April 23, 2023

Hosting:  Judy on Zoom.us

JanuaryFireside Legacy Fund – Over and Above100
JanuaryFireside Legacy Fund – Scheduled Giving Deposits (Through June 30) 
FebruaryDisciples Mission Fund – Week of Compassion (Feb 19 & 26) 1851
MarchThe Nature Conservancy1090
AprilDisciples Mission Fund – Easter (April 2 & 9)810
AprilProject Angel Heart – Dining Out for Life (April 27)25
MayDisciples Mission Fund – Pentecost (May 21 & 28) 
JuneFood Bank of the Rockies200
JulyColorado Village Collaborative – Over and Above 
 Colorado Village Collaborative – Scheduled Giving Deposits (Through June 30) 
AugustDisciples Mission Fund Giving Day 
AugustAlliance Q1230
 Alliance Q – Scheduled Giving Deposits (Through June 30) 
SeptemberAlzheimer’s Association  
OctoberDisciples Mission Fund – Reconciliation (September 24 & October 1) 
October/DecTennyson Center for Children 
NovemberDisciples Mission Fund – Thanksgiving (November 12 & 19) 
DecemberDisciples Mission Fund – Christmas (December 17 & 24) 
 WHI/CHUM Collection Items 
 Interfaith Alliance 
 Anti-Racism Support520
 Food Justice Support 
 Ecojustice / Creation Care Support411
 Housing Justice Support 
 Health Justice Support40
 Gun Violence Prevention/Education Support 
 Anti-Poverty Support40
Total 6317
 Fireside Legacy Fund Amount Dispersed   834.38
 Fireside Legacy Fund Total Remaining – CC Foundation (December 2022)$20,284.51

Ongoing Mission and Service Projects:

  • Any contribution to support those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.
  • Any contribution to support anti-racism pro-reconciliation efforts.
  • Items for WHI/CHUM.

Our Mission First Goal:

  • to be a church that acts on God’s overwhelming call to respond with compassion to the vulnerable
  • to educate ourselves and others about our life with undocumented people, refugees, and immigrants and to provide assistance as much as possible
  • to address issues of health care, disabilities, and special needs children
  • to work for human rights for all people, including Muslims, Jews, other minority religious groups, women, LGBTQ+, and more
  • to remain committed to the poor, the hungry, the homeless, people with mental health issues, the uneducated, the powerless, and those who are afraid


  • Our Zoom Socials will continue as desired every Wednesday at 6:00.
  • April 16:  Colors of Hope, Orange                  Leader:  Debbie                      Communion:  Debbie
  • April 23:  Colors of Hope, Yellow                   Leader:  Judy                          Communion:  Judy
  • April 30:  Colors of Hope, Green                    Leader:  Debbie                      Communion:  Debbie
  • May 7:  Colors of Hope, Turquoise                Leader:  Sherrill                      Communion:  Sherrill 
  • May 14:  Mother’s Day – No Gathering Today                     
  • May 21:  Colors of Hope, Purple                    Leader:  Sherrill                      Communion:  Sherrill
  • May 28:  Colors of Hope, Blue                       Leader:  Cheryl                       Communion:  Cheryl
  • June 4:  Colors of Hope, Rainbow                 Leader:                                    Communion:


  • Debbie led our conversation on healing last week.  Judy led our conversation on sunshine yellow today.  It was a celebration of all things bright and energizing!

Joys and Concerns:

  • It’s a joy to participate in Pride Fest on June 25-26 with local O&A churches, Cairn, South Broadway, Evergreen, and our Central Rocky Mountain Regional Church.  Planning details continue!
  • The resolution we submitted to the General Assembly on Food Justice and Food Waste has been accepted and recommended for adoption! 
  • Prayers of healing for Cookie.
  • Prayers of comfort and strength for Janet.
  • Michael celebrated his 15th birthday on April 16!
  • Cheryl had a short but wonderful trip to Salt Lake City where she cheered on Chase in their school play!
  • Ann was commissioned this morning as Minister of Pastoral Care at South Broadway Christian Church!
  • Judy and Win are preparing to sell their house and move to a new location at Wind Crest in Centennial on June 13.  Judy’s daughter, Wendy, has been incredibly helpful with packing, even while she is considering a job change.   
  • Debbie had a great time facilitating a workshop on ecospiritual practices and ecojustice this morning at Messiah Lutheran Church!
  • Cheryl concludes her ministry at Evergreen next Sunday.
  • Cheryl will be a panelist on a General Church discussion of gun violence and mental health!  The virtual panel will take place on May 3.  Details to follow.
  • Kathi has a new doctor who is going to try a new medication that should decrease her agitation and increase her alertness. 
  • Charles from South Broadway has been recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s. 
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