RMD News: March 2023


Still Time to Register for General Council 2023

Please join us in beautiul Spokane, WA on Monday, May 29–Friday, June 2, 2023 for General Council. This location makes it an opportune year to attend.  Council has never been closer to most of the Rocky Mountain District. 

Grant Funds Are Available
$1,000 will be provided for each official worker who attends Council. In addition, a grant in the amount of $750 for one accredited lay delegate (not a spouse of an official worker). 

Delegate Information
All attendees must register as a delegate: official, lay, or corresponding. Please see more details at the below info button.

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New Alliance Workers: Resonate 2023 is Coming Soon!

From the Office of Church Multiplication and Leadership Development Resonate, the annual national gathering of new Alliance workers, is designed to care for and invest in our new workers as followers of Christ and to connect with them, engaging in conversation about the work of The Alliance locally and globally. This year’s event will be held at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio, on July 31-August 3, 2023. By April, the National Office will be sending out important details on registration, travel, and lodging.

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Peaceful Bay Resort

Peaceful Bay Resort is located on Flathead Lake in Lakeside, MT.  The District has a condo available May 21-May 28.  If you are a pastor and need a break, this condo is available free of charge.  Please contact Scott Thorson for more information.

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Breaking the Barriers

There is still time to apply for the 2023 Breaking the Barriers Grant. This $20,000 grant, payable over two years, is available to accredited churches to overcome facility, staffing, or ministry barriers. Application deadline is March 15, 2023.

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YAA Impact Report

Take a moment to review YAA’s 2022 Impact Report and celebrate with them a year full of fun, connection, and growth.

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Women’s Retreat Registration is Live!

Women’s Retreat this year will be in Billings, MT, on March 24-26. Hotel rooms will cost $112 + tax. The speaker this year is Bobbi Quiggle, a women’s ministry director from Minnesota. 

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Wyoming Area Men’s Retreat

The WY Area Men’s Retreat is open to all men in the Rocky Mountain District. This year’s event will take place April 21-23, 2023 just outside Shell, WY. For more information about this fellowship and growth opportunity, contact Bill Robertson at (307) 921-0631‬ or wardenwillie@yahoo.com

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Wyoming Area Ladies Retreat

The Wyoming Area Women invite all Rocky Mountain District Women to a Retreat held April 14-16 in Casper, WY. This year’s theme will focus on Christ alone being  the solid rock upon which we stand. 

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GC Day – Save the Date!

You are invited to choose a day or weekend between April 1 and June 30 for your church to come together to send new workers and support those already sent as they launch gospel presence in some of the world’s remaining hard places. More info coming soon!

Missions: Spiritual Daughters

In West Africa women and girls are particularly vulnerable to poverty and injustice. Since 2012 CAMA Services has been ministering to young women to provide literacy, vocational skills, and Bible teaching. Check out this short video and consider sharing with your church this month. Other Alliance videos are also available on the C&MA Vimeo page.

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Thank you!

Thank you to everyone for completing your 2022 Annual Report! The RMD had 100% participation this year.

Resource Recommendation

If you need guidance or other options related to insurance, we have a helpful recommendation for you. Scott Thorson is also available and willing to help anytime.

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District News


Rev. Terry (Jennifer) Gugger transferred from the Alliance NorthWest District C&MA effective April 1, 2023. Terry accepted a call to serve as Lead Pastor at The Rock (Alliance) Church in Nampa, ID.

Mr. Patrick (Chinwei) Lim began ministry at CrossBridge Alliance Church in Cheyenne, WY as Pastor of Young Adult Ministries effective February 15, 2023.

Rev. Jason (Tambi) Burrough accepted the call as Senior Pastor at Polson (MT) Alliance Church effective March 1, 2023. Jason, Tambi and their five children have served in the Assembly of God denomination for the past twenty years in assistant and youth pastor positions.

Churches Seeking

Associate Pastors
— Missoula (Discovery), MT
— Plains, MT
— Ronan, MT

District Events

March 10-12, 2023

Youth Leader Weekend

Bozeman, MT

March 24-26, 2023

Women’s Retreat

Billings, MT

March 27-30, 2023

LO&CC School

Billings, MT

May 29-june 2, 2023

Alliance Council

Spokane, WA