Dear Friends,

I hope this finds you well. This is a quick note to catch you up on a couple of things and also make a request.

BUILDING PROGRESS:

We continue to make good progress on the older of our two buildings and are hoping to be in by mid-summer. That means we can launch our Family Room, a beautiful place for our friends to hang out, be safe and find loving community centered on Jesus. 

It also means we are closer to bringing in key partners for the first building: A Seat at the Table BBQ (ASATT BBQ) will provide great bbq, food for regular customers and free/subsidized meals for our friends. They also hope to do job training for former prisoners. Calvary New City Church, led by Matt and Kayla Horne, will be in the space as our lead church partner. Toss in a potential coffee shop that will help train immigrant and refugee kids in the coffee business and the place will be buzzing with positive activity!

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We are including here some pictures of the building progress. Also, if you go to the JOC Facebook page, you will video of the work being done. 

A STIMULUS REQUEST: Many of us are on the verge of getting stimulus checks. For some of you that money is desperately needed. But for others, the money is less needed (even if we can always find something to do with it!). If you are in that category, would you pray about giving some or even all of that to the Building Project? Diane and I are planning on doing that and would love it if some of you can join us. God has provided financially up to this point, but we still have a long ways to go. 

If you want to give you can mail a check to the new address below or use the giving link. Direct your donations to the building fund. 

NEW ADDRESS: We have a new mailing address for JOC, at a post office just across from our building. The address is now Jesus on Colfax Ministries, PO 1584, Aurora, CO, 80040. We will keep the other address for a bit but would encourage to start using the new one. 

Blessings,

Shawn