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City Engagement

Urgent Need - IHN Hosting Weeks

Posted by Laura Mueller on

In just a few days we will begin hosting families experiencing homelessness that are a part of the Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN) through Family Promise in our very own building. We are still in need of people to help this week become a success. Here are some of the ways you can...

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Tags: family promise, ihn, serve, volunteer

100 Day Countdown - CityServe Weekend 2018

Posted by Laura Mueller on

We are just 100 days away from another CityServe Weekend!  Important Update: A Merger of Unity  In January 2018, the leadership of COSILoveYou and CityServe merged to form one cohesive voice and expression of service, unity and love for Colorado Springs. With the momentum and heart...

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Tags: cityserve, serve, cosiloveyou

Mission Engagement Partner - Life Network

Posted by Laura Mueller on

Guest blog post from First Pres Mission Engagement Partner - Life Network Like many women Life Network sees every day, when Bette* came to the Colorado Springs Pregnancy Center, she was planning to have an abortion. “I was not ready to be a mom and I didn’t want to disappoint my...

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Investing in Children Through Books

Posted by Laura Mueller on

For the month of April, there is an easy way for you and your family to invest in children across Colorado Springs.  How can I invest in Children in our City? Simply drop off new or gently used children's books into one of the donation boxes. Books should be geared for children from birth...

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Opportunity to Serve: Interfaith Hospitality Network

Posted by Laura Mueller on

Four times a year First Pres is able to host families that are homeless and are in need of short-term, temporary housing through Family Promise's Interfaith Hospitality Network. With a room for their family, a bed to sleep on, three meals a day, and volunteers to help them feel welcome and...

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Give Back the Blessing 2018: Family Connections Center Video

Posted by Lindy Keffer on

Michelle Swanson is the Director of Catholic Charities of Southern Colorado's Family Connections Center (FCC) at the Helen Hunt Campus. FCC is one of five organizations housed at this former elementary school now serving as a resource hub for families in crisis. Together, these organizations...

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Tags: city engagement, giving, homelessness, blessing 2018

Give Back the Blessing: 2018 Recipients

Posted by Laura Mueller on

This year our Give Back the Blessing Offering on Palm Sunday will directly benefit families here in Colorado Springs as well as in Mongolia, through one of our Global Partners. After a time of discernment and seeking where God is leading, we are excited to support and come alongside the Family...

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Tags: gbtb, give back the blessing, gbtb 2018

Something Significant, Indeed

Posted by Laura Mueller on

Radio stations are back to their normal tunes, all the Christmas decorations are in boxes in the basement, The Christmas Story is no longer airing on repeat. But the donations and gifts given toward Something Significant for Christmas are still impacting people, agencies and countries, and they...

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Tags: something significant for christmas, ssfc, guatemala

ESM Donation Sunday

Posted by Laura Mueller on

This Sunday, January 7th, is our first ESM Donation Sunday of 2018. As one of ESM's eight founding churches, we are thankful for the ways that we continue to partner with ESM. You can find collection carts in the Plaza and Weber Street parking lot all morning. Bring your contributions and let's...

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Tags: esm

Something Significant for Christmas - There is Still Time!

Posted by Laura Mueller on

Christimas cards are filling our mail boxes. Wrapping paper is consuming our dining room tables and closets. The Christmas to-do list seems to be getting longer. Despite all of this, we deliberately choose some activities simply because they help us remember the reason for the season. We rejoice...

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Tags: something significant for christmas, ssfc

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