September 9, 2018

Hosting: Sherrill, Tory, and Lisa

Month Project Offering
January Tennyson Center – Operation Santa 284
January Women’s Homelessness Initiative – In-Kind 80
February Disciples Mission Fund – Week of Compassion 370
February Colorado Village Collaborative – In-Kind 376
March Colorado Village Collaborative – Cash 355
April Disciples Mission Fund – Easter 547
April Dining Out For Life 523
May Disciples Mission Fund – Pentecost 325
June Disciples Mission Fund – Week of Compassion – Keep Families Together 510
July LGBTQ+ Alliance 510
July Colorado Village Collaborative – Build Doretta’s Tiny Home 5645
July Courage Classic 600
August Fireside Legacy Fund Extra Offering – CC Foundation 300
August Alzheimer’s Walk 135
September Disciples Mission Fund – Reconciliation 200
October Tennyson Center – Denver Dinner
November
November Disciples Mission Fund – Thanksgiving
December Disciples Mission Fund – Christmas
December
CRMR Mountain Top Offering (ongoing) 900
Fireside Legacy Fund – CC Foundation Deposits (ongoing)
Total 11,660
Fireside Legacy Fund Total – CC Foundation (ongoing) 6,645.18

Current Mission and Service Projects:

  • Colorado Village Collaborative – Build Doretta’s Tiny Home

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:

  • Our October 14 gathering is at Lisa’s house, 8636 Mariposa St., Thornton. Lisa will recap Fall Feast as our program.
  • Our October 28 gathering is at Debbie and Phil’s house, 671 Olathe Way, Aurora. We will share potluck, and Shelley McKittrick from the City of Aurora will be our speaker.

Discussion:

  • Cole Chandler talked to us about the ongoing work of the Colorado Village Collaborative.

 Joys and Concerns:

  • Cheryl’s friend, Betty, and her daughter, Zora were visiting today.
  • Donna Killen, a member of Evergreen Christian Church, passed away unexpectedly. Her memorial service is September 15 in Evergreen.
  • South Broadway voted to become Open and Affirming!
  • Cheryl’s neighbor Tom had to move to a care facility. His wife, Ann, and children need our prayers.
  • Bob Crump-Bertram has been in the hospital for two weeks to treat an infection in his veins.
  • Tory’s friend, Peggy, is undergoing a lumpectomy tomorrow.
  • Cheryl’s friend, Pat, has decided to stop chemotherapy.
  • Lisa and her dad had a great visit while he was here!
  • Sherrill had a great trip to Grand Junction with Karen. They are both going to Albuquerque next month.
  • Sherrill is struggling with the fact that she may have a brain injury as a result of her surgery. She is learning to manage some memory problems that aren’t going away.
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