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Rocky Mountain Conference Youth Retreats

by Manitou UCC

Here’s the schedule for upcoming Youth Camps and Retreats around the Rocky Mountain Conference, including a new Confirmation Camp! Please call the Church Office with questions. Along with our usual camps and retreats, there’s a lot going on in 2018—be sure to mark your calendars! Confirmation Camp (NEW): March 2–4, 2018 Spring Sr. & Jr. […]

Souper Bowl of Caring

by Manitou UCC

Q: How much should I donate? A: Your Height in Food! Q: How much is “close enough?” A: Let’s plan to cover Pastor Gaye in the pulpit with donated food! 100% of what is donated stays with our Food Pantry. Q: Great idea, but is anyone else doing this? A: We are part of a nationwide focus that started in […]

Save the Date: Evening Before Ash Wednesday

by Manitou UCC

Please plan to attend a traditional meal the evening of February 13th, Fat Tuesday, the evening before Ash Wednesday, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Featured is a supper of pancakes, ham, hot chocolate, coffee. Tickets are only $6.00 per ticket or two tickets for $10.00! Rich Baker has agreed to do the cooking with help […]

February @ Manitou Library

by Manitou UCC

February Programs at the Manitou Springs Library Funky Art Glass Magnets Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 10:30 am, Community Congregational Church Instructor Roxanne Lingle will lead this workshop transforming tiny glass tiles into pieces of art. Make a gorgeous or funky magnet that expresses your personality. The library will provide all supplies. There is no charge, […]

This Week’s Food Pantry Needs

by Manitou UCC

As you know, our emergency food pantry operates every Friday afternoon. This week we are looking for the following items: Canned Ravioli Canned Fruit Bread Eggs 1lb Packages of Ground Beef or Ground Turkey (frozen) Thank you for your generous support of our community!

Souper Bowl Food Campaign!

by Manitou UCC

Theme: Your Height In Food! Goal: Cover Pastor Gaye’s in the Pulpit! Please bring your canned goods to Worship on every Sunday through Souper Bowl, February 4th! Let’s concentrate on Canned Goods: Canned Soup (broth based ONLY), Canned Fruit, Canned Veggies, Canned Tomatoes always welcome. Along with boxes of powered milk, packages of pasta/pasta sauce! […]

Annual Reports: Church Boards

by Manitou UCC

The reports from every board are now due…actually Patsy reminds us that the reports are now “overdue“! The 137th Annual Meeting will be January 28th following Worship.

Special Training Sessions Coming @ Penrose Hospital

by Manitou UCC

Advance Medical Planning: Have THE Conversation Thursday, February 22, 2018. 10:30 a.m. to Noon.  Penrose Pavilion (2313 N. Nevada) Conference rooms B&C This workshop will provides all the information you will  need to be proactive in planning for critical decisions about your care in the event you are not available to make them yourself.  Having […]

Did Someone Say, “Where Is My Poinsettia?”

by Manitou UCC

Answer: It is at the church waiting for you to pick it up! Meanwhile it is being water, pruned, and gracing the halls of the sanctuary and Fellowship Hall! Thank you for your contribution to the beauty of the Christmas Season.

Many Hands Make Light Work …

by Manitou UCC

This quote by John Heywood. Thank you John and thank you to all who helped with the “De-Greening” of the Church decor last weekend. If you also helped on Sunday a wonderful soup potluck was offered in appreciation of the “many hands…” The Executive Council thanks you!