following ministries help us to show the face of Christ to our
our communities. Please consider sharing your gifts and talents to help
who are less fortunate.
Colorado Haiti Project
state-wide non-profit organization founded in 1989 to provide Colorado
adults and youth a way to help the poor in rural Haiti. Beginning in
1989 in a rural
outpost 80 miles west of the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, CHP
today oversees a wide
variety of outreach efforts. Their website lists ways you can become
the CHP website at www.coloradohaitiproject.org
Episcopal Church Women (ECW)
Grace Episcopal Church is a member of a national organization that has
existence for over 100 years. The ECW is composed of a vibrant blend of
of all ages, who come together as a peacemaking, healing part of the
to do Christ’s ministry in the world. The ECW at Grace needs volunteers
operate the Thrift House, which funds various Episcopal Church
Benton at 577-9426
Episcopal Relief and Development
Relief and Development responds to human suffering
around the world. ERD provides emergency assistance after disasters,
and helps children and families climb out of poverty. Help build
by making a donation on their website.
the ERD website at www.er-d.org
Episcopal Thrift House
ministry with other Episcopal parishes welcomes donations of gently
clothing and household items for resale. The Episcopal Church Women
providing volunteers for the Thrift House staff. Time spent by our
is credited to Grace Episcopal Church, providing funding for outreach
and for the needs of our own parish. Donations of clothing and
should be taken to Thrift House at 1027 South Tejon Street, 10:30
a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
Beth Phillips at 634.6826, firstname.lastname@example.org, or the
Thrift House at 632-5278.
||Started by eight downtown churches,
to the emergency needs of low income, homeless and unemployed
families in the Pikes Peak Region. As one
of the founding churches, it is our responsibility to help keep the
stocked. Our commitment, listed below,
is delivered to ESM after collection at Sunday services. The ESM
can be found near the entrance to the Fellowship Hall.
ESM encourages you to donate clothes, shoes, cookware and household
items at any ARC location.
- 1st Sunday - 250
cans of soup
- 2nd Sunday - 250
boxes of crackers
- 3rd Sunday - 400
cans of pork and beans
- 4th Sunday - 500
boxes of macaroni and cheese
- 5th Sunday -
toiletries, paper products and baby items
Call 228.6781 or visit the ESM website at www.ecusocmin.org
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dedicated knitters and crocheters give of their time and talents to
produce warm caps, scarves, prayer shawls, booties and lap robes to needy
individuals and to organizations such as R.J. Montgomery House, Silver Key,
Westside Cares, Colorado Springs Mission, Colorado Springs Daycare, American Cancer
Society, and Whittier School. Meetings are on the second Monday 7pm - 9pm and Wed 1pm - 3pm of the month at the Choir House. Graceful Hands We provide the yarn and you provide the labor - come join us every month. Attendance at the meetings is not
necessary; parishioners can donate their items at church.
Bobbie Bradford at 667-1555.
Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN)
partnering with IHN to provide homeless families with
shelter, food, and hospitality as the families work to secure
housing. Volunteers provide various services including donating,
serving meals; helping with homework and activities; and helping family
feel at home. Between 50 and 70 volunteers are needed for each of three
sessions held per year.
Contact Marti Lindberg, email@example.com, 719.328.1125
Time Out Together - Parenting Group (TOTS)
TOTS is a Christian support group for parents, grandparents and caregivers of infants through 5th grade, as well as home-schooled elementary school children. Our parents meet twice monthly, on the 1st Thursday morning of each month from 9:30 am to 11:30 am in Taft Hall, and on the 3rd Wednesday evening for a parent's potluck in the parish hall at 5:30 pm.
TOTS is about celebrating parenthood, meeting needs and making connections through the experience of God's love. It is a time of fun, fellowship, support, learning, crafts, sharing and praying. Loving, free childcare is provided.
For more information please call Bonnie Price, group leader at 203-6589, or Mary Lou Porter (Mentor Mom) at 599-5548. TOTs is sponsored by Grace and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church and First Christian Church.
"What TOTS has provided for me is a welcome break; a chance to make new friends; the opportunity to know I'm not the only mom who goes through the struggles and joys of raising young children."