Meeker United Methodist Church welcomes new pastor, David Petty

Pastor David Petty, joined by his wife, Amberly, and two children, James, 6, and Rachel, 3, is the new pastor at Meeker United Methodist Church. A year ago they packed and left Southern California for Denver so David could attend Iliff School of Theology, the same school his father had attended to become a Methodist minister for 43 years. This summer they were delighted to accept the pastorate at Meeker United Methodist Church. They are excited to experience the small-town dynamic, and in their spare time they are thrilled to be in an area that allows them to enjoy many outdoor activities.

MEEKER I The past year has been a bit of a whirlwind for Pastor David Petty and his family. In August 2015, they packed all their belongings and moved from Southern California to Denver to allow David to pursue an education at the Iliff School of Theology, the same school his father had attended in […]

Concert pianist in Meeker Saturday

Concert pianist John Nilsen will be in Meeker on Saturday.

MEEKER I At noon on Saturday in Meeker, award-winning concert pianist John Nilsen will perform a free concert for the community at Meeker United Methodist Church.

169 Meeker gift baskets set for world children

Pastor Jon at United Methodist Church in Meeker sits with some of the children who helped fill 169 local Samaritan’s Purse gift-filled shoeboxes that will be distributed around the world as part of a project to bring Christmas presents to children who have never received a gift.

MEEKER I This year, Samaritan’s Purse is celebrating 20 years of distributing gift-filled shoeboxes to more than 100 million children around the world.

Before and after…

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After an effort by community members to save the 115-year-old Methodist church was denied by the Meeker town council, Travis Adams of TDA Construction used a track hoe to tear down the old church so a parking lot could be built to serve the new church.

Public hearing for church continued

The public hearing regarding moving the historic Methodist church building to Ute Park, which requires a  revision of the Ute Park master plan by ordinance, was continued until Tuesday, May 24.