Announcements


Color Fun Run
Come join the celebration as we celebrate the end of the school year and support Children’s Ministry on Friday, May 21, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. outside at Clearwater Church. Cost is $10 per person for the race and includes a Clearwater t-shirt, dinner and race entry (chalk)! Or pay only $5 and come for dinner only. Families pay no more than $40. Runners, bring your own goggles or glasses for the run. This event is for everyone! Sign up at the Connect Spot, in the church lobby. Hope to see you there!



Media and Sound Volunteers Needed
The Clearwater media and sound teams would like to add members to their teams. They are looking for dependable volunteers to help one or more Sundays a month. All training is provided. Contact the church office for more information or to volunteer 970-223-5770.



Alpha Center’s Baby Bottle Campaign
Alpha Center is a Christian Medical Clinic that provides free services and education related to sexual health. This includes:

• Pregnancy testing & ultrasound
• Professional relationship counseling
• STD screenings
• New-parent mentoring and material support
• Connections to other community services
• Bloom – A place of education and community for new moms
• AWAKE – After abortion care
• Women of Valor – Miscarriage, stillbirth, and early infant loss care

In 2020, we provided 138 pregnancy tests and 193 ultrasounds to mothers who faced a huge level of uncertainty – especially as the pandemic continues. God continues to bring women to us and with your help, we will continue to serve and show the love of Jesus Christ to them.

All of these services are free of charge to our patients and clients, and all of this is made possible by donors like YOU! Annually, the baby bottle campaign in Fort Collins raises approximately $40,000 – a huge help towards our annual budget! As COVID-19 has changed the landscape for individuals, churches, and organizations, we have opted to take our baby bottle campaign online.

This donation campaign runs from Mother’s Day to Father’s Day (May 9 – June 20). To donate online, simply click HERE. Make sure to list your church so we can count your gift towards your church’s participation.

You may also mail a check donation to the below address. Please write “Baby Bottle plus your church’s name” in the memo.

Alpha Center
1212 S. College Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80524



Men’s 14er’s Breakfast – May 22nd
The 14ER’s Leadership Team, commonly known as the Sherpas, is delighted to announce the Men’s Ministry is starting up again. To kick it off we are having our first 14ER’s breakfast this year on May 22 from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Breakfast will be provided. Come and enjoy fellowship with men, good food and great discussions. We will be announcing some special upcoming events at the Breakfast that you will want to hear about. Hope to see you there.

To help the cooks with their preparation, please be sure to sign up if you are coming. We will have sign-up sheets at the Connect Spot the next few Sunday’s so you can get registered.

The 14ER’s Leadership Team is looking to add some men who would like to be involved with the planning and organizing of our activities. If you have an interest in getting more involved, please Email Don Daniel.



Calling all Clearwater Motorcycle Riders…
Join us on Sunday, May 30th for the 20th Annual Realities for Children Ride and Rally! The Realities Ride and Rally is the World’s Largest Poker Run and invites everyone who loves the freedom of the Ride to make every mile help a child as we give a voice to children who have been silenced by abuse.

To register or find more info, go to: https://www.realitiesforchildren.com

There are five different ride starting points. If you would like to ride as a group with Clearwater Church, please choose the Laporte location. Exact starting time has not been set yet.




Eagle Lake Camps – Coming to Clearwater August 9-13th

Thank you to everyone who has given to support Eagle Lake Camp this summer. Your investment into the lives of the campers and their families is truly a blessing. We are excited to see all the Lord does through this impactful camp!

Donations to sponsor a camper will be accepted through August 20th.  If you have a business that would like to sponsor campers, your business will be advertised at camp.  Donations can be given at anytime at the church or online at https://clearwaterfc.churchcenter.com/giving.  

Put in the amount and use drop down tab to choose Eagle Lake. Thank you.

The camp early registration discount deadline has passed but you can still register your camper for $100. Go to Eaglelakecamps.com/clearwaterchurch to register.  Should you have any problems registering, please call Eagle Lake directly at 800-873-2453.

Eagle Lake Camps inspires Christ-centered love and commitment through counselor relationships in the midst of exciting outdoor experiences. For more info and for online registration, see here.

We’re blob masters and tie-dye enthusiasts. We’re fiercely competitive when it comes to Gaga Ball championships. And while we may fight over whether the Big Bopper or the Choco Taco will take home the Ultimate Dessert gold (who are we kidding – Choco Taco never stood a chance), we can band together quicker than you can say “inside joke” to turn something into an inside joke, and then laugh about it until the cows come home. Which actually happens sometimes. (Hello, Midwest On Location Host Homes.)

