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Saving Lids? Please Do!

by Manitou UCC

Your Lids for Children Cancer Treatments! This is a cancer treatment fundraiser for children in Mexico. Our own Nancy Lindley is a  sun-bird to this area of Mexico and a strong supporter of this valuable project. All plastic lids (mayonnaise, margarine, water and soda bottles, milk jugs tops, etc.) are welcome and it would be […]

Party On!

by Manitou UCC

August Birthdays! Aug. 2  –  Tim Phillips Aug. 3  –  Susan Nygren Aug. 5  –  Joyce Shiffler Aug. 6  –  Ernie Adams Aug. 14  –  Denise Deming Aug. 19  –  Dan Stuart Aug. 20  –  Rhoda Cordry Aug. 24  –  Pam Smith Aug. 25  –  Nancy Lindley Aug. 27  –  Gaye Bosley-Mitchell, Stephanie Winters Aug. […]

Mid-Year Meeting This Week.

by Manitou UCC

Our 2018 Mid-year meeting will be held on Sunday, July 29, after worship in the Community Hall. All church members and other interested persons should plan to participate in this check-in of our church. Additionally, the Bylaws Task Force has drafted a new Constitution and new Bylaws for consideration by our church. These new church […]

Writing Group: Manitou Springs Library

by Manitou UCC

Writing Group Forming: Manitou Springs Library Are you interested in writing? Whether you write for your own enjoyment or want to write and be published, the Manitou Springs Library is hosting an informal writing group. G. Thornton Hunter, writer and illustrator, will lead the group. Bring your poetry, short story, book or play and join […]

Interested in Bible Study?

by Manitou UCC

There has been interest expressed in a women’s Bible/book study going. If interested please contact Pastor Gaye or Jan Hinkley

A Statement on Reuniting Families at the U.S. Border

by Manitou UCC

 A Statement on Reuniting Families at the U.S. Border For the LORD your God… executes justice for the orphan and widow, and who loves the strangers, providing them food and clothing.  You shall also love the stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt. –Deuteronomy 10:17-19 (NRSV) The Colorado Council of Churches calls […]

Connecting Our Community: September 8, 2018

by Manitou UCC

We are so looking forward to your contributions to the auctions. Ideas for contributions: Twice Loved Art! Van Briggle Pottery Jewelry Trips or overnight stays (Thank you Dan & Gail Stuart for The Loft!!!) Gift Certificates Local Entertainment …to name but a few…! Call Jane Hart or Mary Henson or Maribeth Penninger or Pastors Gaye […]

Scholarships! Our Legacy of Giving Continues

by Manitou UCC

The Frank E. and Salome B. Smith Scholarship recipients for the 2018-2019 school year were honored in church June 3. The students and their respective colleges are as follows: Nicholas Brennan, the University of Colorado in Boulder; Josh Elkington, Colorado State University in Ft. Collins; Phillip Reid, Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania; Cassidy Arndt, Fort Lewis […]

Historical Sketch

by Manitou UCC

June 21, 1981: Sunday order of worship, Community Congregational Church. “In the year 1877, Rev. R. T. Cross, Pastor of the Congregational Church a Colorado Springs, began preaching also at Manitou, Holding services on Sabbath afternoon in the school house on Ute Avenue. During the two years that followed several persons from Manitou were received […]

Historical Document Preservation.

by Manitou UCC

 The Community Congregational Church has many historical documents that need to be preserved. Jean Gabardi has volunteered to get this project started. She estimates the start up cost to be close to $300.00. Besides needing archival plastic enclosures, we will need acid-free archival boxes. All the items will need to be scanned, categorized and then digitized. […]