August 11, 2019

Hosting:  Sandra

Month Project Offering
January Tennyson Center 25
January Food Bank of the Rockies 25
February Disciples Mission Fund – Week of Compassion   650
February    
March Aurora Warms the Night – Food Kits and Motel Vouchers 473
April Disciples Mission Fund – Easter 425
May Dining Out For Life 343.73
May Disciples Mission Fund – Pentecost 175
     
July LGBTQ+ Alliance 350
July General Assembly 100
July Courage Classic 400
July Love Offering 620
August Colorado Village Collaborative  
September Fireside Legacy Fund Extra Offering – CC Foundation  
October Disciples Mission Fund – Reconciliation  
November Tennyson Center – Denver Dinner  
November Disciples Mission Fund – Thanksgiving  
December Disciples Mission Fund – Christmas  
December Aurora Warms the Night  
     
  CRMR Mountain Top Offering (ongoing) 800
     
  Fireside Legacy Fund – CC Foundation Deposits This Year (ongoing)  
Total   4,386.73
     
  Fireside Legacy Fund Total – CC Foundation 7,733.03

Current Mission and Service Projects:

Advocacy for the Colorado Village Collaborative – https://pages.donately.com/coloradovillagecollaborative/campaign/moving-forward

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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 weak, and the afraid

Calendar:

  • August 25 – Cheryl’s house, 65 W. Cedar, Denver.  We’ll share potluck.
  • September 8 – Phil and Debbie’s house, 671 Olathe Way, Aurora.
  • September 22 – Sandra’s house, 15496 E. Louisiana Ave., Aurora.  We’ll share potluck.
  • October 13 – Sherrill’s house, 1601 Colorado Blvd, Denver.
  • October 27 – Phil and Debbie’s house, 671 Olathe Way, Aurora.  We’ll share potluck.
  • November 10 –
  • November 24 –
  • December 8 –
  • December 22 – Phil and Debbie’s house, 671 Olathe Way, Aurora.  We’ll share potluck.

Discussion:

  • Today’s discussion was chapter 11, “The Sleepless Night:  A Sermon on Ferguson, Keeping Awake, and Jesus,” from Preaching as Resistance.

Joys and Concerns:

  • Lisa is going to visit Lorraine over Labor Day weekend.
  • Sherrill’s publisher is donating copies of Gum for Gracie to the Tennyson Center.
  • We’re missing Tory today.
  • Rod and Laura Woodie’s niece died suddenly last week.
  • Prayers for kids and teachers as a new school year begins.
  • Greg’s eye surgery is tomorrow.
  • Jeri has a follow up appointment this week.
  • Evergreen is doing an interview this week.
  • Evergreen is sponsoring a blood drive Oct. 20.
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