Colorado Springs Based Agencies 

Ecumenical Social Ministries (ESM)

FCC is one of the 8 founding downtown churches that established ESM in 1982.  It is a christian outreach to homeless and low income people in crisis.  The ESM ministries include:  medicines, clothes, food pantry, rent assistance, counseling services, and job search assistance.  FCC continues its strong support of ESM with monies from our tithe and dedicated special offerings, in-kind donations (e.g., food items), and volunteer service.  An FCC member serves on the ESM board of directors.  In 2010, FCC sent over $6000 to ESM.

 

Urban Peak

Urban Peak provides services for homeless and runaway youth, including:  overnight shelter, case management (food, clothes, medical, job skills, GED), and a variety of counseling, mentoring, and support groups.  FCC has a long-standing support relationship with Urban Peak.  In 2010, the congreagation gave $1200 to Urban Peak.