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Community Church: Every Sunday @ 10 a.m.

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

Interim Notes: Pastor Jim

First of all, I offer my congratulations to the people of Community Church for calling the Rev. Gaye Bosley-Mitchell to be the next past pastor. I believe God will be leading you into good and exciting times ahead. The Executive Council, Pastor Gaye and I have worked out the following plan for transition to her […]

Weekly News: Pastor Jim

Scripture: Acts 10:34-48 Sermon: Welcoming Those We Know and Those We Don’t As the end of my interim ministry at Community Congregational Church approaches, I have been reflecting on those of you who have been active participants in the life of the church during the past 22 months, of all we have been through together […]

Note From Pastor Gaye

Hello All, Just a word of thanks for everyone who showed up the weekend of August 4th and 5th and then gave up a chunk of their Sunday just to meet us!!! We had a grand time with everyone and then promptly spent 4 days finding and securing a home! Manitou showed us what a […]

Note from Scholarship Recipient: Phillip Reid

To the Members of the Frank E. and Salome B. Smith Scholarship Committee, I hope this finds you all in good spirits and enjoying a beautiful Colorado summer! While living in San Francisco these past couple of months, I have grown very homesick for the mountains and that refreshing alpine air. Luckily, I have the […]

Connecting Our Community

The Connecting Our Community Dinner and Auctions (both live and silent) is scheduled for Saturday, September 9th. See Jane Hart for Tickets; some still available! Schedule Hosted libations and fellowship: 5:00 p.m. Dinner: 6:00 p.m. Silent auction officially closes at 6:45 Live auction begins at 7:00 with our guest auctioneer, Steve Hart. The Silent Auction […]

Let’s Talk!

Women’s Bible Study: Every Thursday! 1:00 p.m. page 142, Advocacy of God’s Justice The Heart of Christianity — Marcus Borg

Westside CARES Newsletter: August

BACK-TO-SCHOOL BACKPACKS Thanks to everyone who contributed to the school supply collection, the backpack stuffing and backpack distribution. Because of your support, we were able to meet our goal of providing backpacks to 600 children living on the west side of the County. So many young lives touched. Well done! VOLUNTEER NEEDS: B-Street Pantry Coordinator: […]

Stock It…Now!

In the category of “never too late…” Let’s stock it this week: Fruit Cocktail, Pasta & Spaghetti Sauce, Peanut Butter and Jelly

Pocket Blessing

Thoughts of comfort today…Christ Himself told the Apostles in His Last Supper farewell discourse “I will see you again, and your heart will rejoice, and your joy no one shall take from you” (John 16:22). These prayers bring to mind the wonderful hope we all have of seeing our departed loved ones again in the […]

It’s Official!

The Search Committee of the Manitou Springs Community Congregational Church is extremely pleased to announce that the Reverend Gaye Bosley-Mitchell has been called to be our next settled pastor following a positive vote by the congregation this past Sunday, August 6th! An open house was held at the Fellowship Hall of the church last Saturday, […]

Search Team Process Overview.

Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” It has been a little over two years since our last full-time pastor of 23 years, Reverend Hunting, announced his retirement in April 2015. […]

Transition Team Overview.

The Transition Team was formed early in 2016 by Jim Reid, Interim Pastor, and the Executive Council. The members were Maribeth Peiniger, Katherine Mosier, Terry Rich, Linda Tripp and Mike Astle. The team’s purpose was to work with Jim in guiding Community Congregational Church through the time of transition between called pastors. The team’s initial […]

August Happenings

August Already??? PEO, Aug. 1, Tues., evening meeting at the Fellowship Hall. Women’s Fellowship Quilting, Wed. Aug. 2:  9:00 a.m.-Noon and also that evening, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Women’s Fellowship Yard Sale Aug. 4 & 5 – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Lunch available.  Items may be brought in Tues. Aug. 1 and thereafter starting at […]

Party On!

August Birthdays Aug. 2  –  Tim Phillips Aug. 3  –  Susan Nygren Aug. 5  –  Joyce Shiffler Aug. 6  –  Ernie Adams Aug. 10  –  Paula Fling Aug. 14  –  Denise Deming Aug. 19  –  Dan Stuart Aug. 20  –  Rhoda Cordry Aug. 22  –  Hilary Groth Aug. 24  –  Pam Smith Aug. 25  –  […]