January 15, 2023

Hosting:  Debbie on Zoom.us

MonthProjectOffering
   
JanuaryFireside Legacy Fund – Over and Above100
JanuaryFireside Legacy Fund – Scheduled Giving Deposits (Through June 30) 
FebruaryDisciples Mission Fund – Week of Compassion (Feb 19 & 26)  
MarchThe Nature Conservancy 
AprilDisciples Mission Fund – Easter (April 2 & 9) 
AprilProject Angel Heart – Dining Out for Life (April 27) 
MayDisciples Mission Fund – Pentecost (May 21 & 28) 
JuneFood Bank of the Rockies 
JulyColorado Village Collaborative – Over and Above 
 Colorado Village Collaborative – Scheduled Giving Deposits (Through June 30) 
AugustDisciples Mission Fund Giving Day 
AugustAlliance Q 
 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 
 Anti-Racism Support 
 Food Justice Support 
 Ecojustice / Creation Care Support 
 Housing Justice Support 
 Interfaith Alliance 
   
Total 100
 Fireside Legacy Fund Interest Dispersed    
 Fireside Legacy Fund Total Remaining – CC Foundation$15,102.91

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

Calendar:

  • Our Zoom Socials will continue as desired every Wednesday at 6:00.
  • January 15:  Planning for ecojustice learning and action – Food
  • January 22:  Planning for ecojustice learning and action – Food
  • January 29:  Planning for ecojustice learning and action – Food
  • February 5:  Colors of Hope

Discussion:

  • Debbie shared more food facts regarding the carbon footprint of food production and waste, as well as the rate of deforestation of rainforests for the purpose of agriculture. 

Joys and Concerns:

  • Lisa’s family enjoyed a good gathering and celebration of life for her grandmother.
  • Evergreen Christian Church extended a call to a potential pastor this week.
  • Kristin Dunning at Evergreen has completed chemotherapy for colin cancer and will have a scan this week to determine how effective the treatment was.
  • Sherrill’s friend, Megan, received the news that she has multiple tumors in her liver.
  • Cookie had a CAT scan this past week and is awaiting the results.
  • Janet highly recommends a book she is reading:  Hope: A User’s Manual by MaryAnn McKibben Dana.
  • Debbie presents her DMin project to her fellow students on Saturday.
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