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Join Us! Worship Service, Every Sunday @ 10 AM

“No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here” 103 Pawnee Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO Free parking behind church Plan to stay following Worship Service for coffee fellowship!

Interim Notes

There was a sense of excitement in worship last Sunday, a sense that the congregation is moving forward.  The Search Committee came up during announcements and Julie Wells, chairperson,  celebrated that they have completed their work on the profile of the church, which prospective pastors will read to learn about the church and the Manitou […]

Weekly News: Pastor Jim

Scriptures:   Psalm 119:33-40; Matthew 5:38-48 Sermon:  Impossible Love Becomes Possible   The reading from Matthew is part of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, where goes up on a mountainside to teach his disciples, then and now.  He calls them and us to practice love that is humanly impossible, saying it is not enough to refrain from […]

Sanctuary Choir

Amazing Grace – Arr. By Jack Schrader

Children’s Sunday School

Children’s Sunday School is during worship service. Children are excused following the Children’s Sermon and the teacher this Sunday will be Joanne Steeves. Please plan to attend and bring a friend or a neighbor even. See you there! Thank you, all

Restock Needed: Food Pantry

Canned Peaches, Beans and Pork ‘n Beans, Canned Corn Deuteronomy 15:11 For there will never cease to be poor in the land. Therefore I command you, ‘You shall open wide your hand to your brother, to the needy and to the poor, in your land.’

Search Committee: The Church Profile Document

This is very much a document for our church by our church and, as such, should reflect the thoughts and beliefs of our congregation. Therefore, you are asked to review the contents and offer any suggestions or comments you may have. Your ideas and comments are welcomed and will be taken into consideration for inclusion […]

Guest Speaker: Feb. 28, 6:30. Fellowship Hall

Author of “From Silence to Secrecy” A Memoir of Her Inspiring Life as Former Nun And CIA Agent. Martha will share her incredible story that took her from rural Kansas to Africa as a missionary nun and then as a CIA agent.  This is an opportunity to hear her story of faith, hope, inner strength, and […]

Directory? Finally?

The latest church directory: Have you submitted your contact information? Send info to: 1) Jean Gabardi:  jgabardi@msn.com or 719-685-2277, or 2) Cathy Karr:  twokarrs@msn.com  or 719-685-9248, or 3) Jane Hart: 719-440-6749 or slh6645@aol.com, or 4) Linda Baker: lmbaker@aol.com or 719-685-1690. What info? Name(s) of all in household, adults and children: Address: Home phone: Email(s): Cell: Emergency contact (This will NOT be distributed as is confidential): Church status:     […]

RMC Newsletter: Feb. 15

Register for Annual Celebration 2017 Today!  From June 8-11, we’ll gather in Cheyenne, Wyoming to continue our growth and to practice joyful presence, global community, and the prophetic teachings of Jesus. We’ll be hosted by the wonderful Platte Valley Association, and the meeting’s Design Team is putting the finishing touches on the theme as we […]

Pocket Blessing

Dear Father, Here we are in this spot on the planet with expansive sky overhead and in a town framed by the mountains. We worship in an 1880 church building surrounded by stained-glass windows that welcome your light. These windows fracture the light and yet brighten the beauty within just as our beliefs can be tested and renewed. We recognize […]

Interim Notes: Core Values and Bedrock Beliefs

Core Values and Bedrock Beliefs:  Next Steps We have now completed our three-week worship emphasis on our congregation’s Core Values and Bedrock Beliefs.  The members of the Transition Team are very pleased with your responses to Interim Pastor Reid’s sermon presentations on the values and beliefs.  Thank you for all your helpful input.  The team […]

WOW! Socks Galore

Final Count: 316 pairs! Thank you so much for your generous response making for many happy, warm feet. Westside CARES called for socks and Jan Hinkley picked up the ball and ran with it. Thank you, Jan, for leading this effort and keeping it #1 on everyone’s radar screen.   John 15:12 “This is my […]

RMCUCC Womens Retreat: April 21-23, La Foret Conference Center

Replenish: verb 1: to fill with inspiration or power (Webster) 2: to become full (Webster) 3: to gather with other women for a retreat at La Foret  Cost: $150 for the weekend (Friday dinner through Sunday breakfast) $50 for Saturday day only (lunch, dinner, and activities) Registration now at RMCUCC.org The RMC-Wide Women’s Retreat is organized and led […]

Manitou Library Celebrates February

Mon. Feb. 6th, 10-11 am Knit One, Manitou!  Join us for tea, conversation and projects. Sat. Feb. 11, 11 am-12:30  Zentangle! Congregational Church. An introduction to the meditative art of Zentangle.  No artistic talent is required.  Zentangle relaxes the mind and body and focuses concentration.  The library will provide all the supplies. Wed. Feb. 15th, […]