you’re invited

blessing of the backpacks

All students, teachers and administrators are invited to bring their backpacks/bags for a new school year blessing this Sunday, August 18 at both services.

broomfield farmers’ market

Join us for the Community’s Market. Colorado’s largest all volunteer, non-profit farmers’ market returns to Holy Comforter for its 9th season! Tuesdays, 4-7pm, June-September

August 20: Sizzling Salsa Night / Musical Group: TBD

August 27: Veggie 500 racing events for children / Musical Group: We Ain’t Dead Yet

Upcoming Concerts

Happy birthday to the Hook! Holy Comforter’s 1869 E. & G.G. Hook organ (“The Hook”) turns 150 this year! To celebrate, we have a wonderful slate of music planned throughout 2019.


LEARN TOGETHER

SUNDAY Faith Formation for all ages

8:15 am-12:15 pm  Nursery Care for ages 0-2  & "God's Play Place" for ages 3-5

9:45-10:30 am "Godly Play" Sunday School for grades Pre-K-2 (School Year)

9:45-10:30 am "God's Explorers" Sunday School for grades 3-5 (School Year)

9:45-10:30 am Middle School & High School Youth Group for grades 6-12 (School Year)

9:45 - 10:30 am Adult Faith Formation in the Chapel (School Year)

 

adult bible study

Tuesdays in Maglaras Hall, 9:30 - 11:00 am, September-May

Join together to study the word. All are welcome and no prior Bible Study knowledge experience is necessary. Recommended Bible: "The New Oxford Annotated Bible," NRSV by Oxford Press, 4th edition (not required).
Contact The Rev. Sandy Grundy for more information.

centering prayer

Tuesdays in the Library @ 1:30 pm

Join others in this prayer method designed to facilitate the development of contemplative prayer by preparing our faculties to receive this gift.   Centering prayer is at the same time a relationship with God and a discipline to foster that relationship. This method of prayer is a movement beyond conversation with Christ to communion with him.

Contact The Rev. Sandy Grundy for more information.


Grow Together

Dining Out Group

This fun group  of active older adults gathers monthly at a local restaurant  for  food and fellowship. Restaurants and dates vary, so please keep an eye on the e-news or contact Wendy Bangs at 630.309.1174 for upcoming gatherings. 

Men's Group

Every other Thursday in Maglaras Hall @ 6:00 am, September-May

Join us for coffee, breakfast, and an abbreviated Morning Prayer service followed by discussion of the day's reading. This time of prayer, reflection and fellowship helps us grow and deepen our journey with Christ and with each other. We also plan a variety of service projects and the annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper.

Contact Chuck Mead for more information.

WOMEN’S GATHERING

The Women's Gathering meets on Thursdays from 1-3 pm in Maglaras Hall to knit and crochet hats, scarves, mittens, afghans and more for newborns, those who are ill, and those in need of warmth. All are welcome to join us! Please contact Dotti Moyer for more information.


SERVE TOGETHER

chasubles, chalices & christ

Altar Guild Conference - September 14

Holy Comforter will host altar guild members from across the diocese to participate in workshops, idea exchanges, liturgical art, food, fellowship and fun! National Altar Guild President, Dianne Walters, will be our special guest. Contact Debbie Mead to learn more/register.

GROWING HOME HOST WEEK

September 15-22

Holy Comforter is a community partner of Growing Home's Canopy Program; which, seeks to provide temporary housing for families with children experiencing homelessness. This is a wonderful opportunity to serve your neighbors-perfect for kids and families, single adults, retirees-all are invited to participate in this important ministry. Learn more.

Pine Ridge MiSsION TRIP

Want to learn more about Native American culture and farming techniques? Help Pine Ridge residents with fall harvest efforts September 16-20. Contact Jo-Anne Morritt.