October 2, 2022

Hosting:  Debbie on ZOOM.us

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)  700
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/Education880
JulyColorado Village Collaborative – Over and Above500
 Colorado Village Collaborative – Scheduled Giving – (As of June 30)520
AugustDisciples Mission Fund Giving Day100
AugustLGBTQ+ Alliance1405
AugustAurora Public Schools’ Educator Emporium325
SeptemberAlzheimer’s Association (Walk Sept 17) 820
OctoberDisciples Mission Fund – Reconciliation (September 25 & October 2)435
October/DecTennyson Center1152
NovemberDisciples Mission Fund – Thanksgiving 
DecemberDisciples Mission Fund – Christmas 
 Max Dash Support for Janet and Gregory100
 WHI/CHUM Collection Items1753
 Anti-Racism Support (As of June 30)6760
 COVID-19 Relief Support / Food Bank (As of June 30)1510
 Interfaith Alliance60
Total 25,050
 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


  • Our Zoom Socials will continue as desired every Wednesday at 6:00.
  • October 9 Host:  Debbie
  • October 16 Host:  Debbie
  • October 23 Host:  Debbie – breakout groups
  • October 30 Host:  Debbie
  • November 6 Host:  Debbie – presentations?
  • November 13 Host:  Debbie – presentations?
  • November 20 Host:  Debbie
  • November 27, 1st Sunday of Advent
  • December 4, 2nd Sunday of Advent
  • December 11, 3rd Sunday of Advent
  • December 18, 4th Sunday of Advent
  • December 25 – Merry Christmas!


  • Debbie led us in the final, official session for her DMin project on ecojustice.  We decided to continue the same topic going forward in this way:  Debbie will present and lead discussions on a short, video series by Katharine Hayhoe, author of Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World.  Meanwhile, using the links in “Resources to Inspire Acts of Ecojustice” in Conversation 6 of our retreat program book, everyone will do some independent research.  Then in two weeks, we will choose ideas we are interested in, break out into interest groups, and prepare a brief presentation for the whole group.  Following the presentations, we will discern the act(s) of ecojustice we wish to pursue.  More details will follow.       

Joys and Concerns:

  • Cos went to see Bryson perform in the City of North Glenn’s production of Alice in Wonderland.
  • Judy is recovering well.  Her stint will be removed on Tuesday.
  • Joel and Ellen are traveling to Greece.  Phil and Debbie are watching the kids.
  • Sarah and family are traveling to California to visit Yosemite National Park. 
  • Bruce will have surgery on Wednesday to repair a tendon in his shoulder.  He’ll be in a splint for three months while he recovers.
  • Former CRMR Associate Minister Kaye Murphy passed away last Thursday. 
  • Richard’s friend, Eldon, the husband of one of Kaye’s college roommates, is currently hospitalized.  He’ll go to assisted living after he is discharged.
  • Win has a bad cold, which has been going on for some time. 
  • Thinking of all those in the path of Hurricane Ian (and others) who have lost their homes, businesses, and loved ones.
  • Thinking of Evergreen Christian Church’s search committee and hoping their work may be productive.
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