The 71st Easter Sunrise Service at Red Rocks Amphitheatre!

March 28, 2018 For Immediate Release  THE 71st ANNUAL EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE AT RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE! Adrian Miller, Executive Director adrian@cochurches.org 303-917-3864 (cell)   Now in its 71st year, the Colorado Council of Churches (“CCC”) is once again proud to sponsor the annual Easter Sunrise Service held in the dramatic and spectacular setting of the […]

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Close to Home 101 Training Session on Friday, March 23rd.

CLOSE TO HOME “101” TRAINING WHEN:           Friday, March 23rd, 2018, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. – Core Training Session WHERE:      Martin Luther King Jr. Library, 9898 E. Colfax Ave., Aurora, CO, 2nd Floor – Board Room WHO:              CLOSE TO HOME partners who are new to the campaign or would like a refresher, and community stakeholders invited by CLOSE TO HOME partners WHAT:             The two-hour training session will provide participants […]

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An Update on DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)

Here’s an update on DACA from Michelle Warren, Executive Director of the Christian Community Development Association: Dear Praying friends, Yesterday was the symbolic end to DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals).  When DACA was rescinded on September 5th, Congress and the President set a 6-month legislative clock to get permanent legislation in place for Dreamers.  That time […]

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Meatless Mondays and Lent

Meatless Mondays and Lent Lent began this year on February 14, Valentines Day, not only the perfect day to show love and compassion towards all of God’s creation, but also a time to adopt a Meatless Monday program (even if the 14th is on a Tuesday). Fasting has been a recognized religious practice long before […]

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An Interfaith Gathering for Lamentation, Longing and Hope

On Thursday, January 18, 2018, we took part in an “Interfaith Gathering of Lamentation, Longing and Hope” for the 2018 legislative session of the Colorado General Assembly.  The event was held at the First Baptist Church of Denver. We first opened with Father Michael Nicosia of the Ecumenical Catholic Communion playing the flute. Rev. Diana […]

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A Holiday Message from Rev. Tina Yankee, the CCC’s Director of Development and Programs

Dear Friends and Family, Grace and Peace to you in this New Year of our Lord 2018! First, I want all to know is I am doing amazingly well.  My transplant was 13 days ago and I will be going home in the next two weeks (the plan).  God has blessed me and you have […]

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Fr. Michael Nicosia Advent Message–Magnificat of Light

  Magnificat of Light by Michael J. Nicosia © 2006; based on Luke 1:46-55 My soul sings of God’s radiance; my spirit dances in the presence of my Savior. For the light of God’s promise has penetrated the darkness of the world. Generations have articulated this hope; generations will continue to bask in its blessing. […]

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Colorado Council of Churches Encourages Adopting A Meatless Monday Program

  In October the Colorado Council of Churches voted to promote a Meatless Monday program among its covenanting congregations and affiliates. So what is Meatless Monday? The history of Meatless Mondays dates back to World War I, when the U.S. Food Administration asked families to reduce consumption of certain foods to help aid the war […]

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ABCRM Devotion: Comforting Words for Trying Times

  In view of the recent event in a rural Texas church I am republishing this devotion. Comforting Words for Trying Times By Rev. Larron Jackson   “I would have lost heart, unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait on the Lord; […]

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The Reformation turns 500

  The Reformation turns 500 “Jesus said to him, ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ On these two commandments hang […]

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Too Many Denverites Face Eviction Alone

  From the Colorado Center on Law & Policy: Amid Colorado’s growing affordable-housing crisis, there are roughly 850 evictions filed with courts every week across the state. According to one news report, there were at least 44,000 evictions filed in Colorado in 2016. Evictions can lead to unnecessary displacement, increased financial insecurity and even transitional […]

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ABCRM Weekly Devotion: Maturity

  Maturity By Rev. Drake Hunter   “Brethren, do not be children in your thinking, yet in evil be infants, but in your thinking be mature.”~ 1 Corinthians 14:20   In churches today, many people misunderstand maturity.  They think maturity is about the buildup of experiences through time or through the aging process.  The truth […]

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