Posts from August 2017

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Reconciling Ministry Anniversary

by Mike Elgin

You are invited to join us on September 17th for our Reconciling Anniversary Sunday ! We are celebrating our first anniversary as a Reconciling Congregation at Estes Park UMC and our second year as an Open Hearts Reconciling Community with the overall theme of “Visioning an Inclusive Church.”   We have a Reconciling Ministries Network […]

Women’s Devotional Group: The Distance Between Us

by Mike Elgin

In the month of September, the Woman’s Devotional Group will be studying the same book the Public Library’s patrons will be studying under the program called the One Book, One Valley. The book is “The Distance Between Us” by Reyna Grande. This is a memoir about a child living in Mexico and migrating into the […]

UMCOR Responds to Harvey

by Mike Elgin

By Mary Andreolli* UMCOR is currently working with disaster coordinators and early response teams to provide relief to the many people whose lives have been impacted by hurricane/tropical storm Harvey. We will continue to update this page and UMCOR social media as we receive new information. VIDEO: JENNIFER SILVER 5 Things You Can Do 1. […]

Advice from Children: Embrace Love

by Mike Elgin

In this special segment, kids talk about how best to react to violence in our world. Their solution? Embrace love. The spot was created in conjunction with messaging by the church to counter racism. Children were asked a series of questions and their answers were compiled for use as part of the national ad campaign for The United […]