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locations around Denver. Age Requirement: 18 years or older for yearround volunteers; 13-17 for summer camp programs. Contact: Kate Hogan at or 303-9739530.

Great Knockers Again: Creates soft, comfortable Knitted Knockers and distributes them FREE to breast cancer survivors via personal request and at 11 area healthcare clinics. Need: Knit-a-Thon is Saturday, Aug. 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Parker Library. Bring nimble fingers and favorite crochet or knitting needles to create as many Knitted Knockers as possible during one fun-filled day. Yarn, instructions and patterns will be provided. Requirements: Knitters and crocheters who want to learn to make Knitted Knockers. Volunteers also needed to stuff and package knockers. Other Information: Our Knit-a-Thon will help us to stock up and provide Knitted Knockers to survivors at breast cancer awareness events throughout the Denver metro area. Contact: Register: 2019-Parker-Knit-a-Thon. or GreatKnockersAgain@

AYUSA: International Youth Exchange Program: Promotes quality exchange programs for high school students from around the world. Need: Host families for international high school students ages 15-18 studying in the Denver area. Requirements: Provide a safe home, meals and transportation for 5-10 months. All family types are considered. Must fill out online application and pass background check. Contact: Adrienne Bivens, 720-467-6430 or Go to

Audubon Society of Greater Denver: Provides engaging and educational birding and wildlife programs at the Audubon Nature Center at Chatfield State Park and throughout the Denver metro area. Need: Volunteers lead birding field trips and assist with nature programs, office projects, fundraising and community events. Location: Chatfield State Park and offsite

Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentor2.0 Matches students at three Denver metropolitan area schools, Sheridan High School, Englewood High School, and Girls Athletic Leadership School, with college-educated mentors and provides them with the support and guidance they need to graduate high school and succeed in college and the workforce. Mentor/mentee matches get to know each other through an innovative combination of weekly online messages (via a secure web-based platform) and monthly group meetings at the high school that Mentor2.0 organizes and hosts. Go to Learn more at https://

Castle Rock Senior Activity Center: Provides services to local seniors. Need: Volunteer drivers to take seniors to appointments, the grocery store, pharmacies and more. Contact: Juli Asbridge, 720-733-2292 Colorado Agricultural Leadership Foundation: connecting People to Agriculture through authentic educational programs and community projects. Need: Teachers or teachers at heart to lead or assist during outdoor field trips at CALF’s Lowell Ranch. Weekdays. Opportunities available April through October. Requirements: Must be available during the week between 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Background check. We provide the training. Contact: Kim Roth, 303-688-1026 or kim@ Colorado Agricultural Leadership Foundation: connecting People to Agriculture through authentic educational programs and community projects. Need: Regular care and feeding of CALF’s livestock. This is the perfect opportunity to learn if your children are truly passionate about owning and caring for an animal. Once per week. Morning or evening shifts available. Requirements: None. We will train you. Contact: Brooke Fox, 303-688-1026 or, Colorado Humane Society: Handles animal abuse and neglect cases. Need: Volunteers to care for pregnant cats, dogs and their litters, as well as homes for cats and dogs that require socializing or that are recovering from surgery or injuries.

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Contact: Teresa Broaddus, 303-961-3925 Colorado Refugee English as a Second Language Program: Teaches English to recently arrived refugees, who have fled war or persecution in their home country. In Colorado, refugees are from Afghanistan, Burma, Bhutan, Somalia, Iraq, Eritrea and D.R. Congo, among others. Need: Volunteers to teach English. Tutoring takes place in the student’s home. Refugees live throughout Denver, but the largest concentrations are in Thornton, near 88th Avenue and Washington Street, and in east Denver/Aurora, near Colfax Avenue and Yosemite Street. Other Details: Tutors do not need to speak the student’s language. Most participants are homebound women and small children, adults who are disabled, and senior citizens. Many are not literate in their first language, and remain isolated from American culture. Requirements: Volunteers must attend training at Emily Griffith Technical College in downtown Denver. Sessions take place every 6-8 weeks. Go to for information and volunteer application. Contact: Sharon McCreary, 720-423-4843 or

Court Appointed Special Advocates: Works with abused and neglected children in Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln counties. Need: Advocates for children, to get to know, speak up for and ensure their best interests in court Contact: 303-695-1882 or www.adv4children. org.



Sedalia St. Philip in the Field Episcopal Church

Serving the southeast Denver area

Castle Rock/Franktown

Castle Rock/Franktown

Greenwood Village

Sunday Services - 10 a.m. Cimarron Middle School 12130 Canterberry Parkway Parker, CO 80138

First United Methodist Church 1200 South Street Castle Rock, CO 80104 303.688.3047


Sunday Worship 8:30am & 10:00am - Worship 10:00am - Sunday School

Trinity Lutheran Church and School

Sunday Worship Times 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Trinity Lutheran School and ECEC (Ages 2 1/2 - 5; Grades K-8)

Congregation Beth Shalom Serving the Southeast Denver area

Call or check our website for information on services and social events!

Little Blessings Parents Day Out

Find us on Facebook: Trinity Lutheran Church, Franktown




Lone Tree


7249 E. Park Dr. Franktown, CO TIME: 10:30 PM PHONE: 303-688-1004 ENGLISH TRANSLATION



St. Thomas More Catholic Parish & School

Seven Sunday Masses Two Daily Masses Confessions Six Days a Week STM Catholic School Preschool – Grade 8

8035 South Quebec Street Centennial, CO 80112 303.770.1155

Chabad Hebrew School

•Religious/Sunday School •Hands On & Exciting Program •Hebrew Reading •Award Winning Curriculum •Bar/Bat Mitzvah Preparation •No Membership Required

9950 Lone Tree Pkwy, Lone Tree 303-792-7222

Launching Sept. 8, 2019 Coffee & Prayer 9 a.m. Worship Time 10 a.m. 10260 Twenty Mile Road Parker CO, 80134 (American Academy)


Two Sunday Services

Rite I (without music) 8:00 a.m. Rite II (with hymns and music) 10:00 a.m. 397 N. Perry Park Road, Sedalia, CO 80135 (303) 688-5444 To advertise your place of worship in this section, call Karen at 303-566-4091 or email


The Bible Speaks – Housing It is distressing to hear that many low-income residents of Littleton may be forced to find new housing elsewhere (July 18 Independent). Having a house, a home, is central to our makeup as humans. It is one of the paradoxes of God that even though He is spirit & present everywhere, He has often chosen to “dwell” in a “house”. He dwelt in the Tabernacle during Israel’s sojourn from Egypt to Palestine & for years thereafter. Later He dwelt in Solomon’s Temple. He had a house, Herod’s Temple, in Jerusalem in Jesus’ day. During the future millennium, God will again dwell in a rebuilt temple in Jerusalem. So where does He dwell today? Today God’s house is not a building but a people, the Church. Christians are the temple of God (1 Cor 6:19). Christ lives in us (John 14:20b, Col 1:27) Praise God for that purifying truth.

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