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Snap Quiz: 3 x 17x 28= how many ounces???

by Manitou UCC

Yes! What a great question. Mary Henson is looking for 28 oz empty, rinsed, cans. At least 17 of them. Can be a tomato product (Crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes, spaghetti) Bring to Church for Mary or Jane Hart. Deadline is mid-August. Mary is decorating the centerpieces of the tables for Connecting Our Community Dinner & […]

This Just In…

by Manitou UCC

Recently donated items to the Connecting Our Community Dinner and Auction… Navajo rugs and blankets are hand woven textiles created by the Navajo people of the Four Corners area of the US in the early 19th century.  They typically have strong geometric patterns and are flat, hand woven tapestries.  They are quite collectible and valuable […]

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 […]

Westside CARES: Backpack Project Update

by Manitou UCC

Thanks to the generous support of the members of our church we have been able to fulfill our pledge to Westside CARES for 275 packs of colored pencils. WSC will donate school supplies, including backpacks, for 600 students for the 2018-19 school year. Photo by Cathy Karr.

July Schedule: Manitou Library

by Manitou UCC

Knit One, Manitou! Mon., July 2, 2018, 10-11 am Join us for iced tea, needle work and conversation.  We work on our own projects and community projects.  Free patterns and yarn.   Undercover Book Club Wed., July 18, 2018, 4-5 pm We will discuss Astrid and Veronkia, by Linda Olsson over iced tea.  Everyone is […]

June Programs at Manitou Library

by Manitou UCC

June Programs at the Manitou Springs Library Watercolor Flowers with Eric Fetsch, Sat., June 9, 2018, 10 am-noon A Manitou Springs Library program held at the Community Congregational Church, 103 Pawnee Ave., Manitou Springs. Artist, Eric Fetsch will teach a class in painting watercolor flowers. Class size is limited to 12 and registration is required.  Registration begins […]

Flip Ur Lids!

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 […]

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

by Manitou UCC

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 […]

Historical Tidbit: Late 1800’s

by Manitou UCC

  1895-1901: Entry regarding the Missionary Tea, date not exact, “Of course everything was a sixes and seven’s*. They had to put up with canned tongue and the etcetera’s which held out.” Be sure to call the church office for your last minute tickets for the Mission Board Annual Tea event, this Saturday, May 20th. […]