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A Note from Service Central
Spring 2016 payment arrangements should be in place now.  If you have not already set something up, please contact your Service Specialist. If you are a current freshman or new student, please contact Deanna Mitchell at 303-963-3249. If you are a sophomore, please contact Jason Anderson at 303-963-3234. If you are a junior, please contact Ashley Dobbs at 303-963-3242. And if you are a senior, please contact Aaron Berry at 303-963-3243.
Lastly, once you are able to complete your taxes please complete the FAFSA for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year.
Unique Opportunity for Parents
CCU School of Theology faculty will be hosting the
New Testament Adventure Tour. Visit Philippi, Thessalonica, Corinth, Athens, Delphi, Olympia, and more. Study the Scriptures in the places where they were written and first read!
June 1-16, 2016
We have a few spots available for parents!
$2900 plus airfare
*Special discount through January 20, 2016. Parents of CCU student registered for the trip receive additional $900 discount off published price.
In partnership with the Zodhiates International New Testament Study Center
Don't miss this chance of a lifetime!
Contact David Bosworth, Assistant Professor of Theology and Missions for details
Phone: 303-963-3043     Email: dbosworth@ccu.edu
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Posted by Audrey Jackson
Friday, April 26, 2013, 10:16 am EDT

Congratulations! Your student will soon enter the most important years of his or her life! Being in college is both awesomely exciting and anxiously frightening. These are the true years of discovery. Your student will not leave this college the same as when entering.
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Faculty Spotlight
 
 
   
 
Krista Kafer

Instructor of Communication and Assistant Director of Debate
School of Humanities and Sciences
•M.A. Political Science (University of Colorado)
•B.A. History (University of Colorado)

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Parent Prayer Team
The Parent Prayer team meets once a month. You can participate by joining us on campus or via Skype during the Parent Prayer Team meetings. If you'd like to join, please contact Alison Adams at scott.alison.adams@comcast.net and she will add you to the list of parent prayer warriors.
 
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Cougars Run Away with Sixth Straight Win
CCU faced off with Adams State on Saturday night and dominated their way to another conference victory winning by a final score of 80-69. It was a sloppy game for both teams as they combined for 60 turnovers, but a solid all-around team effort on the offensive side of the ball gave Colorado Christian everything they needed for the double digit victory.
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Persons of the Bible: Woman at the Well – Pastor Shawn Johnson, Red Rocks Church
Tuesday, January 19, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Fifteen years ago, Shawn was a suicidal drug abuser working in Hollywood. A few weeks after giving his life to God, he relapsed, and almost over-dosed. Today, Shawn is the lead pastor of Red Rocks Church in Golden, Colorado, one of the fastest-growing churches in the country. In 2014, he published Transit: Taking You Closer to God, which tells the story of his dramatic life transformation and his personal journey in growing closer to God, uncovering disciplines that were critical to that journey.

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John Crist Comedy Show
Colorado Christian University/ Event Center
Thursday, January 21, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (doors open at 6:00 PM)
Colorado Christian University welcomes back John Crist, Christian comedian, for a night of comedy at CCU's Event Center in Lakewood. Crist’s clean comedy comes highly touted as a Denver finalist of the 2013 Comedy Central’s Up Next Comedy Competition, winner of the 2012 Denver Improv’s Got Laughs Competition, winner of the 2012 Loonees Comedy Competition and finalist of the 2012 Comedy Works New Faces Contest.
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Club Hockey @ Avalanche Game
Pepsi Center
Friday, January 22, 3:30 pm
CCU Hockey will be playing at the Pepsi Center before the Colorado Avalanche takes on the St. Louis Blues. Tickets are available at http:/www.avstix.com/CCUvsDawgNation.
 
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School of Music Upcoming Events
Guest Artist Avguste Antonov Concert, Sunday, January 24, 3:00 pm

Faculty Recital: Pearl Rutherford, soprano & Cathy Motter, piano, Tuesday, January 26, 7:30 pm

Faculty Recital: Dr. Irina Moreland, piano & Gregory Walker, Friday, February 5, 7:30 pm

Faculty Recital: Dr. Richard Niezen, bass, Tuesday, February 16, 7:30 pm
 
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Issue Monday: "Debunking the Progressive Myth” with Lawrence Reed
Monday, February 8, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Centennial Institute invites you to cut through the circus atmosphere of presidential primaries and breathe the bracing air of our fundamental freedoms when Larry Reed of the Foundation for Economic Freedom returns to the CCU campus by popular demand.

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CCU Band Tour Finale - Vail, CO
Saturday, February 14, 6:30 PM

Join the CCU Band for a Valentine's Day event, Saturday, February 14, 6:30pm
Trinity Church, 90 Lariat Loop, Edwards, CO 81632
RSVP to Missy Smith, masmith@ccu.edu or 300.963.3337.

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