Serving God and the Community
We are active in the following agencies in the Denver Metro area. If you interested in helping, contact the Church in Society Committee, Ruth Peterson, Chair.
Community Ministry 5K Run-Walk
Socks and Underwear Drive
Supply Drive for Community Ministry
During 2012 Advent, the Church in Society committee also sold ELCA alternative gifts from God's Global Barnyard. A total donation of $1,121. was collected. This enabled us to purchase 2 pigs, 6 goats, 18 chicks, 8 ducks, 3 water jugs, water purification tablets, 1 school fees for a girl, 4 textbooks for a child, 1 microloan, 1 vaccinations for a child, and 6 mosquito nets! Thank you to everyone for your donation.
2013 Lenten "Buck a Chick" campaign raised $52 to purchase 52
chicks through the ELCA Good Gifts program for impoverished families.
2013 Lenten Offering was collected to benefit MOSAIC-Denver.
Mosaic provides a life of possibilities for people with
intellectual disabilities in the
The ELCA Malaria Campaign enabled our church to join with African companion churches in the global effort to prevent, treat and contain malaria by 2015. The ELCA Malaria Campaign has a $15 million goal. Our total collection for this project was $759!
CTK Quilters make quilts and lap robes for Lutheran World Relief, Ebenezer Care Center in Brush, CO, the Linus Project, Florence Crittenton Homes, and Community Ministry. They also make baptismal quilts for each child and baby quilts. They meet on the third Friday of each month from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm in the former office on South Osceola. Bring a snack lunch and stay as long as you like.
The Heifer Project helps Third World countries help themselves with donations of animals, fish and seeds.
Urban Servant Corps brings volunteers into a communal setting for one year of urban volunteer experience at some of Denver's inner city agencies.
ELCA World Hunger and Disaster Relief finds generous support through the gifts of individuals like yourself, with the highest percentage of gifts actually getting to those in need.
Numerous local service agencies benefit from CTK gifts in-kind and offerings.