In the aftermath of the Marshall Fire, our church has stepped up both to offer the following resources and volunteer opportunities:
Email us your prayer requests, and our community team will pray for you and your loved ones.
Local ongoing resources
MARSHALL FIRE RESPONSE
Deacons’ Closet ministry at Grace Commons Church, 1820 15th St., Boulder
Office of Joe Neguse, U.S. Congressman to Colorado’s 2nd District:
To temporarily host someone displaced by the fire, visit Airbnb
To find Crestview hosts on the Airbnb site, please contact Crestview Deacons
Attention: Pam Vanden Berg
For case-by-case financial assistance consideration for yourself or someone you know, please contact Crestview Deacons, Attention: Pam Vanden Berg
Colorado Responds. To receive emails regarding specific, upcoming volunteer opportunities related to the Marshall Fire recovery volunteer opportunities, visit Colorado Responds.
Samaritan’s Purse. Currently, this international Christian non-profit ministry reports that 226 homeowners have requested volunteers to help sift through ashes the Marshall Fire made after destroying their houses in Louisville and Superior. The organization now uses Boulder Valley Christian Church as its local headquarters to train and dispatch volunteer teams twice daily — at 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Volunteers as young as 14 may participate. For more information, visit https://spvolunteer.org/project-response/544 or call 720-492-0516
To donate, please consider the following reputable organizations:
The Crestview Church benevolence fund:
3665 Madison Avenue
Boulder, CO 80303
phone: (303) 444-1670
Boulder Office of Emergency Management
Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFFA)
Volunteers In Action
LOCAL SCHOOL/CHURCH PARTNERSHIPS
Local churches are partnering with area schools to provide aid. To assist, contact the church of your choice directly:
Louisville Middle School. Flatirons Community Church, 355 W South Boulder Rd., Lafayette. (303-664-5524)
Monarch High School. Cornerstone Boulder, 1190 S Lashley Ln, Boulder. (303-499-5559) and Calvary Bible Church, 3245 Kalmia Ave., Boulder. (303-442-3484)
Monarch PK-8 School. Flatirons Community Church, 355 W South Boulder Rd., Lafayette. (303-664-5524)
Superior Elementary School – Discovery Christian Church, 2605 W. 144th Ave., Broomfield. (303-604-6280)
Fireside Elementary School – Cornerstone Church, 1190 S Lashley Ln, Boulder. (303-499-5559)
Coal Creek Elementary School – Ascent Community Church, 550 McCaslin Blvd, Louisville. (303-518-8084)
MINISTRY TO MARSHALL FIRE FIRST RESPONDERS
Ashley Oliver serves as a chaplain with Rocky Mountain Police Chaplains. She is encouraging people to continue taking meals and baked goods to the police and fire stations along with encouragement and prayer. For more information, email Ashley@rmpolicechaplains.org.
AVISTA HOSPITAL MINISTRY SUPPORT REQUESTS
Avista Hospital chaplain, Johnnathan Ward, requested help in the following areas. For more information, email email@example.com.
Pray on Sunday mornings with your church specifically for Avista and the 13 families of their staff community who lost homes.
- Pray on Sunday mornings with your church specifically for Avista and the 13 families in the hospital’s staff community who lost homes in the Marshall Fire.
- Provide snack baskets to be put in staff lounges.
- During a shift change, line the driveway with signs and/or people cheering.
- Pay for a tea cart that chaplains can set up for patients and staff to have “Tea with the Chaplain.”
- Write 1 minute prayers of encouragement, hope, and God’s love that will be read through the hospital intercom at 10am and 8:30pm.