But what we’re known for, and what we want YOU to know about us, is that:

WE LOVE JESUS. We believe that discipleship will impact the world, and we know that intentional time in the Word will change hearts. So we commit ourselves to both in order to know Jesus better and to help others know Him, too.

WE LOVE FUN. We’re convinced that there is no better way to build life-long, life-changing relationships than through shared experiences and laughter. So we pave the way for both by hiring only the best staff and by working hard to create exceptional programs.

WE LOVE KIDS. We believe Jesus meant it when He said that the Kingdom belongs to such as these, so we’re doing our darndest to meet as many kids as we can right where they’re at, introducing them to Him and loving on them like He does in the process.

WE LOVE THE GREAT COMMISSION. You can bet that we’ll be spreading our enthusiasm for Jesus, kids, and fun wherever we’re at, whether on top of a Colorado mountain or out in the middle of a Missouri soybean field.



RightNow Media
RightNow Media gives you free access to the biggest video Bible study library in the world. It provided access to a huge library of discipleship content for pastors, leaders, small groups, adults, students and kids.

• For more information about RightNow Media: https://clearwaterfc.org/rightnow-media
• Register online for free access now: https://www.rightnowmedia.org/Account/Invite/ClearwaterChurch
-or-
• Registration via text code:
Text CLEARWATER to 49775



Recycle Eyeglasses and Hearing Aids
Lions Clubs have been collecting used eyeglasses and hearing aids for many years. Clearwater has one of their collection boxes. Glasses and behind the ear hearing aids may be left at the Connect Spot, church office or placed in the collection box near the bulletin board, outside the office.



Clearwater Texts
Get informed and stay informed by joining Clearwater’s texting system. This quick and easy form of communicating will keep you up to date with last minute changes and other important happenings going on at Clearwater.

Here’s how you can get connected with us:
• Text us at 77411
• If you are a first time guest, text: CLEARWATER
• If you regularly attend Clearwater, text: LOVEGODLOVEPEOPLE

First time visitors, you will receive a welcome to Clearwater and thanks for joining us.

Whether you are a regular attender or a visitor, you will all have the opportunity to opt out of our text system at any time.



Need Prayer?
Prayer requests and messages can be left on the Clearwater Church phone any time, day or night at 970-223-5770. Prayer requests can also be submitted through the Clearwater App or you may Email Janet. Prayer requests will be compiled and sent out by email as needed. We would love to pray for you!



Give
There are several ways that you can continue to give to our church, even while things are not quite back to ‘normal’ yet. You may mail your check to 2700 S. Lemay Avenue, Ft. Collins, 80525 or set up an auto pay through your bank. Donations may also be given online through our website. Go to https://clearwaterfc.org/online-giving/. Then find “To give online, please click here.” We greatly appreciate your support for our ministry during this time.



Have You Done This Yet?
Donate to Clearwater through King Soopers by designating Clearwater Church at King Soopers. It’s so EASY to support Clearwater! Especially now that we are all buying more groceries and eating at home more. Just designate Clearwater as your charity through your registered SooperCard.

• Simply go online to https://www.kingsoopers.com/
• Click on “Save” then “King Soopers Community Rewards”
• Sign in or create an account to enroll
• Once in your account, click on “Community Rewards”
• Type in Clearwater Church and click on SEARCH
• When Clearwater comes up, click on “ENROLL”

That’s it! Then every time you swipe your SooperCard when you shop at King Soopers Clearwater will automatically earn a 5% rebate. Thank you for supporting Clearwater!



Designate Clearwater Church at AmazonSmile
AmazonSmile is a simple, no cost way for you to shop and support the Clearwater Youth Ministry. You can use the same account on AmazonSmile.com as you do on Amazon.com and Amazon will donate .5% of your eligible purchases to the Clearwater Youth Ministry. On your first visit to Amazon Smile, smile.amazon.com, you will need to select Clearwater Church to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Thank you for your support!

Now Available on App
Want to help make a difference while you shop in the Amazon app, at no extra cost to you? Simply follow the instructions below to select “Clearwater Church” as your charity and activate AmazonSmile in the app. They’ll donate a portion of your eligible mobile app purchases to us.

How it works:
1. Open the Amazon app on your phone
2. Select the main menu (=) & tap on “AmazonSmile” within Programs & Features
3. Select “Clearwater Church” as your charity
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to activate AmazonSmile in the mobile app