The CCC’s 2018 Ballot Guide is Now Available!

This November, there will be a number of important issues on the ballot at the state and local level. The CCC is proud to highlight and give our positions on the ballot measures that speak to our public policy priorities. We encourage you to take the time to get informed about everything that will be […]

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Is Your Church Serving The Needs of Its Seniors?

We seek your help to identify churches  and other faith-based organizations you may know of in our community that are leading the way in serving the needs of their older members. We want to help identify innovative strategies and best practices that can inform a new initiative to make Colorado an age-friendly state. Everyone ages, […]

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Colorado Council of Churches Statement on Reuniting Families at the U.S. Border

  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 […]

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Help Get More Signatures to Support “Great Schools, Thriving Communities”

The next big deadline for “Great Schools, Thriving Communities” is June 15 — let’s get as many petitions as possible out and back in by June 15 and wrap up signature gathering in your area! Have you filled your petition and need another? Return your petitions or gather more signatures at one of the following […]

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Global Justice in Washington, D.C., by Rev. Dr. Stan Adamson PCUSA, retired

Global Justice in Washington, D.C., by Rev. Dr. Stan Adamson PCUSA, retired    (adamsons100@msn.com) And the King will say to them “Inasmuch as you have done it to the least of these my brothers [and sisters], you have done it to me”—Matthew 25:40 To whom much is given, much will be required—Luke 12:48 Following Jesus means caring […]

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Apology for 2018 Easter Sunrise Service at Red Rocks Livestream Failure

We disappointed a lot of people by failing to have the livestream work for the second year in a row. We were extremely disappointed as well. Though thousands of people join us in worship on Easter morning, and we know there are thousands who can’t make it to Red Rocks for a variety of reasons. […]

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Hire a Refugee!

The Colorado Council of Churches is part of the Governor Hickenlooper’s Clergy Council, and we are working with him on an effort to provide local refugees with access to good jobs.Governor Hickenlooper is asking us as faith leaders to use our connections with business community in order to serve some of our most vulnerable neighbors. […]

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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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