Easter Sunrise Service at Red Rocks–April 16, 2017

 

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2017 Easter Sunrise Service at Red Rocks Amphitheatre

On Resurrection Sunday2017, we will commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation!

 You may view past Easter Sunrise Services on our YouTube channel Easter Sunrise Service at Red Rocks playlist.

The Worship Service

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Our Speaker: Bishop Jim Gonia, Rocky Mountain Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Bishop Jim Gonia was elected to a six-year term on April 28, 2012, at the Rocky Mountain Synod’s annual assembly in Colorado Springs, Colo. He was installed on September 23, 2012.

He served as a missionary in Madagascar from 1988 to 1998. From 1998 to 2009 he was called as the associate pastor of Atonement Lutheran Church in Denver. Prior to his election as bishop, he served the ELCA’s churchwide ministries as Global Mission Area Program Director for West Africa, Tanzania and Madagascar. In this position Bishop Gonia was responsible for overseeing the ELCA’s programs and relationships with Lutheran church bodies and partners in nine African countries.

Bishop Gonia received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Ind., in 1982; a Master of  Divinity degree from Luther Northwestern Seminary (now Luther Seminary) in 1988; and a Master of  Theology degree in Islamic studies at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minn., in 1997.

His wife, Kim, is an ordained pastor in the ELCA serving a “Called to Common Mission” call at Intercession Episcopal Church in Thornton, CO. They have three children, all graduates of Lutheran universities:  Caroline, Mallory, and Peter

Worship Leaders

TBD

 

Musical Guests

TBD

Support the 2017 Easter Sunrise Service!

Here’s why we’re asking for your support. A lot of work and resources go into pulling off the Easter Sunrise Service, and we offer it to the public for free. To fund the event, we rely on donations collected the morning of the service, but we don’t always meet our goal. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to The Colorado Council of Churches that will be earmarked for the Easter Sunrise Service by March 15, 2016. You may do so online through our PayPal account or by mailing a check payable to the “Colorado Council of Churches” to: Adrian Miller, Executive Director, Colorado Council of Churches, 1140 W. 5th Avenue, Denver, CO 80204. Please write “Easter Sunrise Service” on the memo line so that your donation goes to the right place. Thank you in advance for blessing the Easter Sunrise Service at Red Rocks with a donation!

Individuals

You may make an individual contribution in any of the following ways:

  1. Donate online through our PayPal account by clicking on the “Donate” button in the upper right side of this webpage.
  2. Mailing a check payable to the “Colorado Council of Churches” to: Adrian Miller, Executive Director, Colorado Council of Churches, 1140 W. 5th Avenue, Denver, CO 80204. Please write “Easter Sunrise Service” on the memo line so that your donation goes to the right place. Thank you in advance for blessing the Easter Sunrise Service at Red Rocks with a donation!
  3. Become a Stage Rock Level community sponsor ($100+), and you’ll get 2 reserved seats in the center section, near the stage!

 

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Levels Community Stakeholder Levels (All named for natural rock formations at Red Rocks Amphitheatre)

Pulpit Rock Level ($10,000+)  Early Bird Special—$7,500 before 12/31/16!

  • Ten (10) reserved seats at the 2017 Easter Sunrise Service.
  • Your name/logo prominently displayed in the pre-worship service, rolling slide show as a major stakeholder.
  • PLUS all promotion and publicity listed below.

Creation Rock Level ($5,000+)  Early Bird Special—$3,750 before 12/31/16!

  • Eight (8) reserved seats at the 2017 Easter Sunrise Service.
  • Your name/logo prominently displayed on the CCC’s dedicated website page for the Easter Sunrise Service for calendar year 2017.
  • PLUS all promotion and publicity listed below.

Seven Ladders Rock Level ($2,500+)  Early Bird Special—$1,875 before 12/31/16!

  • Six (6) reserved seats at the 2017 Easter Sunrise Service.
  • Acknowledgement in all email and social media communications about the Easter Sunrise Service. Where feasible, your logo will be included.
  • Acknowledgement of you as a donor listed in the Easter Sunrise Service program bulletin.
  • PLUS all promotion and publicity listed below.

Ship Rock Level ($500+)  Early Bird Special—$375 before 12/31/16!

  • Four (4) reserved seats at the 2017 Easter Sunrise Service
  • A prominent acknowledgement in all press releases about the Easter Sunrise Service. Where feasible, your logo will be included.
  • PLUS all promotion and publicity listed below.

Stage Rock Level ($100 to $499) Early Bird Special  $75 before 12/31/16!

  • Two (2) reserved seats at the 2017 Easter Sunrise Service.
  • Listing your name on the CCC’s website “Thank You” page.

To secure your sponsorship TODAY, please contact Adrian Miller, Executive Director of the Colorado Council of Churches at adrian@cochurches.org or (303) 825-4910.

 

Advertising

 Media Platforms and Rates

All estimates are based on attendance and Internet page views from the last two years.

Your 30 second commercial–$1,500  Early Bird Special—$1,000 before 12/31/16!

  • Audience Reach: 10,000+

Your logo/artwork included in pre-worship service slide show–$1,000  Early Bird Special—$750 before 12/31/16!

  • Audience Reach: 10,000+
  • Internet Audience: 7,000+

Your Logo/Artwork on Pre-roll for Archived Video on CCC Website–$750 Early Bird Special—$500 before 12/31/16!

  • Internet Audience: 7,000+

Special Acknowledgement in Easter Sunrise Service Bulletin–$500 Early Bird Special—$350 before 12/31/16!

  • Audience Reach: 8,000+

Your logo on CCC website dedicated Easter Sunrise Service page during calendar year 2017–$500 Early Bird Special—$350 before 12/31/16!

Email newsletter plug-in for February and March 2017–$50/month

  • Audience Reach: 260+ churches

To secure your media sponsorship TODAY, please contact:

Adrian Miller
Executive Director
Colorado Council of Churches
adrian@cochurches.org or call (303) 825-4910.

All donations are tax-deductible.