CRMR Women’s Ministries

Disciple WomenCRMR DISCIPLES WOMEN

Our purpose is to provide opportunities for spiritual growth, enrichment, education and creative ministries to enable women to develop a sense of personal responsibility for the whole mission of the church of Jesus Christ and to provide a channel through which women in the congregation and the regional Women’s Ministries in the United States and Canada may be joined in fellowship and find means for effective participation in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

Spring Feast 2014 Regional Assembly

April 25 – 27, 2014    First Christian Church, Loveland CO

Please join your Region for Spring Feast 2014. Spring Feast 2014 Registration Packet and Schedule Available Here.

Participate with the Disciple Women as we sponsor the closing worship service Saturday afternoon! Contact Lenna Fajerman if you can help during the service.

 

Quadrennial 2014: June 25-29 in Atlanta, GA

Register now to attend this exciting event! Join other women from across North America and around the world in Atlanta. Registration is open! The theme is “I See You.” The daily themes are I see you through eyes of grace, I see you through the voice of compassion, I see you with hands of justice, I see you with a heart of joy, I see you whole. For full information and to register visit www.quadrennial.org.

Women’s Annual Renewal Conference

Counting the Days to August 22, 23, & 24th, 2014

NEW DATE!!!!               NEW DEADLINE – JUNE 1, 2014

It’s the beginning of a new year and we look forward to all the great things that will happen in 2014.  We mentally think about planting in the Spring, warm days of Summer and what we want to do outside.  We anticipate the colors of fall and when we might go see them.  Then it’s back into the holidays.  Sometime in there we ladies need time for us.  To refresh, renew, and take time away to study God’s word.  The question is when can this be done with all we do already.  The answer is plan now and count the days to the Central Rocky Mountain Region 2014 Women’s Renewal.  Mark on your calendar June 1st as the registration deadline and that you will be away from home on August 22 through the 24th.  Since many of us are multi-taskers, during the weekend you might be able to enjoy the fall colors, refresh, renew and take time to study God’s word.  You can anticipate a great time in the fall at Glen Eyrie, near Colorado Springs.  Registration forms will be sent out soon.  We had 67 registered last year and we would like at least 100 this year, so bring a friend.  See you at CRMR Women’s Renewal August 22, 23, & 24th, 2014.

2014 Renewal Registration Form  Deadline June 1, 2014!!!

2014 Renewal Poster

2014 Renewal Conference Save the Date

Human Trafficking

The women of the region are asked to support the Human Trafficking: Social Action Emphasis of the IDWM for 2010 to 2014. This will continue another 4 years 2014 to 2018. We need to be more aware that human trafficking is happening within our communities and not just in other countries of the world. Now it is time for action! We are asking each congregation to find an organization to support. Here are a few resources to help you get started.

Traveling Retreats

The CRMR Disciples Women Board now offers One Day Traveling Retreats to the women. This is a ‘retreat-in-a-box’. The Board will provide the retreat personnel, presentations and the materials and a sponsoring congregation will provide the facility, morning snack, and lunch while inviting women from the surrounding congregations. The board is initially creating four (4) options for the retreat programs.  Last year retreats were held at FCC Sterling, FCC Cheyenne, and FCC Colorado Springs. Contact Lenna Fajerman for more information on this great program. 

The four retreats that are available are:

  • Prayer – Mind, Body and Soul
  • Living in the Green – Ordinary Times
  • Seasons of Our Lives
  • Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread

Quilts for Tennyson

Each year, the Quilt Sales at Tennyson Center for Children at Colorado Christian Home helps raise the necessary funds needed for direct support of the abused, neglected, and at-risk children in TCC’s care. Started in the early 1970’s, a group of dedicated volunteers took donated quilts to charity bazaars and craft fairs where the sales of these beautiful quilts not only added to the much needed funding for the children, but also helped to publicize the work of Colorado Christian Home.  These wonderful volunteers are still active with the Quilt Sales to this day.

Now housed at Tennyson Center for Children’s library, the quilts have developed a loyal following over the years. Customers often come monthly to see the new arrivals. The quilts range in size from crib to king size and come in many different styles. Everything from warm and simple hand-tied patchwork quilts, finely quilted heirloom quality master-pieces to antique tops which have been recently quilted are available. All are wonderfully colorful works of art.

Donations of quilts are accepted year-round. Making a quilt for Tennyson Center for Children can be a fun and fulfilling project for any group. Your donation will be appreciated, admired and used to further the important mission of breaking the cycle of abuse and neglect. If you would like to donate a quilt, please email Nancy Slyter.

Patchwork of Ponderings

Written by the Rev. Dr. Patricia Donahoo, Executive Director – Disciples Women

Patchwork of ponderings features letters, articles, musings, ponderings written by Pat. This began in 2011.

Want more about Disciples Women 

around the world? Go to www.discipleswomen.org, the General Church’s Disciple Women’s site.

2013 CRMR Disciples Women Board Members:

President:                                Lenna Fajerman           Colorado Springs       coloradogirl@pcisys.net
Vice President:                        Merle Bailey                  Cheyenne, WY           merle.bailey@gmail.com
Secretary:                               Jane Lessenger            Cheyenne, WY            lessengerj@laramie1.org
Treasurer:                               Anita Miller                    Salida, CO                  anitamiller629@yahoo.com
Communications Director:       Anita Miller                    Salida, CO                  anitamiller629@yahoo.com
Northern District Liaison:         Peg Jackson                 Casper, WY                pegj@bresnan.net
Metro District Liaison:              Sally Cline-Beerman     Castle Rock, CO         sclinebe@hotmail.com
Southern District Liaison:        Jessie Swearingen        Farmington, NM          tedswearingen3@gmail.com
Western District Liaison:         open – if you would like to volunteer, contact Lenna Fajerman

Unto you, O God, we give our thanks and lift our hearts in prayer. May your presence be with us and your love surround us as we work together as women of faith. Open our eyes to the needs of the world and fill our hearts with concern for all people. Guide us so that we may truly serve you through Jesus, Christ, our Lord. Amen

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