News and Events for August

Creation Care Presents: Creation Connections featuring Jeff Lyng

“Colorado’s New Energy Economy: Past, Present and Future”

Monday, August 13, 2018

RCIA room 7:00-8:30 pm

Jeff Lyng is the Director of Energy & Environmental Policy at Xcel Energy, a U.S. utility serving 3.3 million electric and 1.8 million gas customers in eight states. In this role, he is responsible for developing strategic direction and policies that will continue the company’s leadership in the clean energy transition while keeping customer bills low. In previous roles, Jeff was a Senior Policy Advisor with the Center for the New Energy Economy at Colorado State University and Renewable Energy Policy Manager in Governor Ritter’s Energy Office. He is a past Chair of the American Solar Energy Society and project manager for the 2005 University of Colorado Solar Decathlon Team.

He is looking forward to sharing his experiences and understanding with the community.

All are welcome! Come and learn about the MPB Creation Care Ministry and how we can be best stewards of our common home.

Health and Wellness Team News

MOST PRECIOUS BLOOD COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE will be Sunday, August 26th from noon to 4pm in the Church Nursery! Call Bonfils at 303-363-2300 to schedule an appointment or go to donors.bonfils.org and use site code E044. This Blood Drive is sponsored by MPB’s Health and Wellness Ministry. Look for Health and Wellness Ministry members after all the Masses next weekend (Aug 11/12) for more information.

Adult Faith Formation News

RCIA classes begin September 6th. Contact Tony Haas for registration. Need more information about the RCIA click here for details: https://mpbdenver.org/formation-education/becoming-catholic-rcia/

Music Ministry- Children’s Choir News

Register Now – MPB Parish Children’s Choir!

Come put your faith into action by serving at Mass and discover your unique voice and talent! MPB Children’s Choir is open to all parish children, of any school, grades 2-6 (7th grade and higher are very welcome as helpers or they can join the Adult Music Ministry). We sing once a month at alternating Masses and we rehearse every other week on Mondays at 6:30pm. You may register for Sept-Dec and/or Jan-May. Do both or “one semester”. Most intermediate level instrumentalists are also welcome. Our 1st rehearsal is Monday, 9/10/18, at 6:30pm in the church. Please register here: https://tinyurl.com/mpbchchoir or email Teresa at tstone@mpbdenver.org.

WOO News

Join the Women’s Outreach Organization for a casual gathering in Observatory Park!

Thursday, August 9 at 6:15 pm.

Bring a picnic dinner and a chair or blanket and make and renew friendships.

We’ll meet north of Warren on the Fillmore Street side.

Bring a friend and join in community!

Meditation and Movement will be Tuesdays, August 7, 21, 28th and September 4th from 5:30-6:30pm in the RCIA Room (NO class on August 14th) The theme of this session is: Practicing the Pause: Praying Unceasingly. As we move, we will reflect on becoming more aware of our lives, of how we can practice the art of praying all the time.