Living in Unity,
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This new 10 minute video demonstrates who we are and what we do as the 12 member denominations come together as the Colorado Council of Churches.

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The CCC Co-Hosts Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s Discussion on “Race & Justice in the Mile High City”

All are welcome to attend! Meeting details and RSVP information are in the flyer below

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American Baptist Leaders Call for Examination of U.S. Criminal Justice Systems

As part of its continuing pursuit of justice, American Baptist Home Mission Societies developed a statement, written by Executive Director Dr. Aidsand F. Wright-Riggins III, that united American Baptist Churches USA leaders in calling for systemic change of th…e institutional racism seen so vividly today in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island, N.Y. We share the […]

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(A)Cross Colorado–Week 2 Advent Devotion

A Less Familiar Advent By Pastor Don Shrumm I’ve got my congregation reading an unfamiliar text this Advent; The Infancy Gospel of James. This “alternate version” of the start of the Greatest Story Ever Told is fun to read; more human and emotional, yet also more supernatural, than the Luke and Matthew passages we are […]

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(A)Cross Colorado–Week 1 Advent Devotion

Come to the Manger:  A Cribbing We Will Go By Janet Forbes Scripture Verse: “The true light, which enlightens everyone, is coming into the world.”  (John 1: 9) It is mid-December of the year 1223. In a natural cave, the monk, Francis, prepares a manger filled with hay. There is a mother and a father.   Alongside is […]

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Ebola Virus Informational Call for Faith and Community-Based Organizations

U.S. Department of Education Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships  West Africa Ebola Outbreak: Faith and Community Based Partners Call Please join your colleagues and partners in a special call with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to discuss CDC’s ongoing efforts to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. West Africa […]

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The CCC’s Next Assembly–Blessed Are The Teachers!

Hosted by the Colorado Council of Churches Tuesday, September 30, 2014 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. South Broadway Christian Church 23 Lincoln Street Denver, CO 80203 Please join us for our next assembly where we will celebrate our educators: Sunday School teachers and superintendents, as well as public school and private school teachers from preschool to higher […]

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(A)Cross Colorado–The CCC’s New Blog!

Today, the Colorado Council of Churches launches its new blog (A)Cross Colorado. We gave the blog this name because we are intentional about maintaining a Christian focus while incorporating voices from all around our state. At this point, we have three people who have volunteered to blog, but we could always use more perspectives. We […]

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BALLOT INITIATIVE SIGNATURE TIPS

Things are now in full swing for different groups collecting signatures to get ballot initiatives certified for the November general election. Here are a few things to keep in mind when you get approached to sign a petition in support of an initiative: 1. READ THE LANGUAGE OF THE INITIATIVE. At the top of every […]

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Mental Health First Aid Certification Course

There was such an overwhelming response the first time around that the Faith Based, Community, and Federal Partners group is sponsoring another Mental Health First Aid Certification Course. The classes will be held July 14th and 15th, and there are 10-15 spots available. Please register using the link below, and use the code password 1VOA1.  […]

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Let’s Put Childhood Hunger on Vacation This Summer!

Now that school is out for most of Colorado’s school children, the Summer Food Program is in full swing. Hunger Free Colorado has developed a handy online tool that will help you find the closest summer food site to your location . . . anywhere in Colorado. Please visit the “Kids Food Finder” at http://kidsfoodfinder.org/.

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The Boulder Daily Camera Publishes Our Op-Ed on Ending Solitary Confinement for Mentally-Ill Inmates

We are grateful to the Boulder Daily Camera for printing our opinion piece on ending the practice of putting mentally-ill inmates in solitary confinement. We congratulated the Colorado General Assembly for passing this law which was an initiative of current Colorado Department of Corrections Director Rick Raemisch.  and we hope the practice spreads across the […]

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2014 Colorado General Assembly Roundup

2014 Legislative session wrap-up Our Voices for Justice task force was very active in the past legislative session of the Colorado General Assembly. Here’s their recap: By recent standards, the 2014 Colorado legislative session was unusually calm, with few of the hot-button issues, all-night debates and intensive lobbying campaigns of years past. Those hoping to see […]

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