Heart of the Rockies Christian Church in Fort Collins, CO

Outreach | Faith Family Hospitality

Heart of the Rockies members work beside Plymouth members, as we serve our Faith Family Hospitality guests as they stay overnight for a week at Plymouth Congregational Church. We provide them with nightly dinners, the ability to pack breakfasts/lunches/snacks, and a warm place to sleep during that week. Families always comment on how wonderful it is to be in a welcoming, warm, safe place, with delicious food.

FFH week: July 12 – 19
Rather than moving from church to church on a weekly basis, the FFH homeless shelter remains at Foothills Unitarian Church, 1815 Yorktown Avenue for June and July at least. To maintain social distancing, fewer volunteers will be used, and they will provide their assistance at the Foothills Church. Read the FHN Pandemic Protocols here. Plymouth and Heart of the Rockies are responsible for the week of July 12-19. For each evening we are seeking a “cook” who will make and deliver the evening meal to Foothills, an evening host who will be onsite from 5 to 8 p.m. and will serve the evening meal, an overnight host from 8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m., and volunteers to do laundry.  To see more details and to sign up to assist, click here.

You will notice that the Sign-up Genius schedule covers several weeks; you can sign up for any time that is convenient for you, but it is the July 12-19 week that is of particular importance.

If you do not feel that you should expose yourself unnecessarily, please do not volunteer to help us. We understand, and agree that your health and wellbeing are of utmost importance! Do not feel guilty! If you would pray for “our” week and the entire FFH program, we would appreciate it!

Chris Adams tells why he has been a faithful supporter of and dinner provider in the Faith Family Hospitality program: “I was involved in the formation efforts to start Faith Family Hospitality in Fort Collins.  This ministry helps families overcome the last obstacles to living in their own home.  There are wonderful families in this program, thankful for a hand up.  I enjoy meeting the parents and kids as I serve them the food I have cooked with love for them.  As someone once reminded me ‘serve others so that you may truly live’.”