Living in Unity,
Working for Justice

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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Immigration Reform Update

Here’s a great update on immigration reform issues by Michelle Warren of the Christian Community Development Association: Dear Praying friends, I hope and trust that the beginning of this New Year has begun with a spirit of hope and anticipation for all that God can and will do this coming year. It’s been a while […]

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(A)Cross Colorado–Is New Year’s Day Arbitrary?

This is a repost from University of Denver Chaplain Gary Brower’s blog “On a Bike and a Prayer” (duchap.blogspot.com): Have an arbitrary New Year!     This past Wednesday, driving home from a day on the Arkansas River (no, I didn’t catch anything!), one of my fishing companions mentioned that he had been reading some […]

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(A)cross Colorado–Creating a Culture of Peace and Inter-religious Dialogue

We’re reposting an Advent message written on Dec. 22nd by Youngsook Charlene Kang, Director of Mission and Ministry, Rocky Mountain Conference, United Methodist Church “If you don’t like the way to the world is, you change it. You have an obligation to change it. You just do it one step at a time. “  — […]

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Statement by Christian Faith Leaders in Colorado on the Reception of Syrian Refugees

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2015 Statement by Christian Faith Leaders in Colorado on the Reception of Syrian Refugees Contact:  Rev. Jim Gonia, Bishop, Rocky Mountain Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, JGonia@rmselca.org Kent Mueller, Assistant to Bishop Gonia, KMueller@rmselca.org   Together with many people in our state, we have watched with deep concern […]

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Criminal Record Sealing Events Happening Around Colorado!

We hope that churches who have a prison ministry or who work with former offenders will spread the word on these upcoming events to seal criminal records. Please contact the Colorado Criminal Defense Institute for more details!  

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Registration now open for our Nov. 7th Faith and Food Symposium!

Just Food: A Symposium on Food and Faith Join us for Just Food, an inaugural symposium that sifts through where culture, food, religion and social justice intersect. There will be a number of presentations, a themed meal for lunch and interactive opportunities for the attendees. Our primary goal is to get congregations to begin the […]

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CCC Participates in Grant for Building Public Will to Address Homelessness

Building Public Will to Address Homelessness The Colorado Council of Churches has been awarded a grant by The Denver Foundation to help build public will to address homelessness. In the Foundation’s last listening campaign, community members reported far too high a prevalence of unmet basic human needs, a problem that particularly affects individuals and families […]

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Join us for “Grace Period”–An Informal Clergy Gathering on Sept. 15th

Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. New World Cheese, 2504 E. Colfax, Denver, CO 80206 (across Colfax from East High School), www.newworldcheese.com Cost: FREE “For Everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven.” Ecclesiastes 3:1. … With summer ending and the school year beginning, we thought this […]

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2015 Colorado Legislative Wrap-Up

“Voices for Justice” is a task force within the Colorado Council of Churches comprising volunteers who track legislative issues in the Colorado General Assembly. The collective work and advocacy efforts of these volunteers help give the Colorado Council of Churches a voice at the state capitol. We especially thank Rev. Rebecca Jones, Diocesan Jubilee Officer and Interim Director of […]

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(A)Cross Colorado–The Call for Interfaith Worker Justice

On Wednesday, April 15th, a number of people in the faith community will join other community leaders to advocate for fair and just pay in a number of industries. Last month, Pastor Paul Carlson of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Denver gave this wonderful meditation on this subject. We share his words with you: Words […]

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