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Mark Your Calendar: March 24th

by Manitou UCC

Spring Clean Up!  Usually a good sized crowd of hard workers, careful supervisors, and cheerful observers! Lunch included. Hope to see you there. This is a week before Easter which is April 1, 2018!

Pancake Dinner Canceled

by Manitou UCC

The Pancake Dinner scheduled for February 13th is canceled. We encourage our faith community to join the free dinner at St. Andrews Church, 5:30 p.m. February 13th. Here we can join with like-minded community members to welcome this time for reflection and preparation which is the season of Lent. The expression Shrove Tuesday actually comes […]

Special Free Training, RSVP Necessary.

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 […]

Manitou Springs Community Library, Mid-Winter Seed Swap

by Manitou UCC

Date Change! Saturday, April 21, 10 am-noon at Library Mid-Winter Seed Swap, David Woolley, Seed Library Need seeds?  David will have hundreds of fresh, organic, non-GMO seeds available.  Take what you can use-Bring leftover seeds or seeds from last year’s garden. Ask David your gardening questions and visit with other gardeners.  David is a mater […]

February! Calendar, Birthday, Anniversaries!

by Manitou UCC

Sunday, February 4, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lenten book review “The Shack” Pastors Gaye & Glenn will be leading these sessions every Sunday following Worship Service. Each will include soup & salad/soup & sandwich style lunch for participants in Fellowship Hall.  Books are $10.  Please RSVP to Pastorgaye@gmail.com. Wednesday, February 7, 9:00 – 12 […]

February @ Manitou Library

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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, […]

Recognize Our Supporters!

by Manitou UCC

In September we held the Connecting Our Community Dinner and Auction. We raised a goodly sum that went to the general fund to support our faith community. This is a reminder that when you visit these places and see these owners, practitioners, artists, individuals, and employees… please, please, please thank them for their support. Our […]

Installation: Our Historical Milestone!

by Manitou UCC

Well, after nearly 25 years since our last installation of a new minister, we installed Rev. Gaye Bosley-Mitchell on October 8, 2017 at 3 p.m.! It was a momentous occasion and the ceremony was beautiful! Additionally, we welcomed Gaye and her husband, Rev. Dr. Glenn Bosley-Mitchell, as the newest members of the Community Congregational Church (CCC) of […]

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 […]

Community Project: Evans Hospital Fetal Demise Blankets etc…

by Manitou UCC

Hello Knitters/Sewers in the church, Maybe you can pass this on to the people who might be interested, the women’s group or sewing/knitting groups. The patterns recommend a 4mm yarn or thinner because heavy yarn makes the baby look too tiny and it distresses some of the parents. Evans Army/Community Hospital asked if we’d make […]