Join Us for Online Worship

If you would like to join us on Sundays at 9:30am, please contact the church with your email address. We will forward you the links for our worship service. You can also go to YOUTUBE and search for Jerry Herships Aspen Community Church

Phone: 970.925.1571
Email: office@aspencommunitychurch,org

Hey Folks .... Just a friendly reminder ....
The needs and ministries of Aspen Community Church continue on. Your donations make that possible. You can give thru our website or drop a check in the mail as well.

Many thanks for your continued support of Aspen Community Church.
Jerry


Jerry Herships
Pastor/Love Monger
Aspen Community Church

Aspen Community Church
200 East Bleeker St.
Aspen, CO 81611
www.aspencommunitychurch.org/donate
970-925-1571



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Let us know your special days so that we may celebrate with you.
Email: office@aspencommunitychurch.org

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Have A Favorite Hymn?
Contact the church office to program your favorite hymn in a service. Hymns need to be found in the red United Methodist Hymnal or the black In Faith We Sing hymnal.

Worship
Large print hymnals are available and located by the sanctuary doors.


 

A Church for the World

The Aspen Community Church’s outreach and work in Kenya is now in its eighth year – an amazing effort in partnership with other churches and Rotary International – currently providing clean water to thousands of students and teachers at more than 40 schools. Read about Kenya PEAK.

 


 

A Church for the Community

A gathering place for musicians to rehearse and perform, groups to meet, yoga, AA and NA meetings and a place for those needing to find support. See our calendar of events.

Contact the Church and Rev. Jerry Herships at 970.925.1571

 


 

A Church Rich with History

The Aspen Community Church building was built in 1890 and has been the home of a Presbyterian congregation, then a federated congregation in the 20’s and became a Methodist congregation in the 30’s.  It has served many generations of people in Aspen.

Recognizing the outstanding acoustics of the sanctuary, John Denver and the Dickens Carolers recorded their Christmas album here. For so many Aspen families, the Community Church has been a special place to worship, celebrate and grow in faith. Read about our history.

Welcome to Aspen Community Church

A Progressive Congregation
with a commitment to community and
outreach, a love of music, learning,
and traditional worship.

Covid letter March 13, 2020

Covid Update June 17, 2020

Aspen Community Church supports Black Lives Matter

Pastor Jerry Herships speaks at a Black Lives Matter protest in Aspen, CO.
One of the Black Lives Matter Protest organizers and Aspen Community Church attendee Jennelle Figgins holds a sign as Pastor Jerry Herships and Laura Herships participate in the protest in Aspen, CO.

 

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
Proper 14
August 9, 2020

 

Hymn
Lord, Speak to Me, Tune: Canonbury
Dory Light, vocal/organ Audio

1. Lord, speak to me, that I may speak
in living echoes of thy tone;
as thou hast sought, so let me seek
thine erring children lost and lone.

2. O fill me with thy fullness, Lord,
until my very heart o'erflow
in kindling thought and glowing word,
thy love to tell, thy praise to show.

3. O use me, Lord, use even me,
just as thou wilt, and when, and where,
until thy blessed face I see,
thy rest, thy joy, thy glory share.

Scripture /1 John 4:7-8
7 Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.
8 Whoever does not love does not know God, for God is love.


Jerry's Message


Prayers of the People
*Prayers for Jim for healing and strength.
*Prayers for Linnea in Senegal.
*Prayers for Heather for healing.
*Prayers for all those folks that are in the process of recovering from COVID-19 and from any and all illnesses or injuries.
*Prayers as always for all our healthcare workers and those essential workers that are showing up every day to make our lives easier.
*Prayers for our leaders…may they all put aside politics in this time of crisis and lead with love.
*and Prayers for everyone that has lost their job…may they find work soon.

Solo
Simple Gifts/Meditation on a Folk Song
Dory Light, piano Audio


Hymn
The Gift of Love, Tune: Gift of Love
Dory Light, vocal/organ Audio

1. Though I may speak with bravest fire, and have the gift to all inspire, and have not love, my words are vain, as sounding brass, and hopeless gain.

2. Though I may give all I possess, and striving so my love profess, but not be given by love wihin, the profit soon turns strangely thin.

3. Come Spirit, come, our hearts control, our spirits long to be made whole. Let inward love guide every deed; by this we worship, and are freed.


Postlude
Blessed Assurance, arr. Joseph M. Martin
Dory Light, piao Audio




Pastor Jerry Herships on the Front Page of
The Aspen Times

Link: New Aspen pastor welcomes all to his flock


 

Pastor Jerry’s Sermons

If you would like a copy of Pastor Jerry’s sermon, please contact him at goddoesntsuck@gmail.com and he will be more than glad to forward you a copy.

 

News from Kenya – The New School

Greetings from Kenya, and grateful thanks to all of you and others who have helped to provide the new school!

We had the official opening of the school, and these pictures show some of the festivities including pictures with the students,  parents, workmen, and our team. My partners here wanted to honor me by naming the school after me, in spite of my protests. The name of the community is Kisima, which means fountains, an appropriate name for providing fountains of knowledge for the children of this community. There will be many more pictures to share in future, but thought you would enjoy these.

Asante Sana to everyone, from our friends in Kenya!
Debbie

 

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