Beloved Community gathers each Sunday at noon:

hymns, blues, silence, reflection, Eucharist

followed by soup & bread for all

Gathering at Mayflower UCC, 3001 S. Acoma St., Englewood, CO 80110


Beloved Community se reúne cada domingo al mediodía:



Encuentro en Mayflower UCC, 3001 S. Acoma St., Englewood, CO 80110

(Hablamos un poco de español en nuestro servicio y vida juntos. Bienvenidos!)

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 We are an intentional and inclusive faith community gathered of all peoples,

all colors, sexualities, and experiences as we walk in the love of Christ.

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Somos una comunidad de fe intencional e inclusiva, reunida de todos los pueblos,

todos los colores, sexualidades y experiencias, mientras caminamos en el amor de Cristo.


May these gifts of joyful sharing and generosity create a community full of love and actions for Christ's peace here and in all the earth.



A season of strong steps toward inter-culturalism

Rebeca Gonzales and Fernando Ventura will be helping to facilitate a discussion about who we are as Beloved Community, through the month of November. Come join in these lovely, friend-making discussions, whether you are new to the community or have been participating all three years of our existence!

Una temporada de fuertes pasos hacia el interculturalismo.

Rebeca Gonzales y Fernando Ventura ayudarán a facilitar una discusión sobre quiénes somos como Comunidad Amada, durante el mes de noviembre. ¡Únase a estas encantadoras discusiones para hacer amigos, ya sea que sea nuevo en la comunidad o haya estado participando los tres años de nuestra existencia!

La reunión del domingo / Sunday’s gathering

This Sunday, November 18

We will continue our discussion as we work toward clarity in vision and mission for the next chapter of our congregation’s life together. Led by Rebeca and Fernando, our lovely facilitators from Mexico City.

Next Sunday, November 25

A service of song and thanksgiving on this holiday weekend. Come share in some moments of gratitude.


Here’s the outline for our ongoing vision and mission discussion with our lovely facilitators from Mexico City, Rebeca and Fernando:

Aquí está el resumen de nuestra visión continua y discusión de la misión con nuestros encantadores facilitadores de la Ciudad de México, Rebeca y Fernando:

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Advent at Beloved Community Mennonite Church

Each Sunday of Advent we will:

•Light the Advent wreath candle, with a seasonal reading to accompany this moment of light

•Sing songs of the season, starting with Advent songs, and working our way into Christmas songs

•Share a brief reflection on the Biblical story for the week (in addition to our congregational conversation)

•Share a potluck meal - bring your favorite dishes, abundance, foods of the season…

•Caroling in the neighborhood of the church - date to be determined (possibly December 23, after our potluck)

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La nota más reciente del pastor / Most recent pastor’s note

Pastor’s note 11-16-18

I invite you to see my newly revised essay on purpose, based on Romans 5:1-5, a reflection based in the writings of Parker Palmer and Ed Friedman, and the life and work of the Church of the Savior.

Peace be,

Pastor Vern


Nota del pastor 11-16-18

Los invito a ver mi ensayo recientemente revisado a propósito, basado en Romanos 5: 1-5, una reflexión basada en los escritos de Parker Palmer y Ed Friedman, y la vida y obra de la Iglesia del Salvador.

La paz sea

Pastor Vern


This church has lots of young people and also under-used grandparents! But very few children. Come help grow our children and youth program - a curriculum for "peace allies" is under development. But if you need family, baby-sitters, relationship connections, that's all ready right now. Come see what you think. It is a lovely, small, trust-worthy, joyful congregation!  :-)


¡Esta iglesia tiene muchos jóvenes y abuelos subutilizados! Pero muy pocos niños. Venga a ayudar a crecer nuestro programa para niños y jóvenes: se está desarrollando un plan de estudios para "aliados de la paz". Pero si necesita familiares, niñeras, relaciones de pareja, ya está todo listo. Ven a ver lo que piensas. ¡Es una congregación encantadora, pequeña, digna de confianza y alegre! :-)



Upcoming Events & Actions

~Thursday Circle - You are warmly invited to the this weekly expression of "Circle of Trust" practice, on the south side of the metro area, 7:00 p.m. Email pastor Vern for more information -

~Thursday Catholic Worker prayers at the home of Cole and Kaylanne Chandler. Optional meal at 6:30, followed by prayers at 7:30. -


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New Tiny Home Village to be built!
The Colorado Village Collaborative is kicking off a funding campaign for the new women’s village. For more information:

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  Greta Lindecrantz speaking

Greta Lindecrantz speaking

  Singing in front of the Arapahoe County Detention Center

Singing in front of the Arapahoe County Detention Center

  Tiny Home Village Blues celebration on Sunday, April 9   The Beloved Community Village is now open!(38th and Walnut in the north-west downtown)

Tiny Home Village Blues celebration on Sunday, April 9

The Beloved Community Village is now open!(38th and Walnut in the north-west downtown)

 Fernando Perez and Rebeca Gonzales, our dear friends and fellow travelers from Mexico City!

Fernando Perez and Rebeca Gonzales, our dear friends and fellow travelers from Mexico City!