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Events: Week of July 16, 2017


Organ Dedication – will be on August 6th at the 10:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist Service. For more information contact Bob Coursen at

Syrian Speaker – will be August 7th at 6:30 p.m. in the church. Sara will tell her story of life and war in Damascus. Contact Marsha Walsh for more information at 303-670-0556.

Church in the Meadow – all summer the second Sunday of the month: August 13th and September 10th at 9:30 a.m. If there is a Meadow Service there is only one service that day. These are great services to invite friends, family and neighbors.

Stephen Ministry Training – meets every Tuesday through October in Stewart Lounge from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This is a ministry of lay people who are trained to provide one-on-one care to those experiencing personal difficulties. For more information on the training or if you have personal struggles, contact Morris Burnham, PhD at 303-670-3481 or at

International Rescue Committee - works with local refugees. Marcia Walsh is coordinating volunteers at CoT. Two ways to volunteer this month: 1) write a letter to RTD to reconsider recent change restricting RTD’s nonprofit program and 2) volunteer to serve with refugees. CoT would like to get enough volunteers to sponsor a family. For more information go to or contact Marcia Walsh at 303-670-0556.

Bargain & Boutique – will be Saturday, August 26th. If you are interested in a sponsoring a booth or want more information contact Stephanie Park at

Women’s Retreat - The retreat is scheduled for Sunday, September 1-3, 2017 (Friday-Sunday, Labor Day Weekend) at Cathedral Ridge, a beautiful retreat center run by the Diocese of Colorado. Sign up and pay on line at Contact Maria Rosa Galter at or Mary Haave at

Emergency Shelter Program De-escalation Training – will be September 12th from 9:00 a.m to 11:00 a.m. at Bergen Park Church. All new and current volunteers are encouraged to attend. For more information contact Sara Gadeken at

Hike-a-Palians - Every Friday, weather permitting you can experience God’s cathedral of nature. The hikes usually last 2-4 hours and are never too difficult. Contact Tom Marker at    

Camino Divina - Practice “Walking the Divine Way” every Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. at Alderfer Ranch (by the barn).  Maria Rosa Galter ( facilitates this meditation/walking/discussion hike.


ANOINTING AND HEALING PRAYERS:  Last Sunday each month during 10:15 service in the church. All are welcome. Contact: Church Office at

BOOK CLUB:  The 3rd Wednesday each month at 6:30pm. in the church. However, Book Club will not take place in December due to everyone’s busy schedule. All welcome. Contacts:  Shelley Black at or Kit Snyder at

EChO SOUP MINISTRY:  The 3rd Sunday each month at church kitchen. All are welcome and needed to help. Contacts: Sara Gadeken at or Stephanie Park at

EPISCOPAL CHURCH WOMEN (ECW): The 2nd Saturday each month at 9:00am at St. Raphael’s (the Rectory). All women are welcome. Contact: Sarah Gadeken at

EVENING PRAYER:  The 2nd and 4th Monday each month at 5:30pm. in The Chapel of St. Mary and Saint Joseph. All are welcome. Contact: Kit Snyder at

HIKE-A-PALIANS: This informal group hikes once a week, usually on Fridays in the local area.  The hikes range from 2-7 miles and are usually 3-4 hrs.  If you would like to be added to the hike notification list, send your email address to  Enjoy God's outdoor cathedral with some really nice people.

JESUS AND ME (J.A.M):  The 2nd and 4th Sunday each month at 10:15am. in St. Mark’s. The children gathers in church before the 10:15 service. All Pre-teens and teens are welcome. Contacts: Clay Sumner at or Stephanie Park at

LECTIO DIVINA:  The 1st Saturday each month at 9:30am. in the church. All are welcome.
Contact: Church office at

MEN’S FELLOWSHIP:  Every Wednesday for breakfast at 8:00am. at Lakeshore Café. All men are welcome.  Contact: Fr. Michael at

MORNING PRAYER:  Every Friday at 9:30am. in the church. All are welcome. Contact: Shelley Black at

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY:  The 1st Wednesday each month at 1:00pm. in Stewart Lounge. All welcome. Contact: Liz Jones at 303/679-1301 or Georgine McCarthy at 303/670-0887

SUNDAY SCHOOL:  Every Sunday at 10:15am. in Wilderness Cabin. The children gather in church before the 10:15 service. Ages 4 to 10 are welcome. Contact: Church Office at

VESTRY: The 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm in Stewart Lounge. Meetings are open to parishioners.

YOUTH GROUP:  The 1st and 3rd Sunday each month at 5:00pm. in St. Mark’s. All Pre-teens and teens are welcome. Contact: Stephanie Park at

EVERGREEN CHRISTIAN OUTREACH DONATIONS: Please bring nonperishable food and/or toiletries you would like to donate to EChO to the church and place them in the basket near the Bell Tower. Check their web page for their many needs: