CHOSEN

SPECIAL NEEDS MINISTRY

We offer a full circle of opportunity to those with special needs—the opportunity to be evangelized, to be discipled, to learn about their spiritual gifts and calling and to operate in those gifts by serving others.

We welcome individuals with specials needs and their families with the love of Jesus so that every person, regardless of their ability or challenges, would feel embraced by the Body of Christ and celebrated for the unique person God created them to be.

While we have volunteers in our ministry who work in the field of special needs, it is important to know that we are not therapists and we do not do therapy. We are also not here to counsel or advise parents on their children. We are here simply to provide a welcoming place for every individual to come and feel embraced as a vital part of the body of Christ.

Youth/Adult Monthly Social Events

CHOSEN hosts monthly social events for youth & adults (ages 14+) once a month on Friday evenings. Events take place from 6:30 – 8pm and occur on the following Fridays (except in July when the event is on a Thursday):

  • JUL 23 – Concert at the Park
  • AUG 21 – Lake BBQ
  • SEP 18 – Dance Party
  • OCT 16 – Indoor Swimming
  • NOV 13 – Movie Night
  • DEC 11 – Christmas Craft Fun

Event details will be emailed approximately two weeks prior. Trained, screened volunteers are on hand to support and assist attendees as needed.

In order to ensure we have enough supplies and to collect information on attendees in order to make their experience fun and special, we ask that you register:

First Time Registrants

Returning Registrants

Colorado Community Church hosts a sensory classroom for children, youth and adults who get overstimulated and overwhelmed by the typical church service and classroom experience. This specialized classroom is offered during our Thursday night program and our Saturday 5:00pm service.

Attendees are partnered with screened, trained volunteers so they can receive one-on-one support.

To request a Buddy for your child, please complete the Student Information Form (for children) or the Youth/Adult Information Formand return it to: Beth Lang (CHOSEN Ministry Coordinatorvia email. Please call Beth (303-903-3174) if you have any questions or need more information.

Saturdays & Sundays

  • We offer children with special needs a supportive, inclusive classroom environment with 1-to-1 and small group volunteer support.
  • Screened, trained volunteer “Buddies” are matched with children with special needs so that they can be fully integrated into classroom teaching and activities.
  • Curriculum is adapted as needed for each child.
  • At this time we do not offer on-site Buddies for families who visit, but parents are welcome to attend our weekend Children’s Church classrooms with their child(ren) while a Buddy-match is determined.

To request a Buddy for your child, please complete the Student Information Form and return it to: Beth Lang (CHOSEN Ministry Coordinator) via email. If you have any questions or need any further information, please contact Beth.

Wednesdays

  • We offer children with special needs a supportive, inclusive classroom environment with 1-to-1 and small group volunteer support in our TRU (ages 3 yrs – 2nd grade) program. For our Awana (3rd – 6th grade) program, we provide an adapted curriculum designed by Awana in a self-contained setting during “Verse Time.” Children with special needs attend “Council Time” and “Game Time” with all Awana clubbers. Both programs are offered from 7 – 8:30pm weekly.
  • Screened, trained volunteer “Buddies” are matched with children with special needs in our TRU program so that they can be integrated into classroom teaching and activities.
  • Curriculum is adapted as needed for each child.
  • At this time we do not offer on-site Buddies for families who visit, but parents are welcome to attend our TRU classrooms with their child(ren) while a Buddy-match is determined.

To request a Buddy for your child, please complete the Student Information Form and return it to: Beth Lang (CHOSEN Ministry Coordinatorvia email. Please call Beth (303-903-3174) if you have any questions or need more information.

Thursdays

  • Every other Thursday night from September through May, we host a Support/Prayer Group for parents of children with special needs from 6:30 – 8pm.
  • New attendees are always welcome.
  • The group is designed to create a community that provides encouragement and fellowship, shares resources and brings struggles to God.
  • Doing Bible studies, reading through topical Christian books as well as reading and discussing books written by and for parents of children with special needs are some of the activities in which the group participates.
  • Bible classes for children with special needs (ages birth – adult) and their siblings are offered at the same time as the parent group and are led by special educators, volunteers and childcare workers.

Saturdays & Sundays

  • Parents can attend our worship services (Saturdays in the Worship Center and Upper Room at 5:00pm and Sundays in the Worship Center and Upper Room at 9:00am & 10:45am) while their children are in Sunday School with a Buddy.

Wednesdays

  • Parents can attend one of several Bible studies while their children are in TRU or Awana with a Buddy. Bible studies are offered from 7 – 8:30pm weekly.

Thursdays

  • Every other Thursday night from September through May, we host a Support/Prayer Group for parents of children with special needs from 6:30 – 8pm.
  • New attendees are always welcome.
  • The group is designed to create a community that provides encouragement and fellowship, shares resources and brings struggles to God.
  • Doing Bible studies and reading and discussing books written by and for parents of children with special needs are some of the activities the group has undertaken.
  • Bible classes for children with special needs (ages birth – adult) and their siblings are offered at the same time as the parent group and are led by special educators, volunteers and childcare workers.

