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RMCUCC Youth Retreat-Registration Closes 10/23!!

This fall, November 3-5, campers from all over the Rocky Mountain Conference will join together in the Black Forest at La Foret, creating a radically loving, sacred, and joyful community.  We encourage you to register ASAP, as registration will close Monday, October 23!  The Theme: Living for a Reason: Trust, Purpose, Hope. As we spend a weekend […]

Community Church – You are Welcome Here!

No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here! Community Congregational Church of Manitou Springs 10 a.m., every Sunday 103 Pawnee Avenue, turn at stoplight downtown Manitou Springs A place where all are welcome! Plan to stay for coffee fellowship following the worship service.

Installation: Our Historical Milestone!

Well, after nearly 25 years since our last installation of a new minister, we installed Rev. Gaye Bosley-Mitchell on October 8, 2017 at 3 p.m.! It was a momentous occasion and the ceremony was beautiful! Additionally, we welcomed Gaye and her husband, Rev. Dr. Glenn Bosley-Mitchell, as the newest members of the Community Congregational Church (CCC) of […]

A GREAT BIG THANK YOU!!

Pastor Gaye and her family extend their deepest gratitude and appreciation to everyone who provided the family meal at their house Saturday night. It was yummy! Also, sincere thanks to all who provided food, helped serve, and cleaned up after the reception on Sunday!

UCC Fall Gathering, Southeastern Association

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, the Southeastern Association of the Rocky Mountain Conference will hold their UCC Fall Gathering.  The host church is Black Forest Community UCC, 6845 Shoup Rd., in Black Forest.  Check-in/registration starts at 10:00 a.m.  Rev. Erin Gilmore, Associate Conference Minister, will speak at 10:30, followed by lunch at 11:30. The business meeting with church sharing starts at 12:45.  The host church […]

Sunday Sermon Sneak Peek!

Where I come from a “named” storm means that you better prepare appropriately and plan a Hurricane Day Party! Most of the storms we get in Florida, however severe, are what we would consider a typical day… No big deal, just another storm. When I heard the first snow of the season was named “Aiden” […]

Choir Anthem for this Sunday

“PEOPLE NEED THE LORD” This is the title of the anthem the Choir will be singing this Sunday. Jesus gives a purpose for life.  Without Him there is no reality and no meaning.  We always hear people say that Jesus is all we need, but the truth is,  Jesus is all we have.

Women’s Fellowship Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 18, 10 a.m. – Noon: Pine Cone Crafting Sunday, October 29, 11:30 a.m.: Potluck and Tying Fleece Blankets Wednesday, November 8: Set Up for Christmas Bazaar Friday, November 10, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale Saturday, November 11, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale Sunday, December 10, 2 p.m. – […]

Food Pantry: Let’s Make a Difference!

Items needed this week: Apple Sauce, Cereal and Powdered Milk, Soup (broth based)   “Blessed is he who considers the poor; the Lord will deliver him in time of trouble.” Psalm 41:1 (New King James Version)

Rocky Mountain Conference News

Whitewater Conference Calls When things get difficult and we find ourselves struggling, it’s a lot to take on, whatever our role in the church. To provide a sense of community, commiseration, and hope, the Conference has held a handful of calls, during which we are invited to speak what’s on our minds and on our […]

Stewardship

Part 3 of the continuing series on stewardship (from the pamphlet, “Are You Ready to Talk About Money In Your Church?”): Your yearly stewardship program is as eagerly anticipated as… A. The opening auditions for American Idol. B. April 15. C. Actually, our focus on giving is year-round, not yearly. D. Wait, we’re supposed to do […]

Youth Retreat: Let’s Do This!

From Friday, Nov. 3 to Sunday, Nov. 5, campers in grades 6-12 will explore faith, love, global/local issues, and so much more at La Foret Retreat Center in the Heart of Black Forest. At our Fall Retreats, we invite church youth groups to come together in order to help the local congregations solidify youth friendships at the […]

All Church Cleanup-We Want YOU!!

November 4, 2017: 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon Grab your rakes, work gloves, and cleaning tools! The CCC fall cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 4, 9 am to noon. If the weather is bad, don’t worry there will be plenty of things to do inside. The trustees will have a list of projects for […]

Thanksgiving and Our Westside Cares

The Community Congregational Church always helps Westside CARES supply Thanksgiving Baskets for 80 families. Our contribution this year is for carrots. Arlene Penman, our lay representative to Westside Cares, suggests that donating money for the carrots would allow her to do the shopping and assure the vegetables are all fresh. The deadline for delivering the carrots is November 15, so […]

Snow Days…

Remember the fun you had as a kid frolicking in the snow, building snowmen, having a snowball fight with the neighboring kids. You could have all that and learn how to use the snow removal equipment that belongs to the Community Congregational Church. The sidewalks and the parking lot need to be cleared of snow […]