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Overview of Summer Series

As presented during “Seconds for Sabbatical,” May 8, 2011 An overview of the Summer Series, currently being developed by the Sabbatical Team, was presented by Jill Hesser, highlighting Pastor Dee’s summer itinerary and how the the local schedule of activities relates. Elements from Dee’s itinerary – from California to Bimini to Oregon and finishing in Tanzania – will be highlighted through […]

Friday Features, April 15, 2011

As announced in worship on April 10 and distributed in Friday Features on April 15:   The Sabbatical team invites you to join in on a congregational field trip to the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center on Saturday, May 14. Details and a sign-up form are available on the Sabbatical Table in the Narthex, or […]

Summer Series – Books, Movies, Activities

The following insert was in the bulletin for the March 27 and April 3 worship services. The insert can  be found in the Narthex. Summer Series Want to make this upcoming “sabbatical summer” a rewarding and enriching experience while Pastor Dee is on sabbatical? Consider participating in Summer Series – a selection of activities including book […]

Welcome, Heather Cameron!

Church of the Hills welcomes Heather Cameron, our 2011 Intern. Heather started March 1st and will be with us into the autumn. We look forward to hearing Heather share the Lord’s Word, assist with Christian Education, and be available for pastoral care this summer. Following is Heather’s bio: “I was born and raised in a small […]

Wolf and Wildlife Sanctuary Field Trip, May 14

A sign-up sheet for the following field trip is available in the church Narthex, or print a sign-up sheet from this .pdf file: Wolf and Wildlife Sanctuary Fieldtrip Wolf and Wildlife Sanctuary Field Trip Saturday, May 14 Tour time: 2:00 p.m. Leave COTH parking lot at 10:00 a.m. (assumes time for lunch stop in Deckers) […]

More Books…

Dee has added more books to her reading list in preparation for the Summer of Exploring Creative Play and Spirituality. A full list of reading materials is always available on the left side-bar of this blog. Caroline Knapp  Pack of  Two Katrina Kittle  The Blessings of the Animals  Ralph Helfer  Zamba Jonathan Balcombe  Second Nature […]

Summer 2011 Worship Schedule, update

As mentioned in a previous post, we will be welcoming guests to share our worship messages from the pulpit during our “Summer of Exploring Creative Play and Spirituality.”  We are excited to announce the Rev. Les Avery, Retired Pastor, St. James Presbyterian in Denver, as well as pastor for many other congregations, will be joining […]

Potluck Presentation, January 23, 2011

Thank you to all Church of the Hills elders, staff, members, and friends who joined us for the potluck lunch and Sabbatical informational presentation after worship on January 23, 2011. The food and attendance was excellent and the thoughtful questions were much appreciated.     After an introduction and prayer from team member Lee Stratton, Pastor Dee […]

Summer 2011 Worship Schedule

 Summer of Exploring Creative Play and Spirituality    During our “Summer of Exploring Creative Play and Spirituality” we welcome guests in the pulpit to bring our worship messages. The summer worship schedule will be announced again when final. To date, however, we are thrilled to share the following visiting pastors and guests and their topics:    June […]

Sabbatical Potluck, January 23, 2011

As printed in the January 2011 issue of Echoes: Please come to the congregational potluck lunch Sunday, January 23rd, right after church in the Fellowship Hall.  A-H: Side dishes I-Q: Desserts R-Z: Main dishes Dee and the Sabbatical team will give a short presentation on Dee’s Sabbatical theme and will be available to answer all your […]