Welcome to the United Church of the San Juans (UCSJ), nestled in the beautiful Ouray County town of Ridgway, Colorado. We are a unique church, affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, United Methodist Church, Presbyterian Church (USA) and the United Church of Christ. We offer something for everyone and whether you are searching for a church home or just "passing through" and looking for a place to worship on Sunday morning, you are welcome.

Embracing Diversity - Honoring Unity

Centering Prayer

Mondays at 8:30 AM

Taizé Service

4th Thursday of the month at 6 PM

Worship Sundays

10 AM


295 N. Lena Street, Ridgway, Colorado 81432


  • Sunday Worship

    10 AM
  • Communion Services

    1st Sunday

    All are invited to participate

  • Adult Choir Practice


    New members are welcome! Held on Thursdays at 6 PM except for the 4th Thursday and then practice is at 7 PM

For information on any of our services please contact the church office at 970.626.5803.

Audio Sermons

Upcoming Events

  1. Ridgway Old West Fest

    October 12 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  2. Ridgway Old West Fest

    October 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  3. Ridgway West Fest Cowboy Worship Service

    October 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  4. Centering Prayer

    October 14 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
  5. Community Learning

    October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Denomination Affiliation

The United Church of the San Juans is an ecumenical united church that became affiliated with four mainline denominations in April 2005: Lutheran (ELCA), United Methodist, Presbyterian (USA), and United Church of Christ. Each member of the church is officially a member of all four denominations. Our church will receive help from the four denominations in finding pastors to serve the church, in obtaining resources for worship and education, and in meeting state and federal obligations. Donations from the church help to support the worldwide mission efforts of the denominations. We provide a presence for them in our locale, an area with insufficient population to support separate churches for all of them. Through our ecumenical affiliation and other efforts, we seek to promote Christian unity and understanding.

To find out more about our affiliations, click on the links below:

About us

In 2003 a group of Christians in our area met to discuss the possibility of starting a new church to serve the needs of people, love Christ, focus on more traditional worship, and respect and be open to others.

Worshipers from all Faiths are Welcome!


Contact us

295 N. Lena Street (Corner of Lena & Charles Streets), Ridgway, Colorado 81432
PO Box 295, Ridgway, CO, 81432

Office Hours:
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

970.626.5803  ucsjoffice@gmail.com

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