Welcome to Wash Park UCC!
A lively community of hope, joy, healing and love.
A Home for Those Seeking...
Rich, creative spiritual
We build a safe and energizing home for exploring spirituality within a broad and inclusive framework.
We embrace and actively support each individual’s spiritual journey.
Profoundly supportive community.
We nurture a deep sense of belonging, with joy and laughter and, in times of need, profound support.
And for nearly a century, we’ve been a lively anchor place for deep cross-generational friendships and shared values.
Social and environmental justice.
Calling out and healing injustice takes many forms, and we are active across the spectrum.
In partnership with others in the wider community, we seek to make change in the world, with our core values of justice, peace, and care for the earth.
At the Global Climate Strike
At Wash Park we believe social and eco-justice advocacy is better when we do it together.
In this video, our members and friends reflect on what it means to do this work as part of a spiritual community.
Upcoming Services - Online
Answering the Call to Live Faithfully
SUNDAY Zoom Worship Celebration – 10:00 am
As the nation begins to recover from the trauma and drama of the 2020 elections, how are we to become a part of the healing of divisions in our families, relationships with friends, and in our nation as we approach a season of giving thanks even in these most difficult days? May we begin by remembering that indigenous people among us associate such a season with that which has been taken from them.
Where is the Divine in the Midst of Such Pain and Uncertainty?
SUNDAY Zoom Worship Celebration – 10:00 am
We have been living with the pandemic for what seems like years instead of months. As we begin the Advent Season of waiting for God to appear, we will begin by wrestling with an eternal question and considering some answers that have sustained us through dark nights of our souls.
A Note From Lee
Here is a quote I would like to share. It comes from Steven Charleston, an Episcopal Bishop, a citizen of the Choctaw Nation and a Native American elder.
“Now is the moment for which a lifetime of faith has prepared you. All of those years of prayer and study, all of the worship services, all of the time devoted to a community of faith: it all comes down to this, this sorrowful moment when life seems chaotic and the anarchy of fears haunts the thin borders of reason. Your faith has prepared you for this. It has given you the tools you need to respond: to proclaim justice while standing for peace. Long ago the Spirit called you to commit your life to faith. Now you know why. You are a source of strength for those who have lost hope. You are a voice of calm in the midst of chaos. You are a steady light in the days of darkness.
The time has come to be what you believe.”
If you need to talk, or schedule a Zoom visit, send me a message.
Network Coffee House
Since 1978 the primary desire has been to create a hub for redemptive relationship by sharing coffee in Capital Hill. Healing begins and ends with relationship.
Due to COVID we have had to adjust our typical program to provide some basic emergency needs for our neighbors. We’ve handed out as many as 500-700 sack lunches a week along with water and of course, coffee.
Find out how you can help.
Denver Inner City Parish Help
WOW! Thanks to your big hearts and wonderful generosity, Denver Inner City Parish has received grocery card and cash donations sufficient to provide more than 700 $10 grocery cards to needy families and individuals in our community. That’s enough for more than 700 Thanksgiving meals, and far exceeds our original goal of 500 meals. The generosity of your response is overwhelming and will help to support the health and well-being of hundreds of our neighbors in these very challenging times.
Helping Homeless Women
This news clip from local CBS station talks to the efforts that Diana Flahive (the force behind the Women’s Homeless Initiative) is currently leading. They are interviewing Diana on the current effort of WHI for the women being moved from the Coliseum to other locations this week. (These collection efforts were in last week’s email blast from Diana.)