|Sad goodbye to long-time Fort Collins members » Dr. Harold H. Dupper, 89, and Wanda Louise Dupper, 80, both long-time members of the Fort Collins Seventh-day Adventist Church, died suddenly on Thursday, June 19, in a car accident. The Duppers were very active and were considered to be pillars of their church.
The Coloradoan reported, "Now their neighbors and friends are remembering them as an energetic and generous couple that was always working to help others." The report concluded, "Active in the church and with medical professionals, the Duppers were known to do missionary work around the world. They were also well-known for doling out extra food to neighbors, especially bread around the holidays, along with fresh-picked vegetables." Read the report here.
Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2014, at Bohlender Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 30, 2014, at First United Methodist Church, 1005 Stover St., Fort Collins. Interment for Wanda Dupper will be at Grandview Cemetery following the funeral services. Graveside service for Dr. Dupper will be held at 3 p.m. at Linn Grove Cemetery, 1700 Cedar Ave. in Greeley.
Camp meeting with an off-road twist » The second annual Christian Adventure Outpost, a true "camping" camp meeting, will be held July 23-27, west of Colorado Springs. If you love off-road vehicles, camping, the outdoors, meeting in a big tent, and relaxing, this could be a real blessing to you. The event is organized by the Littleton SDA Church, but campers from all churches are invited to fellowship with God’s people. Click here to download a brochure with all the details. —Submitted by Pastor Bruce Aalborg
Heirlooms of the Heart » A special women's ministries retreat is planned for September 5–7 at Glacier View Ranch. Special guests Janet Page and Naomi Streimer will bless attendees with grace-filled messages and music. All the details are included in this brochure. Call Ginger Bell at 720-980-9006 for more info.
Café Chocolate was a sweet success » On Sunday, March 30th, women from the Lakewood Adventist Fellowship gathered for a time of fellowship, friendship and chocolate. Café Chocolat was a day of sharing and Christian growth, along with the comfort of hot chocolate and other chocolate treats. Following are excerpts from a report by Melaina Garcia:
"I am so glad I got the chance to not only participate in Café Chocolat, but was also one of the leaders. Each lesson focused on God's Grace for us—with chocolate as the object lesson.
"The section that I presented was about grace for your enemies. We tasted bitter cocoa powder, and learned how amazing Jesus' love is for each and every one of us. I enjoyed each of the ladies as they showed their personality through their lessons.
"My favorite part was the simple fact that we laughed, cried, and shared embarrassing memories. There were so many 'WOW' moments. And that is our goal for Garden Getaway, which will be next spring’s retreat. I pray that we will make many memories and have a beautiful outcome!"
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