2655 Briargate Blvd. Colorado Springs, CO 80920 719.598.7013

NEWS & EVENTS

Check out Sunrise Church's news and happenings.

We'd love for you to participate in one of our classes or events detailed below.

CHANGES TO ELECTRONIC GIVING

We are in the process of changing our electronic giving vendor.  Effective June 1, 2019, our app will temporarily disappear. To continue to give through your smartphone, text 719-270-4478 and follow the instructions.  Our website will take you directly to the new vendor. We apologize for the inconvenience. We will have a new and improved app and giving vendor soon. As always, thank you for your financial support of Sunrise.  If you have questions please contact me at kathleena@sunriseumc.com or 719-598-7013.

Kathleen Achenbach, Director of Finance

TODDLER LEARNING TIME

Thursday mornings in June, Stephanie Moore is offering play-based learning for toddlers ages 2-4 in her home, 9:30-11:30am.  Cost is $15 per class and includes snack and drink. Space is limited. Contact Stephanie at 734-657-6630 or nogmo1@gmail.com to ask questions, reserve a spot, and get the address.



SAGES BRUNCH

SAGES (Sunrise Association of Genial Elders, a group for folks 55+) will meet for brunch at 10:00am on Wednesday, June 12, at Village Inn at 4275 N. Academy Blvd.  Come enjoy Free Pie Wednesday with them!

FAMILY LIFE SERVICES FREE CARNIVAL

Next Step Ministries is helping Family Life Services, put on a FREE carnival on Friday, June 14, at 6:30pm at 1880 S. Cascade Ave.  This event will celebrate these amazing families, while raising awareness in the local community about Family Life Services, which provides transitional housing for single moms and their kids.  There will be games, face painting, dunk tank, bounce house, and food trucks. Everyone is invited! Bring the whole family to support this amazing ministry. For more info, email Beth at bethj@sunriseumc.com.

PICNIC TICKETS ON SALE NOW

The Sunrise Summer Picnic will be held at Fox Run Regional Park (shelters 1 and 2) on Saturday, June 22, beginning at 11:00am.  United Methodist Men will supply the hamburgers, hot dogs, condiments, water, and lemonade, and they will cook the meats. Bring a side dish or dessert to share.  Tickets are $1 per family and they may be purchased in the atrium on Sunday mornings through June 16. Sunrise Groups should consider having a fun activity for families during the picnic.  Contact Spike at spikeosu1@msn.com if you have questions.

SUMMER OF LOVE

The Summer of Love is a new once-a-month opportunity for members of Sunrise to help others. The first project will be in La Veta, CO. Devastated by last summer’s Spring Creek Fire and concerned with a summer of flooding, La Veta needs our help. Please consider joining our Mission Team June 7-8 for a mitigation weekend. Food and lodging will be provided. Cost is $20 per family. Please email Sam at coloradorebuilds@sunriseumc.com.

UMM IN JUNE

The next UMM Board Meeting is Tuesday, June 4, at 6:00pm in Room 202.  The next Breakfast Meeting is Saturday, June 8, at 8:00am in Fellowship Hall.  All men who attend Sunrise UMC are encouraged to attend the monthly meetings.



NEW CLASSES

Join the Wanderers Sunday School Class as they begin a study of Grateful on June 9, 8:30-9:30am, in room 203/204.  In Grateful, The Subversive Practice of Giving Thanks, Diane Butler Bass untangles our conflicting understanding of gratitude and sets the table for a renewed practice of giving thanks.

This new Bible study group will kick off with a 12-week study of Satisfy My Thirsty Soul on Tuesday, June 11, at 9:30am in room 224.  To sign up or get more information, please email Stephanie Moore at nogmo1@gmail.com.

HOLY LAND PHOTOS AND TESTIMONIES

Rev. Olon and Dena hosted a trip to the Holy Land this past February.  Those who journeyed with them will be offering a slide show of their experiences in the sanctuary on Sunday, June 9, at 6:00-7:30pm.  Testimonies of “what this trip meant to me” will follow at 7:30-8:30pm. For more information, contact Pattie Smith at 719-598-7013 or officemanager@sunriseumc.com.

SUNRISE KIDS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

If you love to love babies once or twice a month, the nursery would love your help in caring for our growing number of cuties!  Email Kelsey at childrensministry@sunriseumc.com for more info.

To celebrate the growing numbers of kids attending Sunday School, we are looking to expand our team of volunteers.  If you are only available once a month or if you are available every Sunday, we’d love to have your help! Email Kelsey at childrensministry@sunriseumc.com for more info.

JOIN THE AUDIO/VISUAL TEAM

Spencer Smith, our Technical Director, is looking for volunteers to help with audio and video support during Fellowship Hall and Sanctuary worship services.  No experience is necessary and training will be provided. If interested, contact Spencer at techdirector@sunriseumc.com.

CARE CORNER

Pray for Salome Marmolejo and Tim Wiensch, and for the physical, emotional, and spiritual welfare of law enforcement, first responders, our military personnel, and their families

Please notify Rev. Olon Lindemood at prayerandcare@sunriseumc.com of all hospitalizations or if you know someone who needs to be in Care Corner.