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Jill VanderWal

Sunflowers of Perseverance

By Rev. Jill

Each summer I look forward to the return of my sunflowers. They re-seed themselves and if blink they grow from a foot to five feet overnight. They withstand wind, and 95-degree heat seems to make them thrive. Sunflowers persevere. They seem to have adapted to the harsh climate of Colorado….

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Invitation to Leadership at CUC

By Rev. Jill

Do you wonder who becomes leaders at the church and how? Would you be open to serving in leadership or joining a ministry committee? I write this note to invite you to consider sharing your time, talent and unique you-ness with CUC.  Each year in January we gather a team…

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Jill’s United | October ’21

By Rev. Jill

This past Sunday we had a “soft open” in the new building which means we were pretty bare bones with a plug-in speaker system, chairs and “Toilet Paper Guaranteed!” What made Sunday great was YOU! Thank you for signing up and showing up. It was great to be gathered as…

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Renovation Updates

By Building Updates

Most of these photos were taken on August 21st by Charlie Swanson. Building Renovation Updates “If you build it they will come” what movie is that from?  As we are in the final stretch of the building renovation, we have had at least two calls a week with building use…

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Rollin’ with the Punches…

By Rev. Jill

The CUC staff team spent most of June discussing Clifton Strengths Finder as part of staff training and development time. The Strengths Finder program highlights thirty-four core strengths that make a person. Each person is unique in their top five strengths and how they function. It was fun and illuminating…

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