Please contact Beth if you are interested in attending on Thursday nights or have any questions. If you plan on bringing your child(ren), please complete the appropriate form below prior to your first visit and return it to Beth. 

Forms:

Sundays

  • Youth and adults with special needs are welcome to attend worship services in both the Worship Center and The Upper Room with their families (Saturdays in the Worship Center at 4:30pm and 5:00pm and Sundays in the Worship Center and the Upper Room at 9:00am & 10:45am).
  • Youth and adults can attend the 10:45am Upper Room service each week. Volunteers are on hand to help with getting snacks, finding Bible passages, and completing the “Yearn to Learn” adapted activity bulletin.

Please contact Beth if you are interested in attending the 10:45am Upper Room Service on Sundays and sitting at a hosted table or have any questions. Please complete theYouth/Adult Information Form prior to your first visit and return it to Beth. 

Thursdays

  • Every other Thursday from September through May, a Bible class for youth and adults with special needs is offered and led by special educators and volunteers.
  • The class provides adapted Bible curriculum, activities and fellowship time and is open to youth and adults ages 14+.
  • Parents are welcome to join the Support Group or drop off their child(ren).

Please contact Beth if you are interested in attending on Thursday nights or have any questions. Please complete the Youth/Adult Information Form prior to your child’s first visit and return it to Beth. If you are an independent youth or adult, please complete theYouth/Adult Self-Information Form and return it to Beth prior to your first visit.

Events

Please click/tap our “Events” tab on this page for a list of upcoming youth and adult events.

Are you interested in volunteering to serve these special children, adults and their families? The following volunteer positions are available:

Interested? If so:

  1. Click on the job description links above for more info
  2. Complete the Volunteer Application and the Volunteer Confidentiality Form
  3. Return to: Beth Lang via email (or call Beth at 303-903-3174 for more information).
+ Events
Youth/Adult Monthly Social Events

CHOSEN hosts monthly social events for youth & adults (ages 14+) once a month on Friday evenings. Events take place from 6:30 – 8pm and occur on the following Fridays (except in July when the event is on a Thursday):

  • JUL 23 – Concert at the Park
  • AUG 21 – Lake BBQ
  • SEP 18 – Dance Party
  • OCT 16 – Indoor Swimming
  • NOV 13 – Movie Night
  • DEC 11 – Christmas Craft Fun

Event details will be emailed approximately two weeks prior. Trained, screened volunteers are on hand to support and assist attendees as needed.

In order to ensure we have enough supplies and to collect information on attendees in order to make their experience fun and special, we ask that you register:

First Time Registrants

Returning Registrants

+ Sensory Classroom

Colorado Community Church hosts a sensory classroom for children, youth and adults who get overstimulated and overwhelmed by the typical church service and classroom experience. This specialized classroom is offered during our Thursday night program and our Saturday 5:00pm service.

Attendees are partnered with screened, trained volunteers so they can receive one-on-one support.

To request a Buddy for your child, please complete the Student Information Form (for children) or the Youth/Adult Information Formand return it to: Beth Lang (CHOSEN Ministry Coordinatorvia email. Please call Beth (303-903-3174) if you have any questions or need more information.

+ Children

Saturdays & Sundays

  • We offer children with special needs a supportive, inclusive classroom environment with 1-to-1 and small group volunteer support.
  • Screened, trained volunteer “Buddies” are matched with children with special needs so that they can be fully integrated into classroom teaching and activities.
  • Curriculum is adapted as needed for each child.
  • At this time we do not offer on-site Buddies for families who visit, but parents are welcome to attend our weekend Children’s Church classrooms with their child(ren) while a Buddy-match is determined.

To request a Buddy for your child, please complete the Student Information Form and return it to: Beth Lang (CHOSEN Ministry Coordinator) via email. If you have any questions or need any further information, please contact Beth.

Wednesdays

  • We offer children with special needs a supportive, inclusive classroom environment with 1-to-1 and small group volunteer support in our TRU (ages 3 yrs – 2nd grade) program. For our Awana (3rd – 6th grade) program, we provide an adapted curriculum designed by Awana in a self-contained setting during “Verse Time.” Children with special needs attend “Council Time” and “Game Time” with all Awana clubbers. Both programs are offered from 7 – 8:30pm weekly.
  • Screened, trained volunteer “Buddies” are matched with children with special needs in our TRU program so that they can be integrated into classroom teaching and activities.
  • Curriculum is adapted as needed for each child.
  • At this time we do not offer on-site Buddies for families who visit, but parents are welcome to attend our TRU classrooms with their child(ren) while a Buddy-match is determined.

To request a Buddy for your child, please complete the Student Information Form and return it to: Beth Lang (CHOSEN Ministry Coordinatorvia email. Please call Beth (303-903-3174) if you have any questions or need more information.

