July 24, 2022

Hosting:  Richard on ZOOM.us

MonthProjectOffering
JanuaryMarshall Fire Relief Support (Week of Compassion and Other)   825
JanuaryFireside Legacy Fund – Over and Above115
JanuaryFireside Legacy Fund – Scheduled Giving/Total Deposits – (As of June 30)2640
FebruaryDisciples Mission Fund – Week of Compassion (Feb 20 & 27)  600
MarchUkraine Humanitarian Support2946
AprilDisciples Mission Fund – Easter (April 10 & 17)525
AprilProject Angel Heart – Dining Out for Life (April 28)679
MayDisciples Mission Fund – Pentecost (May 29 & June 5)300
JuneGun Violence Prevention/Education805
   
JulyColorado Village Collaborative – Over and Above 
 Colorado Village Collaborative – Scheduled Giving – (As of June 30)520
AugustLGBTQ+ Alliance1255
SeptemberAlzheimer’s Association (Walk Sept 17)  
OctoberDisciples Mission Fund – Reconciliation (September 25 & October 2) 
October/DecTennyson Center1152
   
NovemberDisciples Mission Fund – Thanksgiving 
DecemberDisciples Mission Fund – Christmas 
   
 WHI/CHUM Collection Items405
 Anti-Racism Support (As of June 30)460
 COVID-19 Relief Support / Food Bank (As of June 30)1310
 Interfaith Alliance60
Total 14,597
   
 Fireside Legacy Fund Total – 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 the afraid

Calendar:

  • Our Zoom Socials will continue as desired every Wednesday at 6:00.
  • Our July 31 Host:  Max  (chapter 11) // Communion:  Max
  • Our August 7 Host:  Judy (chapter 12) // Communion:  Judy
  • Our August 14 Host:  Debbie  (chapter 13) // Communion:  Debbie
  • Our August 21 Host:  (chapter 14)
  • Our August 28 Host:  (chapter 15)
  • Our September 4 Host:  (afterward)
  • Our September 11 Host:  Debbie
  • Our September 17-18:  Retreat at the Stone House at Mother Cabrini Shrine
    • Down to Earth:  Cultivating Ecojustice through Ecospiritual Practices
    • $70 per person
  • Our September 25 Host:  Debbie
  • Our October 2 Host:  Debbie

Discussion:

  • Richard led us in our discussion of “Faith, Beliefs, and Revolutionary Love.”  Phil M led us in communion.    

Joys and Concerns:

  • Phil Campbell is on his way to Atlanta to meet his new grandson, Marcus Russell Bale, born last Monday.
  • Richard’s 91st birthday is Monday.  His daughter, Diana, and foster daughter, Yolanda, were in town today to help him celebrate.
  • Phil Munsterman reports that there will be 20 new teachers at Kipp this year, which is a huge professional development challenge.  And to top it off, the AC isn’t working in the building.
  • Sherrill will have a piece in an art show at Access Gallery on September 16.  Additionally, she will submit her second book for publication once she completes athesynopsis.
  • Cheryl’s neighbor’s brother died from suicide last week.
  • Max shared the joy of making a tremendous difference in the wellness of one of his yoga students.
  • Janet is taking some time away from Fireside to spend more time with family and caregiving.
  • Gregory is tolerating chemotherapy better these days.
  • Anne will have cataract surgery soon; she’s hopeful but anxious about the outcome.
  • Tory receives the results of her mammogram this week.
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