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Sunday Worship: 10:00 a.m. Every Sunday, All Welcome!

Community Church of Manitou Springs: A Place to Belong 103 Pawnee Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO Welcoming, Open, Friendly Environment Children’s Sunday School follows Children’s Sermon Free parking behind church Plan to stay following Worship Service for coffee fellowship “No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.”

News From the Search Committee

The Search Committee is excited to announce that the Church Leaders have negotiated a compensation package with the candidate who was selected from among 18 other candidates for presentation to the congregation. The compensation package was approved by the Board of Trustees this week Tuesday and this package is now before the members of the […]

Interim Notes

Meeting with the Mayor: This week, I attended a meeting of the ad-hoc Age Friendly Manitou Springs Committee. The group’s purpose is to explore how to make Manitou Springs a community that is welcoming and inclusive to people of all ages with special emphasis on senior citizens. The committee was convened this summer by Jeanne […]

Weekly News: Pastor Jim

Scriptures: Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24; Genesis 28:10-19 Sermon: Going Way Beyond What We Have Known There are times in life when God calls us to change course and go a new direction. And so it was with Jacob in Genesis 28. First his father Isaac told him to leave home and go to a faraway place […]

Backpacks & Plastic Bags & You!

Update on Back To School Backpacks: The month of July is only half over and already we have all the markers we need (200 packages) to take to WestSide CARES (WSC) for the back-pack project.  Thank you to everyone who contributed markers or money.  Many children will now start school with the supplies they need. […]

Mid-Year Informal Meeting and Potluck: July 30

Following Worship Service. Bring your favorite dish. Look for handouts on mid-year finance summary. Enjoy fellowship and ask questions as we celebrate the mid-year in the life of our faith community.

Informal Summary Executive Council Minutes: June 25th

Round Table Board Reports: Pastor Jim and Membership: Three new members joined the CCC family:  Danny White, Matt Hinkley, and Lynda Burns with sponsors Rich Baker, Terry Rich and Linda Baker, respectively. Welcome to our faith community. The “Welcome Team” is formed and beginning to greet each Sunday. Thank you Rev. Reid and Jane Hart. […]

Heads Up! Connect Dinner

September 9, 5:00 p.m.: Parking, Silent Auction, Fellowship Dinner 6:00 p.m. and auction: 6:45 p.m. Looking for select auction items: See Jane Hart or Call Mary Henson Pictured here at Burrito Feast, 2016 Tickets on sale now: Individual Community Tickets: $20.00. Round table for 8: $120. See Jane Hart. Last year…sold out!

Rehearsal: Early Garage Sale, July 21, 22.

Proceeds to benefit the church. 108 Crystal Park Rd, Manitou 9:00 to 4:00 each day Lots of household goods, tools, camping, big variety! Featured items: Recliner, $200., Chair/footstool $80. and Storage Cabinet $50.

Pop Quiz: Matthew 6:2-5?

 Food Pantry: Fruit Juice, Canned Potatoes, Bread and Margarine, Canned Ravioli  “So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full.  But when you give […]

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

Please plan to join in for some lively discussion, sharing and even out of the comfort-box thinking! The group is studying, picking apart, and “spring-boarding” from the writings of The Heart of Christianity by Marcus J. Borg

Westside CARES Newsletter: July 18th

BACK-TO-SCHOOL BACKPACKS Just a reminder that backpack supplies are due to be delivered to Westside CARES no later than Wednesday, August 2 at noon. Thank you for all you do to help 600 of our children start the school year with a smile. VOLUNTEER NEEDS: Backpack Distribution: Volunteers to hand out backpacks from the Westside […]

2017 Church e-Directory

If you still have not received your latest Church e-Directory…please advise Jean Gabardi: jgabardi@msn.com. We can print one for you if your printer is not up to it! Call Church Office and leave message.    

Pocket Blessing:

West African saying: “When you pray, move your feet.”    …you never know where you will end up. What does it mean to pray? Does it involve not only your thoughts and intention but also energy? Can it be a devout petition to or spiritual communion with God? Just some ideas to ponder…