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As you have read in my comments about our worship service for this Sunday, October 30th, I will be preaching and leading worship.  Later on Sunday, I will fly to Washington state for a one week vacation to visit my parents,  Pete and Hedda Reid, who are living in a care facility.  In our prayer […]


Weekly News: Pastor Jim

Second Letter to the Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12; Letter to the Galatians 5:22-23 Sermon:  Responding to God’s Abundant Gifts Sharon Astle, Chair of the Stewardship Board, will join me in presenting the message, which is based on the readings from these two letters of Paul.  I will focus on 2 Thessalonians, where Paul strongly states that […]


5th Sunday and Pumpkin Carving! Oct. 30th

Following Worship Service: All are welcome Potluck on this 5th Sunday. Bring your favorite dish to share! Drinks provided. Special Youth Event: Pumpkins will be furnished


Worship Service, Oct. 30, Sanctuary Choir

Anthem “Bow the Knee” by Mike Harland and Chris Machen As spoken in Psalm 34:18 “The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves such as have a contrite spirit.”  Allow the words and music of today’s anthem to touch your life and heal your soul.

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Sunday School: October 30

Sunday School lesson is “Salvation For All” Katherine Mosier will be the teacher. A special “high 5” going out to thank Cathy Karr for taking over last Sunday at the last minute.  Thank you, Cathy.

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Manitou Library: November Programs

Manitou Springs Library programs in November. Watercolor Painting with Deb Ross Wed., Nov. 2, 2-4 pm. Community Congregational Church, 103 Pawnee Ave. Manitou Springs Learn to paint with watercolors with artist, Deb. Ross.  All skill levels are welcome to come and paint with us. Deb will teach you  some basic techniques and you will take home […]


RMC Newsletter

“In The Mud” Local Mission Funding 2017 Still other seed fell on good soil, where it produced a crop—a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown. Whoever has ears, let them hear. — Matthew 13: 8-9 The work of Jesus was done on the ground: He got his hands “in the mud” with the people he […]

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Women’s Study Group, Thursday 1:00 p.m.

Women’s Study Group is on page 52, Violence What Jesus Meant by Garry Wills 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm – downstairs, North Room Please plan to join us…and you can even bring your sack lunch! Any questions, please see Linda Baker


Music Can Cure Things Medication Can’t

Abendmusik will present its fall concert this Sunday, Oct. 30, at Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ace. At 3 pm.  The title is, “The Healing and Restorative Power of Music” and is directed by Rich Nutting, formerly head of music in D 11. Three singers from our church choir participate in this auditioned group of […]


Unload That Little-Used Christmas Decor!

Yes! You read correctly! The Annual Christmas and Bake Sale is happening Nov. 18-20. This is your opportunity to recycle those gently used Christmas collections, items, bulbs, wreaths, etc. Bring to church starting NOW. Set up and pricing is on November 16th. Bring in bake sale items the day of or the afternoon before. Thank you! […]


Mark Your Calendars! November 8th, 6 p.m.

Supper and Work Session: As we prepare for the Annual Christmas Sale, Nov. 18-20th, your help is needed. At 6 p.m. we will gather to make items for the Sale and also prepare children’s fleece blankets. We are partnering with the elementary school for this community project. Please plan to join us at 6 p.m. for […]


Looking for Volunteers, Monday Evenings, Kiwanis Meetings

Your help is needed! Each Monday, the Kiwanis group meets in our Fellowship Hall for dinner and community guest presentations. Our church’s Women’s Fellowship group helps with the meal preparation, clean up and serving; 6:00 pm to about 8:00 pm. In turn, Kiwanis makes a donation to the WF. We are looking to add another server […]


WestSide CARES and Thanksgiving Baskets

Our church will contribute 80 bags or boxes of stuffing for Thanksgiving this year. Additionally, we are asked to furnish 4 hams or turkeys each WITH an aluminum baking pan. Please bring your contributions to the church office.

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SEA Meeting, October 16, First Congregational Church in Pueblo

Rev. Jim Reid, Will Hinkley, Linda Baker and Linda O’Riley traveled to Pueblo for the SEA Fall meeting. It was well attended by the churches. We were told that the association has filled four settled pastors in the area and they are all women and still have a few more to fill. Sue Artt, our newly […]