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RMSWO Annual Gathering Save the Date flyer
Friday, September 20 through Sunday, September 22, 2019

Please save the date for the RMSWO Annual Gathering! ( flyer here )


 

 

 

Register NOW for Colorado Lutheran Day at the Legislature
Thursday, February 21, 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

 

Registration is still open for Colorado Lutheran Day at the Legislature. Join us for this excellent opportunity for learning and action. You will hear from advocates and elected officials about issues being addressed at the State Capitol, and you'll have the chance to meet your legislators in person as we engage in citizen lobbying.

We are excited to announce that our policy focus this year will be Criminal Justice: Hearing the Cries, Taking Bold Action. We will focus on three primary issues, all of which will be addressed through legislation in the current session:

  • Ban the Box - limiting criminal history inquiries on job applications (HB 19-1025)
  • Clean Slate - automatic record sealing
  • Abolition of Colorado's death penalty

CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS & REGISTER NOW

Don't wait, register today! We look forward to seeing you join us.

Also don't forget to take a look at the ELCA Social Statements on Criminal Justiceand the Death Penalty. Additional information will be e-mailed to registrants before the event. 


Sky Ranch Annual Meeting
Sunday, February 24, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sky Ranch will host its Annual meeting

Sunday, February 24, at Dicken’s Tavern in Longmont.  Join us for an opportunity to reflect on the blessings of 2018 and look forward to the adventure of 2019!

Dicken’s Tavern & Opera House
300 Main St
Longmont, CO ( map )

For questions about the annual meeting please contact that office at 970-493-5258 or through e-mail at ally@skyranchcolorado.org .


Psalms Gathering in Aurora, CO
"I am for peace”: The Psalms for Justice-Seekers and Peace-Makers
A Dialog with Eden Seminary Professor Clint McCann

The Church of the Holy Family (Ecumenical Catholic Communion) is hosting this Psalms gatheringstarting Friday evening, March 8 and ending Saturday evening, March 9 with our regular worship & fellowship at Christ the Savior Lutheran Church. Download more information and a full schedule here.

Friday, March 8
Church of the Holy Family office
11250 E. Iliff Ave., Ste 120, Aurora ( map )

Saturday, March 9
Christ the Savior Lutheran Church
1092 S. Nome St., Aurora ( map )

PLEASE register at this Eventbrite link for host Holy Family's hospitality planning purposes. The event is free & open to all (free will offering will be taken to defray costs of hospitality and speaker's travel). You may come to any combination of sessions/lunch you wish. We just need to know you're coming. Thank you!

Questions, contact Pastor Cynthia Drew at pastorcynthia@holyfamilyco.org


Cindy and Friends in Concert!
Saturday March 23, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

Greatly-admired organist Cindy Lindeen-Martin and several of her friends come together for an evening of music extolling the assorted sonorities of the pipe organ in combination with various instruments for a captivating collage of sound.

Get your tickets here

 

 


Contemplative Outreach of Colorado 26th Annual Conference
Presents "A Darkness of All Light" - featuring Fr. Martin Laird
Saturday March 30th, 9:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

"A Darkness All of Light" - This line from a poem by Franz Wright serves to focus this day of silent prayer, lecture and discussion. Silence has no opposite. For the silent mind, sound is as silent as no sound. For the mind free of clutter, the silence of despair and the silence of joy are different manifestations of the very same silence. But for the cluttered mind, such things seem to be at odds. Fr. Laird is a professor at Villanova University, dynamic speaker, retreat leader, and author of several books including his newest one, "An Ocean of Light."

More information and registration here.


The Colorado School of Celtic Consciousness Retreat with Theologian John Philip Newell at Shambhala Mountain Center, Red Feather Lakes, CO
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 through Thursday, May 16, 2019

In 2016, John Philip Newell founded the School of Celtic Consciousness. He did so in the belief that Celtic wisdom is needed at this moment in time, urgently. It is a spiritual tradition in the Christian household that can nurture vision of mind, strength of soul, and compassion of action.

For more information, go here.


Summer Offerings from CLU Office of Congregational Relations!

Executive Skills for Church Leaders
July 15-19, 2019

This continuing education event for pastors and church leaders will explore how concepts from a MBA program can be applied to the arena of congregational life. Click on the postcard below for more information.

Essential Skills for Youth Workers
August 1-3, 2019

Volunteer? Full time? Part Time? Paid? We've got a personal and professional development program for you or your youth workers! Click on the postcard below for more information.


 

 

 

 

 

Synod Assembly Opportunities!

Synod Assembly is coming to Albuquerque which brings some unique opportunities for local folks this year!

  • Local Visitor Option: Area folks are invited to join the assembly on Saturday afternoon/evening which includes: Afternoon excursion/immersion, dinner, and evening worship. Cost: $50.
  • Saturday evening worship: Area congregations are invited to join our evening worship on Saturday, May 4.
  • Election Volunteer: We are looking for one person to serve on the election team for the next two years. Contact Deacon Erin Power for more information.

 


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