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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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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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Easter Sunrise Service at Red Rocks Information

We are excited for tomorrow’s Easter Sunrise Service at Red Rocks! We hope to see you there in person or you may watch a livestream at the event on our website (http://www.cochurches.org/easter-sunrise-service-at-red-rocks/). In case you don’t have them, here are the essential details: Superintendent Patrick L. Demmer, Senior Pastor at Graham Memorial Community Church of […]

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There’s Still Time to Support the Easter Sunrise Service Crowdfunding Campaign

  The Colorado Council of Churches’ Easter Sunrise Service crowdfunding campaign is now live! Please do the following: 1. Make a donation! 2. Share this with people you know and ask them to make a donation, even if their donation is small. 3. Encourage people you know to share this campaign with their family, friends […]

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The Easter Sunrise Service Needs Your Help!

Front page of The Denver Post, April 7, 1947 Support the Easter Sunrise Service at Red Rocks! The Denver Post’s headline from April 7, 1947 says it all!  Since that time, the annual Easter Sunrise Service at Red Rocks has had a lot of history and tradition. At that first event, “Fifteen thousand early arrivals crowded into the Red […]

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FINANCIAL LITERACY AND ASSET BUILDING MEETING ON MARCH 11TH

 TOOLS FOR FAITH BASED AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS Now is the time of year that people are getting their taxes done, signing up for healthcare, and thinking about money. It is the perfect time to learn more about the resources that are available to help individuals and families learn about how money works. We hope you […]

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YOUR CONGREGATION CAN HELP INCREASE THE NUMBER OF SUMMER MEALS FED TO CHILDREN IN NEED

Across America, there are children who are concerned about the last day of school before summer vacation.  Instead of looking forward to days filled with outdoor activities, they look ahead and see themselves without much to do in the summer, and all too often, without food.  They think of empty cupboards and refrigerators, and of […]

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The CCC and Eco-Justice Ministries Advocate for Strong Air Quality Standards in Colorado

  The CCC and Eco-Justice Ministries, our affiliate partner, have contacted the Air Quality Control Commission to push for strong air quality standards. These commissioners have come under intense pressure to weaken the strong standards that they have developed during the agency rulemaking process. While Colorado enjoys a boom in oil and gas development, we believe […]

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Colorado Interfaith Voices for Justice Now Has a New Home with the Colorado Council of Churches

The CCC is happy to announce that the Colorado Interfaith Voices for Justice has become one of its task forces. The mission of Colorado Interfaith Voices for Justice is to work with faith communities to educate and advocate on behalf of those living in poverty. Voices for Justice focuses on state and federal public policy […]

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