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Friday Features, September 16, 2011

As printed in Friday Features, September 16, 2011 Dear Church of the Hills Family,   I find it challenging to express the deep appreciation for your support, prayers, and encouragement during my time on Sabbatical. It truly was an amazing gift of restoration for this pastor’s soul.   I appreciate our staff and volunteers, session in […]

Friday Features, August 12, 2011

As Announced in Friday Features, August 12, 2011 Documentary film screening: Kilimanjaro: To the Roof of Africa To coincide with Pastor Dee’s summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, a 40-minute documentary highlighting the extremes trekkers experience while attempting to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro will be shown after worship on August 21st, 10:45 a.m. in the Starry Nights Theater. […]

Friday Features, August 5, 2011

As announced in Friday Features, August 5, 2011: A “Peak” Experience                                                                                   Saturday August 20th at 8:00 a.m. Join Church of  the Hills for a “peak” experience on Saturday, August 20 to coincide with Pastor Dee’s summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro.  Meet at Elk Meadow at the Stagecoach parking lot at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 20 […]

Friday Features, July 29, 2011

  Skype Connection with Pastor Dee! This Sunday, July 31, we will *attempt* a Skype connection with Pastor Dee immediately after worship (approximately 10:35 a.m.). As we know, technology is not always fool-proof but we are hopeful that we will be able to reach Dee and hear a few highlights of her Sabbatical so far. […]

Friday Features, June 24, 2011

As announced in Friday Features on June 24:   Connecting with Dee during her Sabbatical As we move through Dee’s sabbatical time, some have asked if they can send words of encouragement and thanksgiving to Dee while she is away. As mentioned in a “Seconds for Sabbatical” announcement, there are three ways to communicate your […]

Friday Features, May 27, 2011

As announced in Friday Features on May 27: Surround Pastor Dee with Our Love and Support   Make sure to sign the photo mat that’s on the Sabbatical table in the Narthex.  Then Dee can fill the frame with a photo from her summer of exploring creative play and spirituality.

Friday Features, May 27, 2011

As announced in Friday Features, May 27: You are invited to participate in the June book study Play: How it shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul, by Stuart Brown. The book is available from Amazon, $6.40, or through JeffCo Library System. The discussion group will be hosted this time by Jill […]

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 […]

Friday Features, March 11, 2011

THE SABBATICAL TEAM hopes to enhance the congregation’s own sabbatical experiences during the time Pastor Dee is on sabbatical. One such opportunity will be a study to deepen our understanding of the true meaning of Sabbath (the word Sabbatical actually means Sabbath).  This study will be offered during the month of May on Sunday mornings, […]

Friday Features, February 25, 2011

The last quote we shared with you came from Ann Bolson, pastor of Wild Rose UCC. The following is from a member of that congregation: We [the congregation] did not have visiting or interim pastors during [Ann Bolson’s] sabbatical. We relied on our own ingenuity and creativity. We did some fun things such as taking […]