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Young Adult (20’s/30’s) Group Retreat

October 25-27, 2019

Breckenridge, Colorado

Join us for a 20’s and 30s getaway in the mountains just outside of Breckenridge. We’ll have a balance of time to connect (and/or do your own thing: hiking/having time in nature) and programming.

The only cost for the entire weekend is to cover group meals & cleaning fees ($15/person).

Space is a bit limited (there is room for 13 people in beds and then we can add a few more on air mattresses) so if you plan on attending, be sure to register before it fills up! Email Anne with questions!

Halloween Party Parents’ Night Out

October 25, 6-9PM

Social Hall

Drop your kiddos off for a fun Halloween-themed Parents’ Night Out! While your kids enjoy crafts, dancing, pizza, and a costume contest you get to enjoy a peaceful night dining kid free!

This event is open to kiddos aged 3 yrs – 5th grade. Games and crafts will begin at 6pm and the film Hotel Transylvania will begin at 7.30.

Please RSVP with your child’s name, age, and any allergies they have.
*Suggested donation $5/child

Invitation to Retreat

January 17-19, 2020

Abbey of St. Walburga, Virginia Dale, Colorado

This will be a retreat based on a class taught by Charlie Dodrill at Denver Seminary a couple of years ago. We will trace the steps of some of the early monastic people as we open our own hearts and lives to what–and Who–gripped theirs. We will learn together, eat together, practice silence together, sing together (along with the nuns during their daily offices), and process all of it as we do so. It will be a time of exterior silence and (hopefully) interior awakening of a longing we may or may not know is there to know Him more intimately and be known by Him.

Simple meals will be provided by the sisters at the Abbey. Rooms will all be single rooms. Cost will be $135 per person for the weekend (which includes food and lodging).

Space is limited to 12 participants, so please sign up quickly.

Child Dedication

Class: November 17, Noon, Social Hall

Dedication Services: December 1, 9AM & 10:30 AM

The next Child Dedication will be Thanksgiving weekend, December 1. There will be a one-time Child Dedication information session after the 2nd service November 17th (childcare can be provided if necessary).

For more information or to sign up, contact Anne Coughlin 

Halloween Block Party

October 31, 5-8PM

Platt Park Church

Join us for the best Halloween block in town! Come enjoy games, a bouncy house, band, lots of candy, free hot dogs, and connecting with friends & neighbors of PPC!
We’re looking for volunteers to help with games, the bounce house and to hand out candy to all the kids who come to the 1600 block of S. Clarkson. For more information, contact Anne, or sign up on the sheet posted on the Parlor window.

We are also taking candy donations for the party! Tons of kids come through this block for Halloween. Help us by donating candy for Halloween night! Collection bins are in the back of the sanctuary. Thanks for your help!

New Guest Lunch

November 3, 11:45AM

Parlor

New to Platt Park Church? Join us for lunch immediately after the 10:30 AM service to learn more about our history, mission, and how to get connected in the life of the church. Meet the staff and other people who are new to the community. No registration necessary — just show up!
Contact Susan Stein with questions.

Serve Global Trips (Summer 2020) — Information Sessions

Juarez Meeting: Sunday, November 3, Noon

Guatemala Meeting: Sunday, November 17, Noon

Interested in going to Juarez, Mexico or Guatemala with Platt Park Church this upcoming summer?

Come find out more after church on November 3rd (Juarez) or November 17 (Guatemala) at noon. Lunch will be provided!

For more information or to rsvp, contact Anne Coughlin.

GUATEMALA TRIP DATES:  June 20 – 28, 2020

JUAREZ TRIP DATES:  August 2-8, 2020

Spread Love T-Shirts

WE NOW HAVE KIDS’ SIZES!!

Platt Park Spread Love t-shirts and baseball t’s are back!

Purchase yours and officially spread your Platt Park love.

Adult T-shirts $15
Baseball T’s $20
Kids’ t-shirts $10

Cash, check and venmo (@plattparkchurch) accepted.

Israel Trip

March 2020

What would it be like to walk on the same cobblestones Jesus walked on two thousand years ago? In March 2020 a group from Platt Park Church will be traveling to Israel. The 12-day tour will feature many historic sites from Jesus’ ministry in addition to important historical sites of the Jewish and Christian faiths. This is the trip of a lifetime and we want you to join. Whether you’ve been thinking about traveling to Israel for a while now or whether this is the first time you’ve ever considered it check out the video and email Sandy Laws with any questions.

Platt Park Church App

We have a customized app so you can stay connected with everything here at Platt Park Church! You can access sermons, watch the live video stream, register for events, and give — right through our church’s app.

One of the great tools on the app is the “Daily Practice” podcast. The Daily Practice is a devotional tool from Platt Park Church for developing the habit of daily time with God.

Download the app today! Text “PLATT APP” to 77977 and download or use the download button.

Connect, Grow, Join a Group, Flourish

Looking for ways to connect in our faith community? Want to join a group or find a place to serve in our church, in Denver, or even globally?

Stop by the ‘Connection Table’ at the back of the sanctuary after service and learn more about the good things that are happening in our faith community! Susan Stein (Pastor of Community Integration & Soul Care) would love to chat with you and share opportunities to connect, grow and flourish at Platt Park Church!

The Daily Practice

The Daily Practice is a devotional tool from Platt Park Church for developing the habit of daily time with God.

Learning to love God takes practice. Just like exercising a muscle, our hearts are trained to love from the bottom up, through the formation of our habits and practices. Discipleship is about curating our hearts to love God and the things that God loves. Forces of our culture train us to love things other than God all the time, but spiritual practices help us to be attentive and intentional about what my heart really loves and desires. Following Jesus is more a matter of hungering and thirsting than of knowing and believing and it is our habit forming practices that form our desires over time. May this daily practice tune your heart to sing His praise.

Click HERE to listen on the web, or find us wherever podcasts are available by searching for “Platt Park Church” or “Daily Practice: Time with God”.

You can also listen from the Platt Park Church App!

Casserole Care Volunteers

We’re thrilled to offer #CasseroleCare to our new moms, families undergoing a severe illness, and others in need!

It’s a good-old fashioned meal train, where we deliver home-cooked or freshly prepared restaurant dinners. Service opportunities include meal preparation, delivery, or simply donating a gift card from your favorite fast casual restaurant!

Please indicate #CasseroleCare on your comment card, or contact Marcie Everett for additional details.

Apple Tree Clothes Closet

The APPLE TREE CLOSET is open for shopping! Beautiful, upscale women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories are regularly donated to us by Common Threads on South Pearl and you can purchase them for a fraction of their original price.

Students and those with low income can even shop for free! The proceeds from this ministry benefit our Benevolence/Blessing Fund. Come check it out on the lower level!

(Due to space limitations we are no longer accepting donated items from the congregation).

Blessing Team

Did you know that our church has a “Blessing Team?’” This is a group of dedicated individuals who are available to help meet the needs of people in our faith community. Our role is to support and encourage through a variety of means such as providing meals, financial assistance, visitation, and prayer.

Do you know of someone in need? Please let us know.

"It is in the process of being worshipped that God communicates His presence to people." – C.S. Lewis