Thursdays

  • Every other Thursday night from September through May, we host a Support/Prayer Group for parents of children with special needs from 6:30 – 8pm.
  • New attendees are always welcome.
  • The group is designed to create a community that provides encouragement and fellowship, shares resources and brings struggles to God.
  • Doing Bible studies, reading through topical Christian books as well as reading and discussing books written by and for parents of children with special needs are some of the activities in which the group participates.
  • Bible classes for children with special needs (ages birth – adult) and their siblings are offered at the same time as the parent group and are led by special educators, volunteers and childcare workers.
+ Parents

Saturdays & Sundays

  • Parents can attend our worship services (Saturdays in the Worship Center and Upper Room at 5:00pm and Sundays in the Worship Center and Upper Room at 9:00am & 10:45am) while their children are in Sunday School with a Buddy.

Wednesdays

  • Parents can attend one of several Bible studies while their children are in TRU or Awana with a Buddy. Bible studies are offered from 7 – 8:30pm weekly.

Thursdays

  • Every other Thursday night from September through May, we host a Support/Prayer Group for parents of children with special needs from 6:30 – 8pm.
  • New attendees are always welcome.
  • The group is designed to create a community that provides encouragement and fellowship, shares resources and brings struggles to God.
  • Doing Bible studies and reading and discussing books written by and for parents of children with special needs are some of the activities the group has undertaken.
  • Bible classes for children with special needs (ages birth – adult) and their siblings are offered at the same time as the parent group and are led by special educators, volunteers and childcare workers.

Please contact Beth if you are interested in attending on Thursday nights or have any questions. If you plan on bringing your child(ren), please complete the appropriate form below prior to your first visit and return it to Beth. 

Forms:

+ Youth/Adults

Sundays

  • Youth and adults with special needs are welcome to attend worship services in both the Worship Center and The Upper Room with their families (Saturdays in the Worship Center at 4:30pm and 5:00pm and Sundays in the Worship Center and the Upper Room at 9:00am & 10:45am).
  • Youth and adults can attend the 10:45am Upper Room service each week. Volunteers are on hand to help with getting snacks, finding Bible passages, and completing the “Yearn to Learn” adapted activity bulletin.

Please contact Beth if you are interested in attending the 10:45am Upper Room Service on Sundays and sitting at a hosted table or have any questions. Please complete theYouth/Adult Information Form prior to your first visit and return it to Beth. 

Thursdays

  • Every other Thursday from September through May, a Bible class for youth and adults with special needs is offered and led by special educators and volunteers.
  • The class provides adapted Bible curriculum, activities and fellowship time and is open to youth and adults ages 14+.
  • Parents are welcome to join the Support Group or drop off their child(ren).

Please contact Beth if you are interested in attending on Thursday nights or have any questions. Please complete the Youth/Adult Information Form prior to your child’s first visit and return it to Beth. If you are an independent youth or adult, please complete theYouth/Adult Self-Information Form and return it to Beth prior to your first visit.

Events

Please click/tap our “Events” tab on this page for a list of upcoming youth and adult events.

+ Volunteer

Are you interested in volunteering to serve these special children, adults and their families? The following volunteer positions are available:

Interested? If so:

  1. Click on the job description links above for more info
  2. Complete the Volunteer Application and the Volunteer Confidentiality Form
  3. Return to: Beth Lang via email (or call Beth at 303-903-3174 for more information).

Questions? Contact Beth Lang, CHOSEN Ministry Coordinator | 303-903-3174 | blang@coloradocommunity.org

Questions? Contact Beth Lang, CHOSEN Ministry Coordinator
303-903-3174 | blang@coloradocommunity.org

Questions? Contact
Beth Lang, CHOSEN Ministry Coordinator
303-903-3174
blang@coloradocommunity.org

Let It Snow!
Due to the extremely inclement weather, we unfortunately have to cancel services today. We're disappointed, but we want you safe!

We'll still post the sermon online—even if Robert has to preach it into his iPhone—so please visit our Online Sermons webpage on Monday to watch/listen to it (sermons are posted by 9am each Monday).

We truly apologize for the inconvenience! We encourage you to find a few precious moments to spend with the Lord today. Stay warm and enjoy an amazing, God-made snow day!
Let It Snow!
Yes, it's definitely snowing out there. However, we're not sure if we need to cancel yet. So CHECK BACK HERE in the morning to see what we've had to decide. We're praying (of course) that we can have church as scheduled. :)

Now of course SAFETY is our greatest concern, so no matter what we decide, if you do not feel comfortable coming to church, please do not feel obligated! If you do miss the service this weekend, please visit our Online Sermons webpage to watch (or listen to) the weekend's sermon. Sermons are posted by 9am each Monday.

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! :)
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Church is ON!
Yes, it's definitely snowing out there. But you know what? We're going to go for it and hold church services as scheduled!

Now of course SAFETY is our greatest concern, so if you do not feel comfortable coming to church, please do not feel obligated! If you do miss the service this weekend, please visit our Online Sermons webpage to watch (or listen to) the weekend's sermon. Sermons are posted by 9am each Monday.

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! :)