July 31, 2022

Hosting:  Max 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 Above500
 Colorado Village Collaborative – Scheduled Giving – (As of June 30)520
AugustLGBTQ+ Alliance1355
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 15,197
   
 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:

  • Max led us in our discussion of “Communities of Harmony.”  He also led our communion meditation.    

Joys and Concerns:

  • Cheryl reports that Ann preached a great sermon at South Broadway CC this morning!
  • Cheryl was delighted to see Neil Wagoner visiting at SBCC this morning.  They served the church at the same time many years ago.
  • Tory is having some difficulty with swollen legs.  She’ll see the doctor this week.
  • Prayers for a man whose supervisor was murdered by her husband this week.  The supervisor’s child was also murdered.  Many prayers for this family.
  • Kathi continues to have a good appetite.  Though she is having some hallucinations, she is otherwise healthy.
  • Cheryl’s dad seems to have more energy lately.
  • Prayers for those on the Regional Board of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) as they have their retreat this week.  Cheryl will be leading part of the event through difficult and courageous conversations.
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