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When Can I Forget Someone Else's Tragedy?

My best friend's newborn baby girl died last year.The amount of love and support she and her husband received so quickly was astounding. Their church body set up an online campaign to pay for her medical expenses and another site where people could sign up to bring them meals.But as the weeks, months, and years passed, they stopped receiving food and gifts, and we stopped ...

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Volunteer Spotlight: The Flowers

We are working to provide a brief spotlight on the blog for volunteers in each of the church ministries to give some insight into the different opportunities to serve at The Well. To find out more about serving on the Well Kids team, please contact our Well Kids Director, Andrew Reimer.Names:Aaron and Brittney FlowerWhere do you serve in TWK?We serve together on Sunday mor...

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Volunteer Spotlight: The Horjus

We are working to provide a brief spotlight on the blog for volunteers in each of the church ministries to give some insight into the different opportunities to serve at The Well. To find out more about serving on the First Impressions team, please contact our Ministry Coordinator, Maggie Costley.Names:Ryan and Maren HorjusHow long have you been serving on the First Impres...

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Diversity in Boulder

Pastor Brandon Washington (the Embassy, Denver, CO) recently brought our congregation a vision and challenge of living in diversity within our context. He passionately brought attention to God's desire to see all tribes and tongues worshipping Him together now - not only in the new heaven and new earth. (sermon link)First, a word of empathy to our Boulder church. I grew up...

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Missional Community Spotlight: Downtown Boulder MC

Missional communities are the primary way we connect with others and live together on mission. These smaller groups of people provide an opportunity to know others and be known within The Well community. Through these relationships, we mutually challenge and encourage one another to truly believe our Identity in Christ and live a life that shows the world who God truly is....

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Do Something

There was a period in my life when I pretty much avoided the news. It wasn't because I was too busy or the news was too depressing, though that's what I would say out loud. Instead, it was apathy. I knew there were wars happening across the globe and that injustices due to race and class were apparent in my own community, but my mentality was that those events didn't direc...

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Missional Intentionality Part 1

We had our Fall Missional Community Quarterly this past week and talked about what it means to be hospitable and invitational. Our MC Quarterlies are meetings designed to give our MC leaders a chance to learn from each other and continually grow, so one of our hopes is to provide a place for leaders to get fresh ideas and insights into what is working and what is not in th...

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Missional Intentionality Part 2

In the last blog we talked about the purpose of our MC Quarterly Events and what the Central Boulder MC has been doing well. Click here to catch up.Relational InvestmentThe investment came to play in how they invited people to these trips. Generally, they didn't invite someone on this trip that they haven't spent time intentionally getting to know first. This wasn't to vet...

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Sabbaticals

What is it and Why? ...

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Dig Groups

What is a Dig Group? Dig groups are groups of 2-5 people (we recommend gender specific) who get together on a regular basis to disciple one another into Christ in their head, heart, and hands. Discipleship focuses on beliefs, affections, and life. How do I get connected to a Dig Group?Talk with your Missional Community leader about what Dig Group you should join up with....

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