Mark Adams and Miriam Maldonado

Mark Adams and Miriam Maldonado are mission co-workers with the Presbyterian Border Ministry in Agua Prieta, Mexico, where Mark has served since 1998. As US coordinator of the bi-national ministry, Frontera de Cristo, Mark is responsible, in partnership with Jocabed Gallegos, Mexican Coordinator of Frontera de Cristo, for the coordination of the six ministry areas of Frontera de Cristo.   Miriam connects people and organizations across borders and serves as a liaison of Frontera de Cristo with the Center for Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation and Recuperation (CRREDA in Spanish), DouglaPrieta Trabaja and the Lirio de los Valles Presbyterian Church. She works with DouglaPrieta to help the rehabilitation centers and families of the church, community and schools grow their own food, increasing their nutrition possibilities and connection to God’s creation and one another. 


go to Frontera de Cristo's website

Café Justo

Order Your Coffee by April 1  for delivery in mid-April

CENTRALongmont Church will place orders for coffee from Café Justo, at a price of $10/lb or $40/5lbs. Place your order at the Information Desk in the Fellowship Hall after Sunday service, or online via this form. Coffee ordered by April 1 will be delivered by mid-April.

The Benefits of Buying Café Justo

  • The coffee is organically grown, is delicious, and a good value
  • ALL revenues go to the grower’s Cooperative in Chiapas
  • It allows the coffee farmers to remain in their homeland. 
  • The Café Justo drinker helps support development of new spin-off jobs and economic development south of the border.   
  • By allowing co-op members to stay home and earn a "just wage," Café Justo addresses the double tragedies of families split apart by migration to the United States and of migrants dying in the desert trying to get here. 

Click here for more information about Café Justo

Day Labor Outreach

A dedicated team distributes warm breakfast burritos every Tuesday morning to day workers at five Longmont locations.   Join us for outreach! - This is a 30-45 minute commitment every Tuesday morning @ 5:30 am. We gather at CENTRALongmont, pray, split into teams, and deliver burritos/make new friends. 


Help Make burritos! - This is a 2 hour commitment about every 6 weeks. We gather to cook, assemble burritos, and clean! We even have fun catching up on what's happening in our lives. We make about 250 burritos each time.

For more info contact Donna Ferrey, Monica Coffman or John Cousins

Mission Opportunities

Mission Opportunities


Columbine Elementary School

Classroom Volunteers


If you would like to volunteer in a classroom working one-on-one with a student or with groups, please contact Donna Ferrey by email or at 303-776-6833.


Spring Carnival

April 20, 2018   - 4:30-7:30 pm @ Columbine

Volunteers are needed to help with games and at the snack bar. Shifts are only a 1/2 hour. click here to signup to volunteer  


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Habitat Heroes for Homes 5K

Saturday, April 28, 2018

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

McIntosh Lake

(Lakeshore Drive, Longmont, CO 80503)

  Heroes for Homes (formerly known as the Mud Hen 5K) is a fun family 5K race that circles McIntosh Lake in Longmont. Runners and walkers are welcome! Proceeds support St. Vrain Habitat's home ownership opportunity program. T-shirt and gift bag included in price of registration. Prizes awarded to the top finishers. 

Fees: Adults $27 ($30 after April 22) 

           Youth/Sr (under 13 or over 60) $18 ($20 after April 22

Click here to Register

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Casa de Paz

Upcoming Events

6th Birthday Party - The Casa is turning six years old so please come celebrate with us!! We'll serve light refreshments and of course... cake! 

  • Saturday, April 21st, 1pm - 3pm
  • At the Casa- 20850 East 45th Ave, Denver

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Offer the Gift of Your Time - Volunteer at the OUR Center

OUR Center needs over 300 volunteers EVERY week to ensure basic needs services are provided!  We currently have openings for 75 volunteers in our Community Cafe, Community Closet, Community Market, and more!  If you have time and would like to create new relationships and give back to your community, we will gladly match your skills and interests to our needs.  Plus, you'll have fun and feel rewarded!  For volunteer opportunities, contact Steve McLaughlin, Director of Volunteer Services, at 303-772-5529 ext. 235 or steve@ourcenter.org.  For more info go to www.ourcenter.org/volunteer


Aspen Center

Your tax-deductible gift to Aspen Center not only supports quality, affordable child care, school readiness programs, and healthy development of our children, but may also result in 50% back on your Colorado taxes! Consult your tax adviser or call us at 303-772-5529 for more information.  Aspen Center for Child Development is the only 5-star rated preschool in Boulder County, per Colorado Shines, the state rating agency.

Call Aspen Center at 303-772-4320 for more information.

 

OUR Wish List

We experience the generosity of the holiday season by receiving larger-than-usual food donations for our Community Cafe and Market programs.  However, these donations are often depleted early in the year due to the demand for healthy food for low-income families and individuals in our area.  We have served 35% more households in our Market than in 2016.

 

We would appreciate you remembering OUR Center needs year-round, and maybe add a product or two to your next shopping trip.

 

Food donations may be delivered to 220 Collyer St. in Longmont, 8 am - 5 pm weekdays or 11:30 am - 1 pm weekends & major holidays.  (Please take food to receiving door on south side of building.  Clothing & toiletries are accepted at the east side receiving door.  On weekends, enter through the front door.)


We especially need:

  • canned protein items (tuna, chicken, ham)
  • low sodium canned soups/stew/chili
  • low sugar cereal
  • canned low-sugar fruit
  • low sugar granola bars
  • toilet paper, toothbrushes, toothpaste (large & small), shampoo, conditioner, razors, small deodorant, mouthwash

For more information or help on conducting a food drive, call our office at 303-772-5529 or email.

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OUR Center Lunches

2018 Dates

May 13, 2018

July 8, 2018

September 9, 2018

November 11, 2018

If you would like to help, please click here to sign up. For more information contact

Chris Edwards or Carol Edwards.

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change, though the mountains shake in the heart of the sea.”—Psalm 46:1–2


Presbyterian Disaster Assistance enables congregations and mission partners of the Presbyterian Church (USA) to witness to the healing love of Christ through caring for communities adversely affected by crisis and catastrophic events.


Presbyterian Disaster Assistance

  • Focuses on the long-term recovery of disaster impacted communities
  • Provides training and disaster preparedness for presbyteries and synods.
  • Works collaboratively with church partners and members of the ACT Alliance (Action by Churches together) internationally, and nationally with other faith based responders.
  • Connects partners locally and internationally with key organizations active in the response -- United Nations, NVOAD (National Voluntary Agencies Active in Disaster), World Food Program, Red Cross, FEMA and others.