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.

Read full story Comments { 0 }
News Items

Listen to What This Young Voice Has to Say about Racial Reconciliation

Last Saturday morning, several lawyer groups and law enforcement joined together to host a community rally on the recent upsurge in violence in our country towards African American men and law enforcement. The event had a number of speakers who spoke eloquently on the need for us to come together. We were very impressed by […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Interfaith Statement on Sweeps of Denver’s Homeless

The Colorado Council of Churches joined faith leaders and faith-based organizations in a statement raising our concerns about the recent sweeps of homeless people being done by the city of Denver. We submitted the statement to local media for publication, but no one published it.  We share it with you now: To Whom it May […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Join Us on Sunday (July 17th) for “Noah’s Ark & Conservation: A Religion and Science Dialogue on Species Protection”

Noah’s Ark & Conservation: Religion and Science Dialogue on Species Protection… Sunday, July 17, 3-5 PM This event — sponsored by the National Religious Partnership for the Environment — will be a lively roundtable discussion with scientists and senior faith leaders on species protection. The conversation will be held at the Wild Animal Sanctuary, Keenesburg, […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Important Vigils Happening Thursday and Friday Night!

Thursday, June 16th First Plymouth UCC Candlelight Vigil for Our Country and for Our Community in Remembrance of the Victims of the Orlando Massacre Thursday, June 16 at 7:00 pm First Plymouth Congregational Church is hosting an ecummenical service on Thursday evening June 16 at 7:00 pm in the Sanctuary. This service is a candlelight vigil for our […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Guest Post: Is Denver Headed for Another Summer of Violence?

Colleagues and Friends, The beginning of summer has gotten off to a violent season. The violence and death hit the streets of Denver and the metropolitian area, and once again the violence and gang related forecast does not look good at all. Back in the infamous “Summer of Violence” in 1993, it appeared like violence […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Reigniting Followership!–A Brown Bag Lunch Discussion with Chris Laping on June 23rd

Reigniting Followership! A Brown Bag Lunch Discussion with Chris Laping If you think about it: the Church is a 2000 year-old brand that has emerging competitive pressures and things that distract potential followers of Christ. During his tenure at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Chris Laping managed the challenge of reigniting the relevance of a 45 […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

The Close to Home Campaign is Hiring!

AmeriCorps VISTA Position Announcement Metro Denver CLOSE TO HOME Campaign Purpose: This position offers a rewarding opportunity to advance a high-profile public awareness and education campaign focused on homelessness. As the housing market has tightened in the Denver metropolitan area, this issue has become ever more urgent and significant. The mission of the CLOSE TO […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Lutheran Advocacy Ministry–2016 Colorado Legislative Roundup

2016 Legislative Session Ends The 2016 session of the Colorado General Assembly came to an end on May 11. Although legislators were unable to reach agreement on several big issues, including the Hospital Provider Fee, there were notable moments of compromise that resulted in the passage of legislation we supported. Lutheran Advocacy Ministry-Colorado worked to […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Ask your Colorado state senator to support a state low income housing tax credit!

  May 5, 2016   Please reach out to your state senator and urge them to consider the following information on the potential impact HB16-1465, the proposed 2016 State Low Income Housing Tax Credit legislation, may have on homelessness.   This bill is expected to be heard in the Senate as early as tomorrow, Friday, […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Conservation Colorado and the Ecumenical Catholic Communion Join the Colorado Council of Churches

          April 13, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Conservation Colorado and the Ecumenical Catholic Communion Join the Colorado Council of Churches Colorado Council of Churches Contact: Adrian Miller, Executive Director Phone: (303) 825-4910 Email: adrian@cochurches.org Website: www.cochurches.org Ecumenical Catholic Communion Contact: Fr. Teri Harroun, Vicar – Rocky Mountain Region Phone: 303-772-3785 Email:  teri.harroun@gmail.com Website:  […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }