Highlands Power Outage
Highlands Presbyterian Camp and Retreat Center took a lightning strike on the Program Office which wiped out their phone and internet systems. They hope that the equipment to repair these services will arrive soon. The emergency line is 303-747-1138.
Highlands is looking for volunteers to help them on Sunday, July 26th and Thursday, July 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (and done earlier if they have lots of help!). They are cleaning all of the Retreat Center Rooms, all of the meeting spaces, and 5-10 Cabins as they change from one big group to another, and then to another! Lunch and training will be provided!
When - August 1, 2015
Time - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Where - Rankin Presbyterian Church - Brush, Colorado (NOTE THE LOCATION CHANGE!)
Come explore PCUSA's dynamic New Beginnings program! Learn what it is, how it has already been effective for churches across the country, and whether it might be effective for your church. The day will include informational material as well as hands-on work looking closely at your congregation to see if this program might benefit you. For more information, the flyer is located in the "Educational Events" tab. Registration deadline is July 17. All interested persons are invited to attend!!!
The Reverend Ashraf Tannous serves as the parish pastor and religion teacher of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beit Sahour, not far from Bethlehem. He is active in youth ministry with the Evanglical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land. He serves as the chairperson of the Local Committee of the Evangelical Lutheran School in Beit Sahour and as a spiritual leader of the youth Ecumenical movement in Palestine. He has traveled extensively in the Middle East and Europe with organizations including the School of Hope in Ramallah, the World Student Christian Federation and the World Council of Churches. The Reverend Ashraf Tannous will be in the bounds of the Presbytery October 1-5, 2015. To schedule a visit with your church, please contact the Presbytery office for contact information. There is a flyer available under the "Educational Events" tab.
2015 - WNLT - Sparking Imagination in the Mountains This year's WNLT will be held September 30 - October 3 at YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park. The brochure is available under the Educational Events Tab on this website or you can visit www.synodrm.org for the brochure. You may also register online at http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=uly9z6jab&oeidk=a07eawgwvgx067e604c.
The Presbytery has received a copy of the "2015 Church and Clergy Tax Guide for 2014 Tax Return Preparation and 2015 Year-Round Use". If you would like to see this copy or borrow it, please contact the Presbytery office.There are also several CD's that pertain to tax related issues. If you would like to see these CD's or borrow one or more of them, please contact the Presbytery office. The Presbytery also has the monthly "newsletters" for "Church Finance Today" and "Church Law & Tax Report". These are available for churches to look over as needed.
2015 Presbytery Meetings
- August 8 - First United Presbyterian Church in Loveland, Colorado
- October 23-24 - First Presbyterian Church in Ft. Collins, Colorado
2016 Presbytery Meetings
- February 5-6 - Location to be determined
- May 7 - Location to be determined
- August 13 - First Presbyterian Church in LaSalle, Colorado
- October 28-29 - Location to be determined
The Presbytery Mission Center is located at 7257 West 4th Street, Unit 4 in west Greeley. It houses the presbytery offices, resource center, and conference room.
From the WEST: Take US 34 east from I-25. Exit at US 34 Business Route (10th Street). Proceed east on 10th Street to 71st Avenue. Turn left (north) on 71st Avenue to 4th Street. Turn left (west) on 4th
From the EAST: Take US 34 west from US 85 to 71st Ave. Turn right (north) on 71st Avenue approximately 2.5 miles to 4th Street. Turn left (west) on
4th Street. Office is on north side of 4th Street, approxStreet. Office is on north side of 4th Street, approximately 200 yards from intersection.
From the NORTH: From US 85, turn right (west) on Colorado 14 at Ault. Proceed to WCR 31. Turn left (south) on WCR 31. Continue approximately 8 miles to 4th Street in Greeley. Turn right (west) on 4th Street, approximately 1.2 miles. Office is on north side of 4th Street, approximately 200 yards from intersection.imately 200 yards from intersection.