On August 6, 2021 members of the Denver North Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints helped beautify Thornton City’s Explore Campus. Approximately thirty volunteers picked enough weeds around the Mapleton School District’s Campus to fill over seventy trash bags in two hours. Kids as young as four came to help out.…

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Young single adult members of the church in the boulder area worked along with 18 groups of churches, friends, and local corporations around the Denver metro area to collect and fill backpacks. This backpack drive is an annual endeavor for Lutheran Family Services. These backpacks filled with notebooks, folders, crayons, rulers, pencil bags, and more…

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On Saturday, July 10th 12 energetic missionaries volunteered at the Rose Roots Community Garden in Arvada CO. The group of missionaries turned a horse manure pile and weeded common areas. According to Patricia Sacks, “They approached these mundane but necessary tasks with a positive attitude, cheerfully tossing manure and pulling our pernicious weeds with vigor.”…

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The Bird Conservancy of the Rockies lists its mission as “…the conservation of birds and their habitats through an integrated approach of science, education and land stewardship. ” As a Colorado-based nonprofit that has had a critical impact they always have a need for good and willing volunteers. Leah Dempsey, a local church member was…

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In 2019 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ended its very long relationship with the Boy Scouts of America. As a youth, I attended a Scout Camp every summer from ages 11 to 15 and they were a highlight of my teenage years. With COVID concerns dissipating, this summer was a prime opportunity…

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We express our deep sorrow at the senseless violence and tragic deaths of 10 people in the recent Boulder, Colorado shootings. Like so many others, our hearts grieve with the families, friends, and communities affected by these terrible events. With tender feelings, we acknowledge that we are truly all neighbors and, in the admonition of…

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In April 2020 local leaders received word that there was a critical need for blood drives in Colorado. An area wide partnership was launched with Vitalant. All 16 stakes (geographic groups of local congregations) in the Denver Metro area hosted drives with some doing multiple drives throughout the end of the year. In total 38…

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In Arvada on 72nd avenue is a church building which sits directly across from the City’s APEX center. On the front lawn of that church building is a beautiful and well lit nativity scene. As local leaders of the church considered what activity or gathering could be planned during a year of a global pandemic…

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