the refuge throwing parties. sharing stories. finding hope. practicing the ways of Jesus.

all are welcome.

the refuge is a mission center and christian community dedicated to helping hurting and hungry people find faith, hope, and dignity alongside each other. the refuge is a community of practice. a home for spiritual orphans. a place to gather hope. we meet most sunday evenings at the refuge space, tuesdays for open space hours and free lunch, and at houses and places of refuge during the week, both at our building and at various locations in north denver. we are located at 6900 w. 117th avenue #200, next to the north denver cares food pantry in broomfield. you are always welcome!

your journey matters. our journey together matters. together we are justice. voice. healing. love. beauty. community. generosity. click the navigation links above to find out more. 

at our sunday evening gatherings we have a simple dinner at 5pm and a refuge kids program for babies-elementary.   see below to check out what's happening this week. 

invitation to community

the refuge is a mission center and christian community dedicated to helping hurting and hungry people find faith, hope, and dignity alongside each other.

we love to throw parties, tell stories, find hope, and practice the ways of Jesus as best we can.

we're all hurt or hungry in our own ways.
we are old, young, poor, rich, conservative, liberals, single, married, gay, straight, evangelicals, progressives, book-smart, street-smart, certain, doubting, hurting, thriving.

yet Christ's love binds our differences together in unity.

at the refuge, everyone is safe, but no one is comfortable.
we're at different places on our journey but we share a guiding story, a sweeping epic drama called the bible.

we find faith as we follow Jesus and share a willingness to honestly wrestle with God and our questions and doubts.

we find dignity as God's image-bearers and strive to call out that dignity in one another.

we all receive, we all give.

here's what's happening

sunday, May 31st, 2015

dance party

4th annual dance party with a purpose, 5:30pm

join us for our annual tradition, a dance party with a purpose. whether you love to dance, can’t stand to dance, or want to be brave and try, all ages welcome (kids lead the way on this one!) bring an appetizer and diapers or wipes for our personal care cabinet. if you want, you can dress up for any decade. see you there!

the latest on the refuge blog:

check out our latest post:
a blessing for our neighborhoods

see, I will create new heavens and a new earth.
be glad and rejoice forever in what I am creating;
for I am about to create broomfield, federal heights, arvada, littleton, thornton, erie, and lafayette as a joy, and its people as a delight.
no more shall sighing, sorrow, and police sirens be heard there.
no more shall it happen that parents or children are taken from each other, that the poor and vulnerable are exploited…

read more at the refuge blog.

this week in the refuge community:

  • monday 5.25 -6pm, basic yoga
  • monday 5.25 - 7pm, book pub at baker street grill in broomfield
  • tuesday 5.26 - 10am-2pm, open space hours and free lunch
  • wednesday 5.26 - 6pm, faith shift processing party
  • saturday 5.30 - 10am-3pm spirituality of gardening workshop with christine sine
  • sunday 5.31 -3:30pm, refuge junior book club
  • sunday 5.31 - 5:30pm, 4th annual dance party with a purpose
see details on the calendar here.

here’s what’s happening this week and coming up at the refuge

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together, we can make our mission sustainable

the refuge is a mission center that serves the local community in addition to offering spaces and places for healing and transformation in north denver. because of the nature of our work, half of our financial support comes from inside the refuge community and half comes from outside supporters. we would love for you to be part of making our mission sustainable in 2015. here’s a letter with all of the details and a pledge card.
together, we can!

read the letter
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keep up with what we are doing at our facebook page.
click here to read our story and learn more about the work we do.
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all donations are tax deductible.

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or send checks to:
the refuge
p o box 6805
broomfield, CO 80020