Posts by Manitou UCC

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Historical Tidbit

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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 […]

Scholarship Note from Merkin Karr

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Dear Scholarship Board, My sophomore year I loved being an RA. I lived in Cooper and was the hall RA for 47 freshmen. As an RA I won Top 5 Program at the regional RA conference “RAppin” where RAs from Wyoming to New Mexico come and preset different ideas and put on workshops. Mine was about […]

The Osburn Gift

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Many of you have noticed the large black and white picture of Christ hanging beside the downstairs elevator. Even more mysterious, a magnifying glass hangs next to it. Here is the historical background of this amazing picture. Many thanks to the Nancy Osburn Family for this wonderful, loving gift. In 1944, Mr. Gwang Hyak Ree, […]

The Hanger: Store For Foster Teens

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Donations Can Be Dropped at: CASA Office, 701 S Cascade The Hanger, Saturdays, 1 – 4 pm, 214 N Tejon The Hanger is a store exclusively for foster teens, where they can “shop” for clothes ~ free! Besides being able to select outfits, shoes, accessories, and health and beauty items, teens can volunteer to “work” at […]

A Pilgrim’s Progress

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“When I get to be 25, I’ll finally be through with school.”   by Rhoda Cordry I was 22 and graduated from college. I began to suspect how ignorant I was. What was all that schooling for anyway? I was told that the education was the goal. At 35 I began to see other worlds […]

Will Hinkley’s Prayer

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October 11th Prayer Thank you Will! At the Sunday Worship service of Song and Scriptures, October 11th, Will Hinkley was asked to lead the congregation in prayer. The following is the printed message. Today, as we gather for worship as a Christian Congregation, we are acutely aware that we do not have a senior minister […]