Welcome to Capitol Heights Presbyterian Church

"Living justly, loving mercifully, walking humbly with God." 

      Worship Sunday Mornings at 9:30 a.m.

1100 Fillmore St. Denver, Co. 80206

Life in the Spirit of Grace

August 2, 2015

Another Extraordinary Day in Ordinary Time 

A movement of grace . . .

Jesus Heals a Leper - Rembrandt, pen and ink

Worship is exploring the dimensions in such a touch . . .

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Jesus Heals a Leper - Rembrandt, pen and ink   Worship is exploring the dimensions in such a touch . . .

But before Christianity was a rich and powerful religion, before it was associated with buildings, budgets, crusades, colonialism, or televangelism, it began as a revolutionary nonviolent movement promoting a new kind of aliveness on the margins of society . . .

          It claimed that everyone, not just an elite few, had God-given gifts to use for the common good.  It exposed a system based on domination, privilege, and violence and proclaimed in its place a vision of mutual service, mutual responsibility, and peaceable neighborliness.  It put people above profit, and made the audacious claim that the Earth belonged not to rich tycoons or powerful politicians, but to the Creator who loves every sparrow in the trees and every wildflower in the field.  It was a peace movement, a love movement, a joy movement, a justice movement, an integrity movement, an aliveness movement.

          It had no bank accounts but was rich in relationships and joy.  It had no elaborate hierarchy and organization, but spread like wildfire through simple practices of empowerment and self-organization.  It had no seminaries or colleges, but it was constantly training new waves of courageous and committed leaders through the ‘each one teach one’ strategy of catechesis.  It had lots of problems, too, but it grappled with those problems courageously.

A vision of church offered by Brian McLaren, We Make the Road by Walking

Did you want to catch Kevin's Story about how he made transition between 30 years in prison and life in Denver, Colorado?

 

Capitol Heights Film Fest (click)

 

To Watch our Morning worship service online click the pic below at 9:30 am on Sunday Morning.

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A place to envision, to celebrate, to create - more of justice, a larger peace, a common table set for all... please join us! 

Capitol Hill United Ministries gives us a grand list of opportunities awaiting your participation. Click on "About Us" and "Community Partnerships," then "CHUM." 

Click on"Justice Work" to link to partners we align with in justice ministries for the realm of God. 

Click on "Ministries" to keep up with our Koinonia activities and compassionate outreach. Also there find links to Partners in Ministry.

 Click on "Conversations" to preview or review educational opportunities for faith development. 

Our goal is justice, peace, and inclusive community. Link to our partners for a Just world.
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We respond to the needs before us as faithfulness to God. Link to our compassion partners.
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Engage in dialogue to find insights into your own spirituality. Find related resources.
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Service Times

    • Sunday Service @ 9:30am      (Communion 1st and 3rd)
    • Fellowship @ 10:30am
    • Adult Education @ 11am
    • Children/Youth Ministry @ 11am
    • Ecumenical Worship the first Sunday's in March, June, October, and December @ 11am (The next Ecumenical worship will take place on 10/5)

    Share thoughts, ideas and participate in ongoing conversations on our blog.

    Newest online journal for Christian Witness to Justice, hosted by our denomination:

    www.justiceunbound.org

    Click on a Panel to visit our Solar Lobby!!

    See how much electricity we're producing!

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