Pastor StephanieThis week I have the privilege of offering two workshops at the UMCMA 2019 Summer Institute. Geared toward college campus ministers, I titled my workshop, “Re-Wilding Your College Ministry: Meeting Young Adults Where It Matters Most.” During my 60-minute session, I shared about the development of The Land, the vision for our faith […]
If we simply take the time to observe and listen to the natural world, we can utilize its wisdom to enrich our own individual lives and the lives of others. Albert Einstien was fully aware of this and made the keen observation that if you “Look deeply into Nature, you will understand everything better.” Looking […]
The Land is excited to be featured in the article The Land and New Life on the Rethink Church website. An article by Kerry Greenhill documents our mission and the work we are doing to bring a new vision of a unified spiritual community to the diverse socio-economic environment which is Aurora, Colorado. The article […]
We were recently visited by Denver7 News as part of their special “Finding Faith in Colorado”. This program focuses on area spiritual communities which are exploring new ways to relate to creation. The show premiered Sunday, December 23 at 4pm (Denver7). [divider style=”shadow”]
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 […]
In October, I found myself walking the perimeter of The Land alongside Iliff School of Theology’s President, Rev. Dr. Thomas Wolfe, and Rev. Dr. Boyung Lee, Iliff’s Dean of the Faculty. As we stood in the middle of this barren 9.7 acres I began to paint a picture of a community gathering together around faith, […]
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 […]
The Land envisions a faith community that nourishes sacred relationships between the Creator and all of Creation.
We are excited to report that The Land has officially incorporated as a nonprofit. We are also excited to announce the award of a $2,500 in-kind marketing donation from Rethink Church.