family bowling night

Friday, June 7, 7-9pm @ Chipper’s Lanes Broomfield

Gather together to kick off the summer with fun! Holy Comforter has lanes and shoes reserved. All you need to do is register here (and work on how to spin that ball!). If you need ramps or bumpers, that’s just fine-this is about community and connection. See you there!

Young Families Picnic

Have a (grand)kid(s) 10 or under? Join with other young families for a summer picnic at Mother Kim’s on Saturday, June 8 from 4-7 pm. Bring a ball and a side dish, rain or shine. RSVP to Mother Kim to receive address and directions.

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

June 11: Grand Opening-Kids Seedball Making, U.S. Flag & Botanical Interests seed packet giveaways / Musical Group: Defunkt Railroad

June 18: Market Goes to the Birds: Wild Birds Unlimited Day at the Market / Musical Group: Back Porch Grass

June 25: Cherry Bowl, featuring a Cherry Pit Spit / Musical Group: Seeing Stars

Summer Fun

Summer is near, camps are here! Join us for these great weeks of fun-learn more and register here.

Rainbow Trail Day Camp: June 10-13 (Age 3-6th grade)

Broadway Camp: June 24-28 (5th-9th grade)

Music Camp: July 22-25 (Age 4-6th grade)

Winning End-Game Strategies (Or, How to Slide into Home!)

Saturday, June 29, 8:30am-12pm

Have you made it to the second half of your life? Are you helping your parents navigate the second half of their lives? Have we got a deal for you!

There are some difficult issues that arise as we advance in age that are often left un-resolved until it’s too late to have a cogent discussion. In an effort to help we’ve put together a panel of speakers to share a little of their expertise.

8:30am-registration and continental breakfast

9:00-9:50-Tim Schafer—Estate Planning

10:00-10:50-Rev. Kim Seidman—Funeral Planning

11:00-11:50-Mike and Gina Shedd—Health Care Planning

Join us for Faith, Finances, Funerals and Physicians! It’ll be FUN!!

Small Group Discussion

To learn about the journey of recovery and the spirituality of 12 steps, join Bob Keaten for a shared reading of Richard Rohr’s Breathing Under Water. Six weeks on Wednesdays at 7pm in the library, beginning June 12. Contact Bob Keaten to register.

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. Check out the upcoming music calendar.


Ongoing activities

 

for children

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)

for youth

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

 

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. 

Contact Chuck Mead for more information.

 

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 for upcoming gatherings. 

For more information please contact Wendy Bangs at  630.309.1174.


save the date

Growing Home Host Weeks: May 19-26, September 15-22

Rainbow Trail Day Camp: June 10-13

Broadway/Choir Camp: June 24-28

Music Camp: July 22-25

Annual Parish Retreat at Cathedral Ridge: July 26-28