December 3, 2017

Hosting: Sherrill and Lisa

Month Project Offering
January Tennyson Center – Operation Santa 386.93
February Disciples Mission Fund – Week of Compassion 565
March Ansar Food Pantry 351
April Disciples Mission Fund – Easter 270
April Dining Out For Life – Project Angel Heart – April 27 494.22
May CHARG Resource Center – food bank 335
May
June Disciples Mission Fund – Pentecost 335
June
July LGBTQ+ Alliance 420
July Lutheran Social Services – kids packs 475
August Courage Classic – to benefit Children’s Hospital 565
August
September Disciples Mission Fund – Reconciliation 170
September Red Cross 100
October Tennyson Center – Denver Dinner 6400
October Ansar Food Pantry 75
November Women’s Homeless Initiative – South Broadway CC 90
November Disciples Mission Fund – Thanksgiving 245
December Disciples Mission Fund – Christmas
December Tiny Homes
CRMR Mountain Top Offering (ongoing) 1200
Fireside Legacy Fund – CC Foundation Deposits + Distribution 2017 (ongoing)
Total 12,477.15
Fireside Legacy Fund Total – CC Foundation (ongoing) 4,522.20

Current Mission and Service Projects:

  • Women’s Homeless Initiative

 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 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 religions, women, LGBTQ, etc.
  • to remain committed to the poor, the hungry, the homeless, people with mental health issues, the uneducated, the weak, and the afraid.

News:

  • We will begin a new focus on homelessness in January, both for study and for mission.
  • We have opportunities to partner with South Broadway Christian Church for the Women’s Homeless Initiative on the third Saturday of odd numbered months: January 20, March 17, May 19, July 21, September 15, November 17.
  • Our December 17 gathering will be at Phil and Debbie’s house. We will share potluck and celebrate Advent.

 Discussion:

  • Sherrill led us in a discussion of Hope, the theme for the first Sunday of Advent.

 Joys and Concerns:

  • Happy Birthday to Tory and Sherrill!
  • Cheryl’s dad celebrated his 95th birthday!
  • It’s a joy to have Bailey and Suzie visiting with us today!
  • It’s a joy to have Bruce and Heather with us today!
  • Sherrill is making great progress following her knee replacement surgery. She will have brain surgery in January to repair an aneurism.
  • Kim is traveling to Kentucky this week for another church visit.
  • Heather’s friend, Jessica, is fighting cancer. Please keep Jessica and her family in your prayers.
  • Lisa has moved into her new house!
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