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Community Church: A Place To Belong

Community Congregational Church of Manitou Springs 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 No matter who you are or where you are, you are welcome here!

“Ice Cream vs. Brussel Sprouts”

This Week’s Sermon: Have you ever had one of those days where the cook in your household says “What would you like for dinner?” You respond something like “Meatloaf! I love meatloaf.” Then, much to your chagrin, your cook says “Great! We’re having Liver & Onions!!!” You sit back and wonder if you really want […]

Sancutury Choir: September 24th

 “Jesus Loves Me” Words & music by Ben Glover, Reuben Morgan, Chris Tomlin; arr. Charlie Sinclair, orchestrated by David Winkler The original “Jesus Loves Me” was written as a 16- sentence poem in 1860. It was recited and read many times on the battlefields during the Civil War, in Sunday school classes, and even the […]

House Blessing: September 23rd

An invitation…from Revs.  Gaye & Glenn… A house blessing is a wonderful opportunity to share with friends, family, and neighbors, the occasion of inviting God’s presence and blessings upon a new house and home. As The Revs Gaye and Glenn Bosley-Mitchell, move into our community and into their family’s new home and refuge, all are […]

A Final Note From Pastor Jim

Thank you all for the great reception on my final Sunday Worship Service September 10th, my last Sunday with you, was bittersweet. It was hard to say good-by, but also a fun celebration of our time together. My thanks to the congregation, the Executive Council and the Women’s Fellowship for the very nice reception (with […]

Food Pantry…Can Amazon Help?

Canned Peaches, Beans and Pork ‘n Beans, Canned Corn Have you investigated Amazon for (possibly!) free delivery for some of the necessary food pantry items? Here is an example: Pork ‘n Beans this week. Amazon will ship direct to the church office (103 Pawnee Av., Manitou Spg, CO 80829). Once a month will cost you […]

Women’s Fellowship Planning Session

Women’s Fellowship will be meeting this coming week, September 26th, 6:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. The meeting will call for plans, ideas, preferences for the coming year along with budget discussions. Please plan to join this group and plan the fellowship for the next several months. All are welcome, no homework required! Any questions are […]

Westside CARES News September 19, 2017

VOLUNTEER NEEDS: B-Street Pantry Coordinator: Oversees the operation of the B Street Pantry. Duties include: oversee the pantry budget and track statistics; maintain Care and Shares Premier Pantry Guidelines; recruit, train and retain pantry volunteers; maintain organization, staffing, cleanliness and safety of pantry. Must be able to multi-task & have good people &organizational skills. Must […]

Pocket Blessing

Micah 6:8: “What does the Lord require of you ~ do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with your God.”

Historical Tidbit

Congregational News, Colorado Springs, September 1880: The new stone church was occupied August 15th. The building is not plastered but it will be comfortable for the winter. Nothing can exceed the heart of the mountain view from the door and front window. The seats are a little mixed in style. There are pews, stained and […]

Connecting Our Community: It’s A Wrap

A High 5 Haiku The goal has been met, Collective signs of relief, Faith, fellowship, fun.   The Connect Team: Jane Hart and Mary Henson: Co-chairs Steve Hart Brad Gibson Greg Baker Rich Baker Linda Baker Connie Torres (Catalog) Mary Snyder (Posters) Sue Jones Julie Wells Patsy Adams Ernie Adams Nancy Lindley Katherine Mosier Sharon […]

UCC Resources: New T-Shirt

Justice and Jesus. Some things just go together.     Do you agree? So do we. And this new t-shirt, based on Matthew 25:31-46, puts it right out there, front and center: Justice. It’s a Jesus thing. Black shirt with white text and UCC logo on right sleeve. Available in two styles: V-neck (fitted) by popular demand Crew neck (relaxed […]

RMC Newsletter

Connected at Our Roots: News by and for the Rocky Mountain Conference Visit the Rocky Mountain Conference Website RMC Awards “In the Mud” Grants The final round of grants for 2017 has been awarded! Last week before the holiday, the Rocky Mountain Conference awarded its second and final round of “In the Mud” grants for 2017. […]

Women’s Book Study

Plan to Join Us! We Meet Each Week on Thursday 1:00 p.m. in Fellowship Hall No Homework Necessary!

Birthdays and Anniversaries

September Birthdays Sept. 1 – Susan Elkington, Kathy Nimz Sept. 3 – Kristen Starkey, Arlene Penman, Joellen Henson Sept. 7 – Joanne Steeves, Michelle Stellick Sept. 9 – Meredith Nimz, Sept. 12 – Susan Alexander Sept. 19 – Shayla Mosier, Lorraine Sheppard Sept. 20 – Laura Elsberry Sept. 22 – Darold Jones Sept. 23 – […]